Found December 07, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
PLAYERS: Ken Rosenthal
Add Athletics righty Trevor Cahill to the list of pitchers under pursuit by the Diamondbacks, tweets Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports.  He says they'd need to surrender Tyler Skaggs for Gio Gonzalez, but not for Cahill.  Cahill, 23, is signed through 2015 with club options on the '16 and '17 seasons. In November, Rosenthal reported the A's were willing to listen to trade offers for any player other than Jemile Weeks.

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Phillies Not Shopping Polanco, Backing Off Ramirez

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Buerhle signs four-year, $58 million contract with Marlins

#bbpBox_144534133681561602 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0084B4; }#bbpBox_144534133681561602 a:hover { text-decoration:underline; }Buerhle to #Marlins: 4 yrs, $58M. #MLB18 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhoneReplyRetweetFavorite@Ken_RosenthalKen Rosenthal Well the Marlins just keep on getting better. But, the 32-year-old Buehrle should not be making $15 million or so at age 36....

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Mets Close To Making Trade

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