The Hot Stove is heating up once again, as a flurry of new activity has stoked the dying embers and re-ignited the flame.

We’ve got major trades to report, some more free agent signing rounding out team rosters, and we’ll even throw in a few rumors to marinate on this Friday night.

Bleacher Report sends you into the weekend right, and satisfies your baseball cravings with all the latest news and buzz.  Here are 12 of the biggest recent stories across baseball.  Dig in!

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