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D'backs ink Hinske, Nieves to one-year deals

D'backs ink Hinske, Nieves to one-year deals

CNNSI.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
PHOENIX (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks completed one-year contracts with free agent Eric Hinske and catcher Wil Nieves on Thursday.
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  • Cliff Corcoran: Five cuts from winter meetings

    Cliff Corcoran: Five cuts from winter meetings

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    The hottest position of this Hot Stove season is the hot corner. Cliff Corcoran examines the thin third-base market, the lack of multi-year contracts for starting pitchers and more.
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  • Fat Chipper Jones Has Divorced His Wife And Now Has A Playboy M…

    Fat Chipper Jones Has Divorced His Wife And Now Has A Playboy Model Girlfriend

    deadspin.com Dec 6, 2012
    Leave it to those sleuths of scuzz over at Busted Coverage to make a find like this. Chipper Jones has retired, finalized his divorce from his second wife, and now appears to be dating Taylor Higgins, better known to the world as Lexi Ray or Lexi Ray Ta…
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  • Johnson, NL's top pinch-hitter, stays with Braves

    Johnson, NL's top pinch-hitter, stays with Braves

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reed Johnson, the top pinch hitter in the National League last season, rejoined the Atlanta Braves on Thursday with a one-year contract that includes a club option for 2014.
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  • Braves wrap up Meetings with Johnson signing

    Braves wrap up Meetings with Johnson signing

    MLB.com Dec 6, 2012
    Braves general manager Frank Wren proved to be correct with his assumption that he would not make an impact transaction during this year's Winter Meetings. But Wren was able to bring back outfielder Reed Johnson on a one-year deal Thursday to bolster th…
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  • Joe Lemire: Hot Stove hinges on Rangers' multiple interests

    Joe Lemire: Hot Stove hinges on Rangers' multiple interests

    CNNSI.com Dec 6, 2012
    Josh Hamilton and Zack Greinke remained in play as several free agents struck deals Wednesday. Until the Rangers make a move, the anticipation continues to build, writes Joe Lemire.
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Sports Columnists

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    Dec 6
    Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
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    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.