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Napoli gets a three-year, $39M deal with Red Sox

Napoli gets a three-year, $39M deal with Red Sox

CNNSI.com MLB.com ESPN.com grantland.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says catcher Mike Napoli and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $39 million, three-year contract.
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  • Ruppert, O'Day and White elected to Hall of Fame

    Ruppert, O'Day and White elected to Hall of Fame

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O'Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.
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  • Source: Red Sox, 7 others eyeing Mets' Dickey

    Source: Red Sox, 7 others eyeing Mets' Dickey

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Boston Red Sox are interested in Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey, according to a source.
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  • Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings act…

    Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings activity

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    We kept a running list of trades and signings that went down during the winter meetings. Thanks for reading and come back for more signings and trades as the offseason continues! Thursday Twins send Ben Revere to Phillies for Vance Worley, Trevor May Fo…
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  • Hot Start At Winter Meetings

    Hot Start At Winter Meetings

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Red Sox added Mike Napoli. The Yankees suddenly need a third baseman. And the game's top two free agents remain up for grabs. Jay Jaffe analyzes the week's key questions.
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  • Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    Hamilton's long game; Braves dream OF

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    NASHVILLE -- An idea has germinated in the minds of some clubs that Josh Hamilton can be had for as little as four years. I don't blame teams such as the Red Sox, Orioles, Brewers and Mariners for thinking Hamilton comes with enough concerns (injuries, …
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  • Video - Napoli Agrees To Deal With Red Sox 02:54

    Napoli Agrees To Deal With Red Sox

    Dec 3
    Richard Durrett, Jim Bowden and Jayson Stark discuss Mike Napoli's three-year deal with the Red Sox.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …