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Honors for Rantz highlight annual Diamond Awards

Honors for Rantz highlight annual Diamond Awards

MLB.com Updated Jan 24, 2013
Since announcing his plans to retire at the end of last season after 52 years with the Twins, Jim Rantz has received his fair share of accolades. But Rantz, who officially retired as farm director on Jan. 1, was especially touched on Thursday, when he w…
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  • Pavano ruptures spleen, will miss up to eight weeks

    Pavano ruptures spleen, will miss up to eight weeks

    MLB.com Jan 24, 2013
    More health problems for free-agent right-hander Carl Pavano could postpone his signing with a new team, as the former Twins starter ruptured his spleen while shoveling snow on his driveway and will be sidelined for six to eight weeks, according to Ken …
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  • Marlins ink Slowey to Minors deal with camp invite

    Marlins ink Slowey to Minors deal with camp invite

    MLB.com Jan 24, 2013
    The Marlins have signed former Twins starter Kevin Slowey to a Minor League deal with an invitation to big league camp. Slowey, 28, missed most of last season with a stress fracture in his rib cage.
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  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0

    Jan 24
    A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…