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Rays' trade haul brings in four talented prospects

Rays' trade haul brings in four talented prospects

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 9, 2012
The Rays acquired the following four players on Sunday night in a deal with the Royals that sent James Shields, Wade Davis and a player to be named to Kansas City.
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  • Report: Indians, Reynolds agree to 1-year deal

    Report: Indians, Reynolds agree to 1-year deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Cleveland Indians have agreed to a one-year contract with free agent slugger Mark Reynolds, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
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  • Dodgers, Korean lefty Ryu agree to 6-year deal

    Dodgers, Korean lefty Ryu agree to 6-year deal

    ESPN.com yahoo.com MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Dodgers signed Korean left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu shortly before a Sunday deadline, wrapping up a productive weekend in which they may have acquired their No. 2 and 3 starting pitchers.
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  • Report: Rangers offer top prospect Olt for  Dickey

    Report: Rangers offer top prospect Olt for Dickey

    CNNSI.com Dec 9, 2012
    Report: Rangers offer top prospect Olt for Dickey
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  • Lindblom, Bonilla bring power arms to Rangers

    Lindblom, Bonilla bring power arms to Rangers

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Rangers got two quality pitchers in a trade that was approved by Major League Baseball on Sunday. Josh Lindblom should be a part of the bullpen and prospect Lisalverto Bonilla adds to their collection of strong arms in their farm system.
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  • Japanese phenom Otani to stay in Japan

    Japanese phenom Otani to stay in Japan

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    Japanese pitcher Shohei Otani might sign with a Major League team at some point, but it won't happen this year. The 18-year-old right-hander announced on Sunday that he will start his professional career with Japan's Nippon Ham Fighters.
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  • Hometown hero Rizzo hosts 'Walk Off for Cancer' 5K

    Hometown hero Rizzo hosts 'Walk Off for Cancer' 5K

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    Sunday was Anthony Rizzo Day, as the city honored the Cubs first baseman who hosted his first "Walk Off for Cancer" fundraiser at Pine Trails Park.
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  • Rangers: Young deal made sense for roster

    Rangers: Young deal made sense for roster

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired seven-time All-Star infielder Michael Young from the Texas Rangers for two relief pitchers.
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  • MLB seeking to ID at-risk players, sources say

    MLB seeking to ID at-risk players, sources say

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Jovan Belcher murder-suicide motivated Major League Baseball to gather information last week for behavioral profiles that could enable teams to ID players who may need assistance or intervention, sources say.
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  • Greinke deal signifies baseball's shifting landscape

    Greinke deal signifies baseball's shifting landscape

    MLB.com Dec 9, 2012
    In the end, Greinke is ending up where most everyone thought he'd end up. In the end, it's the Dodgers, baseball's destination event for whom petty cash is no object.
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  • D-backs, infielder Chavez finalize one-year deal

    D-backs, infielder Chavez finalize one-year deal

    ESPN.com Dec 9, 2012
    The Arizona Diamondbacks and infielder Eric Chavez finalized a $3 million, one-year contract Saturday.
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  • Video - Rays Trade James Shields To Royals 02:25

    Rays Trade James Shields To Royals

    Dec 9
    Jerry Crasnick breaks down the Rays trading James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for prospect Wil Myers.

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