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Since sources confirmed Friday night that the Mets and Blue Jays were working on a trade to send reigning National League Cy Young Award winner R.A. Dickey north of the border, the deal reportedly has grown to include at least seven players, including t…
Share TweetSaturday afternoon's Ask Pirates Management session with at-large fans was slightly more confrontational than it had been Friday night, when season-ticket holders comprised the audience grilling club president Frank Coonelly, general manager Neal Huntin…
Former No. 1 draft pick Matt Bush facing prison time in DUI hit-and-run caseUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetThe sad story of former No. 1 overall pick Matt Bush reached its lowest point back on March 22 in North Port, Fla. On that day, Bush fled the scene of an accident that left 72-year-old Tony Tufano with several devastating injuries, many of which he's st…Source: yahoo.com
Hamilton: Rangers missed chance to seal a dealUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetJosh Hamilton expressed disappointment Saturday that the Rangers did not chase after him harder as a free agent.
Manuel has faith in Phillies' offseason movesUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetAttending the Phillies' Holiday Week of Giving festivities, manager Charlie Manuel responded to reports that the team has signed Mike Adams and John Lannan and is intensifying talks with Cody Ross.
AL East teams keep making moves, but aging Yankees are still best in divisionUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetOkay, Yankee Legions. Enough of the hand-wringing. If you just take the time to look around the rest of the American League East, things aren’t quite as dire in this passive Yankee winter as they seem to be.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Outfielder Josh Hamilton and the Los Angeles Angels have finalized their $125 million, five-year contract.Share TweetPUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) -- The father of Matt Bush, a former pitcher in the Tampa Bay Rays organization, says the baseball player is expected to agree to a plea deal in a DUI crash that injured a motorcyclist.
Keeping Score: Over in Four About a Fifth of the TimeUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetThere are 35 possible ways to win a best-of-seven World Series. Seven of them have never occurred in the 104 years in which a best-of-seven championship series has been played.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetPhiladelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. went to work early on Saturday morning - and possibly didn't sleep at all last night - to finalize agreements with two veteran pitchers that will be important for their depth in 2013. According t
Healthy Walker excited about arbitration processUpdated Dec 15, 2012 Share TweetNeil Walker circles the sprawling PirateFest at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center as the picture of health.Share TweetReliever Mike Adams has agreed to a two-year, $12-million contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, pending a physical, an industry source told ESPN.com. The deal contains a vesting option for 2015.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetXavier Nady and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a minor league contract.Source: ESPN.com