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The Marlins Specifically Promised Not To Trade Jose Reyes And M…

The Marlins Specifically Promised Not To Trade Jose Reyes And Mark Buehrle, Traded Jose Reyes And Mark Buehrle

deadspin.com yahoo.com Updated Nov 17, 2012
Need another reason to hate the Marlins? Let's add this to the list (there's seriously a list): not only did the Miami Marlins and their awful ownership trade away half the team-they did so despite promising at least two stars, who signed with the Marli
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  • Source: Pierre agrees on contract with Marlins

    Source: Pierre agrees on contract with Marlins

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Outfielder Juan Pierre has agreed to terms on a deal with the Miami Marlins pending a physical, a source confired to ESPN.
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  • Brazil rolls past Colombia to reach qualifier final

    Brazil rolls past Colombia to reach qualifier final

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Behind a strong start from southpaw Oscar Nakaoshi and some sound situational hitting, Brazil advanced to the final game of the qualifier with a 7-1 win over Colombia on Saturday afternoon at Rod Carew National Stadium.
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  • Major Leaguers get chance to teach, learn in EBLT

    Major Leaguers get chance to teach, learn in EBLT

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    In this year's European Big League Tour, Major League players went on an eight-day trek from Rotterdam, Netherlands to London, hosting baseball clinics in the Rotterdam Topsport and London Soccerdome complexes as interested kids got a chance to learn fr…
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  • Javelinas take AFL title after denied protest

    Javelinas take AFL title after denied protest

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Padres reliever Kevin Quackenbush struck out Jake Marisnick in the bottom of the ninth and the Peoria Javelinas began celebrating their Arizona Fall League championship Saturday. But then they, the Salt River Rafters and the 3,411 fans on hand at Scotts…
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  • Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos is 'king of the winter,' …

    Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos is 'king of the winter,' but blockbuster deals don't always equal success

    nydailynews.com Nov 17, 2012
    Alex Anthopoulos earned his title last week with the blockbuster deal he made with the Marlins in which he acquired Jose Reyes, Josh Johnson, Mark Buehrle, John Buck and Emilio Bonafacio.
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  • 'Under-the-radar' McGuiness named AFL MVP

    'Under-the-radar' McGuiness named AFL MVP

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Chris McGuiness is the kind of player who prefers to be more of an under-the-radar kind of prospect. He may have blown his cover by winning the Arizona Fall League's Joe Black Most Valuable Player Award this fall.
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  • Kimball named AFL's Stenson Award winner

    Kimball named AFL's Stenson Award winner

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Cole Kimball's perseverance, along with his overall leadership abilities while with the Salt River Rafters, is the reason the Nats relief prospect was named the Arizona Fall League's 2012 Dernell Stenson Sportsmanship Award winner Saturday.
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  • Phillies Double-A affiliate renamed the Reading Fightin Phils, …

    Phillies Double-A affiliate renamed the Reading Fightin Phils, add ostrich to logo

    yahoo.com Nov 17, 2012
    The minor league team in Reading, PA is about to enter their 47th season as an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies, which according to the Reading Eagle ties them for the longest current affiliation in the minors. Needless to say, the local folks enj…
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  • Castellanos adapting to life in the outfield

    Castellanos adapting to life in the outfield

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    Tigers prospect Nick Castellanos is the epitome of what scouts term a "projectable" player. He's a good player right now, but he's likely to be a very good player with experience and physical maturity.
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  • Sources: Toronto close to naming new manager

    Sources: Toronto close to naming new manager

    ESPN.com Nov 17, 2012
    The Blue Jays are close to announcing their next manager less than a month after John Farrell left for the same position with the Boston Red Sox, sources said.
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  • Chinese Taipei faces Kiwis for Classic bid

    Chinese Taipei faces Kiwis for Classic bid

    MLB.com Nov 17, 2012
    With two mercy-rule wins under their belts, including one against qualifier finale opponent New Zealand, Chinese Taipei is a heavy favorite to earn a spot in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.
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  • Photo: David Price gets his face on M&M’s

    Photo: David Price gets his face on M&M’s

    yahoo.com Nov 17, 2012
    To say David Price has had an interesting and successful November would be an understatement. In fact, it was just last weekend that Price won a PGA Tour Pro-Am event at Walt Disney World's Magnolia Golf Course, beating an impressive cast that included …
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  • Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher Navarro

    Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher Navarro

    CNNSI.com Nov 17, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs have agreed on terms of a contract with former All-Star catcher Dioner Navarro.
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  • Joe Lemire: Despite PED bust, Cabrera lands two-year deal with …

    Joe Lemire: Despite PED bust, Cabrera lands two-year deal with Blue Jays

    CNNSI.com Nov 17, 2012
    The Blue Jays struck again Friday, reaching a two-year deal with Melky Cabrera. But which player will they get? And what does this mean for the outfield market? Joe Lemire weighs in.
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  • Adande: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue reminds franchise in transition of its …

    Nov 17
    With a franchise in flux, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his signature move enliven statue unveiling