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The Marlins Specifically Promised Not To Trade Jose Reyes And Mark Buehrle, Traded Jose Reyes And Mark BuehrleUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share Tweet
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
Share TweetOutfielder Juan Pierre has agreed to terms on a deal with the Miami Marlins pending a physical, a source confired to ESPN.Share TweetBehind 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.
Major Leaguers get chance to teach, learn in EBLTUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetIn 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…
Javelinas take AFL title after denied protestUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetPadres 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…
Toronto Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos is 'king of the winter,' but blockbuster deals don't always equal successUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetAlex 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.Source: nydailynews.com
'Under-the-radar' McGuiness named AFL MVPUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetChris 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.
Kimball named AFL's Stenson Award winnerUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetCole 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.
Phillies Double-A affiliate renamed the Reading Fightin Phils, add ostrich to logoUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetThe 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…Source: yahoo.com
Castellanos adapting to life in the outfieldUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetTigers 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.
Sources: Toronto close to naming new managerUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetThe 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.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetWith 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.
Photo: David Price gets his face on M&M’sUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetTo 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 …Source: yahoo.com
Cubs announce 1-year deal with catcher NavarroUpdated Nov 17, 2012 Share TweetCHICAGO (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.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetThe 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.Source: CNNSI.com