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MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins are planning on having Juan Pierre take a physical on Monday, amid reports that they have agreed on a $1.6 million, one-year deal that would reunite them with the 35-year-old outfielder.Share Tweet
Free-agent moves may be on turkey week menuThings are still pretty mellow and undefined as we head into the next baseball week. Then again, that doesn't mean said things can't get hairy in a heartbeat.Share TweetWhen all the dust settled in the second elimination game of the Panama World Baseball Classic qualifier, Panama stood as the victor, bouncing Colombia out of the tournament with a 9-7 victory.Share Tweet
News Corporation's Bid for a Stake in YES Would Value Channel at $3 Billionnytimes.com Nov 18, 2012News Corporation is on the verge of acquiring up to 49 percent of the YES Network from the Yankees and their partners, according to three people familiar with the negotiations.Share Tweet
Orioles Prospect Needs To Find A New Superstition Now That Hostess Has Closed Up Shopdeadspin.com Nov 18, 2012Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles, signed to a $4.23 million signing bonus and pitched 15 innings of professional baseball this year. Because baseball players are weirdos, Gausman must eat four powdered mini-do…Share TweetJim Deshaies, a popular member of the Astros' television broadcast team for more than a decade, has interviewed for a similar position with the Cubs.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) - Pete Rose's copy of the 1990 agreement in which he accepted a lifetime ban from baseball failed to sell at auction because no bid met the minimum.Share Tweet
Nats' negotiations with LaRoche going slowlyNegotiations between the Nationals and first baseman Adam LaRoche are going slowly, according to a source familiar with the talks.Share TweetAfter a pair of mercy-rule wins, host Chinese Taipei notched a third straight qualifier shutout by routing New Zealand, 9-0, in the finale. With their three wins by a combined 35-0, Chinese Taipei earned a spot in the 2013 World Baseball Classic.Share TweetMets shortstop Ruben Tejada led the offensive attack with three doubles and drove in a pair of runs, as host Panama claimed a 6-2 victory to knock Nicaragua out of the World Baseball Classic qualifier on Saturday.Share Tweet
Traded Blue Jays prospect Jake Marisnick prepared for uniform switch at AFL championshipyahoo.com Nov 18, 2012While the baseball world awaits Commissioner Bud Selig's approval of the 12-player blockbuster involving the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays, the Arizona Fall League carried on with its championship game at Scottsdale Stadium on Saturday. For one pl…Share Tweet