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Marlins expecting Pierre to take physical Monday Updated Nov 18, 2012
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.
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  • Free-agent moves may be on turkey week menu Nov 18, 2012
    Things 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.
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  • Panama squeaks past Colombia in slugfest Nov 18, 2012
    When 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.
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  • News Corporation's Bid for a Stake in YES Would Value Channel at $3 Billion Nov 18, 2012
    News 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.
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  • Orioles Prospect Needs To Find A New Superstition Now That Hostess Has Closed Up Shop Nov 18, 2012
    Orioles 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…
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  • Deshaies interviews for Cubs' broadcast position Nov 18, 2012
    Jim Deshaies, a popular member of the Astros' television broadcast team for more than a decade, has interviewed for a similar position with the Cubs.
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  • Pete Rose ban document fails to sell at auction Nov 18, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • Nats' negotiations with LaRoche going slowly Nov 18, 2012
    Negotiations between the Nationals and first baseman Adam LaRoche are going slowly, according to a source familiar with the talks.
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  • Chinese Taipei earns spot in 2013 Classic Nov 18, 2012
    After 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.
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  • Tejada, Panama bounce Nicaragua from qualifier Nov 18, 2012
    Mets 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.
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  • Traded Blue Jays prospect Jake Marisnick prepared for uniform switch at AFL championship Nov 18, 2012
    While 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…
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  • Video - Parting Shot: Marlins' Credibility Gone 00:58

    Parting Shot: Marlins' Credibility Gone

    Nov 18
    Jemele Hill thinks Jeffrey Loria's actions as owner of the Marlins are deplorable.