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Ned Yost wants Royals to swing for fences in 2013

Ned Yost wants Royals to swing for fences in 2013

yahoo.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - These might not be your grandpa's Kansas City Royals anymore. Known during their golden era as speed freaks who pumped their legs in order to get around the bases, the Royals want to slug their way into contention in 2013 and going fo
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  • Auction: Win guitar lesson from Reds' Arroyo

    Auction: Win guitar lesson from Reds' Arroyo

    ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Fans can win a round of golf with Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy, a day of batting practice with the Cleveland Indians and a 30-minute guitar lesson from Cincinnati Reds pitcher Bronson Arroyo as part of a charity auction this week benefiting Stand Up To C…
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  • Hahn comfortable as leader of discussion

    Hahn comfortable as leader of discussion

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    On the first day of his first Winter Meetings as general manager, Rick Hahn didn't experience much different from past years in the White Sox contingent.
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  • Indians feeling out other clubs at Nashville Meetings

    Indians feeling out other clubs at Nashville Meetings

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    At the Winter Meetings, Cleveland is weighing the benefit of acquiring younger talent -- preferably top pitching prospects -- while also trying to fill holes via free agency.
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  • Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings act…

    Done Deals: Ben Revere trade to Philly caps winter meetings activity

    yahoo.com Dec 3, 2012
    We kept a running list of trades and signings that went down during the winter meetings. Thanks for reading and come back for more signings and trades as the offseason continues! Thursday Twins send Ben Revere to Phillies for Vance Worley, Trevor May Fo…
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  • Indians selling SportsTime network to Fox Sports

    Indians selling SportsTime network to Fox Sports

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    The Indians are in the process of selling their SportsTime Ohio television network to Fox Sports Ohio, MLB.com has confirmed.
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  • Video - White Sox Winter Meetings Update 02:47

    White Sox Winter Meetings Update

    Dec 3
    ESPNChicago.com's Doug Padilla with the latest on John Danks, the trade market for White Sox pitchers, new GM Rick Hahn, and their response to the Tigers.
  • Video - Needs For Phillies, Twins & Royals 04:44

    Needs For Phillies, Twins & Royals

    Dec 3
    Jerry Crasnick and Keith Law discuss the Phillies' needs in center field, pitching options for the Twins and the Royals' lack of starters.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …