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CNNSI.com Updated Feb 17
SARASOTA, Fla. -- South Korean right-hander Suk-min Yoon and the Baltimore Orioles have finalized to a three-year contract for $5,575,000, a deal that could escalate to $13,075,000 if the pitcher starts 26 or more games each season.Upvote Share Tweet
Indians begin 2014 journey with first workoutSpring Training finally was in full swing on Monday morning, when the Indians ran through their first full-squad workout.Upvote Share TweetIt was only one infield workout, and far from a game-type simulation, but Indians manager Terry Francona came away impressed by Carlos Santana's showing at third base on Monday morning.Upvote Share Tweet
Twins' Florimon (appendectomy) out 2 weeksESPN.com Feb 17Minnesota Twins shortstop Pedro Florimon was scheduled to undergo an appendectomy on Monday afternoon after complaining of stomach pain during the night.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Feb 17New Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler doesn't mind admitting he had gotten comfortable in Texas.Upvote Share Tweet
KC adds to outfield mix by claiming ParedesThe Royals added to their outfield depth on Monday by claiming Jimmy Paredes off waivers from Baltimore. Paredes, 25, was placed on the 40-man roster. To make room, right-handed pitcher Maikel Cleto was designated for assignment.Upvote Share Tweet
Glass says franchise at strong point of his tenureDan Glass is entering his 15th season as president of the Kansas City Royals. Glass discussed his outlook for the Royals, his relationship with general manager Dayton Moore and other issues with MLB.com's Dick Kaegel.Upvote Share Tweet
Dombrowski discusses task of building TigersTigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski sat down with MLB.com for a Q&A session that touched on the balance of winning now vs. planning for the future, winning in the postseason, the makeup of the bullpen and more.Upvote Share Tweet
Odom to play in Spain, mulls NBA comebackFeb 17Lamar Odom is on the verge of launching his basketball comeback in Spain as the 34-year-old has reached an agreement with Laboral Kutxa.
Brooklny Nets, Cleveland Cavaliers talk Jason Terry for Jarrett Jack dealFeb 17The Brooklyn Nets are interested in acquiring Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack and have had discussions about a potential trade with Cleveland involving Jason Terry, according to sources briefed on the talks.
Sources: Nets, Cavs talk Terry for Jack dealFeb 17The Brooklyn Nets are interested in acquiring Cavaliers point guard Jarrett Jack and have had discussions about a potential trade with Cleveland involving Jason Terry, according to sources briefed on the talks.
Sources: Knicks eye Hawks' Teague in tradeFeb 17Atlanta Hawks point guard Jeff Teague has emerged as an appealing trade target for the New York Knicks, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.com.