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Orioles finalize 3-year deal with Korean P Yoon

Orioles finalize 3-year deal with Korean P Yoon

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.
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  • Indians begin 2014 journey with first workout

    Indians begin 2014 journey with first workout

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Spring Training finally was in full swing on Monday morning, when the Indians ran through their first full-squad workout.
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  • Santana's hard work evident at hot corner

    Santana's hard work evident at hot corner

    MLB.com Feb 17
    It 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.
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  • Twins' Florimon (appendectomy) out 2 weeks

    Twins' Florimon (appendectomy) out 2 weeks

    ESPN.com Feb 17
    Minnesota Twins shortstop Pedro Florimon was scheduled to undergo an appendectomy on Monday afternoon after complaining of stomach pain during the night.
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  • Tigers' Kinsler excited for change of scenery

    Tigers' Kinsler excited for change of scenery

    ESPN.com Feb 17
    New Detroit Tigers second baseman Ian Kinsler doesn't mind admitting he had gotten comfortable in Texas.
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  • KC adds to outfield mix by claiming Paredes

    KC adds to outfield mix by claiming Paredes

    MLB.com Feb 17
    The 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.
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  • Glass says franchise at strong point of his tenure

    Glass says franchise at strong point of his tenure

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Dan 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.
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  • Dombrowski discusses task of building Tigers

    Dombrowski discusses task of building Tigers

    MLB.com Feb 17
    Tigers 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.
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Sports Columnists

  • Odom to play in Spain, mulls NBA comeback

    Feb 17
    Lamar 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 deal

    Feb 17
    The 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 deal

    Feb 17
    The 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 trade

    Feb 17
    Atlanta 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.