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Griffey to be inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

Griffey to be inducted into Mariners Hall of Fame

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 22, 2013
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame as its seventh member.
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  • Tigers banking on better 'pen results vs. lefties

    Tigers banking on better 'pen results vs. lefties

    MLB.com Jan 22, 2013
    The bullpen debate around the Tigers began soon after the World Series ended, and it rolls into the final weeks leading into Spring Training. Even when roles begin to be defined in camp, it'll probably still go on, weighing youth and potential against e…
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  • Delmon Young signs a one-year deal with Phillies

    Delmon Young signs a one-year deal with Phillies

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Jan 22, 2013
    PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Phillies have signed Delmon Young to a one-year deal for $750,000, adding to their outfield depth.
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  • Reds to host 2015 All-Star game; first since 1988

    Reds to host 2015 All-Star game; first since 1988

    CNNSI.com Jan 22, 2013
    CINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds will host the 2015 All-Star game at Great American Ball Park, the city's first since 1988, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.
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  • For Hagadone, focus is on moving forward

    For Hagadone, focus is on moving forward

    MLB.com Jan 22, 2013
    Nick Hagadone is trying to keep his thoughts focused on what lies ahead. The left-handed pitcher has a growing family to help support and an opportunity to win a job in the Indians' bullpen this spring.
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  • White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago connects with kids of Newtown…

    White Sox pitcher Hector Santiago connects with kids of Newtown, Conn.

    yahoo.com Jan 22, 2013
    Chicago White Sox fans are just getting to know left-hander Hector Santiago, a 30th-round draft pick in 2007 who had a mostly impressive rookie season as do-it-all member of the pitching staff in 2012. But after reading this complimentary story on Santi…
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  • Duffy will do whatever Royals need upon return

    Duffy will do whatever Royals need upon return

    MLB.com Jan 22, 2013
    Hard telling where left-hander Danny Duffy might find himself when he finally returns to Kansas City around midseason or so. Heck, he might be in the bullpen, and that's fine with him.
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Catching Up With Terry Francona 05:07

    Mint Condition: Catching Up With Terry Francona

    Jan 22
    Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona discusses his Red Sox memorabilia, interacting with fans and the most creative way he's ever been asked for an autograph.

Sports Columnists

  • Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKC

    Jan 22
    That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight Howard

    Jan 22
    Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
  • Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…

    Jan 22
    Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: