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AL East News and Rumors
Share TweetFree agent first baseman James Loney and the Tampa Bay Rays completed their $2 million, 1-year contract Thursday.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Reliever Koji Uehara has reached an agreement with the Boston Red Sox, pending a physical.Share TweetTurns out you can put a price on perfection. The total: $756,000 for the New York Yankees jersey that Don Larsen wore in 1956 while pitching the only perfect game in World Series history. As reported by Darren Rovell of ESPN.com, the auction for the fam…Share TweetNASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- The Houston Astros took hard-throwing reliever Josh Fields from the Boston system Thursday with the overall first pick in the draft of players left off 40-man rosters.Source: CNNSI.com
Boston acquires Kaminska to complete Stewart tradeUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe Red Sox acquired right-hander Kyle Kaminska on Thursday to complete the Nov. 28 trade that sent Zach Stewart to the Pirates.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Yankees offered Kevin Youkilis $12 million to play third base, a position that opened up because of Alex Rodriguez's imminent hip surgery.
Twins select right-hander Pressly in Rule 5 DraftUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetThe Twins selected right-hander Ryan Pressly from the Red Sox organization in the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings on Thursday.Source: MLB.com
End of the world sale! Normal CornBelters make tickets available before doomsdayUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetAs the winter meetings reach their final day and the New York Yankees continue getting beat to the punch on potential free agent targets, one can't help but wonder if the Mayans were correct in predicting Dec. 21, 2012 as the day the world will cease to…Source: yahoo.com
Yankees can't even reel in role players like Eric Chavez, Jeff Keppinger and Marco Scutaro in free agency at winter meetingsUpdated Dec 6, 2012 Share TweetSuddenly it feels like 1992, when nobody wanted to play for the Yankees. Except this time it’s not Barry Bonds, Greg Maddux, and David Cone shunning the pinstripes, but Eric Chavez, Jeff Keppinger, and Marco Scutaro. What’s going on here, anyway?Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetDerek Jeter cheerily posed with four student leaders from his Turn 2 Foundation who were wearing Yankees jerseys and elf hats and asked a question to the group of photographers snapping away.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetA grab bag of smaller deals and rumors, while waiting for updates on the four-team trade of death ... The Red Sox are rumored to be interested in...Source: grantland.com
Final Thoughts On Winter MeetingsDec 6Karl Ravech and Tim Kurkjian share their thoughts on the big signings and deals that didn't get done at the winter meetings.
NBA -- What scouts are sayingDec 6Marc Stein checks in with advance scouts to get their takes on the most pressing NBA topics.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.