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NEW YORK (AP) -- Speedy outfielder Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $2.85 million, one-year contract that avoids salary arbitration.Upvote Share TweetMLB.com Dec 7, 2012Remember the name Mark Montgomery. Many have not yet heard of the Yankees' pitching prospect. I believe the 22-year-old right-handed reliever will soon become a household name.Upvote Share Tweet
This hot stove season is stuck in a winter-long simmer and it won’t get much warmer next yearyahoo.com Dec 7, 2012If we're being honest with ourselves, this will probably turn out to be one of the dullest and most irrelevant hot stove seasons in recent memory. Yeah, there was the fun Blue Jays-Marlins blockbuster last month, and Justin Upton's extended stay on the …Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays to recognize Delgado for 'excellence'ESPN.com Dec 7, 2012The Blue Jays plan to honor former slugger Carlos Delgado next year by adding his name to the club's Level of Excellence.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 7, 2012While there were no blockbuster trades or nine-figure deals handed out at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, there were several clear winners and losers this week, explains Jay Jaffe.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees 'budgetary constraints' surprise YES Network, as Bob Klapisch says: 'George [Steinbrenner] would have bought his way outnydailynews.com Dec 7, 2012Even on the Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network, they were scratching their heads. The other night on YES’ hot stove show, the subject was what politely is called “budgetary constraints.”Upvote Share Tweet
Where Will Zack Greinke Go?Dec 7Tim Kurkjian discusses the teams interested in Zack Greinke as well as the Yankees' offseason plans.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.