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Suzuki and Yankees Expect to Get a Deal Done

Suzuki and Yankees Expect to Get a Deal Done

nytimes.com Updated Dec 10, 2012
Negotiations between the 39-year-old outfielder and the team on a one-year contract have picked up.
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  • Dodgers are alone atop financial mountain

    Dodgers are alone atop financial mountain

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Dodgers have not only transcended the Yankees in the sheer size of their player payroll, they may have altered their competitive landscape in a way that no other club has in recent baseball history.
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  • Source: Yanks, Ichiro closing in on 1-year deal

    Source: Yanks, Ichiro closing in on 1-year deal

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    Ichiro Suzuki and the New York Yankees are expected to finalize a one-year contract this week, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the talks.
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  • Pat Hentgen rejoins Blue Jays as bullpen coach

    Pat Hentgen rejoins Blue Jays as bullpen coach

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Pat Hentgen as their bullpen coach, bringing the Cy Young winner back into the team's coaching ranks.
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  • Youkilis' uncle says he loves NY; weighing offer

    Youkilis' uncle says he loves NY; weighing offer

    ESPN.com Dec 10, 2012
    Kevin Youkilis considers the New York Yankees' one-year, $12 million contract offer "very legitimate," his agent told ESPNNewYork.com, and the player's uncle is rooting for him to take it.
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  • Schoop has tools to make impact on O's

    Schoop has tools to make impact on O's

    MLB.com Dec 10, 2012
    He isn't ready for Major League baseball yet, but once his development is complete, Jonathan Schoop could become a high-average, power-hitting fixture in the Orioles' lineup.
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  • Video - Mint Condition: Babe Ruth Signature Proof 04:02

    Mint Condition: Babe Ruth Signature Proof

    Dec 10
    Memory Lane president JP Cohen joins Michele Steele to discuss a Babe Ruth autographed baseball for sale that is accompanied by video of Ruth signing it.
  • Video - Yankees Close To Deal With Ichiro 00:46

    Yankees Close To Deal With Ichiro

    Dec 10
    Buster Olney has the latest on the Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki, who are expected to finalize a one-year contract this week.

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    Dec 10
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