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AL East News and Rumors
MLB.com Dec 10, 2012The 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.Upvote Share TweetIchiro 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Pat Hentgen rejoins Blue Jays as bullpen coachESPN.com Dec 10, 2012The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Pat Hentgen as their bullpen coach, bringing the Cy Young winner back into the team's coaching ranks.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 10, 2012Kevin 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Schoop has tools to make impact on O'sMLB.com Dec 10, 2012He 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Mint Condition: Babe Ruth Signature ProofDec 10Memory 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.
Yankees Close To Deal With IchiroDec 10Buster Olney has the latest on the Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki, who are expected to finalize a one-year contract this week.