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Rockies acquire Morales in trade with Red Sox

Rockies acquire Morales in trade with Red Sox

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 18, 2013
DENVER (AP) The Colorado Rockies have reacquired left-hander Franklin Morales from the Boston Red Sox for versatile infielder Jonathan Herrera.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Astros the Most Frugal

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Astros the Most Frugal

    nytimes.com Dec 18, 2013
    While the Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years.
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  • Rays' Beckham tears ACL, out 6-8 months

    Rays' Beckham tears ACL, out 6-8 months

    ESPN.com Dec 18, 2013
    Tampa Bay Rays infielder Tim Beckham is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight months after surgery to repair the anterior cruciate ligament in right knee.
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  • Review: Deficiencies in case vs. Remy's son

    Review: Deficiencies in case vs. Remy's son

    ESPN.com Dec 18, 2013
    Prosecutors poorly handled assault allegations against Red Sox broadcaster Jerry Remy's son just before he allegedly killed his girlfriend, according to an independent review released Wednesday.
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  • MLB average jumps 5.4 percent to $3.39M

    MLB average jumps 5.4 percent to $3.39M

    ESPN.com nytimes.com Dec 18, 2013
    While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union.
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  • Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Must Pay $28 Million Luxury…

    Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Must Pay $28 Million Luxury-Tax Penalty

    nytimes.com Dec 18, 2013
    The Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury-tax bill, pushing their total past $250 million since the penalty began in 2003.
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