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The Walk-Off: Grant Balour’s deal with O’s is in jeopardy; A-Rod’s Cousin Yuri returnsyahoo.com Dec 19, 2013The Walk-Off is your end-of-the-day collection of news and gossip from the world of baseball, plus the best of the blogosphere and other assorted goodness. NEWS: Grant Balfour's free-agent deal with the Baltimore Orioles is in "serious jeopardy&quo…Share Tweetnytimes.com Dec 19, 2013The New York Yankees beefed up their batting strength and likely postseason prowess by signing free agent outfielder Carlos Beltran, an eight-time All-Star, to a three-year contract on Thursday.Share Tweet
Draft-pick compensation makes for tough decisionsMLB.com Dec 19, 2013Teams do eventually swallow and sacrifice Draft picks to get instant contributors. But lasting success is more often found with shrewd Draft choices, like the one the Red Sox made when they took Dustin Pedroia in the second round of the 2004 Draft.Share Tweet