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Source: Balfour's deal with O's in jeopardy

Source: Balfour's deal with O's in jeopardy

ESPN.com Updated Dec 19, 2013
Free-agent closer Grant Balfour's deal with the Baltimore Orioles is in jeopardy of falling through due to a concern over his physical, ESPN's Tim Kurkjian is reporting.
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  • The Walk-Off: Grant Balour’s deal with O’s is in jeopardy; A-Ro…

    The Walk-Off: Grant Balour’s deal with O’s is in jeopardy; A-Rod’s Cousin Yuri returns

    yahoo.com Dec 19, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Beltran Signs Three-Year Deal With Yankees

    Beltran Signs Three-Year Deal With Yankees

    nytimes.com Dec 19, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Draft-pick compensation makes for tough decisions

    Draft-pick compensation makes for tough decisions

    MLB.com Dec 19, 2013
    Teams 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.
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  • Video - Reports: Tanaka Will Not Be Posted 02:14

    Reports: Tanaka Will Not Be Posted

    Dec 19
    Tim Kurkjian breaks down the impact of news that Masahiro Tanaka wont be posted on other Major League Baseball free agents and the baseball trade market.