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Giambi signs minor league deal with Indians Updated Feb 9, 2013
The Cleveland Indians have signed first baseman-designated hitter Jason Giambi to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
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  • Although offseason has bore little fruit for Yankees and NY Mets, these teams have plenty of talent to check out during Spring T Feb 9, 2013
    You have to go all the way back to 1992 for a spring training of lower expectations than this one for both the Yankees and the Mets, where in both cases, our locals have a better chance of finishing last than finishing first this season.
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  • Orioles' O'Day avoids arbitration, inks two-year deal Feb 9, 2013
    The Orioles have avoided arbitration with reliever Darren O'Day, signing the right-hander to a two-year deal on Saturday. The club hasn't confirmed the pact, which was reported via Twitter by O'Day's representatives, the Beverly Hills Sports Council. Th…
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  • Red Sox prospect accidentally shoots himself

    Boston Red Sox outfield prospect Bryce Brentz accidentally shot himself in the leg while cleaning a handgun two weeks ago, general manager Ben Cherington said Saturday.
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  • Baseball's Recurring Narrative: Every Year They Write the Book Feb 9, 2013
    With spring training camps starting this week in Arizona and Florida, here are the prevailing narratives for each of the 30 teams.
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  • Marrero headlines Red Sox's 19 non-roster invitees Feb 9, 2013
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox announced 19 non-roster invitees to Spring Training on Saturday, including their top pick from the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, shortstop Deven Marrero.
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  • Pirates reach deal with Liriano, O's agree with pitchers Feb 9, 2013
    PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates have completed a one-year contract with Francisco Liriano that was delayed after the left-hander injured his non-pitching arm over the holidays.
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