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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 TUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetYou 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.Source: nydailynews.com
Orioles' O'Day avoids arbitration, inks two-year dealUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetThe 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…Source: MLB.comShare TweetBoston 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.
Baseball's Recurring Narrative: Every Year They Write the BookUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetWith spring training camps starting this week in Arizona and Florida, here are the prevailing narratives for each of the 30 teams.Source: nytimes.com
Marrero headlines Red Sox's 19 non-roster inviteesUpdated Feb 9 Share TweetFORT 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.Source: MLB.comShare TweetPITTSBURGH (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.Source: CNNSI.com