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MLB.com Jan 18, 2013Indians manager Terry Francona said he feels the controversial excerpt painted a misleading portrait of the book, "Francona: The Red Sox Years," which was co-written by the Boston Globe's Dan Shaugnessy and is due to hit shelves on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Rays give one-year, $3M deal to RHP NiemannESPN.com Jan 18, 2013The Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to one-year contracts with right-handed pitcher Jeff Niemann and infielder Ryan Roberts, along with outfielders Matt Joyce and Sam Fuld to avoid arbitration.Share TweetBoone Logan and the Yankees agreed to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract on Friday, thus avoiding salary arbitration.Share Tweet
Bundy, Anderson stress exercise at caravan eventMLB.com Jan 18, 2013About 45 minutes through an exercise demonstration that had Orioles pitcher Dylan Bundy instructing two lines of Commodore John Rodgers Elementary and Middle School kids in the way of pitching mechanics, special assistant Brady Anderson sprung up and ch…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 18, 2013CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza to avoid arbitration.Share Tweet
Yanks, left-hander Logan agree on $1.25M raiseESPN.com Jan 18, 2013Left-hander Boone Logan and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $3.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $1.25 million.Share TweetLeft-hander J.A. Happ has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, who also reached a $2.6 million, one-year deal with infielder Emilio Bonifacio.Share Tweet