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BOSTON (AP) -- A baseball official with knowledge of the negotiations says the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a two-yerar, $26 million contract with designated hitter David Ortiz.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Baltimore Orioles second baseman Ryan Adams was suspended Friday for the first 25 games of next season after testing positive for a banned amphetamine.Share TweetThe Yankees made qualifying contract offers to the free agents Rafael Soriano, Nick Swisher and Hiroki Kuroda on Friday. But of the three, only Kuroda is likely to accept the team's offer.Share TweetESPN.com Nov 2, 2012The Red Sox have extended a qualifying offer to David Ortiz.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 2, 2012MIAMI (AP) -- At his introductory news conference Friday, new Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond engaged in the traditional ritual of donning the team jersey for photos, then sat down at a microphone and announced he would keep his shirt on while taking…Share TweetESPN.com Nov 2, 2012Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling on Friday called a lawsuit brought against him by Rhode Island's economic development agency "political" and denied wrongdoing in connection with a $75 million loan guarantee the state gave his failed vide…Share Tweet
Ben Reiter: Reiter 50: Hamilton, Greinke lead list of offseason's top free agentsCNNSI.com Nov 2, 2012Is free agency dead in baseball? Not entirely, though this winter will feature fewer potential franchise-changers than in years past, for two related reasons.Share Tweet
Cubs, Red Sox Interested In Dan HarenNov 2ESPNLosAngeles.com's Ramona Shelburne discusses which teams might be interested in trading for Dan Haren.
David Ortiz Staying In BostonNov 2ESPNBoston.com's Joe McDonald on the Red Sox and David Ortiz agreeing Friday to a two-year, $26 million deal.