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Red Sox, Tribe, Bucs GMs react to trade reportsThree Major League general managers were about to go on stage Tuesday night when they learned of the impending Blue Jays-Marlins trade like everyone else: on the web.Share TweetOn Tuesday night, in one dramatic stroke -- a pending 12-player trade with the Marlins -- the Blue Jays made the kind of deal that can push a franchise over the top. One deal brought them two solid starting pitchers in Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle and …Share TweetYunel Escobar's tumultuous tenure in Toronto appeared to be near an end on Tuesday night when the Blue Jays agreed to include him with at least six other players in a blockbuster trade with Miami.Share Tweet
Red Sox step up search for hitting coachAnother prospective Red Sox hitting coach, Victor Rodriguez, interviewed with the club on Tuesday. The Red Sox also plan to hold interviews for their vacant first-base coaching position this week.Share Tweet
Teixeira optimistic for 2013, confident in YankeesMark Teixeira may have been disappointed by his own performance during an injury-marred season, but the switch-hitter rejects the idea that the Yankees are too old to keep up in the AL East.Share Tweet
Despite All Outward Appearances, Not Every Miami Marlin Was Traded Today (UPDATE)deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012So the Miami Marlins are officially the unintended comedic shitshow of the offseason, having traded away some high-priced talent to the Toronto Blue Jays for prospects, a so-so shortstop of questionable judgment, an old recliner, and a $20 gift card to …Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Davey Johnson has been chosen as the NL Manager of the Year after guiding the Washington Nationals to the best record in the major leagues.Share Tweet
Duquette details club's desires in trade marketThe Orioles are telling teams their priority in the trade market is at first base, designated hitter (which could be grouped together) and left field.Share Tweet
Davey takes home NL Manager of Year honorsDavey Johnson was named National League Manager of the Year as voted on by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday. It marked the second time Johnson won the award. He won the American League Manager of the Year Award in 1997 as a member…Share TweetCano, who split his childhood between baseball hotbed San Pedro de MacorÃs and Newark, N.J., made it official today, getting sworn in as a naturalized U.S. citizen. As is customary for all new Americans, Cano received his certificate, flag, and David O…Share TweetHarper and Trout. Trout and Harper. They have been linked already in their young careers with strong bonds: travel baseball superstars as amateurs, Scottsdale Scorpions teammates in the Arizona Fall League last year, major league call-ups on the same da…Share Tweet
Michael Rosenberg: Let's talk about my client, Josh Hamilton, baseball's best playerJosh Hamilton might be the best and most popular player in baseball. He also might be the biggest risk on the free agent market. One man can sort it all out, writes Michael Rosenberg.Share Tweet
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Don Banks: As proven in Week 10, concussion recognition still an inexact s…Nov 13Week 10 in the NFL saw the vexing issue of concussions raise its ugly (and groggy) head again, with three starting quarterbacks in the NFC going down like so many bowling pins. Michael Vick on the East Coast, Alex Smith on the West Coast and Jay Cutler …
Peter King: Big Ben injury puts Ravens in AFC North driver's seat; mailNov 13In the wake of the Week 10 news:
Ben Roethlisberger shoulder injury -- How does it affect Pittsburgh Steele…Nov 13How does Ben Roethlisberger's shoulder injury impact the AFC playoff race? John Clayton assesses the possibilities.