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Rockies hire ex-slugger Bichette as hitting coach

Rockies hire ex-slugger Bichette as hitting coach

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
DENVER (AP) -- New Colorado manager Walt Weiss has talked fellow former Rockies player Dante Bichette into joining him in Denver as the team's hitting instructor.
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  • Red Sox, Tribe, Bucs GMs react to trade reports

    Red Sox, Tribe, Bucs GMs react to trade reports

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    Three 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.
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  • With trade, Blue Jays push their chips into middle

    With trade, Blue Jays push their chips into middle

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    On 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 …
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  • Blue Jays bringing Escobar's tenure to an end

    Blue Jays bringing Escobar's tenure to an end

    Yunel 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.
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  • Red Sox step up search for hitting coach

    Red Sox step up search for hitting coach

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    Another 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.
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  • Teixeira optimistic for 2013, confident in Yankees

    Teixeira optimistic for 2013, confident in Yankees

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    Mark 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.
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  • Despite All Outward Appearances, Not Every Miami Marlin Was Tra…

    Despite All Outward Appearances, Not Every Miami Marlin Was Traded Today (UPDATE)

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    So 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 …
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  • Nats' Johnson, A's Melvin are Managers of Year

    Nats' Johnson, A's Melvin are Managers of Year

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    NEW 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.
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  • Duquette details club's desires in trade market

    Duquette details club's desires in trade market

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    The Orioles are telling teams their priority in the trade market is at first base, designated hitter (which could be grouped together) and left field.
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  • Davey takes home NL Manager of Year honors

    Davey takes home NL Manager of Year honors

    MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    Davey 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…
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  • Robinson Cano Is Now An American Citizen

    Robinson Cano Is Now An American Citizen

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Nov 13, 2012
    Cano, who split his childhood between baseball hotbed San Pedro de Macorís 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…
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  • Trout and Harper will be linked forever

    Trout and Harper will be linked forever

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    Harper 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…
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  • Michael Rosenberg: Let's talk about my client, Josh Hamilton, b…

    Michael Rosenberg: Let's talk about my client, Josh Hamilton, baseball's best player

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    Josh 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.
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