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Red Sox finalize two-year deal with catcher Ross

Red Sox finalize two-year deal with catcher Ross

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 14, 2012
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have signed catcher David Ross to a two-year deal worth $6.2 million.
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  • Bucs' Huntington offers peek behind curtain

    Bucs' Huntington offers peek behind curtain

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    Pirates GM Neal Huntington, Red Sox GM Ben Cherington and Indians GM Chris Antonetti discussed the state of the game during a panel at the trio's alma mater, the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
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  • Cliff Corcoran: Dickey caps storybook year with NL Cy Young; Pr…

    Cliff Corcoran: Dickey caps storybook year with NL Cy Young; Price is right in AL

    R.A. Dickey and David Price are Cy Young Award winners. Cliff Corcoran says both results were unprecedented in their own way, and not because baseball's best pitcher was denied.
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  • Owners, execs descend on Chicago for meetings

    Owners, execs descend on Chicago for meetings

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    CHICAGO (AP) -- While the Miami Marlins and Toronto Blue Jays worked on a blockbuster trade with far-reaching implications, major league owners and executives descended on Chicago on Wednesday for the first of two days of meetings.
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  • Rays' Maddon reacts to Blue Jays' trade

    Rays' Maddon reacts to Blue Jays' trade

    MLB.com CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    As if the Rays weren't already in a tough spot competing in the American League East, the Blue Jays appear poised to make the division a legitimate five-team dogfight come 2013.
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  • Four Japanese free agents seek move to majors

    Four Japanese free agents seek move to majors

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    TOKYO (AP) -- Pitcher Kyuji Fujikawa of the Hanshin Tigers was one of four professional baseball players in Japan who became unrestricted free agents Wednesday in hopes of moving to Major League Baseball.
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  • Cherington reflects on his journey with Red Sox

    Cherington reflects on his journey with Red Sox

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    Ben Cherington visited the University of Massachusetts Amherst on Tuesday, talking about job challenges, as well as his relationships with agents and fellow GMs.
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  • Hunter Signing Prompts Question: Are the Tigers the New Yankees…

    Hunter Signing Prompts Question: Are the Tigers the New Yankees?

    nytimes.com Nov 14, 2012
    For the second straight year, the Tigers made a big free agency splash by signing Torii Hunter for $26 million over two years.
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  • Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremony

    Scully, Mattingly, Werner to be honored at ceremony

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    Red Sox chairman Tom Werner, legendary Dodgers broadcaster Vin Scully and Dodgers manager Don Mattingly will all be honored at a ceremony in Los Angeles in January.
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  • Marlins' payroll purge angers fans

    Marlins' payroll purge angers fans

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Nov 14, 2012
    MIAMI (AP) -- The attendance-challenged Miami Marlins have antagonized fans yet again by deciding a low-budget team is good enough for their new ballpark.
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  • Despite Toronto ties, Cox has no plans to return

    Despite Toronto ties, Cox has no plans to return

    MLB.com Nov 14, 2012
    Bobby Cox has always savored the friendships and experiences he gathered while serving as the Blue Jays' manager during the early 1980s.  But he is not interested in ending his retirement to fill Toronto's managerial vacancy.
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  • Cheapskate Loria dupes Fish fans again

    Cheapskate Loria dupes Fish fans again

    CNNSI.com Nov 14, 2012
    If the Miami Marlins are going to dump their team every year, their new manager should be John Calipari. Why not? He can win some games, sell a bunch of tickets and sell a bunch more T-shirts -- and then announce in December that he traded his entire st…
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  • After fire sale of Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson &…

    After fire sale of Jose Reyes, Mark Buehrle, Josh Johnson & others, Miami Marlins - and baseball in South Florida - could be in

    nydailynews.com Nov 14, 2012
    It didn't take long for Jeffrey Loria to blow up his grand plan to create an instant winner in his spanking-new, taxpayer-funded stadium in Miami. Less than one year exactly, and nobody in baseball, especially the Yankees, can be particularly happy over…
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  • There's Shrewd, There's Genius, Then There's Marlins Owner Jeff…

    There's Shrewd, There's Genius, Then There's Marlins Owner Jeffrey Loria

    grantland.com Nov 14, 2012
    The Toronto Blue Jays and Miami Marlins pulled off a 12-player trade, one that's being hailed as a gigantic upgrade for the Jays and the latest fire s...
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  • Video - David Price On Winning AL Cy Young 03:05

    David Price On Winning AL Cy Young

    Nov 14
    David Price joins "SportsCenter" to talk about topping Justin Verlander for the AL Cy Young Award.
  • Video - David Price Wins AL Cy Young Award 02:12

    David Price Wins AL Cy Young Award

    Nov 14
    Curt Schilling on David Price winning the AL Cy Young award.

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