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Kuroda agrees to 1-year, $15M deal with Yanks

Kuroda agrees to 1-year, $15M deal with Yanks

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Nov 20, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- Hiroki Kuroda is staying with the New York Yankees, agreeing to a $15 million, one-year contract.
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  • Red Sox name Beyeler their first-base coach

    Red Sox name Beyeler their first-base coach

    ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    Arnie Beyeler was named Boston Red Sox first-base coach Tuesday, making it to the big leagues after 26 years in the minors.
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  • Peralta finalizes $6M deal to remain with Rays

    Peralta finalizes $6M deal to remain with Rays

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Free agent reliever Joel Peralta has finalized a $6 million, two-year contract to remain with the Tampa Bay Rays.
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  • Toronto not worried about Gibbons' past 'dustups'

    Toronto not worried about Gibbons' past 'dustups'

    After a forgettable 2012 season, Toronto followed its blockbuster trade with the Marlins and signing of Melky Cabrera by bringing back the fiery John Gibbons to manage the much-hyped '13 version of the Blue Jays.
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  • Banuelos among six added to Yankees' roster

    Banuelos among six added to Yankees' roster

    MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    Rehabbing prospect Manny Banuelos is among six players the Yankees added to their 40-man roster on Tuesday, thus protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.
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  • Managerial encores common in MLB history

    Managerial encores common in MLB history

    MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    John Gibbons' return to Toronto was the second managerial encore for the Blue Jays in the past four years, and the 18th skipper reunion during the expansion era.
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  • Cabrera finalizes two-year, $16M deal with Jays

    Cabrera finalizes two-year, $16M deal with Jays

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    TORONTO (AP) -- New Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is happy to have Melky Cabrera after the All-Star game MVP finalized a $16 million, two-year contract with Toronto.
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  • News Corp Buys Into The YES Network, As The RSN Bubble Grows Cl…

    News Corp Buys Into The YES Network, As The RSN Bubble Grows Closer To Bursting

    deadspin.com CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    What was rumored last week has been officially announced: News Corporation will purchase 49 percent of the YES Network, and become the single biggest shareholder in the single most lucrative regional sports network in the country. More »
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  • Orioles trade Andino to Mariners for OF Robinson

    Orioles trade Andino to Mariners for OF Robinson

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    SEATTLE (AP) -- Looking to add depth to the infield, the Seattle Mariners have acquired versatile Robert Andino from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for reserve outfielder Trayvon Robinson.
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  • O's add prospects Schoop, Belfiore to 40-man roster

    O's add prospects Schoop, Belfiore to 40-man roster

    MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    The Orioles selected the contracts of infielder Jonathan Schoop and left-hander Mike Belfiore from Double-A Bowie, thus protecting both from selection in the Rule 5 Draft.
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  • News Corporation to acquire equity stake in YES

    News Corporation to acquire equity stake in YES

    MLB.com Nov 20, 2012
    News Corporation and Yankees Global Enterprises announced an agreement on Tuesday that calls for News Corporation to acquire a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES).
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  • Famous Yankees dog dies at 16, played role in ’98 season after …

    Famous Yankees dog dies at 16, played role in ’98 season after biting David Cone

    yahoo.com Nov 20, 2012
    It is with a heavy heart that we report that one of the most entertaining characters from the New York Yankees' magical 1998 season has died. Yes, make sure to pour out a bit of puppy chow today because Veronica, the Jack Russell terrier who belonged to…
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  • Tom Verducci: Record-setting Hamilton tops list of prospects at…

    Tom Verducci: Record-setting Hamilton tops list of prospects at Arizona Fall League

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    Once again, this year's Arizona Fall League provided a glimpse of the game's next wave of talent. Tom Verducci lists 10 who impressed most, and their best big league comparison.
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  • Selig does not block Blue Jays-Marlins megatrade

    Selig does not block Blue Jays-Marlins megatrade

    CNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he will not block Blue Jays-Marlins trade.
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  • Video - Buster Blog: Questions Remain For Blue Jays 02:28

    Buster Blog: Questions Remain For Blue Jays

    Nov 20
    Buster Olney blogs about the Blue Jays' trade with the Marlins being finalized and the questions that remain for the club.
  • Video - Kuroda, Yankees Agree On Deal 03:56

    Kuroda, Yankees Agree On Deal

    Nov 20
    Andrew Marchand with the latest on Hiroki Kuroda agreeing on a one-year deal with the Yankees.

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