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Melvin, A's a pairing that just feels right

Melvin, A's a pairing that just feels right

MLB.com ESPN.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 14, 2013
My personal favorite moment of 2012 might have been watching A's manager Bob Melvin -- exhausted, happy and soaked in champagne -- sit on a table outside his clubhouse and try to find the words to describe what had just happened.
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  • A's, Kottaras avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    A's, Kottaras avoid arbitration with one-year deal

    MLB.com Jan 14, 2013
    The A's on Monday agreed to terms with George Kottaras on a one-year contract for the 2013 season to avoid arbitration.
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  • Top prospect Cowart among 21 invited to camp

    Top prospect Cowart among 21 invited to camp

    MLB.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Angels announced 21 non-roster players who will be joining those on the 40-man roster in Spring Training next month.
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  • Soria happy to set up, but hopes to close again

    Soria happy to set up, but hopes to close again

    MLB.com Jan 14, 2013
    Joakim Soria said he signed with the Rangers because he wanted a place to pitch. He was a closer for five seasons for the Royals but understands that might not be his role with the Rangers.
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  • Rangers' offseason may be for the best

    Rangers' offseason may be for the best

    MLB.com Jan 14, 2013
    This is a time of year when it's easy to look at a team's roster and get a queasy feeling about the question marks, but the Rangers have been careful about not throwing good money -- or prospects -- at bad.
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  • Have the Diamondbacks Lost Their Leverage With Justin Upton?

    Have the Diamondbacks Lost Their Leverage With Justin Upton?

    grantland.com Jan 14, 2013
    The Diamondbacks negotiated a trade with the Mariners last week, one that would have netted a strong package of young talent. But when the two teams f...
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  • Video - Bob Melvin Gets 2-Year Extension 03:06

    Bob Melvin Gets 2-Year Extension

    Jan 14
    David Schoenfield discusses Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin getting a two-year contract extension.

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