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Trout, Harper win Rookie of the Year awards

Trout, Harper win Rookie of the Year awards

ESPN.com Updated Nov 12, 2012
Angels outfielder Mike Trout and Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper were awarded Rookie of the Year awards Monday.
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  • Napoli willing to play spots other than catcher

    Napoli willing to play spots other than catcher

    ESPN.com Nov 12, 2012
    Free-agent catcher Mike Napoli says he prefers to catch but will play any position that gets him in the lineup regularly. He also still has interest in returning to the Texas Rangers.
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  • Rangers face tough task in prioritizing needs

    Rangers face tough task in prioritizing needs

    MLB.com Nov 12, 2012
    The Rangers are going to be serious players for free-agent pitcher Zack Greinke, but they also have to address their bullpen and catching situation.
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  • Dodgers make additions to international scouting

    Dodgers make additions to international scouting

    MLB.com Nov 12, 2012
    Two weeks after hiring former Seattle executive Bob Engle as vice president of international scouting, the Dodgers on Monday announced the hiring of six international scouts from the Mariners: Pedro Avila, Gene Grimaldi, Patrick Guerrero, Pat Kelly, Jam…
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  • Highlighting the top stories for awards week

    Highlighting the top stories for awards week

    CNNSI.com Nov 12, 2012
    Baseball kicks off its award week today -- the list of finalists and announcement times can be found on the BBWAA's website -- and it features many of the game's boldest-face names in Miguel Cabrera, Buster Posey, Justin Verlander, Mike Trout and Bryce …
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  • Video - Mike Trout On Winning Rookie Of The Year 03:48

    Mike Trout On Winning Rookie Of The Year

    Nov 12
    Mike Trout joins SportsCenter to talk about winning the AL Rookie of the Year.

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    Nov 12
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