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CHICAGO (AP) -- Japanese closer Kyuji Fujikawa and the Chicago Cubs have reached agreement on a two-year, $9.5 million contract, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
The Tampa Bay Rays have traded right-handed reliever Burke Badenhop to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Raul Mondesi Jr.Upvote Share Tweet
Phipps, Negron ink Minors deals after non-tenderMLB.com Dec 1, 2012The Reds non-tendered outfielder Denis Phipps and utility player Kris Negron, but did make contract offers to all seven of their arbitration-eligible players.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Dec 1, 2012PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Russell Martin is going from a franchise that has won a record 27 World Series titles to a franchise that has endured a record 20 consecutive losing seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
Peter King: Agent for Belcher, Crennel in disbelief over tragic murder-sui…Dec 1The agent for both Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher and Romeo Crennel, the coach who witnessed Belcher's suicide in a parking lot outside the team's Arrowhead Stadium training facility Saturday morning, said "never in a million years'' did he think …
Don Banks: Chiefs player involved in apparent murder-suicide at team facil…Dec 1Tragedy struck in the NFL early Saturday morning with the news that a Kansas City Chiefs player committed suicide at the team's Arrowhead Stadium practice facility, after shooting and killing his girlfriend at home a short time earlier, SI.com has learn…