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Reds, Leake agree to one-year, $3M contract

Reds, Leake agree to one-year, $3M contract

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Feb 6, 2013
CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have agreed to a $3.06 million, one-year deal with right-hander Mike Leake, avoiding salary arbitration with their fifth starter.
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  • Nationals reach deal with P-turned-1B Owings

    Nationals reach deal with P-turned-1B Owings

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with pitcher-turned-first baseman Micah Owings for a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training.
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  • Source: Cubs' Marmol plans to report on time

    Source: Cubs' Marmol plans to report on time

    ESPN.com Feb 6, 2013
    Carlos Marmol plans to be in spring training camp on time despite a domestic abuse allegation in the Dominican Republic that he denies, a source told ESPNChicago.com's Bruce Levine.
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  • In The Red Zone: Cincinnati added the leadoff hitter it has nee…

    In The Red Zone: Cincinnati added the leadoff hitter it has needed…

    CNNSI.com Feb 6, 2013
    Cincinnati added the leadoff hitter it has needed for years and it may have found an in-house supplement to one of the NL's best staffs. Jay Jaffe breaks down the Reds' offseason.
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  • Fans to design Wrigley’s 100th birthday logo

    Fans to design Wrigley’s 100th birthday logo

    yahoo.com MLB.com Feb 6, 2013
    Hold on, we already might have a winner: Cubs are asking fans to design logo for Wrigley’s 100th anniversary. Here’s my entry: twitter.com/mighty_flynn/s… - It's a long season. (@mighty_flynn) February 6, 2013 Now that's just sad. However, it also
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  • Molina excited to represent Puerto Rico in Classic

    Molina excited to represent Puerto Rico in Classic

    MLB.com Feb 6, 2013
    Jose Molina sat out the first two World Baseball Classics, but two factors made this year's a priority. The 37-year-old Rays catcher wanted the opportunity to play alongside his brother, Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina, for the first time, and he also w…
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  • Braun's name in Miami PED clinic papers

    Braun's name in Miami PED clinic papers

    MLB.com Feb 6, 2013
    Major League Baseball's investigation into the widening Biogenesis scandal became more complicated Tuesday when four more players, including Brewers superstar Ryan Braun, were linked to the now-defunct Florida clinic alleged to have distributed performa…
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