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Reds done with major moves this offseason

Reds done with major moves this offseason

MLB.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
Having checked off all of their offseason needs in rapid fashion in late November and December, the Reds are poised to keep more additions to a minimum in the final weeks of the Hot Stove season.
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  • Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

    Cubs finalize Jackson's four-year, $52M contract

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    Edwin Jackson keeps bouncing around, and he thinks he knows why.
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  • Astros' roster likely in place for spring camp

    Astros' roster likely in place for spring camp

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    With the start of Spring Training less than six weeks away, general manager Jeff Luhnow says the Astros aren't likely to add any additional key players before the team hits Kissimmee, Fla.
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  • McCutchen named Dapper Dan Sportsman of Year

    McCutchen named Dapper Dan Sportsman of Year

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    Andrew McCutchen went out of 2012 the same way he spent the year: Collecting awards and public confirmations of a breakout season. The Pirates' center fielder just added a big one to his cache: The 2012 Dapper Dan Sportsman of the Year.
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  • Cards have full-fledged star to head catchers squad

    Cards have full-fledged star to head catchers squad

    MLB.com Jan 2, 2013
    This is the first of a seven-part Around the Horn series that will take a position-by-position look at the Cardinals' projected starters and backup options heading into next season. Up first: Catchers.
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  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.