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Roger Clemens Will Teach Young Astros Pitchers Everything He Knows Updated Jan 8, 2013
I hope everyone is ready for Roger Clemens to make the long, painful transition from controversy-dogged outcast to wizened baseball mentor, because it's going to happen. With two bizarre perjury trials and a flirtation with an MLB cameo in the rearview …
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  • Liriano's two-year deal with Bucs in limbo after injury Jan 8, 2013
    The Pirates' agreement with left-hander Francisco Liriano, struck three weeks ago, appears to be off due to an injury suffered by the pitcher to his non-throwing right arm.
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  • Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers Jan 8, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.
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  • Cardinals minor leaguer organizes great ‘Gloves 4 Troops’ movement Jan 8, 2013
    Vance Albitz is a 24-year-old minor-league shortstop in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. He no doubt spends most of his time trying to become a better baseball player and advance higher in the system, where he's a .276/.351./.355 hitter with 17 sto…
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  • Q&A: Prospect Cole set to build on success of '12 Jan 8, 2013
    Pirates right-hander Gerrit Cole, the top overall pick in the 2011 Draft, has yet to make a splash in quite the way that his predecessors have, but he may be on his way.
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