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Craig Biggio will ‘study a little harder’ to reach 75 percent i…

Craig Biggio will ‘study a little harder’ to reach 75 percent in next year’s Hall of Fame vote (Video)

yahoo.com CNNSI.com Updated Jan 10, 2013
Your browser does not support iframes. Despite falling short of reaching the 75 percent needed to earn entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Houston Astros great Craig Biggio has managed to keep a positive attitude and a strong sense of humor. Not that …
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  • Phillips hints at playing for Team USA in Classic

    Phillips hints at playing for Team USA in Classic

    MLB.com Jan 10, 2013
    Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips gave an indication via Twitter on Thursday evening that he might be representing Team USA in the World Baseball Classic this spring.
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  • Injured Chris Narveson agrees to $840k deal with Brewers

    Injured Chris Narveson agrees to $840k deal with Brewers

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Left-hander Chris Narveson and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to an $840,000, one-year contract.
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  • Luis Valbuena, Chicago Cubs agree to $930,000 deal

    Luis Valbuena, Chicago Cubs agree to $930,000 deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- Infielder Luis Valbuena has agreed to a $930,000, one-year contract with the Chicago Cubs, nearly double the $495,200 he made last year.
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  • Reliever Resop reaches new deal with Athletics

    Reliever Resop reaches new deal with Athletics

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Right-hander Chris Resop has agreed to a $1.35 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics.
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  • Injury puts Liriano's deal with Pirates on hold

    Injury puts Liriano's deal with Pirates on hold

    CNNSI.com Jan 10, 2013
    PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Free agent pitcher Francisco Liriano injured his right (non-throwing) arm over the holidays and his deal with the Pirates is on hold.
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  • Braun heads wide array of guests to attend fanfest

    Braun heads wide array of guests to attend fanfest

    MLB.com Jan 10, 2013
    All-Star outfielder Ryan Braun and all three of the Brewers' new relievers were among 50 current, former and future players confirmed Thursday to attend the team's annual "On Deck" event later this month.
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