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Loveable lovers? Cubs' Epstein has bigger goals

Loveable lovers? Cubs' Epstein has bigger goals

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 11, 2013
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says he understands the ballclub's culture better now than he did when he first arrived in Chicago.
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  • Jays sign veteran catcher Blanco to 1-year deal

    Jays sign veteran catcher Blanco to 1-year deal

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    The Toronto Blue Jays and catcher Henry Blanco have agreed to terms on a one-year, $750,000 non-guaranteed contract.
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  • Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLB

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League.
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  • Walker Talks: Larry Walker won't be going to the Hall of Fame b…

    Walker Talks: Larry Walker won't be going to the Hall of Fame b…

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    Larry Walker won't be going to the Hall of Fame but he has plenty of thoughts on the ballot, the PED controversy and why he treated this year's experience differently.
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  • Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    Former OF Bradley charged with domestic abuse

    CNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013
    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail if convicted, city prosecutors announced Friday.
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  • Bucs corner infielders Alvarez, Jones pack punch

    Bucs corner infielders Alvarez, Jones pack punch

    MLB.com Jan 11, 2013
    In baseball's ideal scheme, the corners of the infield are power positions, and the Pirates are in good position to live up to that blueprint with third baseman Pedro Alvarez and first baseman Garrett Jones.
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