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Cubs reach one-year contract with ex-Twin Baker

Cubs reach one-year contract with ex-Twin Baker

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Nov 13, 2012
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a one-year contract with former Minnesota Twins pitcher Scott Baker that guarantees $5.5 million next season.
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  • Cardinals release veteran relief pitcher McClellan

    Cardinals release veteran relief pitcher McClellan

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Nov 13, 2012
    ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Cardinals have released veteran reliever Kyle McClellan, a St. Louis County native who spent five seasons with the team.
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  • A Pirates Scout Has Quit Working For The Pirates Because The Pi…

    A Pirates Scout Has Quit Working For The Pirates Because The Pirates Suck

    deadspin.com Nov 13, 2012
    The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review refers to Mike Leuzinger as "a superscout." He had been the Pirates' area supervisor for North Texas and Oklahoma since 2004, and last year, he brought in Josh Bell, a top-flight outfield prospect the team had acq…
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  • Cliff Corcoran: Beltway bosses Johnson, Showalter favored for M…

    Cliff Corcoran: Beltway bosses Johnson, Showalter favored for Managers of the Year

    CNNSI.com Nov 13, 2012
    Davey Johnson and Buck Showalter led their teams to unexpected playoff berths in 2012, making them the top candidates for the Manager of the Year award, writes Cliff Corcoran.
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