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Cubs want Bill Mueller to be batting coach
yahoo.com Updated Nov 13, 2013
It's hard to say how much a batting coach impacts a given team. Some are better teachers than others. Some have better students. Sometimes, all a player needs is a sounding board. Other times, he needs someone to reconstruct the physical mechanics of hi…Upvote Share Tweet
yahoo.com Nov 13, 2013There’s no doubt Marlon Byrd made a big impression during his short stay with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2013. After being acquired from the New York Mets along with catcher John Buck on Aug, 27, Byrd hit .318 with three home runs and 17 RBIs over 30 gam…Upvote Share Tweet
Agent Boras criticizes Mets, Cubs, AstrosESPN.com Nov 13, 2013Scott Boras had some words for the New York Mets, Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros, and they were far from kind. And he also backed the Tampa Bay Rays' desire for a new ballpark.Upvote Share Tweet
Reds trying to shake feeling of underachievementDespite making the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, the Reds hired new manager Bryan Price in an attempt to find the edge that has been missing for a championship contender. They may still be good enough to win a championship in 2014, but gen…Upvote Share Tweet
Royals return among possibilities for BeltranCarlos Beltran has considered rejoining the Royals, who drafted him in 1995, although his free agency has also attracted the interest of the Cardinals, the Red Sox and the Yankees.Upvote Share TweetThe Orioles' top priority remains upgrading their pitching staff, and one of the names drawing the most outside interest in a trade is shortstop J.J. Hardy, whose name surfaced in a potential deal rejected by the Cardinals on Wednesday.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 13, 2013TORONTO (AP) -- Blue Jays infielder Mark DeRosa is retiring after a 16-year major league career.Upvote Share Tweet
Lamar Odom would interest Los Angeles Clippers, Los Angeles Lakers if prob…Nov 14The Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers continue to monitor Lamar Odom's progress as closely as they can, and would consider signing the enigmatic free-agent forward should Odom prove that his personal and legal issues are behind him, sources sa…
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New York Knicks discussing Iman Shumpert trade, but no deal imminentNov 13The New York Knicks have discussed numerous potential trade scenarios featuring guard Iman Shumpert to bolster their injury-depleted front line, but no deal is imminent, according to sources close to the process.
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