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A person familiar with the negotiations says reliever Jonathan Broxton has been involved in "substantial talks" with the Cincinnati Reds over a multiyear deal.Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers will search for arms at MeetingsGeneral manager Doug Melvin and his staff will spend the rest of this week making final preparations for the Winter Meetings.Upvote Share TweetJeff Luhnow hopes his first Winter Meetings as general manager of the Astros will go a long way to improving a club that needs to beef up its production in several areas as it heads into the American League West next year.Upvote Share Tweet
Astros ink Gonzalez, Valdez to Minors dealsThe Astros have signed right-handed pitchers Edgar Gonzalez and Jose Valdez to Minor League contracts with invites to Spring Training. They were both outrighted and removed from the 40-man roster on Nov. 1.Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Cubs announced the hiring of Rob Deer as the team's new assistant hitting coach on Monda, but the old slugger was not the only sign of wildlife spotted around Wrigley Field in recent days. As you can see in the photo above, a pair coyotes wUpvote Share TweetA full postseason share for the World Series champion San Francisco Giants was worth a record $377,003, breaking the mark that had stood since the 2006 St. Louis Cardinals.Upvote Share Tweet
Molina to be among honorees at writers' dinnerThe annual St. Louis Baseball Writers' Dinner, which is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. CT on Jan. 20 at the downtown Millennium Hotel, will honor several members of the 2012 Cardinals that advanced to the National League Championship Series for a second straig…Upvote Share Tweet
Wong building case to aid Cards at top of lineupThere's much to like about St. Louis Cardinals second-base prospect Kolten Wong. Having the ability to consistently put the bat on the ball as well as being able to accept walks help profile Wong as a top of the batting order hitter. He should be able t…Upvote Share Tweet
East Side -- Rivalries are blooming all aroundNov 26Rivalries haven't disappeared, they have just evolved from the 1980s Celtics-Lakers template.
Adande: Rivalries dim but game shines brighterNov 26While the great rivalries of yore are kaput, the game itself soars to new levels
Heat forward LeBron James has plans to transform his game - ESPN The Magaz…Nov 26MVP, NBA champion, Olympic gold medalist -- what is next for LeBron James? In ESPN The Magazine, Michael Wilbon talks with the Heat forward about how he will transform his game.
Peter King: As we hit home stretch, suspense reigns in NFC playoff chaseNov 26Prelude to a diss: In the last 52 weeks, the Packers have met the Giants three times. Green Bay has allowed 35, 37 and 38 points, and an average of 419 yards a game, and nine Eli Manning touchdown passes. Time for defensive coordinator Dom Capers to fig…