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Top prospect Baez injures thumb in Fall League

Top prospect Baez injures thumb in Fall League

MLB.com Updated Oct 29, 2012
Shortstop Javier Baez, the Cubs' top prospect, may be done for the Arizona Fall League season after injuring his left thumb on Saturday.
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  • Marcum, K-Rod, Gonzalez elect free agency

    Marcum, K-Rod, Gonzalez elect free agency

    MLB.com Oct 29, 2012
    Shortstop Alex Gonzalez, starter Shaun Marcum and reliever Francisco Rodriguez elected free agency Monday amid a series of moves that left the Brewers' 40-man roster at 36 players.
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  • Fun just starting for newest superpower

    Fun just starting for newest superpower

    CNNSI.com Oct 29, 2012
    DETROIT -- The World Series wasn't a classic. It was over too quickly and lacked the back-and-forth scoring we typically associate with memorable series, especially when viewed against ho-hum League Championship Series. When Miguel Cabrera hit a wind-ai…
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  • Michael Rosenberg: Good chemistry just part of the science of G…

    Michael Rosenberg: Good chemistry just part of the science of Giants' championship team

    CNNSI.com Oct 29, 2012
    DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera watched strike three sail by, and finally, for the first time in this World Series, a San Francisco Giant did not know what to do. Sergio Romo stood on the mound and thought: Is that it? Is it over? Did we win? Impossible.
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Sports Columnists

  • Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck to be Tennessee Titans' QB 'until furthe…

    Oct 29
    Titans coach Mike Munchak says Matt Hasselbeck will continue as the team's starting quarterback "until further notice."
  • East Side -- James Harden trade won't shift 2012-13 NBA landscape

    Oct 29
    Israel Gutierrez says James Harden is a good piece, but not enough to turn Houston into a contender
  • Peter King: Colts' Ballard, Bears' Jennings prove major playmakers in Week…

    Oct 29
    "Just landed. Thank you God''