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Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS (AP) Recovering right-hander Mike Pelfrey and the Minnesota Twins finalized a $4 million, one-year contract on Thursday, filling another hole in a thin rotation.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetMIAMI (AP) Former All-Star third baseman Placido Polanco agreed to a $2.75 million, one-year contract Thursday with the Miami Marlins, plugging the final hole in the team's projected lineup following a payroll purge.
Cubs, Jackson agree to $52M dealUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetCHICAGO (AP) A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with right-hander Edwin Jackson.Source: CNNSI.com
Fat Chipper Jones Is Throwing A Horrible Super Bowl PartyUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetYou will recall that a grown man who called himself "Chipper" used to play third base for the Atlanta Braves. You will recall, too, that he is fat and dates a Playboy model. He also has a Twitter feed. And an upcoming Super Bowl party. What a …Source: deadspin.comShare TweetAdam Greenberg, who was hit in the head in his first Major League plate appearance in 2005 and struck out in one at-bat with the Marlins last season, signed a Minor League contract with the Orioles on Thursday.Source: MLB.comShare TweetFree-agent third baseman Placido Polanco has agreed to a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, pending a physical, sources told ESPN.com.
The Miami Marlins Facebook Page Is Full of Struggle and FuryUpdated Dec 20, 2012 Share TweetI was just wondering the other day how Miami Marlins fans were taking the Great American Baseball Fire-Sale of 2012. Maybe they were all like, "It's c...Source: grantland.com
Buster Blog: Cubs Closing In On Edwin JacksonDec 20Buster Olney blogs about the Chicago Cubs and Edwin Jackson closing in on a four-year, $52 million deal.
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Don Banks: My favorite NFL stories of 2012Dec 20To mark the passing of another eventful year of championships, triumphs and memorable moments, SI.com's writers are remembering the stories they connected to most across the sports landscape in 2012.