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Phillies lock up set-up man Adams for two years

Phillies lock up set-up man Adams for two years

CNNSI.com ESPN.com Updated Dec 20, 2012
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Mike Adams chose setting up for Jonathan Papelbon over a chance to make more money as a closer somewhere else.
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  • Recovering Pelfrey gets one-year deal with Twins

    Recovering Pelfrey gets one-year deal with Twins

    CNNSI.com Dec 20, 2012
    MINNEAPOLIS (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.
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  • Marlins sign Polanco as starting third baseman

    Marlins sign Polanco as starting third baseman

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 20, 2012
    MIAMI (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.
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  • Cubs, Jackson agree to $52M deal

    Cubs, Jackson agree to $52M deal

    CNNSI.com Dec 20, 2012
    CHICAGO (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.
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  • Fat Chipper Jones Is Throwing A Horrible Super Bowl Party

    Fat Chipper Jones Is Throwing A Horrible Super Bowl Party

    deadspin.com Dec 20, 2012
    You 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 …
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  • Greenberg inks Minor League deal with Orioles

    Greenberg inks Minor League deal with Orioles

    MLB.com Dec 20, 2012
    Adam 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.
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  • Sources: Polanco has agreement with Marlins

    Sources: Polanco has agreement with Marlins

    ESPN.com MLB.com Dec 20, 2012
    Free-agent third baseman Placido Polanco has agreed to a one-year contract with the Miami Marlins, pending a physical, sources told ESPN.com.
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  • The Miami Marlins Facebook Page Is Full of Struggle and Fury

    The Miami Marlins Facebook Page Is Full of Struggle and Fury

    grantland.com Dec 20, 2012
    I 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...
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  • Video - Buster Blog: Cubs Closing In On Edwin Jackson 01:35

    Buster Blog: Cubs Closing In On Edwin Jackson

    Dec 20
    Buster Olney blogs about the Chicago Cubs and Edwin Jackson closing in on a four-year, $52 million deal.

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