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After R.A. Dickey trade, Sandy Alderson, NY Mets seem to have s…

After R.A. Dickey trade, Sandy Alderson, NY Mets seem to have sights set on 2014

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 22, 2012
A week has passed and it is practically impossible to find anyone in baseball who doesn’t think the Mets pulled off a great trade. And yet the acquisition of highly touted catching prospect Travis d’Arnaud, as part of the deal for R.A. Dickey, by itse
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  • Nationals, LaRoche inching closer to deal

    Nationals, LaRoche inching closer to deal

    MLB.com Dec 22, 2012
    There has been "a little bit of progress" made between free-agent first baseman Adam LaRoche and the Nationals in the last week, according to a baseball source familiar with the negotiations.
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  • Diamondbacks, OF Ross agree to 3-year contract

    Diamondbacks, OF Ross agree to 3-year contract

    CNNSI.com yahoo.com Dec 22, 2012
    PHOENIX (AP) -- A person with knowledge of the situation says outfielder Cody Ross has agreed to a three-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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  • Greenberg gets minor league deal from Orioles

    Greenberg gets minor league deal from Orioles

    CNNSI.com Dec 22, 2012
    Adam Greenberg is getting a chance to resume his baseball career with the Baltimore Orioles.
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  • Dale Murphy Is Into LCD Soundsystem And Has No Idea How He Ende…

    Dale Murphy Is Into LCD Soundsystem And Has No Idea How He Ended Up On The Rockies

    deadspin.com Dec 22, 2012
    Dale Murphy dropped by reddit yesterday to answer a few fan questions (perhaps as a way of rallying support before the December 31 Hall of Fame ballot, the last on which his name will appear, perhaps because he felt like it). Convivial and honest as usu…
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Sports Columnists

  • Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher agree to part ways, sources say

    Dec 22
    The Dallas Mavericks and Derek Fisher are parting company by mutual consent, team sources told ESPN.
  • Dallas Mavericks, Derek Fisher agree to part ways

    Dec 22
    The Dallas Mavericks on Saturday agreed to release Derek Fisher at the 38-year-old's request.