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Source: Cubs offering minor league deal to Willis

Source: Cubs offering minor league deal to Willis

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 4, 2013
A person familiar with the situation says the Chicago Cubs are closing in on a minor league deal with left-hander Dontrelle Willis.
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  • In Mets-Like Move, Yankees Acquire Outfielder

    In Mets-Like Move, Yankees Acquire Outfielder

    nytimes.com Jan 4, 2013
    After losing Nick Swisher to the Indians in free agency, the Yankees claimed Russ Canzler off waivers from Cleveland.
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  • Amaro searching for veteran corner outfielder

    Amaro searching for veteran corner outfielder

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. continues to make calls and send text messages and emails in search of a veteran corner outfielder. He understands it would be risky to enter the season without one.
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  • Internet Commenters Should Probably Stop Trying To Trade For Gi…

    Internet Commenters Should Probably Stop Trying To Trade For Giancarlo Stanton

    deadspin.com Jan 4, 2013
    Originally published in Baseball Prospectus. More »
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  • Nationals looking like team to beat in NL East

    Nationals looking like team to beat in NL East

    MLB.com Jan 4, 2013
    Armed with arguably one of the best rotations in baseball, there is a feeling around baseball that the Nationals are the team to beat in the National League East.
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