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NL East News and Rumors

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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Sports Columnists

  • Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent says

    Jan 4
    Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
  • Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win big

    Jan 4
    The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
  • Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card round

    Jan 4
    Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: