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Source: Melky, Jays reach 2-year deal

Source: Melky, Jays reach 2-year deal

CNNSI.com yahoo.com Updated Nov 16, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- The busy Toronto Blue Jays struck again Friday with their latest big deal: All-Star game MVP Melky Cabrera is set to join them in his return from a drug suspension.
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  • Major League brass share insight at sports panels

    Major League brass share insight at sports panels

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson and D-backs president Derrick Hall were among speakers representing Major League Baseball leadership at the seventh annual Ivy Sports Symposium on Friday at Columbia University.
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  • Mayor Of Miami Writes Letter To Bud Selig Imploring Him To Stop…

    Mayor Of Miami Writes Letter To Bud Selig Imploring Him To Stop The Marlins Trade

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    It's not just Marlins fans and baseball bloggers that are mad at Jeffrey Loria for gutting the Marlins roster yet again. Now the Mayor of Miami is lobbying for Bud Selig to prevent the Marlins from sticking the city of Miami with a brand new stadium tha…
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  • Stanton solely focused on 'winning philosophy'

    Stanton solely focused on 'winning philosophy'

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    Giancarlo Stanton shared his thoughts with Peter Gammons on the Marlins' trade the other night, expressing his frustration at being unable to actively pursue a "winning philosophy."
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  • Marlins name Chuck Hernandez pitching coach

    Marlins name Chuck Hernandez pitching coach

    ESPN.com Nov 16, 2012
    Chuck Hernandez has been hired as pitching coach for the Miami Marlins and new manager Mike Redmond.
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  • Phillies have Upton as top offseason target

    Phillies have Upton as top offseason target

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Phillies think B.J. Upton could fill two sizable voids on their 2013 roster. First, he can play center field. Second, he is a right-handed bat with power. That combination has him unquestionably as their top offseason target.
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  • Chipper Jones Has His Own Theories On JFK's Assassination

    Chipper Jones Has His Own Theories On JFK's Assassination

    deadspin.com Nov 16, 2012
    The recently retired Chipper Jones is an entertaining force on Twitter. Wednesday night, while watching Oliver Stone's JFK on Reelz (really, Chipper? Reelz?), Chipper decided to get the truth out about what really happened in the assassination of JFK. W…
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  • Laird strikes deal with Braves to back up McCann

    Laird strikes deal with Braves to back up McCann

    CNNSI.com Nov 16, 2012
    ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have agreed to a two-year deal with backup catcher Gerald Laird.
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  • Why the Mets Should Keep Dickey

    Why the Mets Should Keep Dickey

    nytimes.com Nov 16, 2012
    George Vecsey does not think the Mets should trade R.A. Dickey.
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  • Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring invite

    Mets give Bixler Minors deal with spring invite

    MLB.com Nov 16, 2012
    The Mets announced Friday that they have signed utility man Brian Bixler to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.
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Sports Columnists

  • NBA: Memphis Grizzlies' size too much as they knock off the previously und…

    Nov 16
    The New York Knicks lost their cool and lost their first game in Memphis to the powerful, red-hot Grizzlies, writes John Hollinger.
  • Peter King: Luck vs. Brady adds new wrinkle to longstanding Colts-Pats riv…

    Nov 16
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Well, if the Colts are nervous about the showdown of 6-3 AFC teams with the big, bad Patriots on national TV Sunday, they're hiding it well. In the middle of the locker room Thursday afternoon, guard Mike McGlynn and long-snapper Matt Ov…
  • Why the NHL needs to rid themselves of Gary Bettman

    Nov 16
    Before getting to the Week 11 picks, let's take a moment to honor the incompetence of the NHL commissioner.