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Heyward's mentor thankful for chance to LEADMLB.com Nov 20, 2012His name is C.J. Stewart, and he is appreciative of so many things during this time of thanksgiving. For one, he ranks among the primary individuals who helped "L.E.A.D" Atlanta Braves Gold Glove outfielder Jason Heyward to the Major Leagues.Share TweetMLB.com Nov 20, 2012Top prospect Zack Wheeler was among a group of six Minor League players the Mets added to their 40-man roster Tuesday, thereby protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Free agent reliever Joel Peralta has finalized a $6 million, two-year contract to remain with the Tampa Bay Rays.Share TweetAfter a forgettable 2012 season, Toronto followed its blockbuster trade with the Marlins and signing of Melky Cabrera by bringing back the fiery John Gibbons to manage the much-hyped '13 version of the Blue Jays.Share TweetJeff Wilpon, the chief operating officer of the Mets, said the team would rather have David Wright and R.A. Dickey play out their option years in 2013 than trade them this winter.Share Tweet
Union to monitor Marlins after payroll purgeESPN.com Nov 20, 2012The players' association will monitor the Miami Marlins following their payroll purge, saying it is too early to determine whether the salary cuts will cause any issues under baseball's labor contract.Share TweetCNNSI.com Nov 20, 2012NEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he will not block Blue Jays-Marlins trade.Share Tweet