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Joe Lemire: Span trade has several ripple effects

Joe Lemire: Span trade has several ripple effects

CNNSI.com yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Nov 29, 2012
The Nationals acquired sparkplug Denard Span from the Twins in exchange for pitching prospect Alex Meyer in a win-win trade that has ripple effects for both teams, says Joe Lemire.
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  • Joining revamped Blue Jays has JJ thrilled

    Joining revamped Blue Jays has JJ thrilled

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    Josh Johnson knew his time with the Marlins was likely coming to an end. He just didn't know it would it would happen so quickly.
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  • Upton a natural fit for Braves

    Upton a natural fit for Braves

    The Atlanta Braves are going to love their new center fielder, and isn't that the bottom line in all of this? B.J. Upton thrives on the big moment and isn't afraid to fail. He'll impact games at the plate and on the bases, and he'll occasionally do thin…
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  • Justin Ruggiano disputes Fox’s Ken Rosenthal on Twitter that ‘M…

    Justin Ruggiano disputes Fox’s Ken Rosenthal on Twitter that ‘Marlins need CF’

    yahoo.com Nov 29, 2012
    Be careful what you say on Twitter. You never know who might be reading. That's the lesson after bow-tied reporter Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports said Thursday that the Florida Marlins needed to upgrade their outfield. Rosenthal's communique, brought on pa…
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  • Braves unlikely to tender contract to Jurrjens

    Braves unlikely to tender contract to Jurrjens

    MLB.com Nov 29, 2012
    As Jair Jurrjens prepared to participate in the 2011 All-Star Game, there was some reason to wonder if he would serve as the National League's starting pitcher. Sixteen months later, it appears the Braves have no other choice but to part ways with Jurrj…
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  • Video - Buster Blog: David Wright's Future 02:19

    Buster Blog: David Wright's Future

    Nov 29
    Buster Olney blogs about the proposed contract the Mets offered to David Wright and the chances he will stay with New York.

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