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Versatile Pacheco ready to step up for Rockies

Versatile Pacheco ready to step up for Rockies

MLB.com Updated Jan 8, 2013
The Rockies plan to return to the fence-busting, Coors Field-dominating ways of old, but Jordan Pacheco stands as a reminder that there is value in being portable.
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  • Reliever Howell, Dodgers finalize $2.85M deal

    Reliever Howell, Dodgers finalize $2.85M deal

    ESPN.com Jan 8, 2013
    Left-hander J.P. Howell and the Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized a $2.85 million, one-year contract.
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  • Major League Baseball pays record $1.2 million for rights to Ro…

    Major League Baseball pays record $1.2 million for rights to Rockies.com

    yahoo.com Jan 8, 2013
    It took until the first week of January, but the Colorado Rockies have finally made a high-priced offseason acquisition that should leave their fans happy. And while the bad news is that the pickup is not an actual player that will help the team, the go…
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  • Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    Done deals: Brewers and Dodgers sign relievers

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Reliever Mike Gonzalez and the Milwaukee Brewers have finalized a $2.25 million, one-year contract.
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  • And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …

    And Stay Out: The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of …

    CNNSI.com Jan 8, 2013
    The Steroid Era has proved messy for the Hall of Fame. Tom Verducci explains why he'll never vote for a known steroid user and reveals the six players he did endorse.
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  • Video - Mint Condition: 5 Games, Many Cards 04:05

    Mint Condition: 5 Games, Many Cards

    Jan 8
    Jerry Dworkin, owner of the world's largest Mike Piazza Marlins card collection, joins Michele Steele to discuss why he decided to only collect cards from Piazza's brief stay in Florida.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Marrone appears to have right pedigree to turn around Bills; m…

    Jan 8
    I don't know if Doug Marrone will win in Buffalo. No one does. He probably needs a new quarterback. He has to figure out why a defense that should have been top 10 in the NFL this year let everyone down and finished 22nd in yards allowed and a mind-bogg…
  • Don Banks: My best and worst preseason NFL predictions

    Jan 8
    When it comes to NFL predictions, I have a favorite credo that I trot out from time to time to remind myself what we're up against in this business: It's the NFL, nobody knows anything, and if they say they do, they're lying. I would imagine the coachin…
  • Coast to Coast - Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics issues

    Jan 8
    We discuss two storied franchises having disappointing seasons.