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Nats' Morse headed to Mariners in 3-team deal

Nats' Morse headed to Mariners in 3-team deal

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 16, 2013
A person familiar with the trade says the Washington Nationals have agreed to send Michael Morse to Seattle as part of a three-team deal that would move catcher John Jaso from the Mariners to the Athletics and pitcher A.J. Cole from Oakland to the Natio…
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  • Rockies avoid arbitration with Outman, Lopez

    Rockies avoid arbitration with Outman, Lopez

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Colorado Rockies have agreed to one-year contracts with right-hander Wilton Lopez and left-hander Josh Outman that avoided salary arbitration.
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  • Dodgers expect Crawford to play Opening Day

    Dodgers expect Crawford to play Opening Day

    ESPN.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Los Angeles Dodgers got an update on the health of left fielder Carl Crawford Tuesday and it indicates he has begun a throwing program, making it more likely he could be ready by Opening Day.
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  • Giants coach Flannery to hold benefit shows for Stow

    Giants coach Flannery to hold benefit shows for Stow

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    Giants third-base coach Tim Flannery, who doubles as an accomplished musician, will continue his efforts to help Bryan Stow by performing in three upcoming northern California concerts to benefit the seriously injured man.
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  • Matt Kemp Now Has A Massive Tattoo Of His Grandparents On His C…

    Matt Kemp Now Has A Massive Tattoo Of His Grandparents On His Chest

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Dodgers' outfielder got the custom ink to pay tribute to his grandparents, Doris and the late Vernon Mukes. Vernon had died in November. What's not known is whether Doris is cool with Kemp's decision here. In August 2011, on the subject of Kemp gett…
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  • Dodgers reportedly ink catcher Flores to Minors deal

    Dodgers reportedly ink catcher Flores to Minors deal

    MLB.com Jan 16, 2013
    The Dodgers reportedly signed veteran catcher Jesus Flores to a Minor League contract and are rumored to be considering free agent Scott Rolen to play third base.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Kelly's move from Pacific Northwest will shake up traditional E…

    Jan 16
    I know the Philadelphia Eagles hired Chip Kelly to build a complete program and his task is to do more than fix an offense that has lost its way. But I still think nobody had a worse day Wednesday than Jim Haslett, Perry Fewell and Monte Kiffin, the thr…
  • Don Banks: Hero of last year's AFC Championship Game, Sterling Moore will …

    Jan 16
    Sterling Moore doesn't know yet if he'll watch the game at home in Dallas, or meet up with a couple teammates and head for "a Buffalo Wild Wings or something like that.''