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Posey, Ellsbury among 81 players reaching deals

Posey, Ellsbury among 81 players reaching deals

CNNSI.com Updated Jan 18, 2013
NL MVP Buster Posey agreed to an $8 million, one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants, teammate Hunter Pence got a $13.8 million deal and Jacoby Ellsbury settled with the Boston Red Sox for $9 million on a busy Friday as players and teams swapped…
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  • Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    Sources: Cubs, D-backs discussed Upton deal

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    Sources: Cubs, Diamondbacks discussed a Justin Upton trade.
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  • Rockies trade salary figures with three players

    Rockies trade salary figures with three players

    MLB.com ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Rockies and two of their three arbitration-eligible players -- center fielder Dexter Fowler and right-handed pitcher Jhoulys Chacin -- have a $900,000 gap in their arbitration filings, which were submitted Friday.
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  • Padres agree to one-year deal with Volquez

    Padres agree to one-year deal with Volquez

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    Padres third baseman Chase Headley requested a raise of nearly $7 million Friday when players and teams swapped figures in salary arbitration.
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  • Dodgers announce itinerary for community caravan

    Dodgers announce itinerary for community caravan

    MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Dodgers will kick off their caravan Monday, with club alumni appearing around the Southland Monday through Thursday and current team members on Friday.
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  • D-backs agree to one-year deal with Kennedy

    D-backs agree to one-year deal with Kennedy

    ESPN.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have reached agreement on terms for a one-year, $4,265,000 contract with right-hander Ian Kennedy, avoiding arbitration with the team's No. 1 starter from a year ago.
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  • Dodgers agree to contracts with Ellis, Belisario

    Dodgers agree to contracts with Ellis, Belisario

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    The Los Angeles Dodgers reached one-year contract agreements with their only two arbitration-eligible players Friday, avoiding a potentially acrimonious process that could have dragged into spring training.
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  • MVP Posey leads large group avoiding arbitration

    MVP Posey leads large group avoiding arbitration

    CNNSI.com MLB.com Jan 18, 2013
    CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have agreed to one-year contracts with second baseman Gordon Beckham and outfielder Alejandro De Aza to avoid arbitration.
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Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Ravens owe consistent success to 'other' Harbaugh

    Jan 18
    ATLANTA -- I'll be spending the weekend covering the NFC Championship Game, but before I get too heavy into Niners-Falcons, I wanted to write about the most under-appreciated single person of the NFL weekend: John Harbaugh.
  • Don Banks: History not on Ravens' side as they try to get revenge on Patri…

    Jan 18
    The Baltimore Ravens have worked hard and admirably persevered through multiple challenges this season to get back to the same position they were in last year: playing at New England in the AFC Championship game. But history says the chances of the outc…
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    Jan 18
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