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Phillies' Ruiz suspended 25 games for failed test

Phillies' Ruiz suspended 25 games for failed test

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 27, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- Philadelphia Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz was suspended Tuesday for the first 25 games of next season following a positive test for an amphetamine.
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  • Rockies not shopping Fowler, but could listen

    Rockies not shopping Fowler, but could listen

    MLB.com Nov 27, 2012
    Various teams' pursuits of free-agent center fielders Michael Bourn and B.J. Upton could determine whether the Rockies will receive serious trade inquiries for center fielder Dexter Fowler, baseball sources told MLB.com on Tuesday. The Rockies insist th…
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  • Giants, Wilson reportedly not close in contract talks

    Giants, Wilson reportedly not close in contract talks

    MLB.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Giants and closer Brian Wilson have struggled to come to terms in contract negotiations, and it seems more and more likely he will not be in a San Francisco uniform in 2013, the San Francisco Chronicle has reported.
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  • Ex-MLBPA chief who revolutionized game dies at 95

    Ex-MLBPA chief who revolutionized game dies at 95

    CNNSI.com Nov 27, 2012
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Marvin Miller, the union leader who created free agency for baseball players and revolutionized professional sports with multimillion dollar contracts, died Tuesday. He was 95.
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  • Dodgers promote longtime front-office personnel

    Dodgers promote longtime front-office personnel

    MLB.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Dodgers, having beefed up the baseball operations department with recent hires, have also promoted several department heads.
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  • Reports: Dodgers sued for Stow's medical care

    Reports: Dodgers sued for Stow's medical care

    ESPN.com Nov 27, 2012
    The Los Angeles Dodgers are being asked for a $1.2 million reimbursement by San Francisco General Hospital for extensive brain trauma care given to Bryan Stow, according to reports.
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