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Napoli gets a three-year, $39M deal with Red Sox

Napoli gets a three-year, $39M deal with Red Sox

CNNSI.com Updated Dec 3, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says catcher Mike Napoli and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $39 million, three-year contract.
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  • U.S. to open vs. Mexico in World Baseball Classic

    U.S. to open vs. Mexico in World Baseball Classic

    CNNSI.com Dec 3, 2012
    (AP) -- Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera is going to play for Venezuela in the upcoming World Baseball Classic.
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  • While roster may change, Collins' focus does not

    While roster may change, Collins' focus does not

    MLB.com Dec 3, 2012
    Though he attends team meetings and sometimes dispenses advice, Mets manager Terry Collins notes often that his job is to worry about the 25 players on his active roster -- and nothing else.
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  • Sandy meets with 'several' clubs about Dickey

    Sandy meets with 'several' clubs about Dickey

    MLB.com ESPN.com Dec 3, 2012
    Sandy Alderson insists the Mets are not leaning toward trading R.A. Dickey, but the general manager's actions Monday spoke volumes to the contrary. By late afternoon of his first day at the Winter Meetings, Alderson had met with "several" club…
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  • One Of The Mets' New Minority Owners Has Been Accused Of Consum…

    One Of The Mets' New Minority Owners Has Been Accused Of Consumer Fraud. He'll Fit Right In.

    deadspin.com Dec 3, 2012
    Will the Mets ever be anything but an incorporated facepalm of a team? The latest addition to the team's ever-growing portfolio of pathetic missteps comes courtesy of The New York Times, which points out today that one of the team's new minority owners …
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  • Video - Source: Red Sox Interested In R.A. Dickey 02:48

    Source: Red Sox Interested In R.A. Dickey

    Dec 3
    ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin on the teams interested in R.A. Dickey if the Mets can't reach an extension this offseason.
  • Video - The Greinke Sweepstakes 06:02

    The Greinke Sweepstakes

    Dec 3
    Baseball Tonight on the teams perusing free agent pitcher Zack Greinke and possible trade partners for the Mets and pitcher R.A. Dickey.
  • Video - MLB Winter Meetings Morning Update 02:35

    MLB Winter Meetings Morning Update

    Dec 3
    Buster Olney reports on Alex Rodriguez's need for more surgery, the chances that the Mets will trade R.A. Dickey, and possible free-agent destinations for Josh Hamilton.

Sports Columnists

  • East Side -- Shorter NBA season unnecessary

    Dec 3
    Shorten the season? There's too much money in an 82-game season, and losing a few games does little to help anyone.
  • West Side - NBA schedule should be 78 games

    Dec 3
    No reason to sit starters if NBA scales back regular season by four games.
  • Peter King: Crennel, Quinn open up on Chiefs' inspired win with heavy hear…

    Dec 3
    On Sunday morning, I was talking to Joe Linta, the agent for the late Jovan Belcher, about the state of mind that might have made the Chiefs linebacker shoot his live-in girlfriend nine times with his own mother in the house and then, less than an hour …