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Cabrera, Trout among finalists for AL MVP award

Cabrera, Trout among finalists for AL MVP award

CNNSI.com Updated Nov 7, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) -- Triple Crown winner Miguel Cabrera is one of five finalists for the AL MVP award in voting by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
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  • Beane says A's won't trade arms for shortstop

    Beane says A's won't trade arms for shortstop

    MLB.com Nov 7, 2012
    Figuratively, as he carried on a lively conversation with the media during the General Managers Meetings on Wednesday, A's GM Billy Beane was as free as a child running along a beach. The most unexpectedly successful of seasons can be highly liberating,…
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  • Art Howe: I Should Manage The Blue Jays Because I Am Not As Fat…

    Art Howe: I Should Manage The Blue Jays Because I Am Not As Fat As Philip Seymour Hoffman

    deadspin.com Nov 7, 2012
    Quick. Come up with reasons Art Howe should manage the Toronto Blue Jays. I have a few. The Blue Jays need a manager. Art Howe is a manager, maybe even a good one-he has a career 1129-1137 record, which isn't so bad given that he spent time running the
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  • Gallego defeats Canseco in congressional race

    Gallego defeats Canseco in congressional race

    yahoo.com Nov 7, 2012
    There were a few fun baseball tie-ins on Tuesday's election night, but my favorite came in Texas where Gallego topped Canseco for a seat in the House. Unfortunately, a closer inspection reveals that it was not a pair of former Oakland Athletics battling…
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