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Source: Blanton, Angels reach 2-year, $15M deal

Source: Blanton, Angels reach 2-year, $15M deal

CNNSI.com Updated Dec 5, 2012
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says the Los Angeles Angels have agreed to a two-year, $15 million contract with right-hander Joe Blanton.
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  • Manuel's wish list begins with center fielder

    Manuel's wish list begins with center fielder

    MLB.com Dec 5, 2012
    Phillies manager Charlie Manuel wants a lot of things, but he said Wednesday he mostly wants a center fielder.
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  • Phillies Reporter In Trouble With The Government After Five Bab…

    Phillies Reporter In Trouble With The Government After Five Babies Died In The Baby Recliner She Invented

    deadspin.com Dec 5, 2012
    Leslie Gudel was Philadelphia's first full-time female sports anchor, spending more than a decade with Comcast SportsNet. A couple of years ago she left the desk to report on the Phillies, where she continues to this day. But in her spare time, she crea…
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  • Inside the Phillies: Michael Bourn may fit Phillies better than…

    Inside the Phillies: Michael Bourn may fit Phillies better than either Upton brother

    philly.com Dec 5, 2012
    NASHVILLE - The B.J. Upton-to-the-Phillies buzz had a nice, long shelf life, especially when compared to how long the Justin Upton-to-the-Phillies speculation survived Tuesday at the winter meetings before being trampled by Shoeless Ruben Amaro Jr.
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  • Maybe not Cliff Lee, but Phillies might consider trading a pitc…

    Maybe not Cliff Lee, but Phillies might consider trading a pitcher

    philly.com Dec 5, 2012
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The hypothetical was laid out to Ruben Amaro Jr. 1 month ago, when the free-agent signing period was just under way and the Phillies' general manager and his brethren across the league were in Palm Springs, Calif., for a conference th…
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  • Sources: Los Angeles Lakers rebuffing trade inquiries for Pau Gasol

    Dec 5
    The Los Angeles Lakers, largely at the behest of general manager Mitch Kupchak, have rebuffed trade inquiries from at least two teams for Pau Gasol, according to sources with knowledge of the Lakers' thinking.
  • Daily Dime: Dallas Mavericks, Los Angeles Clippers a lesson in NBA busines…

    Dec 5
    J.A. Adande examines the Clippers' win over the Mavericks