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Newest Mets embrace change of sceneryTravis d'Arnaud, the centerpiece of the deal that sent R.A. Dickey from the Mets to the Blue Jays, joined catcher John Buck and pitching prospect Noah Syndergaard in an introductory conference call on Tuesday.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- R.A. Dickey picked up his phone on Saturday, and New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told the NL Cy Young Award winner he had 72 hours to negotiate a contract with the Toronto Blue Jays.Share Tweet
Blue Jays ink veterans Ortiz, LangerhansThe Blue Jays added to their depth on Tuesday afternoon by signing right-hander Ramon Ortiz and outfielder Ryan Langerhans to Minor League contracts.Share Tweetdimemag.com Dec 18, 2012Beginning this past Saturday, players signed this summer are now available to be traded, and even though we haven’t seen one as of this writing, there will be some moves before the New Year. Now that there are more players available, and GMs call sheetsShare Tweet
Toronto makes statement with bold offseason movesWe are about to be reminded that Major League Baseball is not merely an American game. It is more precisely a North American game. The Toronto Blue Jays have returned. The province of Ontario is back, too, as a baseball destination.Share Tweet
Buster Blog: AL East Wide OpenDec 18Buster Olney blogs about the Blue Jays' trade for R.A. Dickey and the overall landscape of the AL East.
Peter King: Jets can't ignore Sanchez's struggles as they look to 2013; ma…Dec 18In the wake of the long football weekend's news:
Evan Moore of Seattle Seahawks released -- sourceDec 18The Seattle Seahawks have released tight end Evan Moore, according to a source.
Don Banks: Peterson, Peyton astound, but don't forget these other comeback…Dec 18The epic seasons being turned in by Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson and Denver quarterback Peyton Manning have deservedly sucked up all the oxygen in the comeback player of the year debate, but there are other notable comebacks unfolding around t…