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The News Tribune talks to Seattle Mariners general manager Jack Zduriencik. When asked about offseason plans Zduriencik said “Third base is something we’ll have to settle, and whether that’s internally or external remains to be seen".  He also mentions that the bullpen is young and they are "...
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Dave Cameron of fangraphs makes the case that the Giants trading Tim Lincecum can improve the team. Cameron proposes this deal "For instance, let’s say the Giants decided to ask the Yankees for Jesus Montero and Eduardo Nunez, and just to make sure they didn’t receive a better offer from Boston,...
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  John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle believes that the "Giants need to sign Carlos Beltran". Shea states that "Beltran will be 35 in April, and the Giants might need to overpay at the end of his contract for offensive help in 2012, knowing their elite pitching won't be around forever...
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ESPN reports "Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander has been selected player of the year in voting by the Major League Baseball Players Association, becoming the second pitcher to earn the honor. Verlander beat out Boston first baseman Adrian Gonzalez and New York Yankees outfielder Curtis...
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Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post tweets "The Nats and Wang have finalized a deal, pending physical, per a Nats source." @AdamKilgoreWP
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Adam Rubin of ESPN New York asks eight reporters if they think their team will target Reyes, most of the teams found it unlikely.
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Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports tweets "Javy Vazquez "50-50" on whether he'll play in '12, source says. Depends upon team/environment. Strong east-coast preference. #Marlins #MLB" @Ken_Rosenthal
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Andy McCullough of the Star Ledger tweets "Hearing that the Mets probably won't target Grady Sizemore as the CF solution. Not really a surprise, given the injury history." @Ledger_NYMets
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Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post suggests that Harper could be the left-handed power bat that the Nationals need.
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Bernie Miklasz of the Post-Dispatch Sports Columnist makes that case that Terry Francona is the easy choice as La Russa's replacement with the Cardinals.
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"According to Puerto Rico’s El Nuevo Dia newspaper, Clemens “wants to pitch” for the same Indios de Mayaguez team that his son Koby is playing for this winter. But a source told the Daily News that although the 49-year-old Clemens threw a bullpen session recently in Puerto Rico, “it’s pure gossip...
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Ussmariner lays out an offseason plan for the Mariners.  The biggest move suggested is acquiring Joey Votto.
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The La Times reports that "Fred Claire, the general manager of the Dodgers' last World Series championship team, said Wednesday that he has joined an investment group interested in buying the team."
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Jack Magruderof FOXSportsArizona tweets "#Dbacks C Blanco declines 2012 option, but teams still talking about a new deal. He should be back, likely w/ option for 2013." @JackMagruder
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Danny Knobler of CBS Sports tweets "Sounds like Giants more likely to spend their few available $$$ on CF rather than SS (Reyes, Rollins)" @DKnobler
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