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Kansas City Royals Looking To Sign Melky Cabrera To One-Year Deal Despite pounding out over 200 hits for the Kansas City Royals this season, Melky Cabrera shouldn't expect to receive a call from Royals GM Dayton Moore with a long term contract offer coming his way. - SB Nation
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Trumbo and Kimbrel win Rookie of the Year honors Angels first baseman Mark Trumbo, a former Villa Park High School star who hit .254 with a team-leading 29 home runs and 89 runs batted in this season, was named American League rookie of the year by the Sporting News on Wednesday. Atlanta Braves...
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  Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York reports that Yankees are in the hunt for Carlos Beltran. Not long ago, it was considered a slam-dunk that the Yankees would pick up Nick Swisher's $10.25 million option for 2012, despite another miserable post-season performance.  Now, it's not so clear...
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Phil Rogers at the Chicago Tribune asks "Could Joe Maddon figure into Theo Epstein's considerations as he weighs the Cubs' managerial situation?" Maddon is under contract for 2012, however, and has said publicly he and Friedman plan to remain working together with the Rays, who have been...
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Now that the Cubs have a President in place and are about to bring in a new GM, they can move on to settle the managerial question. My feeling is that Mike Quade is probaly gone, though Theo Epstein is playing it close to the vest at least until he meets with Quade with what I assume is a courtesy...
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  New York Daily News makes the case that the John Lackey surgery might put the Red Sox right into the bidding for Yankee ace C.C. Sabatthia. I think that the Red Sox would have been in the bidding either way. I don't see the Yankees letting him get away though.  The already weak...
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New GM Ben Cherington announced today that Lackey will undergo Tommy John surgery.  WEEI's Rob Bradford reports that the surgery causes a sixth-year option to vest for Lackey at the league minimum.  This clause reduces the average annual value of the contract from $16.5MM to $13.8MM,...
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Brewers interested in long-term deals for Greinke & Marcum The Milwaukee Brewers are interested in locking up their top starters, Zack Greinke and Shaun Marcum, before they can test free agency following the 2012 season, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. sportingnews.com
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Ben Cherington Named Red Sox GM   Tuesday afternoon the Red Sox will introduce Ben Cherington as its newest general manager. The team's news conference will begin at 3 p.m., and it will air live on NESN and NESN.com  
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  Maddon Named AL Manager of the Year Rays manager Joe Maddon has been voted Sporting News' 2011 American League Manager of the Year.  It's the second time (2008) that Maddon has won the award. Maddon led the Rays winning the wild card in a exciting fonal week of baseball.  Despite...
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"To all my friends out there, you've always been good to me. I just want you to know I have never considered you fans. I've always considered you my friends.  Thank you for the way you've treated me over the years," Robinson said, choking back tears. “Never did I expect to have a statue, let...
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"After 10 days of back-and-forth proposals failed to produce a settlement on the matter of compensation, Epstein resigned as executive vice-president and general manager of the Red Sox Friday night and was named president of Baseball Operations for the Cubs. The idea was that Epstein and Red Sox...
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(Photo: Rob Tringali/Sportschrome, Getty Images / October 28, 2007) "Theo will bring that winning attitude over here" Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster voices his opinion on the Cubs addition of Theo Epstein. "Maybe if bringing someone in that kind of went through the same things in another city, in a big...
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Dear Mr. Epstein, My name is Mike Hanns, I have been a Cubs fan for 42 years and I have seen a lot of mismanagement, incompetence and just plain dumb decisions by this organization. Over the last 20 years alone, the Cubs keep trying to be the Yankees and frankly, they are NOT the Yankees, will...
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6:28pm (CT) I decide to try to do an article during the game featuring diary updates. I sure hope this turns out good, if not I'll scrap it and do more common posts.  6:44pm- With some tater-tot casserole and the king of beers next to me I turn to Fox. 6:53pm- Was Scott McCreery really...
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