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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 11:34 am
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December 08, 2008 - 10:21 am
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Tigers have signed shortstop Adam Everett to a one-year deal. The Tigers and Red Sox had discussed the possibility of a contract swap involving shortstop Julio Lugo earlier this offseason. This signing could take the Tigers out of the market.
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December 08, 2008 - 9:01 am
Dodgers G.M. Ned Colletti stands in the eye of the free-agent storm. He just offered updates on the status of the Dodgers' offseason blueprint, including the following nuggets: --The Dodgers might have been interested in Jason Varitek on a short-term contract, but their interest disappeared after...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 8:35 am
LAS VEGAS -- While we are waiting for Scott Boras to come back out of the room he went into after Greg Maddux ' s retirement press conference, walked through the catacombs of the Bellagio and picked up a few nuggets ... One National League team which asked the Red Sox about the availability of Clay...
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December 08, 2008 - 7:41 am
LAS VEGAS--Tigers GM Dave Dombrowski suggested that conversations with the Rangers about catchers quickly became focused on Gerald Laird because the Rangers were inclined to keep higher-ceiling options Jarrod Saltalamacchia and Taylor Teagarden. The Tigers acquired Laird in exchange for a pair of...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 7:30 am
LAS VEGAS -- WEEI.com's Lou Merloni talked to a source close to the situation in regards to the status of free agent Jason Varitek and was told that the catcher is hoping to still garner a multi-year contract from a team which would want to the 36-year-old to serve as their starter. The source did...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 7:02 am
(A tip of the hat to the Providence Journal's Joe McDonald ) Former National League MVP Joe Morgan on current AL MVP Dustin Pedroia , who, by the way, is half an inch taller than Morgan. (I saw them stand back to back in the dugout during the playoffs) '€œTo be honest, winning an MVP is great for...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 6:18 am
Major League Baseball has announced the Veterans Committee picks for the Hall of Fame ... and there are none for the post-World War II category. Ron Santo came the closest, with Jim Kaat , Tony Olivo , Gil Hodges , Joe Torre and Maury Wills were the other top vote-getters. Joe Gordon , a former...
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Rob Bradford
December 08, 2008 - 6:02 am
So here in the expanse of the Bellagio Hotel, soaking in the oxygen as it is pumped in. Best part of the morning was WEEI.com's newest writer, Lou Merloni , calling out one of our other writers, Joe Haggerty , on using a banana as a breakfast prop while he was wolfing down the hotel's finest...
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December 07, 2008 - 5:51 pm
Jason Varitek declined the Red Sox '€™ offer of salary arbitration. The decision suggests that the catcher and agent Scott Boras believe they can find a better contract than a one-year deal in the $10-11 million range (the likely outcome of an arbitration hearing) by continuing to negotiate with...
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