Monthly Archives: January 2012

MLB players, officials meet US ambassador – MLB.com

MLB players, officials meet US ambassadorMLB.comBy Jesse Sanchez / MLB.com | 02/01/12 12:18 AM EST SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Some of the biggest ambassadors of baseball met face-to-face with a real US diplomat on Tuesday, and the results could

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MLB gets it right with extra playoff teams – MLB.com

Bleacher Report MLB gets it right with extra playoff teamsMLB.comBy Richard Justice | MLB.com Columnist | Archive 01/30/12 10:00 AM EST Sometimes baseball gets it just right. To add two additional playoff teams while actually increasing the importance of the

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MLB Notes: Brewer to put on the blades – Toronto Sun

CBC.ca MLB Notes: Brewer to put on the bladesToronto Sun"I was sitting in the (hearing) room," Montero told MLB.com by phone from Tampa, Fla. "I was getting a bottle of water right before it was supposed to start and they

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MLB announces game times for 2012 regular season schedule – Missouri Sports Magazine

Bleacher Report MLB announces game times for 2012 regular season scheduleMissouri Sports Magazine(Missouri Sports Magazine) – Major League Baseball today announced the game times for its master 2012 regular season schedule, which will begin with Japan Opening Series 2012 between

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Astros invite Livan to Spring Training – MLB.com

TSN Astros invite Livan to Spring TrainingMLB.comBy Brian McTaggart / MLB.com | 01/31/12 7:05 PM EST HOUSTON — Veteran right-hander Livan Hernandez, who has 16 years of Major League experience under his belt and was the Opening Day starter for

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Analyze this: Astros’ Mejdal takes on unique role – MLB.com

MLB.com Analyze this: Astros' Mejdal takes on unique roleMLB.comBy Brian McTaggart / MLB.com | 01/31/12 12:37 PM EST HOUSTON — Astros general manager Jeff Luhnow wasn't on the job very long in Houston when he announced he was bringing aboard

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Tribe acquires Canzler from Tampa Bay – MLB.com

MLB.com Tribe acquires Canzler from Tampa BayMLB.comBy Jordan Bastian / MLB.com | 01/31/12 4:10 PM EST On Tuesday, Cleveland acquired first baseman Russ Canzler from Tampa Bay in exchange for cash considerations. Only a week ago, Canzler looked like a

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Washington has a magic touch with Rangers – MLB.com

CBC.ca Washington has a magic touch with RangersMLB.comBy Richard Justice | MLB.com Columnist | Archive 01/31/12 9:14 AM EST Ron Washington cares about his players and loves his team, and everything he has accomplished with the Texas Rangers begins there.

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Retirement the last thing on Chipper’s mind – MLB.com

USA TODAY Retirement the last thing on Chipper's mindMLB.comBy Mark Bowman / MLB.com | 01/31/12 5:00 PM EST ATLANTA — As his right knee provided daily discomfort through the early portion of November, Braves third baseman Chipper Jones wondered if

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Epstein discusses small vs. big markets – MLB.com

MLB.com Epstein discusses small vs. big marketsMLB.comBy Evan Drellich / MLB.com | 01/31/12 7:30 PM EST Sean Casey and Theo Epstein react during a charity event at Fenway Park on Monday. (Steven Senne/AP) BOSTON — If Theo Epstein could figure

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