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Los Angeles Dodgers Closing In On Signing Zack Greinke [Source]

Zack Greinke

The Los Angeles Dodgers are close to signing free agent ace pitcher Zack Greinke according to a source who told ESPN. The deal is reportedly worth $147 million dollars over the next six years. The deal will be the largest ever for a right handed pitcher and second only to CC Sabathia’s $161 million dollar… Read more »

Don Larsen Sells Perfect Game Jersey For $756K

Don Larsen

Former New Yankees pitcher Don Larsen, the only hurler to throw a perfect game in the World Series, auctioned his uniform from that game for $756,000. Larsen tossed the perfect game for the Yankees on October 8, 1956, against the Brooklyn Dodgers in Game Five of the series. The online auction was handled by Steiner… Read more »

Red Sox Add Napoli and Victorinio, Mull Ellsbury Trade

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The number 13 appears to be lucky for free agents Mike Napoli and Shane Victorino. Pending physicals, both will sign three-year deals with the Boston Red Sox that will pay each of them $13 million annually. Red Sox Nation and many sports observers are underwhelmed by these moves, especially since Napoli and Victorino are coming… Read more »

Dan Haren Signs One-Year, $13 Million Contract With Nationals

Former Angels right-hander Dan Haren signs with Washington

Former Los Angeles Angels right-hander Dan Haren has signed a one-year deal with the Washington Nationals for $13 million. The Long Beach Press-Telegram reported that Haren, 32, will be joining his fifth team when he reports to Washington. Haren is 119-96 since his debut in 2003. Sports Illustrated reports that the Angels had tried to… Read more »

Miami Marlins Owner Defends Blockbuster Trade Amid Growing Criticism

Miami Marlins Owner Defends Blockbuster Trade

Miami Marlins owner Jeffery Loria is on the hotseat after a blockbuster trade that sent most of the team’s superstars and $181 million of payroll to the Toronto Blue Jays. The Marlins trade sent Jose Reyes, pitchers Josh Johnson and Mark Buehrle, catcher John Buck, and infielder-outfielder Emilio Bonifacio to Toronto for prospects, ESPN reported…. Read more »