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03-08-2013, 10:24 AM
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Cardinals extend Craig 5 years, great deal

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Alex Gonzalez is expected to be the Brewers' Opening Day first baseman. They really can't find some AAAA slugger who deserves a chance?

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The Royals are about to go 13-1

Break out the champagne and plan the parade route

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03-10-2013, 08:04 PM
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a royals parade route would end up circling the block and running out of gas.

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03-11-2013, 10:32 AM
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Zach Greinke being sent back to LA to have his sore elbow examined.

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03-11-2013, 11:36 AM
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Yankees are trying to talk Derrick Lee out of retirement.

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03-11-2013, 11:52 AM
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http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/mlb-bi...2597--mlb.html

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03-11-2013, 12:04 PM
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Yankees are trying to talk Derrick Lee out of retirement.
Along with Chipper Jones and Scott Rolen (which Brian Cashman would like to assure us is totally something that a non-desperate, serious title contender would be doing in March.)

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03-11-2013, 12:40 PM
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Doug Glanville just said that the Yankees "just have Brokeback Mountain over here," because everyone is on the DL.

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03-11-2013, 01:33 PM
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Is anyone worried about the rumor of Cano, Granderson, A-Rod, and Braun being suspended for failing a PED test? Now, this rumor is about a week old and was tweeted by a random sports blogger. However, this blogger also tweeted a month before Melky was suspended that his 'source' told him Melky was going to be suspended for failing a test. Hard to imagine that was just a coincidence.

Here is why I'm worried

1. Cano and Melky were best friends, they lived together while Melky was on the Yankees.

2. The Yankees have been strangely quiet this off-season, perhaps throwing in the towel with the news? Most chalked it up due to the luxury tax, but it's just not like the Yankees still.

3. Cano not being signed yet, I was assuming the Yankees would throw a gigantic contract at him before the season started.

4. Braun and A-Rod would surprise no one..

5. The only surprise would be Granderson

Could you imagine if it was true? How would it reflect upon the Yankees as a franchise?

Maybe Bud is waiting till after the WBC finishes and the season officially begins? Wouldn't reflect well on baseball that a few major names have been suspended during a tournament designed to spread the game.

Could be a farce to attract traffic towards his site, but his source was right before..so I'm a little nervous at least.


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03-11-2013, 02:10 PM
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Is anyone worried about the rumor of Cano, Granderson, A-Rod, and Braun being suspended for failing a PED test? Now, this rumor is about a week old and was tweeted by a random sports blogger. However, this blogger also tweeted a month before Melky was suspended that his 'source' told him Melky was going to be suspended for failing a test. Hard to imagine that was just a coincidence.

Here is why I'm worried

1. Cano and Melky were best friends, they lived together while Melky was on the Yankees.

2. The Yankees have been strangely quiet this off-season, perhaps throwing in the towel with the news? Most chalked it up due to the luxury tax, but it's just not like the Yankees still.

3. Cano not being signed yet, I was assuming the Yankees would throw a gigantic contract at him before the season started.

4. Braun and A-Rod would surprise no one..

5. The only surprise would be Granderson

Could you imagine if it was true? How would it reflect upon the Yankees as a franchise?

Maybe Bud is waiting till after the WBC finishes and the season officially begins? Wouldn't reflect well on baseball that a few major names have been suspended during a tournament designed to spread the game.

Could be a farce to attract traffic towards his site, but his source was right before..so I'm a little nervous at least.
1) Even by baseball fans' flimsy standards, "he's guilty because he's friends with someone who did steroids" is an absurdly low standard for suspicion.

2) The Yankees don't throw in the towel in the face of bad news, they throw good money after bad. It's the way they've always operated, for better or worse (usually worse.)

3) The Yankees have thrown a gigantic contract at Cano (breaking their usual policy to do so.)

This blogger's completely full of it. I mean, of course it's possible that Cano does juice, but there's absolutely zero evidence suggesting it at this point.

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03-11-2013, 02:22 PM
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the yankees signed ben francisco.

this division is going to be a pisser.

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03-11-2013, 02:26 PM
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the yankees signed ben francisco.

this division is going to be a pisser.
He'll presumably hit 40 homeruns thanks to Yankee Stadium (and some steroids from his new BFF Robbie Cano!)

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03-11-2013, 02:27 PM
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People said he was full of it when he broke the Melky news too, not saying being right once means he's right again, but just saying I wouldn't be shocked if it was true.

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03-11-2013, 02:30 PM
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i still think tampa wins the division with no more than 90 wins.

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03-11-2013, 03:06 PM
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i still think tampa wins the division with no more than 90 wins.
Yeah I think that's about right. I think all 5 teams will be in the race for most of the season, and Tampa comes out on top with around 92-93 wins.

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03-11-2013, 03:54 PM
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Lol if we don't re-sign Cano, we're screwed for the next decade.

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03-11-2013, 08:03 PM
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Lol if we don't re-sign Cano, we're screwed for the next decade.
We'll re-sign Cano, then regret it in about 6 years.

He will get a disgusting megadeal.

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03-11-2013, 08:05 PM
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all the yankees have to do is void arod's contract and give all his money to cano.

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03-11-2013, 08:33 PM
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People said he was full of it when he broke the Melky news too, not saying being right once means he's right again, but just saying I wouldn't be shocked if it was true.
I believe the guy stated he was joking on his blog or twitter or whatever he was using

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03-11-2013, 09:04 PM
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We'll re-sign Cano, then regret it in about 6 years.

He will get a disgusting megadeal.
As long as those 6 yrs bring a title or two, I'm fine with it. That's pretty much the only way we keep an MVP lite player. Look at how overpaid Josh Hamilton and Albert Pujols are.

Also Reds sign Mark Prior. Comeback year?

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03-11-2013, 09:06 PM
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18th time lucky!

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03-11-2013, 09:12 PM
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I believe the guy stated he was joking on his blog or twitter or whatever he was using
He was joking about saying Jeter and Bautista being suspended as well, he's still serious about Cano, Granderson, A-Rod, and Braun. Claims he still believes in his source and to remember where you heard the story first when it breaks on ESPN in a few weeks.

Anyways, true or not, I bet we see some suspensions this year. The MLB is going to be doing blood testing now throughout the regular season, guys are going to have to be extra careful.

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03-11-2013, 09:15 PM
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remember where you read it first, because lord knows espn isn't going to credit it.

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Also Reds sign Mark Prior. Comeback year?

If he throws a pitch in majors I'd consider it success.

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