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Giants Scoop Up Affeldt

In an effort to beef up their bullpen, the San Francisco Giants signed Jeremy Affeldt to a 2-year, $8 million deal. When asked about the deal Affeldt said, “[The Giants] came in with an offer, and it was really close to what we were looking for. The negotiation was pretty quick. They were definitely on […]

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Yankees Make Offer to CC, Offers Coming For Burnett and Lowe

Friday, the New York Yankees tendered an offer to all-star pitcher CC Sabathia. The offer is expected to be somewhere in the ballpark of 6 years and slightly more cash than Mets’ pitcher Johan Santana’s mega $137.5 million deal. If Sabathia’s offer is indeed more money than Santana’s, CC will be the highest paid pitcher […]

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Swisher and Texeira Are Newest Yanks

In effort to beef up their defense, the New York Yankees acquired center fielder-first baseman Nick Swisher on Thursday through a trade with the Chicago White Sox. For Swisher, the Yankees traded away infielder Wilson Betemit and minor league pitchers Jeff Marquez and Jhonny Nunez. Also arriving in the Bronx with Swisher is minor league […]

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Happy Hollid-A’s

It all seems to have started when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane traded Dan Haren, Joe Blanton and Nick Swisher in his strong and passionate attempt to rebuild the ailing A’s. After cutting back on some finances and being as patient as an all-star quarterback, Beane made the move that Oakland has been waiting for, […]

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K-Rod On the Verge of Gold?

Francisco Rodriguez, one of the best relief pitchers in Major League Baseball, is on the market. There are many teams interested in K-Rod but his agent Paul Kinzer is basing their decision on two variables: money and comfort. Kinzer stated that Rodriguez wants to feel comfortable wherever he goes. In October, Kinzer was quoted by […]

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The Current “Manny” Price Is….

After the dominating performance Manny Ramirez gave with the Dodgers this past season, LA is not ready to see their prize walk away just yet. In an interview, Manny stated, “I want to see who is the highest bidder. Gas is up and so am I.” This past Wednesday, General Manager Ned Colletti said that […]

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Tired Of The Stock Market?

Tired of the ups and downs and economic instability of the stock market lately? As of last month, sports fans can now combine the “stock market” with their knowledge and passion for professional athletics. October 1st, was the day that Oneseason.com went public and unveiled the first sports trading platform using real money. This may […]

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A Crash Course On MLB Free Agency

We are in one of the most exciting periods of the year for baseball aficionados.  With the culmination of the World Series, free-agency is quickly approaching.  Use this guide so that you do not become confused with how all the events go down.  Free-agency’s implications go well beyond the signing of those who become eligible. […]

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Baseball And Money

The owners and GMs are crying for help while the agents are saying that the sport may benefit from a hurting economy.  Who should you believe?  On one hand, guys like Jeff Borris of Beverly Hills Sports Council are quoted as saying, “If you examine history, during the worst economic times, people spend whatever they […]

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MLB Free Agent Buy-Ins and Cash-Outs

As many Major League clubs look over their rosters, some of them find players that just aren’t needed anymore – players that are just taking up cap room. Here is a list of some big time happenings going on around with the Red Sox alone: On October 31, 2008, the Boston Red Sox picked up […]