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Philly.com
Ford: Phils' future on display in Fla.The Phillies open spring training this week in Clearwater, Fla., for the 70th c
Ford: Phils' future on display in Fla.
Philly.com / Posted 9 hours ago
The Phillies open spring training this week in Clearwater, Fla., for the 70th consecutive season. As long as the weather is warm and the Danish are still free in Lenny's, thousands of local fans will observe the annual rite with a journey south.... Read more
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Philly.com
Is that potential we see in the 2016 Phillies?1 The Phillies could be better than you think, if only because they won't be ru
Is that potential we see in the 2016 Phillies?
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
1 The Phillies could be better than you think, if only because they won't be running white flags out to the mound as they did on a routine basis last year. No doubt, the pitching stock still has a long way to go before this roster can even begin to... Read more
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Philly.com
Youth and hope will abound at Phillies campThe next six weeks in idyllic Clearwater, Fla., are a time to dream. The Philli
Youth and hope will abound at Phillies camp
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
The next six weeks in idyllic Clearwater, Fla., are a time to dream. The Phillies have invited 65 players to spring training, including a collection of young talent that has morphed the Phillies from hopeless to hopeful. J.P. Crawford, for a few... Read more
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New York Post
Death to the save? New thinking guides MLB bullpen revolutionI hate the save rule. I despise that a stat dictates how players are used. Th
Death to the save? New thinking guides MLB bullpen revolution
New York Post / Posted 2 days ago
I hate the save rule. I despise that a stat dictates how players are used. This occurs with the win, as well. Think about how often we see a manager imperil a victory by trying to push a struggling starter through five innings so he qualifies for a... Read more
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The Morning Call
Mark Appel wants to be active part of turnaround in PhillyThe Houston native and former No. 1 overall pick of the Astros in 2013 has a 5.
Mark Appel wants to be active part of turnaround in Philly
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
The Houston native and former No. 1 overall pick of the Astros in 2013 has a 5.12 earned run average in three minor league seasons since graduating from Stanford University. Acquired by the Phillies in the Ken Giles trade in December, Appel is ready... Read more
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Bleacher Report
MLB Franchises on Verge of Becoming Perennial ContendersThe Philadelphia Phillies waited too long to rebuild, and their punishment was
MLB Franchises on Verge of Becoming Perennial Contenders
Bleacher Report / Posted 8 days ago
The Philadelphia Phillies waited too long to rebuild, and their punishment was three straight seasons of utter ineptitude. Most recently, they lost an MLB-high 99 games in 2015. But as ugly as 2015 was, at least the Phillies started filtering in... Read more
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Baltimore Orioles
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Baltimore Orioles / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
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Philadelphia Phillies
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Philadelphia Phillies / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Cincinnati Reds
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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New York Mets
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
New York Mets / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Chicago Cubs
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Chicago Cubs / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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New York Yankees
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
New York Yankees / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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San Diego Padres
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
San Diego Padres / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Texas Rangers
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Texas Rangers / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Pittsburgh Pirates
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Washington Nationals
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Washington Nationals / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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San Francisco Giants
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
San Francisco Giants / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Minnesota Twins
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Minnesota Twins / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Oakland A's
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Oakland A's / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Arizona Diamondbacks
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Houston Astros
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Houston Astros / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Los Angeles Dodgers
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Kansas City Royals
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Kansas City Royals / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Detroit Tigers
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Detroit Tigers / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Atlanta Braves
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Atlanta Braves / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Colorado Rockies
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Colorado Rockies / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Cleveland Indians
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Cleveland Indians / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Boston Red Sox
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Boston Red Sox / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Seattle Mariners
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Seattle Mariners / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Chicago White Sox
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Chicago White Sox / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Anaheim Angels
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Anaheim Angels / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Milwaukee Brewers
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Milwaukee Brewers / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Toronto Blue Jays
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
Toronto Blue Jays / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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St. Louis Cardinals
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give
X-factors for each MLB club in 2016
St. Louis Cardinals / Posted 10 days ago
If someone had the power to grant one wish, what would you wish for? Let's give it a try. How teams would use 'one wish' What would each team wish for if granted one wish? MLB.com executive correspondent Richard Justice describes how each team... Read more
27 related stories
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Bleacher Report
MLB Teams Reportedly Concerned with Clubs' Perceived Tanking AttemptsTanking has been a hot-button issue across several major sports leagues in rece
MLB Teams Reportedly Concerned with Clubs' Perceived Tanking Attempts
Bleacher Report / Posted 11 days ago
Tanking has been a hot-button issue across several major sports leagues in recent years, and Major League Baseball has reportedly joined the fray in its concern that some teams aren't doing everything they can to field a winning product. According... Read more
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Cincinnati Reds
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Cincinnati Reds / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Chicago Cubs
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Chicago Cubs / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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New York Mets
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
New York Mets / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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San Diego Padres
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
San Diego Padres / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Texas Rangers
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Texas Rangers / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Pittsburgh Pirates
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Pittsburgh Pirates / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Washington Nationals
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Washington Nationals / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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San Francisco Giants
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
San Francisco Giants / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Minnesota Twins
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Minnesota Twins / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Oakland A's
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Oakland A's / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Arizona Diamondbacks
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Arizona Diamondbacks / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Houston Astros
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Houston Astros / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Los Angeles Dodgers
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Los Angeles Dodgers / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Kansas City Royals
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Kansas City Royals / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
28 related stories
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Detroit Tigers
David Price leads 10 best offseason movesOne thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off
David Price leads 10 best offseason moves
Detroit Tigers / Posted 12 days ago
One thing is certain. Very few people would be picking the Red Sox to pull off another rise from last to first in the American League East without Price, the top free agent on the market. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal gives him the right to... Read more
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