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Albert Pujols says good bye to St. Louis..Hello Los Angeles Angels…….10 years $260 mill.

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As reported by Yahoo Sports. Albert Pujols, the heart and hammer of the St. Louis Cardinals for more than a decade, will leave St. Louis and sign with the Los Angeles Angels, a person with knowledge of the deal told Yahoo! Sports. Latecomers to the Pujols derby, the Angels will pay Pujols $250 million to…

Mariano Rivera has a mysterious medical condition

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Nobody is saying much about the status of a New York baseball legend, and the silence is concerning. Mariano Rivera said last week he was planning to visit a doctor on Monday regarding trouble with his vocal cords. The Yankees closer might need a surgical procedure to fix his voice, which has had a raspy…

Free agent pitcher CJ Wilson soon to be a Los Angeles Angel?

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As reported on the angels website: The courtship of C.J. Wilson, the most coveted of the free-agent starters, apparently is beginning in earnest. Angels brass — in the contrasting forms of general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Mike Scioscia — were reported to be breaking bread on Monday night in Los Angeles with the left-hander…

Major League Baseball players and owners sign new labor deal

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as reported by yahoo: Baseball players and owners signed an agreement for a new labor contract Tuesday, a deal that makes baseball the first North American professional major league to start blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to 10 teams by 2013. The five-year deal collective bargaining agreement announced Tuesday, makes…

Major problems possibly in store for Yankees Star Alex Rodriguez

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Alex Rodriguez’s reported participation in an illegal poker game that involved violence and drug use could end with the New York Yankees star being suspended by Major League Baseball. That’s what ESPN’s Wallace Matthews is reporting after a Radar Online article on Wednesday morning cited A-Rod’s appearance at a high-stakes Hollywood game that involved other…

Weaver suspended 6 games for throwing at Detroit Tigers player head.

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Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jered Weaver has been suspended six games for throwing a pitch near the head of Detroit’s Alex Avila on Sunday, and his manager Mike Scioscia has been suspended for one game.  Weaver was ejected in the bottom of the seventh inning of a testy 3-2 loss to the Tigers on Sunday….

After loosing no-hitter Verlander calls play with Erik Eybar “Bush League”

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Ahh those unwritten rules: And that unwritten rule is this: Bunting during a no-hit bid can no longer be considering a violation of an unwritten rule. Erick Aybar of the Los Angeles Angels delivered his disruptive bunt on Sunday afternoon. With Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander staked to a three-run lead and aiming for the…

Verlander almost throws another no-hitter, Beats Angels 3-2,Weaver ejected

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Superstar pitcher Justin Verlander came within 4 outs of throwing his 2nd no hitter of the season as the Detroit Tigers topped the Los Angeles Angels 3-2. Jered Weaver was also ejected for throwing a pitch above the head of Tiger Alex Avila right after Carlos Guillen of the Tigers showboated on a solo homerun…

Braves go scalping and land National League Stollen base leader Michael Bourn!

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As reported by yahoo.com: http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=AqpyBswGetJiwv1QdxuRB3w5nYcB?slug=ti-brown_braves_astros_trade_bourn_073111 Down two outfielders, a catcher and half a third baseman, the Atlanta Braves on Sunday morning agreed to acquire outfielder Michael Bourn from the Houston Astros for four minor leaguers. Five games behind the Philadelphia Phillies in the NL East, 4½ ahead of the Arizona Diamondbacks for the wild card,…

The tribe has found there chief! Ubaldo Jimenez the newest Cleveland Indian

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Ubaldo Jimenez  has passed his physical, completing a trade that sends him from the Colorado Rockies to the Cleveland Indians. The surprising Indians announced during Sunday’s game against Kansas City that the deal was done. They hope Jimenez will anchor their rotation as they try to overtake first-place Detroit in the AL Central. Colorado gets…

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