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Thursday, February 3, 2011 Day in Review

February 3, 2011

Andy Pettitte to Announce Retirement on Friday

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/Andy-Pettitte-New-

Pettitte Retirement Leaves Yankees Exploring Availability of Left-handed Starters

http://twitter.com/#!/Ken_Rosenthal/status/33503913839

Is Mark Cuban Interested in Buying Stake in Mets?

http://www.businessinsider.com/mark-cub

Kevin Millwood Reportedly Looking for $4-$5 Million for 2011

http://twitter.com/#!/Buster_ESPN/stat

Royals to Sign Pedro Feliz to Minor League Deal

http://www.kansascity.com/2011/02/03/2629918/re

White Sox to Sign Lastings Milledge to Minor League Deal

http://sports.espn.go.com/chicago/mlb/news/story?

Nationals to Sign Laynce Nix to Minor League Deal

http://voices.washingtonpost.com/nationalsjournal/20

Bobby Kielty Signs Minor League Deal with Padres

http://sandiego.padres.mlb.com/news/article.jsp

Orioles to Sign Randy Winn to Minor League Deal with Spring Training Invite

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110203&content_id

Rays Sign Juan Cruz to Minor League Deal

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/baseball/rays/tampa-bay-rays

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011 Day in Review

February 2, 2011

New York Mets Looked into Trading Carlos Beltran to Angels.

http://nymag.com/daily/sport

Hong-Chih Kuo Agrees to 1-Year $2.75 Million Contract with Dodgers

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgers/20

Jermaine Dye Says he Won’t Accept Minor League Deal for 2011

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/jerma

Rays Sign Felipe Lopez to Minor League Deal

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/feb/02

Yankees Acquire Justin Maxwell from Nationals

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/a

Dodgers Sign Merkin Valdez to Minor League Deal

http://espn.go.com/blog/los-angeles/dodger-thoughts

Red Sox Sign 4 Players to Minor League Deals

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=201

Astros Sign 4 Players to Minor League Deals

http://houston.astros.mlb.com/news/article.j

 

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 Day in Review

February 1, 2011

Tampa Bay Rays Finalize Deals with Manny Ramirez and Johnny Damon.

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/feb/01/012115/damon-m

Chipper Jones Says He Will be Ready for Opening Day

http://blogs.ajc.com/atlanta-braves-blog/2011/02/01/chi

Andy Pettitte to Pitch in 2011 According to his Friends?

http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/325140

Jeremy Bonderman will Not Return to Detroit Tigers.

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=2011020

Mark Kotsay Expected to Sign with Brewers

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/brewers/115068049.html


 

 

Saturday January 29, 2011 Day in Review

January 29, 2011

Albert Pujols Will Reportedly Veto Any Trade in 2011

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/hotstove10/column

Troy Glaus will Reportedly Sit Out Start of 2011 Season

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/rosen

Jim Edmonds Expected to Retire

http://www.chicagobreakingsports.com/2011/01

Baltimore Orioles Reportedly Made Best and Final Offer to Vladimir Guerrero

http://twitter.com/#!/Buster_ESPN/status/31365305984876544

Bryce Harper Aiming for September Call Up

http://www.masnsports.com/the_goessling_gam

Mark Teahen Determined to Reclaim Starting Job with White Sox

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110127&con

Indians, Royals and Yankees Reportedly Interested in Kevin Millwood

http://twitter.com/#!/SI_JonHeyman/status/31369099648962560

Rays Finalize $2.6 Million Deal With Kyle Farnsworth

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/baseball/rays/t

Jason Isringhausen to Throw for Reds in Arizona

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20110129/SPT04/101

Mike Napoli Signs $5.8 Million Extension with Texas Rangers

http://rangersblog.dallasnews.com/archives/2011/01/

Frank Francisco Signs 1-Year $4 Million Deal with Blue Jays

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110129&content_id=1

Reds Reportedly Near Deal with Edinson Volquez

http://news.cincinnati.com/article/20110129/SPT04/1013003

Rodrigo Lopez Reportedly Considering Offers from Rockies, Mets and Braves

http://twitter.com/#!/jaysonst/status/31471815519903744

Friday January 28, 2011 Day in Review

January 28, 2011

Lance Berkman Makes Controversial Comments About Texas Rangers

http://www.lonestarball.com/2011/1/28/1962144/c-j-wilson

Oakland A’s trying to trade for Chone Figgins?

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/athletics/detail?entry_id=81976

Joe Beimel Signs Minor League Deal with Pirates

http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11028/1121286-100.stm

New York Mets Reportedly Having Financial Problems and May be Looking for Investors

http://sports.espn.go.com/new-york/mlb/colu

Freddy Sanchez Hopes to be Ready for Regular Season for Giants

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=%2Fc%2F

Indians not Considering Trading Grady Sizemore or Fausto Carmona

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110127&conte

Tampa Rays Sign Casey Kotchman

http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/jan/28/rays-

Angels Invite Mike Trout to Spring Training.

http://www.ocregister.com/sports/league-286127-official-angels.html

Dodgers Sign Mike MacDougal to Minor League Contract

http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgers/2011/01/dodgers

Justin Duchscherer Throws for Orioles and “Mystery Team”

http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/sports/orioles/blog/

Toronto Blue Jays Sign Jason Fraser to $3.5 Million Deal

http://toronto.bluejays.mlb.com/news/press_releases/pre

Wednesday January 26, 2011 Day in Review

January 26, 2011

Rocco Baldelli Announces Retirement

http://www.tampabay.com/sports/baseball/rays/illn

Nationals Trying to Trade for Grady Sizemore and Fausto Carmona ?

http://www.federalbaseball.com/2011/1/25/1955940/an-sb-nation-conversation-w

Albert Pujols Reportedly Want $300 Million Deal from St. Louis Cardinals

http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional

Colorado Rockies Interested in David Bush and Rodrigo Lopez?

http://mlbbuzz.yardbarker.com/blog/mlbbuzz/rock

Mike Maroth Retires

http://www.foxsportsdetroit.com/01/25/11/

New York Yankees Sign Bartolo Colon to Minor League Deal

http://www.nj.com/yankees/index.ssf/2011/01/

Sandy Alderson Does Not Rule Out Mets Signing R.A. Dickey to Multi Year Deal

http://proxy.espn.go.com/blog/new-york/mets/post/_/

Johnny Cueto Avoids Aribtration Signs 4 Year Deal with Reds

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=20110120&c

Yankees Reportedly Offer Andy Pettitte Yankees 1-year $12 million Contract

http://www.nesn.com/2011/01/report-yankees-set-to-

Los Angeles Angels and Jared Weaver Open Contract Extension Talks.

http://sports.espn.go.com/los-angeles/mlb/news

John Maine Throwing Bullpen Sessions Hoping for 2011 Contract Offers

http://twitter.com/#!/Ken_Rosenthal/status/30459779239383040

Tuesday, January 25, 2011. Day in Review

January 25, 2011

Derek Jeter to the Outfield in the Future?

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/2011/01doing_th.html?r=sports

Cubs to sign Todd Wellemeyer

http://blogs.dailyherald.com/node/5120

Potential Buyer for the Los Angeles Dodgers?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-01-

Tigers may Offer Bonderman Minor league Deal

http://detnews.com/article/20110125/SPORTS0104

Rays to Invite Tim Beckham to Spring Training

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=2011

Mike Napoli Traded to Rangers for Frank Francisco

http://www.dallasnews.com/incoming/20110125

Milton Bradley will be Given Chance to Compete for Starting Job

http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/mariners/2014

Orioles Interested in Vladimir Guerrero?

http://baltimoresportsreport.com/interest-in-vlad-n

Kevin Slowey Avoids Arbitration with Minnesota Twins

http://www.startribune.com/sports/twins/blogs/11462

Orioles Interested in Justin Duchscherer?

http://mlb.mlb.com/news/article.jsp?ymd=2011012

Red Sox Explored Trade for Jose Bautista.

http://www.boston.com/sports/baseball/redsox/extras/extra_

Astros Wandy Rodriguez to Contract Extension

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/justice/7398038.html

Friday December 24, 2010 Day in Review

December 25, 2010

Brad Hawpe to Sign with Padres

http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2010/dec/23/padres-hawpe-have-one-year-agreement-pending-physi/

Mets will Give D.J Carrasco Change to Earn 5th Spot in Rotation

http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/mets/2010/12/23/2010-12-23_mets_start_to_mull_carrasco_in_rotation.html

Johnny Damon Reportedly has Three Suitors

http://www.fannation.com/truth_and_rumors/view/256975?eref=twitter_feed

Giants Sign Guillermo Mota to Minor League Deal

December 19, 2010

Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes is reporting the Giants have signed Guilermo Mota to a minor league deal with an invite to spring training.

Mota had a decent year in 2010 for the Giants posting a 4.33 ERA and 1.315 WHIP in 56 appearances. If he makes the team his role would probably be limited to an innings eating middle reliever.

The Rays also had reportedly expressed interest in Mota.

Dan Wheeler Signs with Red Sox

December 18, 2010

The Boston Globe is reporting the Red Sox have signed Dan Wheeler to a 1 year deal for three million. The  deal has a vesting option for 2012 if Wheeler makes 65 appearances and He will earn an additional 250,000 if he reaches 75 appearances. With the additional of Wheeler and Booby Jenks he Boston looks to be much improved going into 2011.