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INDIANS DEAL FOR FUKUDOME

INDIANS DEAL FOR FUKUDOME

The Cleveland Indians, surprising contenders in the AL Central, have acquired OF Kosuke Fukudome from the Cubs for two minor leaguers. Fukudome, 34, is owed $4.7M on his 2011 contract and the Indians will only pay $775,000 of it. Going to Chicago are single-A OF Abner Abreu and AAA P Carlton Smith. Neither minor leaguer was […]

TRADE DEADLINE COVERAGE AT MLB.COM

TRADE DEADLINE COVERAGE AT MLB.COM

MLB.com has a page dedicated to the wheelings and dealings associated with the annual non-waiver trade deadline that looms at the end of the month. From the big-time deals such as K-Rod going to the Brewers to the minor deals like the Dodgers signing OF Juan Rivera, all player movement that takes place leading up […]

THROWBACK: CURT FLOOD

THROWBACK: CURT FLOOD

Curtis Charles Flood was a centerfielder for the St. Louis  Cardinals from 1959 to 1969 who won seven Gold Gloves. He batted over .300 six  times, led the league in hits in 1964 with 211 and played all seven games in three World Series, 1964, 1967 and 1968. For all his steady production during a  […]

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