AP source: Twins, Phil Hughes agree to 3-year deal (The Associated Press)

Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to strengthen a woeful rotation. The Twins and Hughes agreed to a $24 million, three-year deal, a person with knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press. Hughes went 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA last season for the New York Yankees. Among them was the Twins, who had discussions with the Yankees about Hughes headlining a package for ace Johan Santana after the 2007 season.

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Atlanta Braves: Should Greg Maddux Be First Unanimous Hall of Famer? (Yahoo Contributor Network)

The New York Mets’ Tom Seaver holds the record for being the player with the highest percentage of hall of fame votes at 98.84 percent, or 425 of the 430 ballots cast. In 2014, the Hall of Fame will welcome one of its most prestigious classes in history when the Atlanta Braves will likely send Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox to Cooperstown. But Maddux was different. In this prime, Maddux was downright filthy.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Mets News on November 29, 2013 at 7:25 pm



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Why every MLB team should be thankful this Thanksgiving (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)

Some Major League Baseball franchises are more fortunate than others, that’s just the way it is. Some teams will celebrate this year’s Thanksgiving holiday with a lot more to be thankful for.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Mets News on November 28, 2013 at 12:04 am



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Angels, RHP Joe Smith complete $15.75M, 3-yr deal (The Associated Press)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Joe Smith and the Los Angeles Angels have completed a $15.75 million, three-year contract.

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Team Report – KANSAS CITY ROYALS (The SportsXchange)

Vargas joins Royals’ rotation

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Team Report – LOS ANGELES ANGELS (The SportsXchange)

Angels believe Freese will upgrade third base offense

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Team Report – LOS ANGELES DODGERS (The SportsXchange)

Kershaw boosts his value with second Cy Young

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Team Report – WASHINGTON NATIONALS (The SportsXchange)

Nats fail to build on solid 2012 season

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Team Report – NEW YORK METS (The SportsXchange)

Mets prepare for important offseason

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Chris Young, Mets complete $7.25 million deal (The Associated Press)

Chris Young thinks he’s a New York kind of guy. So when the Mets approached his representative shortly after the start of free agency, the 30-year-old outfielder was eager to reach a deal rather than test the market. ”It did give a peace of mind that I was looking for,” Young said Tuesday after completing a $7.25 million, one-year contract with New York. Mets captain David Wright and manager Terry Collins helped recruit him.

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This post was written by Yahoo! Sports - MLB - New York Mets News on November 26, 2013 at 10:43 pm



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