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MASN's Roch Kubatko provides the scoop:
Executive vice president Dan Duquette remains in contact with left-hander Joe Saunders' agent. Some members of the national media keep trying to link the Orioles to Kyle Lohse, but they don't give out big contracts to free-agent pitchers and they'd rather hold onto their first-round pick.
Lohse registered a stellar 2.86 ERA and 1.09 WHIP in 211 innings (33 starts) last season with the Cardinals, but the 34-year-old hasn't been able to attract much interest this winter because of the draft pick compensation and because there is a perception that he will struggle away from St.
Oh, Texas ...
Now that we can forget the Mayans and their prophecy of doom, it's time to turn our attention to the real menace: ping pong. ARE YOUR CHILDREN SAFE? Your serve, Texas Republican Dist. 12 Representative Kyle Kacal.
It all happened during an interview with Maggie Kiely, a reporter for The Eagle of Bryan-College Station, Texas, on Wednesday…
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that Josh Hamilton has passed his physical with the Angels, making his new five-year, $125 million contract is official. He's scheduled to be introduced at a news conference in Anaheim at 2:30 p.m. ET this afternoon.
Per Alden Gonzalez of MLB.com, Hamilton's contract includes a no-trade clause and is slightly backloaded. He will make $15 million in the first year of the contract.
Most assumed that after losing free agent righty Zack Greinke to the Dodgers, the Rangers would shift their focus (and winter budget) back toward Josh Hamilton. But that might not be the case.
According to FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal, the Rangers "still want to trade for" Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton. Which would mean letting Hamilton walk and going after one of the other free agent starters or spinning another trade for a front-line guy like R.A.
The Mets have been trying to sign R.A. Dickey to a multi-year contract extension. If it doesn't work out, they're likely to trade him at some point this winter.
And they will not lack for potential suitors.
Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports that the Mets "have fielded calls from six or seven teams" that want to chat at the Winter Meetings next week in Nashville, Tennessee about what it would take to acquire the veteran knuckleballer.
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By Calvin Watkins
Myles’ cousin, Donald Holley, said he suffered a heart attack Wednesday in Miami.
Myles, a third-round pick from Florida, played six seasons with the Cowboys, winning three Super Bowl titles. Myles, a backup linebacker, started 11 games during the 1995 season. He suffered a torn ACL in the Cowboys’ Super Bowl XXX
victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers.
His NFL career ended the next season.
At Florida, Myles was a team captain and first-team All-SEC pick as a senior in 1990.
Calvin Watkins covers the Cowboys for ESPNDallas.com.