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The absurdity of long-term free agent contracts

Over the past several years in Major League Baseball, player salaries have risen, and with them, the value of free agent contracts. It seems that every offseason, players whose contracts are up or have become free agent-eligible for the first timed are increasingly hyped. 964 more words

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Tigers Acquire Joakim Soria From Texas Rangers In Exchange For Corey Knebel And Jake Thompson

DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers tonight Wednesday that the club has acquired righthanded pitcher Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers in exchange for righthanded pitchers Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson. 255 more words

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Don’t Change Shift Rules, Just Learn to Hit! [BLOG]

By: Brian Chapman
@bchapsports

This year there have been more extreme infield shifts in baseball than ever before. They’re not just for David Ortiz and Adam Dunn. 978 more words

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Full Story: Tigers acquire Joakim Soria

It seems like the market for relief pitching is starting to heat up.

The Texas Rangers have agreed to trade closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. 285 more words

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Tigers acquire Joakim Soria from Rangers for two highly-touted prospects

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers had to do something about their bullpen and late Wednesday night they did.

The Tigers have acquired right-handed reliever Joakim Soria from the Texas Rangers for prospects Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson. 285 more words

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Rangers Trade Closer Soria For Pair Of Pitching Prospects

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas Rangers have traded closer Joakim Soria to Detroit for right-handed pitching prospects Corey Knebel and Jake Thompson.

Thomspon, a Rockwall-native, confirmed the move on Twitter. 245 more words

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Soria traded to Detroit

It seems like the market for relief pitching is starting to heat up.

The Texas Rangers have agreed to trading closer Joakim Soria to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for minor league right-handed pitching prospects Jake Thompson and Corey Knebel. 282 more words

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