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Homer Bailey, Reds near extension – ESPN

ESPNHomer Bailey said Monday he’s closing in on a multiyear contract with the Cincinnati Reds. [+] Enlarge Homer Bailey. AP Photo/Al Behrman Homer Bailey, who went 11-12 last season for the Reds, says he’s closing in on an extension with the team.Bailey says he’s really close to deal with RedsSI.comBailey, Reds close to long-term contractLos […]

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Diamondbacks sign free agent Arroyo – The Augusta Chronicle

The Augusta ChroniclePHOENIX, Ariz. — The Arizona Diamondbacks and Bronson Arroyo have agreed on a two-year, $23.5 million contract with a club option for a third. Photos. Former Cincinnati Reds starter Bronson Arroyo has signed a free agent deal with the Arizona …Diamondbacks Sign Bronson ArroyoVenom StrikesBronson Arroyo, D-backs reach dealABC NewsReport: Bronson Arroyo signs […]

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Report: Ryan Freel suffered from CTE when he committed suicide – USA TODAY

USA TODAYFormer Cincinnati Reds player Ryan Freel was suffering from chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he committed suicide last year, his family told the Florida Times-Union. A report from the Boston University Center for the Study of Traumatic …Family: Ryan Freel was suffering from brain disease CTEFlorida Times-UnionFamily says late MLB player Ryan Freel had […]

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Rays acquire Heath Bell, Ryan Hanigan in three-team trade – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe Tampa Bay Rays, taking a page out of the Oakland A’s small-market playbook, opened their wallets Tuesday and acquired catcher Ryan Hanigan and closer Heath Bell in a three-team trade Tuesday involving the Cincinnati Reds and Arizona …Rays banking on rebounds from Bell and HaniganSI.comRays acquire Hanigan, Bell in three-team tradeMLB.comRays acquire catcher […]