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Yankee Pitcher Ejected for Pine Tar... on His Neck

Michael Pineda: 'I didn't want to hit anybody'

(Newser) - Earlier this month, Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda threw against the Red Sox with pine tar on his hand. The stuff is illegal, but when it's subtly used, players don't usually make a fuss about it, Deadspin notes. Last night, however, things weren't so subtle: Pineda had pine... More »

Schilling Sticks with Sox for $8M

1-year contract for 39-year-old includes hefty $2M weight clause

(Newser) - The champion Red Sox locked up aging ace Curt Schilling with a one-year, $8 million contract with an additional $6 million in incentives, including $2 million if he stays below a certain weight. Schilling opined on his blog that he could net up to $15 million on the open market,... More »

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