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Yankees Pitch Sabathia Record Breaking Deal

$140M 6-year offer for southpaw knocks rivals out of the park

(Newser) - The Yankees opened free-agent season yesterday by offering CC Sabathia the highest bid in major league history for a pitcher, ESPN reports. The 6-year offer for the southpaw, believed to be in the ballpark of $140 million, tops the $137.5 million deal Johan Santana signed with the Mets last... More »

Burnett, Rios Avert Sweep in Boston

Toronto concludes 2-7 roadtrip with 3-0 win

(Newser) - A.J. Burnett scattered three hits pitching into the eighth inning and Alex Rios homered for the Toronto Blue Jays, who wrapped up a miserable road trip with a 3-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox. Toronto finished the nine-game trip at 2-7 and avoided a sweep after Boston had... More »

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