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Sox/Dodgers blockbuster doesn’t change a thing in the AL East

JOSH BECKETT

We have seen in the past how one or two moves can change the landscape of the AL East. In 2009 it was the free agent signings of Mark Teixiera, CC Sabathia, and A.J. Burnett that launched the Yankees to the World Series. Last year Boston's acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez had everyone believing the balance ...

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Red Sox agree to ship Beckett, Crawford, and A-Gon to the Dodgers

The Red Sox and Dodgers have agreed upon a mega deal that will send Josh Beckett, Adrian Gonzalez, and Carl Crawford to the Dodgers as part of a nine-player deal and are waiting for approval from Beckett and Crawford to make it official, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Aside from Crawford, A-Gon, and Beckett, ...

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Quote: Cashman Tried to Drive Up Price of Crawford

This past offseason the Yankees entire focus was on signing Cliff Lee which obviously they failed to do. All along though the Yankees kept in touch with then free agent Carl Crawford and GM Brian Cashman even went so far as to have dinner with him. He seemed like their Plan B at the ...

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Clause in Crawford’s Contract Doesn’t Allow for Trade to Yankees

Via Phil Rogers of the Chicago Tribune: Because they are highly competitive division rivals, it's hard to imagine the Angels sending Mike Napoli to the Rangers directly, just as it was unlikely the Cubs would have wanted Mark DeRosa to wind up with the Cardinals less than a year after they traded him to ...

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Rumors: Yankees Never Planned on Making Offer to Crawford

Via Jack Curry of the YES Network: [Brian Cashman] had dinner with [Carl Crawford’s] agents on Tuesday, which was a bluff and was probably designed to get the Red Sox to inflate their offer to the leftfielder. The Yankees never made an offer to Crawford, and Cashman conceded that the Yankees weren’t interested in signing ...

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Where Does Crawford Fit For Red Sox?

The Red Sox have been extremely aggressive this offseason, trading for Adrian Gonzalez and signing Carl Crawford. With Adrian Beltre on his way out and Kevin Youkilis ready to move to third, the trade for Gonzalez makes a lot of sense. The Red Sox outfield, however, is already filled with Jacoby ...

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Red Sox Sign Yankees Plan B Carl Crawford

Via Peter Abraham of the Journal News Boston Globe: Source: The Red Sox have a seven-year, $142 million deal done with Carl Crawford. This makes things potentially very rough for the Yankees. For one, the Angels had Crawford as their no. 1 target and now may turn their attention to Cliff Lee. Two, this just ...

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Yankees Have Been Meeting with Carl Crawford

The Yankees continue to target Cliff Lee as their primary free agent target this offseason, but with talks of another team offering him a seven-year deal and the talks moving at a frustratingly slow pace they are gearing up for plan B, Carl Crawford. Buster Olney of ESPN reported earlier today that the Yankees ...

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