Found December 26, 2011 on MLB Trade Rumors:
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Good morning everybody.  Here are a handful of links from the Eastern divisions to start the day off.. The Yankees had John Danks high on their wishlist before the left-hander inked a five-year, $65MM extension with the White Sox, writes Ken Davidoff of Newsday.  Although starters like Edwin Jackson and Hiroki Kuroda remain on the open market, it seems like GM Brian Cashman might have to bring in a "few warm bodies" like he did with Bartolo Colon and Freddy Garcia. Davidoff also writes that he likes the Gio Gonzalez signing by the Nationals, even though it feels like an overpay for a pitcher who is good rather than great.  With plenty of focus already directed at Stephen Strasburg, it seems unlikely that Gonzalez will be overwhelmed by attention in Washington. Overall, the Nats landed a good starter in Gonzalez, but the club has to realize that they will have to deal with some frustration over the next few years in addition to the positives, writes Dave Cameron of...
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