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CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Indians have agreed to minor league contracts with reliever Jeremy Accardo and outfielder Fred Lewis.

Are the Reds' Offseason Moves Enough?

Is the additon of Ryan Madson, among others, enough to dub the Reds' division favorites? Dan Syzmborski wrote a very intriguing column recently implying that the Reds still need to make another big offseason move to be considered the "true division favorites" (it's an ESPN Insider piece, so if you want to view it in its entirety you must subscribe). Nonetheless...

Catching Up on MINOR Details: Bakersfield

Many of the Reds minor league teams are welcoming new names to their organizations at the managerial level, as evidenced with David Bell and Jim Riggleman taking over in Louisville and Pensacola, respectively. However, the Bakersfield Blaze may have the most anticipated player joining their roster in 2012, as 2011 Reds Minor League Player of the Year and speedster, Billy...

Indians add Accardo, Lewis for spring training

The Indians have agreed to minor league contracts with reliever Jeremy Accardo and outfielder Fred Lewis.

Indians To Sign Jeremy Accardo

The Indians have agreed to sign right-handed reliever Jeremy Accardo to a minor league deal,'s Jerry Crasnick tweets. The Phillies also expressed interest in the Lapa/Leventhal client. Accardo, who turned 30 last month, posted a 5.73 ERA with 5.5 K/9, 4.3 BB/9 and a 37.4% ground ball rate in 37 2/3 innings for the Orioles in 2011. He also logged 33 1/3 innings at...

Orioles Pantheon

The Orioles just announced their promotional schedule for the upcoming season and I'm going to give them some love for the way they are unveiling the six statues of the six Hall of Famers who have had their numbers retired by the club. The team will honor one of them each month of the season in order of the retirement of their uniform numbers, beginning with Frank Robinson...

Arrieta expects to be ready for Spring Training

Orioles pitcher Jake Arrieta threw to a catcher on Monday for the first time since having season-ending surgery in August to remove a bone spur in his right elbow, and he expects to be at 100 percent when Spring Training begins next month.

Closer Ryan Madson finalizes $8.5M, 1-year deal with Reds

CINCINNATI - Free-agent closer Ryan Madson and the Cincinnati Reds have finalized their $8.5 million, one-year...

ESPN Releases Sunday Night Baseball Schedule

Yesterday ESPN released their Sunday Night Baseball telecast schedule for the first half of the season. The Cincinnati Reds will host a mid-July contest at Great American Ballpark to give fans that rare Sunday game under the lights. It seems as a whole ESPN tried to buck the typical ways of throwing the Yankees, Red Sox, or Cubs on every Sunday Night. This schedule features good...

A's linked to veteran outfielder Gomes

The A's are reportedly on the verge of adding yet another veteran to their outfield mix in right-handed-hitting Jonny Gomes.

Reds agree to deal with closer Ryan Madson

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Orioles To Sign Dennys Reyes To Minor League Deal

The Orioles will sign 34-year-old left-hander Dennys Reyes to a minor league deal, a source tells MLBTR's Ben Nicholson-Smith (via Twitter).  Reyes briefly with the Red Sox in 2011. The veteran has spent time with eleven different big league clubs across his 15-year career.  During that span, Reyes has a ERA of 4.21 with 8.0 K/9 and 5.0 BB/9.

AP Source: A's close to deal with Jonny Gomes

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says the Oakland Athletics and Jonny Gomes are working to finalize a deal that would provide the team with outfield depth.
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