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The Dodgers/Red Sox trade, two years later

Aug 25 2014 1:19pm CDT | Source: SBNation

Two years ago today, the Dodgers did something insane. Let's look at how both teams fared after the big deal. Two years ago today, the Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Nick Punto and other assorted parts for James Loney, and the baseball world was never the same. Also included in that deal: Adrian Gonzalez, Josh Beckett, Carl Crawford, and four younger players who went to Boston. It was a mess of a masterpiece of a deal, a catapulting of contracts tha ...
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Dissecting Nolan Ryan's One-of-a-Kind Legacy, 25 Years After 5,000th Strikeout

Aug 22 2014 6:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Let's go back 25 years to August 22, 1989, to appreciate Nolan Ryan doing something that hadn't been done before, hasn't been done since and may never be done again. Ryan, then a 42-year-old veteran in his first year with the Texas Rangers, began a game against the Oakland A's needing six strikeouts to reach 5,000 for his career. Hardly a tall order for "The Ryan Express," so the only real question was who would help him make history. ...
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Orioles acquire Andrew Miller from Red Sox

Jul 31 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: SBNation

Miller will make a short trip across the AL East to Baltimore. The Orioles have acquired lefty reliever Andrew Miller from the Red Sox, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick. In exchange, Boston will receive left hander Eduardo Rodriguez, as WEEI's Alex Speier first reported. Miller, 29, has posted a 2.30 ERA and a 0.90 WHIP in 42⅓ innings out of Boston's bullpen this season. Originally a first-round pick by the Tigers in 2006 and a highl ...
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