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The Memphis City Council, citing insufficient time to review all the necessary documents, on Tuesday delayed voting on a proposal that would lead to the Cardinals taking ownership of their Triple-A affiliate and Memphis assuming control of AutoZone Park. Council members agreed to reconvene for a special session on Monday to finish discussing the issue and take a vote.
The Athletics and Rangers just made the kind of trade that only really smart, really confident general managers make. In this case, it was Billy Beane of the A's and Jon Daniels of the Rangers. It's the kind of trade that reflects plenty of organizational swagger on both sides. To put it another way, these boys aren't afraid to fail.
The D-backs, Rays and Reds pulled off a three-team trade on Tuesday that will send Heath Bell to the Rays. Arizona will receive right-hander Justin Choate and a player to be named or cash considerations.
Pat Murphy, who managed Triple-A Tucson for San Diego last year, will preside over the first season of the El Paso Chihuahuas in 2014.
The Rangers have acquired outfielder Michael Choice and infielder Chris Bostick from the Athletics for outfielder Craig Gentry and pitcher Josh Lindblom.
San Diego Padres catching prospect Austin Hedges has shown so much potential and upside that it would only be natural to want to rush his arrival to the big leagues. That wouldn't be fair to Hedges or to the Padres. Tempting? Yes. Practical? Probably not.
Minor League outfielder Evan Chambers passed away in his sleep over the weekend, leaving the Pirates organization in mourning over the loss of a talented player and beloved teammate.
When Tyler Matzek was selected as the No. 11 overall pick by the Colorado Rockies in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, I think the attention surrounding the left-handed pitcher was almost a bit unfair. Fast forward four seasons, and Matzek is probably right where he should be in his development.
At the Winter Meetings, which get underway Monday at Walt Disney World Swan & Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and Co. will have a chance to possibly fill some of the gaps on the roster.
All six Australian Baseball League teams were in action this weekend as the 2013 season kicked back into full gear.
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