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Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 01/03/14


While the Masahiro Tanaka bidding continues several reports are now indicting that the Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, and Texas Rangers are still interested even after big offseason moves. Mark Mulder will make a comeback this year with the Angels after five years out of the game. Former Cub pitcher Matt Garza is still on the market.

CSN Chicago: Around the division: What are the Cubs up against in NL Central?

ESPN MLB (Insider): M’s, Yankees need Tanaka most

Baseball America: Masahiro Tanaka sweepstakes preview: ranking the top 10 teams for the Japanese ace

Fox Sports: Rosenthal: D-baacks are serious suitors for Tanaka

NBC Sports: The Angels are interested in Masahiro Tanaka

MLB.com: Transition to Majors should be smooth for Tanaka

Angels.com: Halos giving Mulder shot at comeback

Yahoo! Sports: Mark Mulder — the most intriguing comeback story of the 2014 baseball season

SI Wire: White Sox sign reliever Scott Downs to 1-year deal

SI MLB: 10 under-the-radar free agents worth keeping an eye on

CBS Sports: Astros sign reliever Jesse Crain

Sports on Earth: Time to shine

NBC Sports: John Gibbons option for 2015 triggered

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