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1/21 Morning Marquee: Tanaka, Overbay and the Indians


Aug 10, 2013; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees first baseman

Lyle Overbay

(55) celebrates with shortstop

Eduardo Nunez

(26) after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: William Perlman-The Star-Ledger via USA TODAY Sports

Most baseball headlines on Monday revolved around Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. The right-hander is expected to make a decision either today or tomorrow, ahead of Friday’s deadline. However, several other important moves were made – even in the National League Central, where the Milwaukee Brewers signed first baseman Lyle Overbay to a Minor League deal with an invite to big league Spring Training.

“Morosi: Cubs have many reasons to want Tanaka, fewer to land him.” – Jon Morosi, FOX Sports

“Inbox: Will Cabrera remain with the Tribe?” – Jordan Bastian,

“Bourjos hopes to steal 40 bases.” – Rick Hummel, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

“Overbay returns to Brewers on Minor League deal.” – Dick Kaegel,

Wong tops second base prospect list.” – Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis,

“Rosenthal: Opt-out clause can mean even bigger money for stars.” – Ken Rosenthal, FOX Sports

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