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2:15 PM ET, November 30, 2022

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Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Astros sign slugger Jose Abreu to 3-year deal  —  Slugging first baseman José Abreu signed a three-year deal with the Houston Astros, it was announced on Monday.  —  Abreu, who turns 36 in January, won the American League MVP award in 2020 and is second in baseball with 863 RBIs since …
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LaMond Pope / Chicago Tribune:
José Abreu says Chicago White Sox made him a ‘really good offer’ as Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf praises his legacy  —  Chicago White Sox Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf summed up José Abreu's legacy with the team as belonging “among the roster of White Sox franchise all-time greats.”
Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
Fresh off World Series championship, Astros set to add former MVP Jose Abreu to lineup
Ken Rosenthal / MLB - The Athletic:
What I'm hearing on the MLB free-agent market with the Padres, Astros and more  —  A three-year, $58.5 million contract seemed high for free-agent first baseman José Abreu, who turns 36 on Jan. 29.  The Athletic's Keith Law criticized the Astros for paying him that much.
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Ken Rosenthal / MLB - The Athletic:
What I'm hearing on the MLB Hot Stove  —  As always, the market for free agents is difficult to read.  But to this point, the Rangers seem more confident of landing left-hander Carlos Rodón and possibly Japanese righty Kodai Senga than they do of signing the best available starting pitcher …
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
What 2022-23 MLB free agency so far means for the winter meetings  —  Just one year and one day ago, the wildest 24 hours in the history of baseball free agency unfolded.  With the inevitability of a lockout by the league placing an artificial deadline on transactions, teams rushed to sign free agents …
The Athletic:
Bulls signed coach Billy Donovan to extension before season: Sources  —  The Chicago Bulls signed head coach Billy Donovan to a contract extension before the start of the season, league sources told The Athletic on Tuesday.  Here's what you need to know:  — Donovan, who last season guided …
Jon Heyman / New York Post:
Mets promote Eric Chavez to bench coach amid several changes to staff  —  The Mets are making a few big changes in the coaching staff, sources confirmed to The Post, notably promoting Eric Chavez to bench coach and Jeremy Barnes to hitting coach to replace Chavez.
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
Mets in play for another top pitcher in case Jacob deGrom bolts  —  MORE FROM:  —  Part of free agency is akin to musical chairs.  Teams that can play at the top of the market — such as the Mets — want to pursue their No. 1 target (or targets) with diligence and vigor.
Matt Snyder / CBSSports.com:
Disney pays MLB $900 million for remainder of BAMTech, money to be dispersed among 30 teams  —  Disney has bought 15 percent of BAMTech from Major League Baseball for $900 million and that will be dispersed among the 30 baseball teams, $30 million apiece, reports Eric Fisher of SportBusiness Group.
Childs Walker / Baltimore Sun:
Five things we learned from the Ravens' 28-27 loss to the Jaguars  —  ExpandAutoplay  —  1 of 39  —  Baltimore Ravens wide receiver DeSean Jackson (15) reacts to a loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars after an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack) (Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP)
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Andy Kostka / Baltimore Sun:
Ravens' red-zone woes left the door open for the Jaguars. It cost them in another stunning collapse.
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Baseball America:
2022 Major League Baseball Rule 5 Draft Preview Version 1.0  —  Welcome to our Rule 5 preview, which we will continue to update regularly in the lead-up to the Dec. 7 major league and minor league phases of the Rule 5 draft.  —  This will be the first MLB Rule 5 draft in two years …
Bobby Nightengale / Cincinnati.com:
Cincinnati Reds sign catcher Luke Maile, Covington Catholic product, to 1-year deal  —  Luke Maile was a part of the Cleveland Guardians' playoff run during the 2022 season and now he's returning home.  —  Maile signed a one-year, $1.175 million contract with the Cincinnati Reds on Monday …
 
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