Sources: Bedard trade might clear major hurdle
The Seattle Mariners and Baltimore Orioles were looking to finally sort through a rules issue Thursday afternoon, taking the next step forward to completing their long-discussed deal involving left-handed pitcher Erik Bedard.
The Mariners and the Orioles came close to completing the deal last weekend: Bedard for center fielder Adam Jones, pitchers George Sherrill, Chris Tillman and Tony Butler, as well as another player. The conversations progressed to the point that ...
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