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Around the League: Week of January 30, 2012

Around the League:  January 30, 2012 – February 5, 2012

For the remainder of the off season, we will provide you with a quick trip around MLB to recap what has happened in the past week, thanks for following.

Monday, January 30, 2012

  • Victor Martinez had micro-fracture surgery to repair the medial and lateral meniscus in his left knee.  He expects to have ACL surgery in six-to-eight weeks, officially ending his 2011 season before it started.
  • Pat Burrell retired at the age of 35 due to chronic foot injury.
  • Manager Ron Washington received a two-year extension through 2014.
  • Orioles sign RHP Pat Neshek, C Ronny Paulino, and 17 year old LHP Seong-Min Kim to minor league contracts.
  • Brewers sign former Cub outfielder Corey Patterson to a minor league contract.
  • Yankees sign RHP Manny Delcarmen to a minor league contract

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Out of the Box…

Hello and welcome to our brand new blog, Born on Third.

First and foremost, thanks for stopping by, this introductory post will explain a little about what we expect for the blog, and what kind of features you, the reader, can expect.

  Coming Soon:

  • Frequent Opinion Pieces
  • Cubs Game Recaps
  • Series Previews/Recaps
  • Weekly Look Around MLB (Standings, Stats, etc.)
  • Weekly Minor League Reports (Cubs Affiliates)
  • Cubs Prospect Watch
  • This Day in Cubs History
  • Much, Much More

Thanks again for stopping by, I hope this will be as enjoyable for you as it is for us.  Go Cubs!

- George Cotugno & Mark Sorrentino

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