The two-time Cy Young winner was the biggest name to be dealt this winter. Though he originally appeared ticketed for the Yankees, he wound up in New York anyway, but with the crosstown Mets.
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The Orioles wanted to get rid of Tejada and with good reason. His declining skills saw him drive in just 81 runs last season, his fewest ever in a full season. The Astros acquired him one day before his name appeared in the Mitchell Report.
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Lost amid the hoopla of the Santana trade was the deal sending Bedard from the Orioles to the Mariners. Bedard went 13-5 with a 3.16 ERA for a bad Baltimore team, but he makes the Mariners contenders in the AL West, pairing with Felix Hernandez to form a lethal 1-2 combination.
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His glove remains golden, but his bat went in a major slump last year. Jones hit just .222 in '07, the last of his 12 seasons with Atlanta. The former boy wonder is still just 30 years old, which explains why the Dodgers gave him $36 million over two years.
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He's been in the majors for just five years and never won more than 15 games, but Haren has already been a part of two major trades. In 2004, he was the sent from St. Louis to Oakland in exchange for Mark Mulder, and last winter, the A's dealt Haren to the defending NL West champs for six prospects.
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Torre rejected the Yankees contract offer, calling it "insulting" and shortly thereafter latched on with the Dodgers. Since last managing in the National League, Torre has won four World Series titles and six pennants with the Yankees while his new team hasn't been to the Fall Classic since 1988.
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Dontrelle Willis and Miguel Cabrera
The former NL Rookie of the Year and a perennial All-Star 3B were sent from Miami to Detroit in a blockbuster deal that netted the Fish top prospects Andrew Miller and Camerone Maybin, among others. Willis and Cabrera make the Tigers favorites in a loaded NL Central while the Marlins endure yet another rebuilding stage.
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The Cubs signed the lifetime .305 hitter and former MVP of Japan's Central League to a four-year contract with the hope he'd show an Ichiro-like ability to adapt quickly and help end the Cubs 100-year World Series drought.
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Glavine spent five mostly forgettable years with the Mets, winning his 300th career game last summer, before agreeing to a free agent deal with the Braves, where he pitched from 1987-2002.
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Beloved in Minnesota, the Twins couldn't come up with the cash to keep the AL's best defensive centerfielder who has become a consistent offensive threat. The Angels swooped in and signed him to a five-year $90 million deal and will count on him to protect Vlad Guerrero in their lineup.
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A falling out with Cardinals manager Tony La Russa made Rolen expendable. At one time the NL's best third baseman with both the glove and the bat, Rolen has endured shoulder injuries that contributed to an off-year (20 HRs, 62 RBI) in '07.
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The Reds had one of baseball's worst bullpens in 2007, so they signed Cordero to a four-year deal. He had 44 saves last year, the second time in four years he's saved more than 40 games.
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The former No. 1 pick in the draft bounced back from drug problems to make the Reds out of spring training last eyar, eventually winning Comeback Player of the Year honors. The Rangers are counting on him to provide a quality bat in the middle of their order.
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Once known as one of the game's best, "Lights Out" Lidge lost his job as Houston's closer last year, but the Phillies didn't hesitate to grab him to anchor their pen. His arrival allows Brett Myers to move back to the starting rotation.
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Cameron, another top defensive outfielder, left the Padres for Milwaukee, but he'll miss the first 25 games of the season for testing positive for banned stimulants.
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The Yankees first manager not named Joe Torre since 1995, Girardi won three titles as a player with New York, and was the NL Manager of the Year with Florida in 2006, his only season as a skipper.
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