Around the Majors: Conine has surgery

1) Marlins LF Jeff Conine had surgery to repair a separated right shoulder, after crashing into a wall while playing paddleball. It was his second surgery this offseason on that shoulder.

After 0 RCAA/.755 OPS and 11 RCAA/.797 OPS seasons, Conine hit .432 SLG, .340 OBA, .772 OPS, -2 RCAA in 140 games. He has a .799 career OPS, compared to his league average of .767, and 84 RCAA in 1650 games.

2) According to NY Newsday, the Yankees are working on a 3 year, $25 million contract with free agent P Eric Milton.

3) According to the Chicago Sun Times, the Cubs are hoping to re-sign free agents SS Nomar Garciaparra and 2B Todd Walker by tomorrow night.

4) The Rockies are rumored to be interested in trying to void P Denny Neagle’s contract, after his arrest on charges of soliciting a prostitute.


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