Winter meetings conclude with Griffey staying put
By Doug Mittler SportsTicker Baseball Editor
ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- Baseball's winter meetings wrap up today just as they started -- with Ken Griffey Jr. a member of the Seattle Mariners.
Late Monday night, the superstar outfielder who has asked to be traded to a team closer to his Orlando, Florida home, turned down a deal that would have sent him to the New York Mets.
"We were close to an understanding at this point, but he didn't
want to accept a trade to the Mets," ...
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