This is the January 13, 2013 news archive. View today's MLB rumors and news.
Scouts finally getting recognition in CooperstownUpdated Jan 13 Share Tweet
The National Baseball Hall of Fame is taking the first necessary step toward recognizing the contributions that scouts have made to the sport. This coming spring, a long-awaited, interactive exhibit will open in the red brick museum nestled high on Main…
Dickey, Kimbrel, Pettitte set to pitch for USAUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetR.A. Dickey, Andy Pettitte, Ryan Vogelsong, Craig Kimbrel and possibly Justin Verlander are set to join manager Joe Torre's star-studded provisional roster that is already expected to include David Wright, Giancarlo Stanton, Joe Mauer and Ryan Braun, ML…
Pujols likely in, teammate Trout out for WBCUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetLos Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols plans on representing the Dominican Republic at the World Baseball Classic, while teammate Mike Trout won't participate for Team USA.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetFormer Giants closer Brian Wilson worked out privately for the Mets, who may be looking to add some bullpen depth behind Frank Francisco for the 2013 season, according to multiple reports.Share TweetRoyals southpaw Bruce Chen, who was born and raised in Panama but is of Chinese descent, will play for Team China in the World Baseball Classic, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. Chen pitched for Team Panama in both 2006 and '09.
Kearns set to come back to Marlins on Minors pactUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetAustin Kearns will sign a Minor League contract with the Marlins with an invitation to Spring Training, according to the Miami Herald.
Scouts dinner thrills star-studded audienceUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetThe stars came out Saturday night at the 10th annual Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation's "In the Spirit of the Game" dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.Share TweetWith provisional rosters for the 2013 World Baseball Classic due to be submitted late next week and finalized shortly thereafter, we have early confirmation on the status of two the game's youngest and brightest superstars. First, from CBS Sports' Jon H…Source: yahoo.com
Negro Leagues Baseball Museum honors MLB's bestUpdated Jan 13 Share TweetPadres shortstop Everth Cabrera made the trip from Nicaragua to Kansas City to attend the Legacy Awards on Saturday as the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum honored some of baseball's best.
Don Banks: No Gronkowski, no problem as Patriots offense steamrolls TexansJan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- By now, you have to wonder if the New England Patriots could even remember what full strength feels like, if they ever again are lucky enough to experience it. Here they are, making yet another deep playoff run, and they're faced with …
Don Banks: It was never easy, but Ryan, Smith solve playoff woes; more Sna…Jan 13FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as the most riveting weekend of NFL playoff action in memory winds to a breathless close....
Daily Dime: Dwight's backJan 14Dwight Howard returned to action and got a big vote of confidence from Steve Nash, J.A. Adande writes.
NFL playoffs -- NFC finalists have been vindicatedJan 13The Falcons and 49ers found vindication while winning their way into the NFC Championship Game.