This is the November 11, 2012 news archive. View today's MLB rumors and news.

Major League Baseball News and Rumors

  • Valentine's passion for baseball still burns brightly

    Valentine's passion for baseball still burns brightly

    MLB.com Updated Nov 11, 2012
    Bobby Valentine may not have succeeded in Boston, but he isn't ready to put baseball in his rear-view mirror just yet.
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  • Iwakuma opts out of World Baseball Classic

    Iwakuma opts out of World Baseball Classic

    MLB.com Nov 11, 2012
    Mariners right-hander Hishashi Iwakuma, who helped Japan win the 2009 World Baseball Classic, has decided not to pitch in the upcoming 2013 WBC tournament in order to prepare for his second season in the Major Leagues.
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  • Harper should be named  top National League rookie

    Harper should be named top National League rookie

    MLB.com Nov 11, 2012
    Baseball had never had a player so hyped and so hounded so long before Bryce Harper's debut. Kudos to him, then, for turning in a season worthy of an award and for carrying himself in a respectable manner in the process.
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  • Video - Parting Shot: Rangers Won't Gamble On Hamilton 01:08

    Parting Shot: Rangers Won't Gamble On Hamilton

    Nov 11
    Jemele Hill agrees with the Rangers' decision to exercise financial restraint when dealing with Josh Hamilton.

Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Giants in the midst of another stagnant second half; more Snaps

    Nov 11
    CHICAGO -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight on Week 10 in the NFL, from a wind-swept Soldier Field...
  • Daily Dime

    Nov 11
    Mike D'Antoni is the new Lakers coach, but how he fits with Dwight Howard may be ultimate test
  • Week 10 review: John Clayton's Last Call

    Nov 11
    In a week of surprises, the Rams-49ers tie tops them all, writes John Clayton.