This is the January 11, 2013 news archive. View today's AL Central rumors and news.
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Fukudome returns to Japan after 5 years in MLBCNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013Former major league outfielder Kosuke Fukudome has returned to Japan where he will play for the Hanshin Tigers of the Central League.Share Tweet
Tigers set for Winter Caravan Jan. 24-25The Tigers' Winter Caravan is scheduled for Jan. 24-25, leading up to the return of TigerFest at Comerica Park on Saturday, Jan. 26. The full schedule of events for the caravan and players participating has not yet been released.Share Tweet
Indians Around the Horn: OutfieldRoughly one month remains until the start of Spring Training. The sound of baseballs popping in gloves. The smell of freshly trimmed outfield grass. It's all right around the corner. That makes this a good time to go Around the Horn, taking a look at th…Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 11, 2013LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Former Los Angeles Dodgers and Seattle Mariners outfielder Milton Bradley has been charged with abusing his estranged wife and faces up to 13 years in jail if convicted, city prosecutors announced Friday.Share Tweet
McFarland to get a look as a starter in campThe Orioles selected left-hander T.J. McFarland from the Indians during the Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings, and while it's typically easier to retain those players by stashing them in the bullpen, the plan remains to give the 23-year-old a look as …Share TweetAfter going from starting pitcher to reliever and now closer, Glen Perkins has served in just about every pitching role for the Twins since being called up in 2006. He flourished in his role as closer in the second half of 2012 with Matt Capps dealing w…Share Tweet