This is the January 2, 2013 news archive. View today's AL East rumors and news.
AL East News and Rumors
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Tampa Bay Rays have announced American League Cy Young Award winner David Price has agreed to a one-year deal for just over $10 million and avoided arbitration.Upvote Share TweetOn Wednesday, the Indians claimed Russ Canzler off waivers from the Blue Jays, who plucked the first baseman off the wire when the Tribe removed him from its roster on Dec. 18.Upvote Share Tweet
Raines to coach in Blue Jays' farm systemTim Raines, in his sixth year on the Hall of Fame ballot, will join the Blue Jays as a Minor League baserunning and outfield coach this season. An official announcement from Toronto is expected later this week.Upvote Share TweetThe busiest half of baseball's Hot Stove season is over, with fruitful free agent and trade markets defining November and December. The Mets took part in the action to an extent, signing David Wright to a $138 million contract extension and trading R.A.…Upvote Share Tweet
Cashman still looking to add meaningful piecesAs the Yankees' high command reports to the office for the first time in 2013, they'll do so knowing that they have entered the home stretch for assembling a competitive roster.Upvote Share Tweet
Buster Blog: Price's Future In TampaJan 2Buster Olney blogs about David Price's one-year contract with the Rays to avoid arbitration.
Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…Jan 2Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.