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Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos does not expect left-handed reliever Darren Oliver to be a part of the revamped Toronto roster come Opening Day.Upvote Share Tweet
In Mets-Like Move, Yankees Acquire Outfieldernytimes.com Updated Jan 4, 2013After losing Nick Swisher to the Indians in free agency, the Yankees claimed Russ Canzler off waivers from Cleveland.Upvote Share TweetCatcher Luis Martinez has been claimed on waivers by the Orioles. At the same time, the Rangers announced that catcher Eli Whiteside has cleared waivers and been assigned outright to Triple-A Round Rock.Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays claim righty Beck off waiversThe Blue Jays added a familiar face back to the organization on Friday, claiming right-hander Chad Beck off waivers from the Pirates.Upvote Share Tweet
Alex Rodriguez waits for hip surgery date as Yankees power downyahoo.com Updated Jan 4, 2013With slugger Alex Rodriguez still waiting for the go-ahead to have surgery on his hip, New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman has made some candid statements about his club's power. And how it lacks. The Yankees led the majors in home runs and finished secon…Upvote Share Tweet
Ifs remain for intriguing Red Sox in 2013With the start of Spring Training coming fairly soon, it seems like the proper time to take an analytical look at the Red Sox and how they stack up after missing the postseason for three straight seasons.Upvote Share Tweet
O's, Showalter meeting to discuss extensionOrioles manager Buck Showalter traveled to Baltimore on Friday from his home in Texas to meet with the Orioles about a deal that would extend his contract beyond the 2013 season.Upvote Share Tweet
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: