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AL East News and Rumors
deadspin.com Updated Jan 28, 2013
Nick Johnson announced his retirement today after playing portions of 10 major league seasons due to an infuriating inability to stay healthy. It's impossible to read an article about Johnson without coming across the phrase "oft-injured." It …Share Tweet
Free-agent reliever Scott Atchison threw his first full-fledged bullpen of the winter on Monday, and this week he expects to announce what team he'll be pitching for in 2013, but he said it won't likely be the Red Sox.Share TweetThe 34-year-old right-handed-hitter will compete with Matt Diaz and Russ Canzler for a spot a reserve outfielder.Share TweetDerek Jeter took ground balls Monday the Yankees training facility, three months after having surgery to repair a fracture of his left ankle.Share Tweet
Pineda making strides at Yanks' training complexYankees right-hander Michael Pineda is set to reach a major checkpoint in his recovery from right shoulder surgery, graduating to tossing from a half mound on Tuesday at the club's complex in Tampa, Fla.Share Tweet
Sweeney eager for second chance with Red SoxThe Red Sox's interest in bringing back outfielder Ryan Sweeney well may have been bolstered by Ryan Kalish's surgery news, but the Sox had interest in Sweeney beforehand.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 28, 2013NEW YORK (AP) -- Carl Pavano's spleen was removed last week after the pitcher was injured when he fell in the snow.Share TweetWhat is Andy Pettitte's status for the World Baseball Classic? Why didn't the Yankees pursue Justin Upton or Delmon Young? Beat reporter Bryan Hoch answers fans questions in his latest Inbox.Share Tweetgrantland.com Jan 28, 2013Speaking last week in front of the Hillsborough County Commission in an attempt to win support for a new publicly financed stadium, Tampa Bay Rays own...Share Tweet