This is the January 31, 2013 news archive. View today's AL East rumors and news.
AL East News and Rumors
If the Bombers were a prizefighter, they would most resemble Mike Tyson rolling around on the canvas after being hammered by Buster Douglas. Unlike Tyson, the Yankees have a savior to pick them up off the canvas: The organization has Derek Jeter to lead…Share Tweet
The Boston Red Sox on Thursday agreed to a minor league deal with first baseman Lyle Overbay, an agreement that includes an invitation to spring training, a team official confirmed.Share Tweet
Earl Williams, 1971 NL Rookie of Year, dies at 64MLB.com Jan 31, 2013Earl Williams, the 1971 National League Rookie of the Year who played for the Braves, Orioles, Expos and Athletics, died this week at home in Somerset, N.J. The Newark Star-Ledger reported his death, noting that Williams had been diagnosed with acute le…Share Tweet
A-Rod Has No Plans To RetireJan 31Jerry Crasnick reacts to the report that Alex Rodriguez has no plans to retire and discusses New York's season outlook.
Don Banks: Seahawks' Wilson familiar with Super-bound 49ersJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- Colin Kaepernick might be all the rage at this year's Super Bowl, but the most recent quarterback to beat San Francisco and its wunderkind second-year passer showed up here today with a little buzz of his own attached to his name. Seattle…
Don Banks: Ravens' Super Bowl run a testament to skills of Ozzie NewsomeJan 31NEW ORLEANS -- In some form or fashion, on multiple fronts, the issue of legacy hangs over every Super Bowl these days. But that discussion at Super Bowl XLVII should start nowhere else but with the singular feat that would be Ozzie Newsome's if his Bal…