This is the November 20, 2012 news archive. View today's AL East rumors and news.
AL East News and Rumors
Arnie Beyeler was named Boston Red Sox first-base coach Tuesday, making it to the big leagues after 26 years in the minors.Upvote Share TweetST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Free agent reliever Joel Peralta has finalized a $6 million, two-year contract to remain with the Tampa Bay Rays.Upvote Share TweetAfter a forgettable 2012 season, Toronto followed its blockbuster trade with the Marlins and signing of Melky Cabrera by bringing back the fiery John Gibbons to manage the much-hyped '13 version of the Blue Jays.Upvote Share Tweet
Banuelos among six added to Yankees' rosterRehabbing prospect Manny Banuelos is among six players the Yankees added to their 40-man roster on Tuesday, thus protecting them from next month's Rule 5 Draft.Upvote Share Tweet
Managerial encores common in MLB historyJohn Gibbons' return to Toronto was the second managerial encore for the Blue Jays in the past four years, and the 18th skipper reunion during the expansion era.Upvote Share Tweet
Cabrera finalizes two-year, $16M deal with JaysTORONTO (AP) -- New Blue Jays manager John Gibbons is happy to have Melky Cabrera after the All-Star game MVP finalized a $16 million, two-year contract with Toronto.Upvote Share TweetWhat was rumored last week has been officially announced: News Corporation will purchase 49 percent of the YES Network, and become the single biggest shareholder in the single most lucrative regional sports network in the country. More »Upvote Share TweetSEATTLE (AP) -- Looking to add depth to the infield, the Seattle Mariners have acquired versatile Robert Andino from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for reserve outfielder Trayvon Robinson.Upvote Share TweetThe Orioles selected the contracts of infielder Jonathan Schoop and left-hander Mike Belfiore from Double-A Bowie, thus protecting both from selection in the Rule 5 Draft.Upvote Share Tweet
News Corporation to acquire equity stake in YESNews Corporation and Yankees Global Enterprises announced an agreement on Tuesday that calls for News Corporation to acquire a 49 percent equity stake in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports Network (YES).Upvote Share Tweet
Famous Yankees dog dies at 16, played role in ’98 season after biting David Coneyahoo.com Nov 20, 2012It is with a heavy heart that we report that one of the most entertaining characters from the New York Yankees' magical 1998 season has died. Yes, make sure to pour out a bit of puppy chow today because Veronica, the Jack Russell terrier who belonged to…Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Verducci: Record-setting Hamilton tops list of prospects at Arizona Fall LeagueOnce again, this year's Arizona Fall League provided a glimpse of the game's next wave of talent. Tom Verducci lists 10 who impressed most, and their best big league comparison.Upvote Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he will not block Blue Jays-Marlins trade.Upvote Share Tweet
Buster Blog: Questions Remain For Blue JaysNov 20Buster Olney blogs about the Blue Jays' trade with the Marlins being finalized and the questions that remain for the club.
Kuroda, Yankees Agree On DealNov 20Andrew Marchand with the latest on Hiroki Kuroda agreeing on a one-year deal with the Yankees.
Daily DimeNov 20J.A. Adande breaks down the Lakers' first game with Mike D'Antoni at the helm.
Don Banks: Now it gets real: Biggest games left that could shake up playof…Nov 20With the bye weeks over and the three-game pigskin feast that is Thanksgiving just a couple of days away from kickoff, watching the pieces fall into place with the 96 games that remain in the NFL's regular season traditionally makes this the best time o…
Peter King: Harbaugh takes wrong route in fueling 49ers' QB controversy; m…Nov 20Before we get started on another very serious day of football coverage, I bring you the back page of today's New York Post.
West Side/East Side -- Andrew Bynum's future with Philadelphia 76ersNov 20The 76ers' center was supposed to be the face of the franchise, but has yet to play a game.