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.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.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.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.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.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.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 »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.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.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).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…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.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he will not block Blue Jays-Marlins trade.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.