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AL East News and Rumors
O's and Reynolds have yet to negotiate 2013 contractMLB.com Nov 27, 2012The Orioles and Mark Reynolds have had no negotiations regarding the first baseman's 2013 contract according to a baseball source, further questioning whether Reynolds will remain in the organization with Friday's non-tender deadline looming.Share TweetToronto Blue Jays right-handed reliever Casey Janssen has had surgery on his throwing shoulder and is expected to be ready for spring training.Share TweetMLB.com Nov 27, 2012The Tampa Bay Rays just did the right thing by signing Evan Longoria to one of those "forever" contracts. Thus a question: What's taking the Washington Nationals so long? They should do the same with Bryce Harper and Stephen Strasburg.Share TweetAndy Pettitte is close to formally announcing he's coming back, and he's close to finishing a new deal with the Yankees, sources told ESPN's Buster Olney on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Yanks 'Hopeful' For Mariano RiveraNov 27ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews says the Yankees are "hopeful" they will reach an agreement with Mariano Rivera before the winter meetings, and explains the impact this will have on the remaining roster spots that need to be filled.
Buster Blog: Andy Pettitte Set For ReturnNov 27Buster Olney blogs about Andy Pettitte being close to finishing a new deal to return to the New York Yankees.