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AL West News and Rumors
Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has been putting together his plan for Spring Training, and it includes stretching out 12 pitchers in preparation to be starters.
Share TweetLeft-hander Manny Parra and the Cincinnati Reds have agreed to a $1 million, one-year contract.Source: CNNSI.com
Seager among 10 inked to 2013 contractsUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Mariners announced on Friday that they have agreed to 2013 contracts with 10 players, including third baseman Kyle Seager.
Low Star State: The Rangers' offseason has been defined more by w…Updated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Rangers' offseason has been defined more by who left than who arrived, and that could doom them to miss the postseason for the first time since 2010, writes Jay Jaffe.Source: CNNSI.com
Built to win now, Halos also look toward futureUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Angels' recent success in the Majors has come at the expense of its depth in the Minors. The organization now looks to balance the two.
Olt has the power to launch successful careerUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetIf the offseason reports and trade rumors are true, highly-regarded Texas Rangers prospect Mike Olt was at the center of many conversations. After having seen Olt play, the interest is totally understandable.
Angels ink Japanese reliever Kobayashi to Minors dealUpdated Feb 1 Share TweetThe Angels have agreed to terms with Japanese reliever Hiroyuki Kobayashi on a Minor League contract with a Spring Training invite, a source confirmed Thursday.
Rating The Top Prospects In BaseballFeb 1Keith Law weighs in on the top prospects in baseball and the Rangers' Jurickson Profar.
American League Breakout ProspectsFeb 1ESPN Insider Keith Law looks at the American League team reaching into its farm system the most and talks about the top breakout prospects.
NBA -- Marc Stein's Weekend Dime: Eight trade truths before the deadlineFeb 1Marc Stein breaks down eight storylines to ponder ahead of the Feb. 21 trade deadline.
Super Bowl XLVII -- John Clayton's First and GoalFeb 1The Harbaugh brothers' lifelong competition moves to a very big stage.
Don Banks: Moss, Birk reunited in XLVII, but only one will get elusive rin…Feb 1NEW ORLEANS -- Have to admit, I'm a sucker for the sentimental stories that come forth every year during Super Bowl week. Jerome Bettis' quest to ride off into retirement with a ring. John Elway finally getting the big confetti shower for once (and then…
Peter King: Ravens-49ers a great, and very unpredictable, matchupFeb 1NEW ORLEANS -- I don't know what kind of game this is going to be, but this Super Bowl really has it all.