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AL West News and Rumors
Despite his strong desire to avoid becoming a regular or even part-time designated hitter, Michael Morse may have little choice in the matter now that he has been traded to the Seattle Mariners in a three-team deal that also includes the Washington Nati…Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Right-hander Phil Hughes and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $7.15 million, one-year contract, a raise of $3.75 million.Share TweetCNNSI.com Jan 16, 2013NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez had surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be sidelined until after the All-Star break.Share Tweet
Rangers RHP Nathan turns down WBC invitationESPN.com Jan 16, 2013Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan has declined an invitation to pitch on the United States team in the World Baseball Classic in March. The veteran said he wanted a "full and normal" spring training.Share Tweet
Angels working to let pitcher Reyes out of contractMLB.com Jan 16, 2013The Angels and Jo-Jo Reyes are finalizing an agreement that would release the veteran left-hander from his contract and allow him to join the SK Wyverns of the Korean League, sources confirmed to MLB.com on Wednesday.Share Tweet
Kinsler bought himself more time at secondMLB.com Jan 16, 2013Ian Kinsler is not switching from second base to first base for the Texas Rangers, because he never got an ultimatum.Share Tweet