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Perhaps retirement wasn’t all it was cracked up to be for Dontrelle Willis, or maybe the competitive fire of a 30-year-old hurler who should still have a few decent years left in his once dominant arm has been lit again. Whatever the case is, the quirkyUpvote Share Tweet
Former Astros players Morgan Ensberg and Adam Everett, as well as former National League stolen base king Vince Coleman, are among those who will be on the Astros' Minor League field staff this season.Upvote Share Tweet
Brewers sign outfielder Garner to Minor League dealThe Brewers added to their Minor League outfield depth Friday by finalizing a deal with Cole Garner, a 28-year-old who played in four games with the Rockies in 2011.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Jan 4, 2013CLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have finalized a one-year contract with free agent right-hander Brett Myers.Upvote Share Tweet
Pirates announce changes to Minor League staffsThe Pirates unveiled a series of Minor League coaching staff changes on Friday, as new managers will take over at six of the organization's eight affiliates.Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays claim righty Beck off waiversThe Blue Jays added a familiar face back to the organization on Friday, claiming right-hander Chad Beck off waivers from the Pirates.Upvote Share Tweet
Back of Astros' rotation has plenty of competitionAstros general manager Jeff Luhnow created plenty of competition in the back end of the pitching rotation this season with the addition of right-handers Philip Humber, Alex White and John Ely to a group that already included youngsters Dallas Keuchel an…Upvote Share Tweet
Laser-pointing teen at Cards game pleads guiltyyahoo.com Updated Jan 4, 2013He who would lase has been made to pay. The teenager caught pointing a laser from a suite inside of Busch Stadium and causing a delay of a St. Louis Cardinals-San Francisco Giants game pleaded guilty in December, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Car…Upvote Share Tweet
Daquean Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daquean Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Daequan Cook to sign with Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers, agent saysJan 4Free-agent shooting specialist Daequan Cook will sign with the Chicago Bulls after clearing waivers Friday, according to his agent.
Don Banks: Kansas City gets its man, but history says Reid may not win bigJan 4The Kansas City Chiefs on Friday completed their whirlwind pursuit of Andy Reid and hired him as their next head coach, making the big, bold headline move in large part because they were drawn by his long NFL track record and history of winning in Phila…
Peter King: Quarterback play crucial in uncertain Wild Card roundJan 4Minnesota cornerback Antoine Winfield and Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco are two of the major difference-makers on Wild Card weekend in this 93rd NFL season, if you accept these premises: