This is the January 22, 2013 news archive. View today's NL Central rumors and news.
NL Central News and Rumors
SEATTLE (AP) -- Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame as its seventh member.Share TweetCloser Jason Motte has inked a two-year contract with the Cardinals that will buy out his final two seasons of arbitration-eligibility. At the end of the deal, Motte will be a free agent.Share TweetCINCINNATI (AP) -- The Reds will host the 2015 All-Star game at Great American Ball Park, the city's first since 1988, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press.Share TweetNEW YORK (AP) -- Mark DeRosa has agreed to a $775,000, one-year contract with Toronto, giving the Blue Jays more infield and outfield depth as they try for their first playoff berth since 1993.Share Tweet
Reds sign Galarraga to Minor League contractThe Reds have signed right-hander Armando Galarraga to a Minor League contract, according to a report from CBSSports.com's Jon Heyman.Share Tweet
Hart seeking second opinion before knee surgeryBrewers first baseman Corey Hart, who last week developed swelling in his knee during offseason workouts, will not undergo surgery as expected Tuesday and will instead seek a second opinion.Share Tweet
Proceed With CautionTired of the Stephen Strasburg innings limit debate? It's back this year for these 11 pitchers at risk of the Year-After Effect, including Strasburg himself, writes Tom Verducci.Share Tweet