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SEATTLE (AP) -- Ken Griffey Jr. will be inducted into the Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame as its seventh member.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Daily Dime: Martin doing the little things for OKCJan 22That "other" Kevin is a big reason why the Thunder own the NBA's best record, J.A. Adande writes.
Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers may consider trading Dwight HowardJan 22Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
Sources -- Los Angeles Lakers growing concerned over unhappy Dwight HowardJan 22Though the Lakers have long rebuffed talks of trading Dwight Howard, sources now say the team may consider dealing the pending free agent as Los Angeles continues to struggle.
Peter King: Wilson not asking for new deal; more on Payton's reinstatement…Jan 22Three items in the news, all non-Harbaugh related, today: