This is the January 17, 2013 news archive. View today's NL East rumors and news.
NL East News and Rumors
After giving Rafael Soriano a $28 million, two-year contract filled with deferred payments to be their go-to guy in the ninth inning, the Washington Nationals figure they have three closers now.Share Tweet
Relief pitcher Drew Storen has agreed to a $2.5 million, one-year contract with the Washington Nationals, avoiding arbitration.Share Tweet
Rizzo pleased with Nats' return in Morse dealOn Thursday, Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo discussed the players his club received in exchange for Michael Morse as part of a three-team deal.Share TweetReliever Joba Chamberlain and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,875,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Share TweetRight-hander Bobby Parnell, 28, appeared in a career-high 74 games with the Mets last season.Share Tweet
Future promising for prospects Joseph, MartinTommy Joseph and Ethan Martin have gone from being virtual strangers to batterymates and roommates, and the Phillies hope they'll spend a lot of time together in Philadelphia in the future.Share Tweet
Team USA roster out: NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey heads a st…NEW YORK (AP) -- Toronto's R.A. Dickey heads a starting pitching staff missing David Price, Justin Verlander, Jered Weaver, Clayton Kershaw and Matt Cain on the preliminary U.S. roster for the World Baseball Classic.Share Tweet
Braves announce Minor League coaching staffsThere will be a sense of familiarity this season, as five of the Braves' six Minor League affiliates will have the same manager as last year. The one newcomer is Randy Ready, who was announced as Triple-A Gwinnett's manager in November.Share TweetARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have finalized a $55 million, five-year contract with All-Star left-hander Matt Harrison.Share Tweetgrantland.com Jan 17, 2013The Mariners, A's, and Nationals pulled off a three-way trade, one that likely improves just one of the three teams this year, and potentially makes o...Share Tweet