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NL East News and Rumors
CNNSI.com Updated Jan 29, 2013
The Steroid Era -- and Alex Rodriguez's involvement in it -- just won't go away, but Joe Lemire says it's time to acknowledge Major League Baseball's efforts to clean up the game.Upvote Share Tweet
NEW YORK (AP) -- Second baseman Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets have agreed to a one-year contract worth $2,925,000, avoiding salary arbitration.Upvote Share Tweet
Schneider reportedly retires after 13 yearsCatcher Brian Schneider, who caught 13 years with the Expos/Nationals organization, Mets and Phillies, has decided to retire, according to his hometown newspaper, the Allentown Morning Call.Upvote Share TweetWhen Manny Upton was at Turner Field for his son B.J. Upton's introductory news conference in November, he playfully told a media member to tell Braves general manager Frank Wren to trade for his other son.Upvote Share TweetPHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Reliever Chad Durbin and the Phillies have finalized a $1 million, one-year contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Gio disputes report of connection to PEDsNationals left-hander Gio Gonzalez denied that he used performance-enhancing drugs after a report from the Miami New Times linked the pitcher to Anthony Bosch, who reportedy supplied PEDs to professional athletes from Miami.Upvote Share TweetIn response to the New Times of Miami PED/Anthony Bosch story published Tuesday, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez has issued a complete denial. Gio Gonzalez of the Washington Nationals did likewise and Texas Rangers slugger Nelson Cruz, through h…Upvote Share TweetScott Atchison, 36, pitched 51 1/3 innings out of the Boston bullpen last season and finished the season with a 1.58 earned run average.Upvote Share Tweet
Although deal unlikely, Mets meet with BournGeneral manager Sandy Alderson and assistant GM John Ricco flew to Houston last week to have dinner with Michael Bourn and his agent, Scott Boras, according to the New York Post. But the meeting "was more a getting-to-know-you session than a dollar…Upvote Share Tweet
Future Of Alex RodriguezJan 29Buster Olney discusses whether Alex Rodriguez has played his last game for the Yankees.
Don Banks: Oher's story still resonating with Ravens; more Media Day SnapsJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from Tuesday's Super Bowl Media Day at the Superdome, always the most inane day on the league's annual calendar...
Peter King: America tires of Ray Lewis, Alex Smith's fate, mailJan 29NEW ORLEANS -- One thing, as Super Bowl week kicks off in full Tuesday with Media Day at the Superdome, I think that I should have dropped into Monday Morning Quarterback:
Coast to Coast - Time for the Boston Celtics to blow it up?Jan 29Our experts discuss what Boston should do now that Rajon Rondo is on the shelf for the rest of the season.
Allen Iverson turns down Texas Legends' D-League offerJan 29Allen Iverson has announced that he remains hopeful of getting one last shot at the NBA but says he's turning down the opportunity to launch his comeback in the NBA Development League.