This is the January 30, 2013 news archive. View today's NL East rumors and news.
NL East News and Rumors
Share TweetNew Mets pitcher Shaun Marcum said he signed with the team because of the promise of lots of innings, which were freed up when the team traded Cy Young winner R.A. Dickey.
Bourn vs. Bourne: The Mets could use a fictional hero who could put…Updated Jan 30 Share TweetThe Mets could use a fictional hero who could put up real numbers.Source: nytimes.com
Nationals' Harper signed jersey for late MusialUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetWashington Nationals phenom Bryce Harper was able to grant a request for Stan Musial before the baseball icon and Hall of Famer died earlier this month.Source: ESPN.com
Competitive balance leaves no clear favoriteUpdated Jan 30 Share TweetYou know the thing about this baseball season that excites me the most? It's that there's chaos in the land. Go ahead and pick a World Series winner. Tigers? Nationals? Giants? If you asked a dozen baseball fans, you might get a dozen different answers.…Source: MLB.comShare TweetThe Nationals are looking to win their second consecutive National League East title, and they realize it will not be easy. They noticed that the Braves improved themselves last week by acquiring outfielder Justin Upton in a trade that sent infielder/ou…Source: MLB.com
Mint Condition: How Is Topps Impacted By A-Rod?Jan 30Topps VP of Sports Mark Sapir joins Michele Steele to discuss the launch of Topps Series 1 Baseball and the impact of PED allegations on Alex Rodriguez Topps products.
Super Bowl XLVII -- Ravens, 49ers power their way to the Super BowlJan 30Fans of old-school football should rejoice about the Ravens-49ers matchup. It should be power football at its finest.
Sources -- Memphis Grizzlies agree in principle to trade Rudy Gay to Toron…Jan 30The Memphis Grizzlies and Toronto Raptors have agreed in principle on a trade that will send leading scorer Rudy Gay to the Raptors, according to sources with knowledge of the deal.
Don Banks: Homegrown or imported, 49ers are loaded with blue-chip talentJan 30NEW ORLEANS -- The Cain and Abel coaching subplot in this year's Super Bowl is undeniably the most irresistible in NFL history, but it's still the playing talent that decides championships in football, and that's where the San Francisco 49ers have almos…