This is the January 24, 2013 news archive. View today's NL West rumors and news.
NL West News and Rumors
The Arizona Diamondbacks' decision to trade Justin Upton to the Atlanta Braves for Martin Prado, Randall Delgado, and a handful of prospects is a curious one. Upton had a relatively disappointing season in 2012 (he still posted 2.5 WAR according to Fang…
Torrealba rejoining Rockies on Minor League dealUpdated Jan 24 Share TweetYorvit Torrealba, the Rockies' primary catcher on postseason teams in 2007 and '09, signed a Minor League contract on Thursday night to return to the club.Source: MLB.comShare TweetBOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox signed left-handed pitcher Craig Breslow on Thursday.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBOSTON (AP) -- Pedro Martinez has returned to the Boston Red Sox.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetBen Petrick, a former major league catcher who was forced to retire in 2004 due to early-onset Parkinson's disease, has been hired as a consultant to the coaching staff of the Diamondbacks' short-season Class A affiliate.Source: ESPN.com
Braves Trade For Justin UptonJan 24Buster Olney breaks down the Braves' trade with the Diamondbacks for Justin Upton.
Buster Blog: Clock Ticking On Justin Upton DealJan 24Buster Olney blogs about why there should be a sense of urgency for the Diamondbacks to trade Justin Upton.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 1.0Jan 24A mock draft in January is the ultimate example of the can't-wait-for-it mindset that prevails in today's world. Never mind that this year's draft class just became finalized days ago, or that NFL teams are still very early in the process of immersing t…