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Mariano Rivera (of course) redefines "valuable"

No relief pitcher had ever won the All-Star Game's MVP Award. But there's never been a Mariano Rivera before, either. So it somehow seems not unfitting that Rivera won the award despite earning neither a win or a save in the A.L.'s 3-0 victory.

Granderson injured, out for 10 weeks

Curtis Granderson's going to miss significant time after getting plunked Sunday afternoon by J.A. Happ, and the Yankees don't have any good options to replace him.

Red Sox trade for Mike Carp

In an effort to boost their depth at the corners, the Red Sox traded with the Mariners to get Mike Carp.

Report: Michael Bourn signing with Indians

The last big-time free agent -- among the hitters, anyway -- has apparently been locked, as Michael Bourn's inking a contract with a mystery team (i.e. Cleveland).

Mariners extend Felix Hernandez

Right-hander Felix Hernandez has agreed to a seven-year, $175 million contract extension with the Seattle Mariners.

A's send 3 prospects to Astros for Lowrie

The Astros traded one of their last "veterans" with any real value, sending Jed Lowrie to the A's for a trio of younger players (but no blue-chip prospects).

ESPN details A-Rod's links to Bosch

It was probably inevitable: More reporting suggests more specific connections between Alex Rodriguez and a shady Miami character named Anthony Bosch.

Hall-of-Famer Earl Weaver, 82, passes away

Earl Weaver died Friday night. Baltimore will be in a state of mourning for a while.

Callaspo, Angels reach deal

The Angels have reportedly locked up their third baseman for two years for close to $9 million.

Garza, Cubs avoid arbitration

The Cubs come to an agreement with the 29-year-old on a one-year contract worth $10.25 million.


Coming to a bench near you: Interpreters! Coaches!

According to's Jayson Stark, MLB is clearing the way for interpreters on the field during games, and an additional coach on the bench.

Soriano signs 2-year, $28 million deal with Nats

The former Yankees reliever had a 2.26 ERA last season.

Narveson, Brewers avoid arbitration

The lefty will make $840,000 next season.

Todd Helton returning for likely final season

The veteran Rockies first baseman will come back after undergoing hip surgery last August.

Kelvim Escobar signs MiLB deal with Brewers

The veteran pitcher hasn't played in the Major Leagues since 2007, and he has started a promising comeback in his home country of Venezuela.

Reports: Justin Upton rejected trade to Mariners

The Diamondbacks outfielder was on the verge of being shipped to Safeco Field, but ultimately decided to veto the transaction.

Nats re-sign Adam LaRoche

The lefty slugger will return to D.C. for at least two years at $24 million.

Berkman, Rangers close to deal

The Rangers are close to bringing Lance Berkman aboard to help fill the void in their lineup left by the departure of Josh Hamilton, Mike Napoli and Michael Young.

Report: D-Train signs minor-league deal with Cubs

After announcing his retirement last year, the lefty will get another chance with the team which originally drafted him

J.P. Howell reportedly agrees with Dodgers

Lefty reliever was on the radar for several teams, but lands in Chavez Ravine on a one-year deal.

Astros, Rangers among teams interested in Berkman

The veteran hasn't made a decision on whether to play in 2013, but he already has offers from both teams in his hometown state.

Sergio Romo arrested at Las Vegas airport

San Francisco Giants pitcher Sergio Romo was arrested at a Las Vegas airport on a misdemeanor charge.

All quiet on the Kyle Lohse front

The free-agent right-hander believes his qualifying offer is to blame for his slow market.

What now for Shaun Marcum?

Now that the Cleveland Indians have signed Brett Myers, who is left out there for Shaun Marcum?

Marlins and Mariners reportedly discussed Stanton

Seattle needs offense, while Miami could use all the young pitching they can get. Would they be tempted to part ways with their biggest star at the moment?

Webb to audition for teams this week

Brandon Webb will attempt yet another comeback from the shoulder issues that have derailed his career.

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