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Carl Pavano Injures Spleen While Shoveling Snow

Carl Pavano

Carl Pavano ruptured his spleen this week while shoveling snow. The 37-year-old free-agent was shoveling snow in the driveway at his Vermont home. The free-agent pitcher is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks following the injury. It hasn’t been a good year for Pavano and injuries. He suffered a right shoulder injury… Read more »

Derek Jeter Cleared For Baseball Activity, Aims For Opening Day Return

Derek Jeter Cleared For Baseball Activity, Aims For Opening Day Return

Derek Jeter has been cleared to start baseball activity after recovering from a broken ankle, leading the New York Yankees shortstop to aim for an Opening Day return. The 38-year-old Yankees captain broke his ankle during a disappointing playoff run for the Yankees that ended in the AL Championship series against the Detroit Tigers. Jeter… Read more »

Alex Rodriguez Undergoes Hip Surgery, Expected To Be Out For 6 Months

A Rod undergoes hip surgery

New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez underwent surgery on his left hip Wednesday and is expected to be out for six months to ensure a full recovery. According to The Washington Post, Rodriguez’s doctor repaired a torn labrum and impingement. The surgery “went as planned and without complication.” Rodriguez, 37, is expected to be released from… Read more »

Texas Rangers Sign Lance Berkman To $11 Million, One Year Contract

Lance Berkman New Contract With Rangers

Free agent Lance Berkman has agreed to a one-year, $11 million contract with the Texas Rangers. The contract is believed to include a vesting option for the 2014 MLB season. The 36-year-old must pass a physical for the deal to become official. Berkman injured his left calf last season and has undergone two surgeries on… Read more »

David Price, Tampa Bay Rays, Agree To One-Year Deal

David Price Agrees To One Year Contract

American League Cy Young Award winner David Price has agreed to a one-year contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. The short-term contract will allow both sides to avoid salary arbitration. According to ESPN’s Buster Olney, the deal is worth just north of $10 million, a big bump from Price’s $4.35 million contract during the 2012… Read more »

Brad Corbett Dies: Former Texas Rangers Owner Passes At 75

Brad Corbett Dies

Brad Corbett, the former owner of the Texas Rangers, died on Christmas Eve at the age of 75. Corbett owned the team from 1974 through 1980 and was perhaps best known for frequently changing managers of his team. The former owner’s daughter conformed Corbett’s death, saying that her father was not sick recently but that… Read more »

Nick Swisher Signs With Cleveland Indians

Nick Swisher

Nick Swisher, formerly of the New York Yankees, has inked a four-year deal with the Cleveland Indians. The right fielder/first baseman will earn $56 million over the life of the contract, with a $14 million vesting option for the 2017 season. Swisher, 32, and the Indians came to terms late last night, according to the… Read more »