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Tampa Bay sent minor league pitcher Justin Choate and a player to be named to the Diamondbacks. Arizona dealt left-hander David Holmberg to Cincinnati.
All those who marvel at Miguel Cabrera can only wonder what he might've done this year if completely healthy.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera won his second straight American League Most Valuable Player award Thursday, once again beating Angels outfielder Mike Trout by a comfortable margin.
Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder Andrew McCutchen and Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera both coasted Thursday to Most Valuable Player awards.
McCutchen won the National League honor by a surprisingly wide margin Thursday. Cabrera took the AL prize for the second straight year by a comfortable gap over Mike Trout.
Mariano Rivera may make a debut on his final weekend before retirement: as a centerfielder.
Humble as ever, Mariano Rivera began his special day by paying tribute to a Hall of Famer.
Andy Pettitte had no interest in a farewell tour or some big pronouncement regarding his (second) retirement. Anything more than a conference call the day after the season would only feel embarrassing.
He came from a family where fishing was a way to make a living. And Mariano Rivera, like others before him, was destined for a fisherman's hard life.
The 41-year-old left-hander initially retired after the 2010 season, but he sat out only one year before returning to the Yankees.
If Mariano Rivera is going to get back to Fenway Park, the Yankees will have to be one of the AL's wild card teams.
Todd Helton has had enough.
A quartet of cellos played what was certainly the classiest version of "Enter Sandman" that ever graced a baseball diamond, and the Boston Red Sox honored New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera on Sunday night before the final scheduled game at Fenway Park of career.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi says he'll talk to Mariano Rivera in the offseason about whether the New York Yankees closer definitely wants to retire.
Small wonder that New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera grabbed the spotlight at the latest All-Star game. His perfect eighth-inning relief appearance not only helped the American League win the game, it showcased the kind of success story that Americans love.
New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, right, acknowledges his teammates as former Yankees manager Joe Torre looks on during a ceremony to honor Rivera on his 18-year career in baseball before the game against the Houston Astros Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, in Houston.