DETROIT (AP) Joe Nathan expects to fit in just fine in Detroit - and now the Tigers don't have to face the closer who has dominated them more than perhaps any other in baseball.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) If those independent league road trips weren't humbling enough for Scott Kazmir, starting over from square one with his delivery and mechanics sure did the trick.
CHICAGO (AP) Paul Konerko, the veteran slugger and team captain who didn't want his career to end on such a sour note, is returning to the Chicago White Sox for another season.
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) Joe Garagiola is the winner of the Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award.
CINCINNATI (AP) The Reds have filled out their coaching staff for first-year manager Bryan Price, hiring former Pirate Jay Bell as their bench coach.