Jim Leyland's retirement announcement reverberated around baseball, but it probably won't impact the Nationals' search for a new manager.
Tyler Clippard had already established himself as one of baseball's best relievers prior to 2013, and his most recent season only bolstered that reputation.
Cardinals-Red Sox, once again in October. Fully rested, they'll start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with Boston opening as a slim favorite.
Cuban slugger Jose Abreu has agreed to a six-year, $68 million contract with the Chicago White Sox.