LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers have retained most of their coaching staff for 2013, with John Valentin serving as assistant to new hitting coach Mark McGwire.
On Monday night Bryce Harper became the first Nationals player since the team moved to Washington to win the N.L. Rookie of the Year award.
When the Nationals beat the Phillies on October 3 to clinch the N.L. East, Philly shortstop Jimmy Rollins had a hard time congratulating the new champs.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Left-hander Jeremy Affeldt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to terms on a three-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday night.