A roundup of all the latest rumors and news around the American League East.
Before the Uptonian apocalypse left our front page in tatters, the Rays looked like they could have been a trending topic for the day.
Lucky for all of us, Kyle Farnsworth was not actually our most-viewed article of the day. That said, the Rays weren't the only ones around the AL East generating rumors and news.
Here's a look at all the latest:
Tampa Bay Rays to sign Luke Scott - MLB Daily Dish
The Tampa Bay Rays are set to re-sign designated hitter Luke Scott, according to Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times. Tampa Bay had been seeking a designated hitter throughout the offseason, and it was reported yesterday that they and Scott had mutual interest in a reunion.
Tampa Bay Rays sign Kyle Farnsworth - MLB Daily Dish
The Tampa Bay Rays have signed free agent Kyle Farnsworth to a one-year, major league contract, according to Jerry Crasnick of ESPN. Crasnick adds that Farnsworth could earn up to $3 million through his new contract with the Rays between base salary and bonuses.
New York Yankees sign Dan Johnson - MLB Daily Dish
The New York Yankees have signed infielder/designated hitter Dan Johnson to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to major league spring training, according to Sweeny Murti of Sportsradio 66 WFAN.
Benefits of $189 Million May Be More Limited Than Yankees Thought - Pinstriped Bible
The Yankees have been beating the $189 million dollar payroll drum constantly, but their reward may not be as great as they once believed.
Does Brian Matusz Have a Future as Part of the Baltimore Orioles Starting Rotation? - Camden Chat
Brian Matusz has failed as a starter the past two seasons. Will the Orioles give him another shot in the rotation?
Jason Hammel: Through the Years - Camden Chat
"When I think back to the mind-blowing season the Orioles had in 2012, the name Jason Hammel keeps bubbling up in my mind. With a solid 2012 under his belt and a pending arbitration case, I thought it'd be fun to re-introduce him to O's fans."
Pedro Martinez Named Special Assistant To The General Manager - Over the Monster
"Pedro is back where he belongs, and while he's not on the mound, he'll be able to coach and assist those who are."
MLB.com Ranks Henry Owens, Blake Swihart Among Top Prospects At Their Positions - Over the Monster
Some of Boston's oft-overlooked future gets prospect love from MLB.com at their respective positions.