C. Trent Rosecrans

Russell Wilson made the right choice with football

It appears Russell Wilson made the right choice when he picked football over baseball. The Seahawks' quarterback hit .229 in two minor-league seasons in the Rockies' organization.

Reports: Former big leaguer Jai Miller to join Alabama football team

Jai Miller, who played a total of 28 games in the big leagues for the Marlins, Royals and A's, has enrolled in classes at the University of Alabama with the intention of joining the Crimson Tide football team.

Active players closing in on Cooperstown

After looking at active players who are "locks" for the Hall of Fame, we have another group who are well on their way.

Javier Vazquez is considering a return to big leagues

Javier Vazquez didn't pitch in the big leagues last season but is pitching in Puerto Rico this winter and plans on pitching in the World Baseball Classic. The Nationals, Red Sox, Rays, Royals and Blue Jays are interested in the 36-year-old right-hander.

Padres minor leaguer disagrees with a scouting report

Padres minor leaguer Cody Decker disagreed with a scouting report about him posted online.

Cubs sign Dontrelle Willis to minor-league deal

Although Dontrelle Willis announced his retirement in July, the left-hander is attempting a comeback with the Cubs, the team that drafted him in 2000.

Shane Victorino says he wanted to return to Phillies

In Philadelphia on Friday, new Red Sox right fielder Shane Victorino said his first choice was to return to the Phillies, but his old team wasn't interested in bringing him back.

Don Mattingly says his back wasn't why he retired

Dodgers manager and Yankees legend Don Mattingly says he could have hung on for a Hall of Fame bid, but retired to spend more time with his family.

Video: Hideki Matsui in 'Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla'

The recently retired Hideki Matsui had a cameo in the 2002 film, "Godzilla Against Mechagodzilla."

Free agent Kyle Lohse says new compensation system hurting him

Free agent right-hander Kyle Lohse said the offseason has been a little slower than expected, in part because of new free-agent compensation rules.

Report: Braves considering changing controversial batting practice hat

The Braves are considering changing their proposed 2013 batting practice hats featuring the controversial "screaming Indian" alternate logo.

Useless tweets: Jose Canseco's New Year's resolutions

Jose Canseco took to Twitter on New Year's Day to give us his top 10 New Year's resolutions -- all 11 of them.

Wade Boggs part of group that buys the Field of Dreams

Field of Dreams sold for $3.4 million and interest recently. The buyers plan to build a 24-field youth baseball and softball complex.

Takashi Saito to return to Japan

Takashi Saito is returning to his hometown team, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan, after seven seasons in MLB.

Hideki Matsui's retirement was, not surprisingly, big news in Japan

Hideki Matsui's retirement drew reaction not only from baseball people in Japan, but even politicians weighed in on the slugger calling it quits.

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