LOS ANGELES – Vin Scully, one of baseballs most beloved broadcasters, will return to the Los Angeles Dodgers for a record 65th season in 2014.
Scully, 85, began his professional baseball broadcasting career in 1950 with the Brooklyn Dodgers, and he has called three perfect games, 25 no-hitters, 25 World Series and 12 All-Star games.
Around the leagues
Texas sent right-hander Neil Ramirez to the Chicago Cubs to complete the trade that brought right-hander Matt Garza to Texas Oakland acquired catcher Kurt Suzuki from Washington. Tampa Bay obtained outfielder David DeJesus from Washington. St. Louis right-hander Jake Westbrook was placed on the 15-day disabled (lower back strain). Atlanta bought right-hander Freddy Garcias contract from Baltimore and placed right-hander Brandon Beachy (right elbow inflammation) on the 15-day disabled list. Minnesota All-Star catcher Joe Mauer was cleared by a concussion specialist to begin light exercises. The Los Angeles Angels recalled right-hander Cory Rasmus from Triple-A Salt Lake.