Oliver's return

Darren Oliver, the Toronto Blue Jays announced Wednesday, will return for his 98th season in the big leagues. OK, it only seems like that, but the 42-year-old has pushed off retirement and will pitch for the Jays for the $3 million guaranteed for 2013, despite his desire to be traded back to the Texas Rangers and/or to be given a raise.

Oliver has had a terrific career and if there were a reliever's hall of fame, he'd certainly be inducted.