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  • Philadelphia Phillies: Ruben Amaro, Jr. to be offered Howie Roseman-type job?
    Philadelphia Phillies: Ruben Amaro, Jr. to be offered Howie Roseman-type job?
    The Philadelphia Phillies acquired Ruben Amaro, Jr. and Kyle Abbott from the California Angels for Von Hayes in December 1991. More than two decades after that trade the team's current general manager could face the same fate as fellow sports&...
  • Mourners pay respects to Ernie Banks.
    Ernie Banks memorial service and procession details set
    As a steady stream of mourners flows in and out of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago paying their respects to Ernie Banks, the Chicago Cubs have released information about tomorrow’s memorial service and procession.The memorial...
  • Red Sox add bullpen depth by signing Alexi Ogando
    Red Sox set to sign free agent reliever Ogando
    The Boston Red Sox are ready to add some bullpen help by signing former Texas Rangers reliever Alexi Ogando. The deal is reported to be for one year for $1.5 million with incentives that could double that amount. He will need to pass a physical...
  • which style?
    Diamondbacks' Hale likely to experiment with different line-ups
    With three weeks before the Diamondbacks’ pitchers and catchers assemble at Salt River for the commencement of spring training, there remain a few unanswered questions.Just after the battery mates arrive, position players set up shop and...
  • Charlie Gehringer
    Charlie Gehringer: 1937 AL MVP
    One of the more interesting Most Valuable Player contests occurred in 1937. Tiger second baseman Charlie Gehringer won the award, but three other players had legitimate claims to the prize. Lou Gehrig led the league in OPS and drove in 158. Hank...
  • Wrigley Field Marquee lit up to remember Ernie Banks
    Cub fans pay their respects to Ernie Banks
    Cubs fans have been stopping by Wrigley Field to pay theirrespects to Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, who passed away Friday night, of a heart attack at the age of 83.Fanshave left flowers, Old Style beer cans, and memorabilia outside the park because the...
  • Travis Snider dealt to Baltimore for prospect, PTBNL
    Pittsburgh Pirates deal Travis Snider to Orioles for minor leaguer and PTBNL
    On Tuesday, the Pittsburgh Pirates traded outfielder Travis Snider to the Baltimore Orioles for minor league pitcher Stephen Tarpley and a player to be named later. Dan Connolly of The Baltimore Sun reported the details of the transaction.The...
  • Valcke and iCASE in Thunder Bay
    Valcke and iCASE in Thunder Bay
    Sunday is the Super Bowl, but Friday, January 30, will be a fun day for baseball fans in Thunder Bay.Tom Valcke, who was Canadian Supervisor with the Major League Baseball Central Scouting Bureau for ten years, has taught the game all over the...
  • carries large contract
    Diamondbacks comfortable with 2015 salary projections
    While numbers on the field last season did not add up to anything positive, numbers, as in payroll at the major league level, are encouraging.Coming into the 2015 season, the Diamondbacks have one of the lowest payrolls in the game, and that is...
  • Francisco Lindor Cleveland Indians
    Cleveland Indians extend spring training invites to seven internal prospects
    On Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, the Cleveland Indians announced the club has invited infielder Francisco Lindor, catcher Jake Lowery, outfielder Tyler Naquin, outfielder James Ramsey, pitcher Will Roberts, infielder Ryan Rohlinger, and outfielder...
  • What a catch(er)
    Reds avoid arbitration with Mesoraco
    The Cincinnati Reds have ensured that Devin Mesoraco have come to an agreement on Monday that avoids arbitration and gives the Reds catcher a hefty pay raise.Cincinnati initially will pay Mesoraco what they had originallyexchanged, $2.4 million,...
  • Number on the depth chart
    Diamondbacks confident in Gosewisch as number-one catcher
    To playing winning, championship baseball, most pundits believe pitching and defense will get the job done.Add to this equation the factor of strong catching, and most teams rise with this right arrangement.While Arizona front office decision...
  • Doug Clark
    Mexican Leaguer Doug Clark receives 50 game suspension for steroid use
    Doug Clark, an outfielder with the Mexico City Red Devils in the Mexican League, was one of three players that tested positive for banned substances according to a January 26, 2015 league report. The results of Clark’s drug test indicated...
  • Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Wingnuts sign a legend
    Indy Ball Weekly Perspective: Wingnuts sign a legend
    Álex "El Samurai" Cabrera signs with the WingnutsInternationally, Álex Cabrerais one of the most dangerous hitters in recent memory. Cabrera started his career back in 1991 at 19. His stint in Wichita will be his first baseball in...
  • Endy Chavez With Mariners
    Seattle Mariners rumors: Team signs Endy Chavez, is pursuing Franklin Gutierrez
    Seattle Mariners rumors have Endy Chavez signing a new contract with the team. According to a report from MLB.com on Sunday (Jan. 25), the team offered the veteran outfielder a minor league contract with a Spring Training invite. There was also...