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  • 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...
  • Ernie Banks at Hall of Fame induction
    Ernie Banks dies at 83
    Hall of Fame slugger and lifelong Chicago Cub Ernie Banks died Friday night, the Cubs announced. Cause of death has not yet been released.A 19-year veteran of the Major Leagues, Banks signed with the Cubs on September 8th, 1953 and made his big...
  • Slideshow: Top 10 Ernie Banks quotes
    Slideshow: Top 10 Ernie Banks quotes
    It's a sad day when Mr. Cub passes away. On Friday, everyone in the baseball world was gripped with grief when hearing that iconic Hall of Famer and Chicago Cub, Ernie Banks, died at the age of 83 (1931-2015)."Words cannot express how...
  • $24 million over the next two years
    Diamondbacks' GM Stewart expects infield competition this spring
    The only lock on the Arizona infield this season, admits Diamondbacks’ general manager Dave Stewart, is Paul Goldschmidt at first base.Then again, there’s even some uncertainty here. That’s a relatively minor point and it depends...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Jonathan Papelbon trade talks brewing
    Philadelphia Phillies: Jonathan Papelbon trade talks brewing
    The Philadelphia Phillies appear to be involved in trade talks with the Milwaukee Brewers regarding closer Jonathan Papelbon. Moving the still-effective veteran reliever would help to meet general manager Ruben Amaro Junior's stated goal of...
  • Diamondbacks' large investment
    Tomas ready to compete for Diamondbacks' third base job
    While Yasmany Tomas may not be afraid of slamming a baseball around the diamond, he is definitely uncomfortable talking about how he arrived in Arizona.That’s both from a baseball and political standpoint.Meeting reporters at the...
  • Alex Rodriguez
    Alex Rodriguez turning to Barry Bonds for hitting help
    As confirmed by spokesman Ron Berkowitz on Wednesday, New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez has turned to Barry Bonds for hitting tips as he prepares for his return to the major leagues from injury and suspension. Rodriguez has also worked...
  • Philadelphia Phillies: Chase Utley's greatest hits
    Philadelphia Phillies: Chase Utley's greatest hits
    Chase Utley ranked with the best players in the game before a chronic condition affected his ability to play at a high level. Hall of Fame predictions are often followed by the cliched caveat of remaining healthy and number 26 wasn't able to...
  • Johan Santana
    Sore shoulder shuts down Santana
    Another injury setback haltsJohan Santana's comeback attempt. Following a Venezuelan Winter League outing for the Magallanes Navigators, the two-time AL Cy Young Award winner experienced shoulder soreness after retiring six straight batters on...
  • Wrigley Field before bleacher expansion
    Chicago Cubs sued by two rooftop owners
    As the 30th Annual Cubs Convention was getting underway Friday evening at the Sheraton Hotel and Towers, it was revealed that the Ricketts family had bought three rooftop buildings and those rooftop[ businesses, one on Waveland behind the soon-to...
  • Dontrelle Willis signs with Brewers
    Former Marlin Dontrelle Willis signs minor league deal with Brewers
    Former Marlins All-Star pitcher Dontrelle Willis is not yet finished with baseball. ESPN has reported on Wednesday that he is attempting to make a comeback after signing a Minor League deal with the Milwaukee Brewers. The deal includes an...
  • on the bubble
    Diamondbacks extend invitations to spring training
    With two, arbitration-eligible players still left on “the to-do” list, the Diamondbacks are beginning to formalize their spring training methodology.New bench coach Glenn Sherlock will head construction and application of drills while...
  • Veterans Stadium
    Philadelphia Phillies: 5 ways Veterans Stadium beat Citizens Bank Park
    The Philadelphia Phillies have played in Citizens Bank Park since 2004. Everyone who has been there agrees that the facility is a markedly better venue for baseball games than multipurpose Veterans Stadium ever was.The 'Vet' played host to...
  • Robinson Cano In Japan
    Seattle Mariners news: Cano stars in Winter League, Wilhelmsen wants bigs raise
    Seattle Mariners news from Tuesday (Jan. 20) includes Robinson Cano ending a successful stint in the Dominican Winter League. According to a report from The Seattle Times, he played for Estrellas De Orientales to help rehab an injury. He ended up...