| Mar 11, 2015
| 2:43 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia left-hander Cole Hamels allowed Jordy Mercer's two-run home run in the third inning and the Phillies rallied in the sixth to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-2 on Wednesday.
Making his second start of the spring,...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 11:49 AM
As he watched the National League wild card game on television last October, A.J. Burnett realized he'd made a mistake by leaving the Pittsburgh Pirates.
"That's when it really hit me," Burnett said. "I kept saying, `Why am I not there? I should be in...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 2:57 PM
Try to ignore that next cold front sweeping through Chicago—because you know another one's coming—and think baseball for a minute.
The Cubs begin spring training on the heels of the most exciting offseason in recent memory. They added...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 5:38 PM
The Miami Marlins came to terms with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players before Friday's deadline to exchange figures. The remaining three – left-hander Mike Dunn and right-handers Mat Latos and David Phelps – will let arbiters...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
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White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 10:25 AM
The free-agent season opens for business with the conclusion of the World Series but doesn't begin to pick up until the first 2 weeks of November.
Teams have until five days after the conclusion of the World Series — which means Monday night...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:22 PM
After pitching his 27th start on Aug. 19 and increasing his player option to $10 million, A.J. Burnett began mulling retirement.
He wavered on the decision to pitch next season as the year continued, struggling on the mound while dealing with an...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Watch: Will Mark Sanchez make the Eagles better? With Nick Foles injured the Eagles are working out quarterback Terrelle Pryor Tuesday. Eagles beat writer Nick Fierro writes that coach Chip Kelly is creative enough to make use of Pryor's talent. …...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 1:25 PM
A report surfaced Thursday morning that the Orioles had made a one-year offer to veteran right-hander A.J. Burnett. Welcome to the Hot Stove season.
Burnett being linked to the Orioles seems to be an annual occurrence. And the connections are there....
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:26 PM
With Cole Hamels being the only reliable starter the Philadelphia Phillies could pencil in to their 2015 rotation at season's end, the team had its work cut out for them this offseason.
The Phillies took their first step to fill out the rest of that...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 9:22 AM
Two Phillies had surgery this week and another is in the process of scheduling surgery, according to a press release the Phillies issued Wednesday.
Carlos Ruiz was the first to go under the knife on Monday. He had minor arthroscopic surgery on his...