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  • Likelihood of Dan Duquette leaving for Blue Jays appears to increase

    Likelihood of Dan Duquette leaving for Blue Jays appears to increase
    The likelihood of executive vice president Dan Duquette leaving the Orioles to become president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays seems greater now than it has at any point since the issue surfaced in December. According to multiple sources, the...
  • Jeff Seidel: Cespedes doesn't care where he bats for Tigers

    Yoenis Cespedes took a long look at Comerica Park, his new home as the Tigers' left fielder. Hey, what in the world is that cold, white stuff on the ground? This was the first time that Cespedes had ever actually seen snow in person, after he grew up in...
  • How much are Dan Duquette and other top execs really worth?

    How much are Dan Duquette and other top execs really worth?
    The Toronto Blue Jays' pursuit of Dan Duquette has become a fascinating story on many levels, but one question keeps hitting me amid all the will-he-or-won’t-he speculation: What is Duquette actually worth? It’s a more nebulous issue than...
  • Ichiro, Marlins agree to one-year contract pending physical

    The Miami Marlins’ quest for a fourth outfielder has turned up a future Hall of Famer. A source confirmed the club has agreed to a one-year contract with Ichiro Suzuki pending a physical. Suzuki is attempting to reach 3,000 hits in the major...
  • Braves sign veteran outfielder Gomes

    The Braves have agreed to contract terms with veteran outfielder Jonny Gomes on a one-year, $4 million contract that includes a vesting option, a person familiar with the situation said Thursday night. He'll likely be part of a left-field platoon and...
  • White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper excited over reinforced staff

    White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper excited over reinforced staff
    Passes for this weekend's SoxFest are sold out and that reflects the White Sox's hopes for 2015 no longer are based on smoke and mirrors. "There's legitimate excitement," longtime pitching coach Don Cooper said Wednesday. "There's legitimate hype."...
  • Contemporaries remember Ernie Banks as among the greatest players ever

    Contemporaries remember Ernie Banks as among the greatest players ever
    Jim Marshall remembers the shortest scouting meeting Giants manager Alvin Dark ever had before a three-game series at Wrigley Field in 1961. "Just walk Ernie Banks four times, and we'll win this series," Marshall recalled Saturday. Marshall and...
  • Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14

    Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14
    1953: Ernie Banks makes his Cubs debut Sept. 17. He starts at shortstop and bats seventh, becoming the first African-American player in team history.  1954: On Aug. 22, Banks homers twice in a 12-6 loss to the Braves at Wrigley Field. This is his...
  • Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation

    Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation
    David Buchanan recited the fifth inning of his June 8 start in Cincinnati as if it occurred yesterday. Most importantly, the 25-year-old remembers the mistakes he made in a game in which he had really good stuff. The right-hander got cute with a...
  • Revere, Ruf healthy and looking forward to season at Phillies Winter Banquet

    Revere, Ruf healthy and looking forward to season at Phillies Winter Banquet
    The East Coast may be bracing for a possible winter storm this weekend and there are still four weeks until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, but fans were thinking spring in the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday night. That's...
  • Ex-Liberty and Lehigh star Matt McBride returns to Colorado Rockies

    A free agent for the first time in his career this offseason, Matt McBride was curious to see what opportunities there might be for him in the baseball world. The 29-year-old Liberty grad and former Lehigh standout came to realize that the grass isn't...