| Nov 27, 2014
| 11:34 AM
The Orioles have received plenty of interest in their major league hitting coach position since the opening became public Monday.
The club would ideally like to have the position filled by the time baseball's winter meetings begin in San Diego on Dec....
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:13 AM
The New York Yankees acquired shortstop Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks to become Derek Jeter's successor in a three-team trade with the Detroit Tigers, according to multiple reports Friday.
The Yankees have been seeking a replacement for...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:28 PM
At his introductory news conference Friday, the Dodgers' new president of baseball operations confirmed Don Mattingly would manage the team next season and that a general manager would be hired.
That was about the extent of what Andrew Friedman...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter usually does a good job of holding in his emotion.
You have to look closely to see a glimpse, like the proud but subtle smile he offered when his team clinched the American League East. He’s even better when under...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The magic number in the National League this season was 88. That's the victory total the wild card-winning Giants and Pirates reached to qualify for the playoffs.
The Marlins won 77 games, 15 more than they did in 2013. A similar improvement next season...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Buck Showalter does not believe he's changed. Let's get that out of the way right off.
In fact, he's suspicious of anyone applying a sweeping narrative of transformation to his current success as Orioles manager.
"I think I'm just perceived different,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Apparently a team can never have too many ex-general managers around, or at least the Dodgers appear ready to test the theory.
Taking in an Arizona Fall League game together Monday were Dodgers President and CEO Stan Kasten, special GM advisors Gerry...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 6:22 PM
The following are highlights from the 2014 season for local athletes playing Major League Baseball.
AFTER TRADE, MCCARTHY SHINES
Brandon McCarthy, a starter, found himself on both ends of the spectrum throughout the season. The Glendale native began the...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 10:30 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks named Chip Hale as the team's seventh manager on Monday.
D-backs chief baseball officer Tony La Russa made the announcement official after there were reports earlier in the day.
Hale, 49, replaces manager Kirk Gibson, who...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 10:15 PM
BALTIMORE — When Andy MacPhail departed Chicago in 2006 after two postseason appearances in 12 years running the Cubs, he left with one of the more memorable exit lines in franchise history.
"It's time," he said. "The clock on the MacPhail-o-meter...