| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:26 PM
KISSIMMEE — In the interest of telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, we are biased when it comes to baseball prospects.
We — the media, teams and even fans — can tend to focus on a player's shortcomings...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:20 PM
Edwin Jackson relied on directions to HoHoKam Stadium on his phone Tuesday and arrived at Phoenix Municipal Stadium — the A's former spring park. Reliever Blake Parker started in place of Jackson, and the A's ripped the Cubs 14-2....
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:07 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Arismendy Alcantara didn't play the outfield until about one month before he was promoted to the Cubs in July.
That may have been a solid career move for Alcantara, especially with Joe Maddon as the Cubs' new manager.
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:59 PM
They're slingshot-wielding relievers in a game of flame throwers, two stick-and-move artists among punch-out specialists.
Angels closer Huston Street and setup man Joe Smith won't wow you with stuff. Street mixes a 90-mph fastball with a slider and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 12:49 PM
The acquisition of switch-hitting center fielder Dexter Fowler tentatively completes a massive offseason for the Cubs.
“If we can improve our team for now and the future, we’ll look to do it,” general manager Jed Hoyer said Monday...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 11:44 AM
Houston (EFE).- El parador en corto cubano Yunel Escobar y el jugador de cuadro Ben Zobrist fueron adquiridos por los Atléticos de Oakland en un intercambio con los Rays de Tama Bay, dentro de la Liga Americana.
En el intercambio los Rays recibieron...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:01 PM
The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.
The teams announced the trade Saturday. Tampa Bay also got infielder Daniel Robertson, outfielder...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Former Aurora Central Catholic standout Matt Miller found himself in the right place at the right time this summer.
After a successful season as Heartland Community College’s closer last spring, he had a strong summer playing for the Lombard...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Red Sox 11, Rays 3: Garin Cecchini hit his first major-league home run and Rusney Castillo recorded his first RBI as Boston evened the series with visiting Tampa Bay at a game apiece.
Xander Bogaerts had two hits and three RBIs, Daniel Nava doubled in...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 8:20 PM
Christian Vazquez hit a two-run homer among his four hits, three RBI and two runs scored as the Boston Red Sox routed the Tampa Bay Rays 11-1 in the rubber match of a three-game set.
Rusney Castillo belted a three-run shot for his first career homer for...