| Dec 13, 2014
Dee Gordon is delighted to be returning to his home state.
The Miami Marlins are excited about the prospect of the speedy leadoff hitter running home time and again in the coming years.
No one more so than Giancarlo Stanton, who was "thrilled,"...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:28 PM
The consensus within baseball circles is that President Barack Obama's decision to restore diplomatic relations with Cuba only can be a good thing for the sport — although it's too early to tell exactly what changes may occur.
"We'll want to see...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 3:07 PM
The team formerly known as the Daytona Cubs are now the Daytona Tortugas.
The minor league baseball team officially introduced its rebranding efforts Thursday in a ceremony at Jackie Robinson Ballpark, the Daytona Beach News-Journal reports.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:05 PM
MIAMI – The Marlins needed some questions answered before they completed the 'great Florida trifecta,' as General Manager Dan Jennings termed the group.
Before heading to San Diego for last week's Winter Meetings, President of Baseball...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:25 AM
With the trading of Marlon Byrd, Jimmy Rollins and Antonio Bastardo, the Phillies have shown they are committed to rebuilding and starting a youth movement in Philadelphia.
Although, with the shape of their roster, the contracts they've handed out and...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The Marlins on Tuesday claimed right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne from the New York Yankees.
Claiborne, who turns 27 next month, split 2014 between the Yankees and Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. While in the majors, Claiborne was 3-0 with a 3.00...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Free-agent outfielder Chris Denorfia has signed a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Cubs on Wednesday, adding another veteran to the mix.
Barring another acquisition, Denorfia is likely to platoon in left field with left-handed hitting Chris Coghlan....
| Dec 31, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies continued their offseason rebuilding efforts Wednesday when they traded veteran outfielder Marlon Byrd to the Cincinnati Reds, the team announced Wednesday.
The Phillies get right-handed pitching prospect Ben Lively, according...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:20 AM
It’s hard to imagine anyone 6-4 flying under the radar, but that’s what Wilmette native Ben Klimesh has done until recently. The New Trier graduate, now pitching in the Cincinnati Reds organization, opened some eyes in a six-week stint in...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 12:48 PM
He was only 59 when he died on Christmas Day. But like the stray cats that he and his late wife, Lucy, liked to rescue, Dave Post had already used up many of his nine lives.
Postie, as everybody in the Tri-State Baseball League and his hometown of...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Looking for a gift for that hard-to-buy-for billionaire in your life? Andrew Kline can probably help. He runs a bank that finances sports team purchases.
Suppose you want to buy the San Francisco Giants, then disband them. Or the St. Louis Rams, then...