| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 11:32 AM
The New York Yankees acquired shortstop Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks on Friday in a three-team trade that included the Detroit Tigers.
The Yankees have been seeking a replacement for the retired Derek Jeter and it appears that player...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:05 PM
It was brothers squared when the Miami Heat faced the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday night at the US Airways Center, to a degree.
Not only do the Suns return twins Marcus and Markieff Morris, but in the offseason added guard Zoran Dragic, brother of...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet.
We're talking about...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:51 PM
SAN DIEGO — Getting marquee left-hander Jon Lester to commit to an eye-opening six-year, $155 million contract late Tuesday night put a stamp on the Cubs’ Plan A this offseason.
That plan also includes adding complementary parts to fortify...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 10:46 AM
SAN DIEGO --- The Detroit Tigers finally got their man.
The Tigers acquired outfielder Yoenis Cespedes, right-handed reliever Alex Wilson and a minor leaguer from the Boston Red Sox on Thursday in a trade for right-hander Rick Porcello as baseball's...
| 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 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...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:46 PM
Former Chatsworth pitcher Josh Ravin, throwing in the high 90s, will be trying to make the Dodgers roster this coming year.
Ravin, 26, who graduated from Chatsworth in 2006 and was a fifth-round draft pick of the Reds, has been pitching in the minor...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:56 PM
Maryland freshman guard Melo Trimble has been named to the watch list of candidates for the Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award, named for the Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic. Trimble, 6 feet 3, from Upper...