| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:15 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Center fielder Dexter Fowler seemed disappointed to learn the Wrigley Field bleachers reconstruction won't be completed until at least early June so he won't be able to hear fan noise behind him.
"I don't know what to expect," said...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:43 PM
With the planned move of the Double A baseball team from New Britain to Hartford next year, the city needs a high-profile, solid baseball team name, one with an old-school feel yet a regal connotation that conjures up tradition and historical...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:23 PM
Rock Cats President Josh Solomon says the shovels will be in the ground by the end of February for the new stadium in Hartford. At this rate, they might be snow shovels. The Rock Cats are moving from New Britain to Hartford with the intention of being...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:26 PM
The Dodgers will again make bobbleheads of their two greatest icons as they add dolls of Sandy Koufax and Vin Scully to their promotional calendar for the upcoming season.
The team also announced Friday that Fernando Valenzuela and Justin Turner would...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:32 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- Manager Joe Maddon made official what was anticipated since Dec. 9 -- that left-hander Jon Lester will be the Chicago Cubs' opening night starter against the St. Louis Cardinals.
"Jon will start opening night," Maddon said after Monday'...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:45 PM
The sting of being sent down to the minor leagues last season still fuels Orioles catcher Steve Clevenger. And he's not shy talking about the emotional and frustrating year that was 2014.
Last year, Clevenger easily won the Orioles' backup catching...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 1:41 PM
A key member of the 2003 World Series Champion Marlins, fan favorite Juan Pierre Friday officially announced his retirement. Pierre played the last of his 14 major league seasons as a member of the Marlins in 2013.
Pierre, who turned 38 in August, did...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Connecticut's capital city will become home to a minor league baseball franchise in April 2016.
If all goes as planned, neighboring Rhode Island will follow the same path a year or two later. The Pawtucket Red Sox, one of the most successful franchises...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 5:50 PM
On a recent day at the Dodgers' spring-training complex, Brett Anderson wondered how his career might have unfolded if not for the various injuries that kept him off the field in recent years.
Glancing over at Clayton Kershaw, Anderson said, "Obviously,...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:00 AM
The Orioles enter spring training coming off their best season in 17 years, and while most of the core players from last year's division title-winning team return, most national experts don't expect them to duplicate their 2014 success.
| Feb 17, 2015
| 3:08 PM
The Orioles have added another player to their spring training camp, signing utility infielder Jayson Nix to a minor league deal worth $750,000 if he makes the team. He can add another $50,000 in incentives, a source confirmed.
Nix, 32, played in 41...