| 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 5, 2015
| 5:26 PM
AT THE PLATE: C.J. Cron stroked two opposite-field hits, a third-inning double and fourth-inning single, off right-handers Kyle Lohse and Ariel Pena. With Matt Joyce replacing the sidelined Josh Hamilton in left field, Cron could seize more of a full-time...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 4:43 PM
HARTFORD — Goodbye, New Britain Rock Cats. Hello, Hartford … Yard Goats?
If you're not feeling Yard Goats, there's Hedgehogs, Hound Dogs or Honey Badgers. Or you might like Whirlybirds, River Hogs, Blue Frogs, Screech Owls, Praying Mantis,...
| 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 30, 2015
| 11:04 AM
It may seem like most are focused on Sunday's upcoming Super Bowl between the Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots but on Thursday the talk was all about baseball, Rock Cats baseball, as the soon-to-be Hartford-based Double-A Eastern League...
| 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...
| 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...