| 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 15, 2015
| 8:35 AM
Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players.
He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 4:39 PM
Last month we put out a call for a new Cubs victory song to be played at Wrigley Field to replace Steve Goodman's "Go Cubs Go," which we respectfully suggested would make more sense being played before games ("The Cubs are gonna win today") than...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world.
The clubs posted identical 73-89...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 10:49 AM
The Chicago Cubs and newly acquired center fielder Dexter Fowler avoided an arbitration hearing by agreeing Friday to a one-year, $9.5 million contact.
Last week, the representatives for Fowler, 28, filed a salary figure of $10.8 million, while the...
| 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 19, 2015
| 6:48 PM
So we have the Super Bowl battle of coaches: Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. It's the carefree, goofy California man-child vs. the serious, ultra-competitive Machiavellian taskmaster. A study in contrasts? Maybe not. Former Patriots quarterback Drew...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Major League Baseball, along with the Major League Baseball Players Association, released the MLB All-Star team roster that will be headed overseas for the Japan All-Star Series next week and no Phillies were selected.
Two exhibition games - Nov. 11...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Houston (EEUU), 7 nov (EFE).- La tradicional gira anual de un equipo de estrellas de las Grandes Ligas por tierras de Japón esta vez contará con la presencia de 10 peloteros latinoamericanos.
El cierre de la competición oficial de la temporada regular...
| May 31, 2014
| 6:16 PM
HOUSTON — The Orioles' offense didn't exactly erupt against the Houston Astros on Saturday afternoon, but it was productive enough to finally scrape out a much-needed win three days into their trip to Texas.
These Orioles have drawn their share of...
| May 19, 2014
| 11:15 PM
Jered Weaver had a feeling Garrett Richards' national profile was about to grow on April 27, as the Angels prepared to face Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka in Yankee Stadium on ESPN's national Sunday night telecast.
“I told Garrett that all the...