| Sep 2, 2014
| 5:51 AM
The Tribune's Mark Gonzales answers readers' questions about Manny Ramirez's role and Starlin Castro's base-running skills.
It seems like Manny Ramirez has been a very positive influence with the younger players in Iowa. Is it possible that he will come...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:40 PM
The Cubs thought highly enough of Arismendy Alcantara's all-around talents to move him to center field at Triple-A Iowa on a part-time basis and now are giving him a full-time audition with the Cubs after the Aug. 5 promotion of Javier Baez.
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:22 AM
Major League Baseball has revealed its scorecard for this week's brawl between the Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, and the Dodgers have won in a knockout.
Both teams had pitchers who were clearly throwing at hitters, yet only the Diamondbacks lost...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:17 AM
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks decided to take a page from WWE and spice up their game Tuesday night after a series of hit batsmen.
First, Arizona pitcher Ian Kennedy hit Yasiel Puig in the face with a ball. Puig was on the ground for a couple of...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:39 PM
PITTSBURGH – Major League Baseball was too lenient with Ian Kennedy.
That was the consensus in the Dodgers’ clubhouse Friday, after players and coaches learned of the punishment issued by Major League Baseball for the violent brawl against...
| May 22, 2013
Two pitchers from two of the most memorable Phillies teams in the last 20 years will be honored during Alumni Weekend in August at Citizens Bank Park. Brad Lidge, one of the many heroes on the 2008 World Champion Phillies,......
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:36 PM
No. 8 Braves: 23rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Phillies.
Isn't every action supposed to bring an equal opposite reaction?
Frank Wren must not have gotten the message.
While the Red Sox's 7-20 September led to sweeping changes...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:15 PM
A day after a frustrated Mark Reynolds stood by his locker and said his two-homer game meant nothing because the end result was another loss, the third baseman rescued the Orioles with one more powerful swing.
A half-inning after the Atlanta Braves had...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:38 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. – The Orioles won their second straight Grapefruit League game, backed by another superb pitching performance Thursday afternoon in a 2-1 victory over the Braves at Ed Smith Stadium.
Right-hander Jason Hammel, making his first...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 4:18 PM
Orioles right-hander Jason Hammel graded out his first Grapefruit League outing with his new team Thursday afternoon — in which he tossed a pair of scoreless innings in a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Braves at Ed Smith Stadium — as a "B, C-plus."...
| May 22, 2011
There was a very good reason Howie Kendrick, who was thought to be available to pinch hit Saturday night, never came to the plate while the Angels were going hitless in the final seven innings of their 5-4, 12-inning loss......