| Mar 10, 2013
| 4:26 PM
There aren't a whole lot of roster questions revolving around the Orioles' 25-man roster, but one of the more intriguing ones is whether Ryan Flaherty will go north for the second consecutive year.
Flaherty, an infielder/outfielder who was selected from...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 7:15 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates owner Bob Nutting looked over the $10 million renovation of McKechnie Field — the team's spring training home — and took a moment to marvel at how far the franchise has come since he took over...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 8:11 PM
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Clint Hurdle no longer digs his cleats in the dirt. That's a thrill he believes should be reserved for players. Besides, the Pittsburgh Pirates manager has too much on his mind these days to fool around in the batter's box...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 1:43 PM
Thirteen pitchers eligible to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic received points in Cy Young voting.
That, sports fans, should largely be the pitching staff for the team Joe Torre will manage.
Imagine a starting rotation of R.A. Dickey,...
| Jan 18, 2012
No. 28 Pirates: 3rd in a series counting down to spring training. Next: Padres.
While it may not be enough to soothe the pain of 19 consecutive losing seasons, Pirates fans at least have someone to blame. That would be Pedro Alvarez, or perhaps Greg...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:36 AM
JSerra catcher Austin Hedges has signed with the San Diego Padres for a reported $3 million, forgoing an opportunity to play for UCLA. The Bruins also lost out on pitcher Joe Ross, who signed with the Padres, and infielder Tyler......
| Mar 26, 2011
| 6:43 PM
James Kaprielian was stumped.
Asked what seemed like a fairly innocuous question, the Beckman High pitcher could only muster an "Uhhhh …"
Finally, the 6-foot-3, 190-pound junior with an 89-mph fastball answered, "Travel ball, I think."
| Feb 18, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Tony La Russa might be managing the 2012 White Sox if not for one reason — if he returned to Chicago, he would have had to manage against his best friend in baseball, Jim Leyland. That wasn't going to happen, according to some who know La Russa...