| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:35 PM
JUPITER, Fla. The Marlins are starting to act like the New York Yankees and baseball's other big spenders.
After signing Giancarlo Stanton to a 13-year deal worth $325 million over the winter, the Marlins agreed to terms Wednesday with outfielder...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 2:05 PM
SURPRISE, Ariz. The wake lasted two days in a downtown hotel. Eric Hosmer had booked a room through the weekend at the Marriott on 12th Street in Kansas City. In his mind he mapped a schedule for the Royals during the final week of October: Win game seven...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 12:36 PM
Christian Yelich didn't win the Gold Glove last season in left field at Marlins Park or any other big league stadium. He earned the unexpected prize on the hills and beaches of his native Southern California years earlier.
The Marlins used the 23rd pick...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 7:07 PM
After a rookie season full of ups and downs, Orioles second baseman Jonathan Schoop wanted to spend this offseason focused on self-improvement.
He found that opportunity back home in Curacao, where he spent the offseason training with a local soccer...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 5:05 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. Adeiny Hechavarria has been trying to learn English since he left Cuba five years ago. This offseason, he ramped up his education by having an English teacher visit his house three times a week.
Soon enough, the 25-year-old Marlins...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 3:20 PM
The best window of opportunity to keep Gold Glove catcher Matt Wieters and power-hitting first baseman Chris Davis from entering the free agent market in November will close in about four weeks, and there appears to be nothing in the works that would...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 9:10 PM
From the Dodgers clubhouse to the manager's office, the verdict is unanimous: Corey Seager is the real deal.
In the first two-plus weeks of spring training, the 20-year-old Seager has demonstrated why he is considered one of the top prospects in...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 4:47 AM
Gone is last season's NBA Rookie of the Year, 23-year-old Michael Carter-Williams.
Saying good-bye this week is LeSean McCoy, the Eagles' all-time leading rusher at age 26.
Phillies and Flyers fans can rest easy because there is no one as young,...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 6:45 PM
There is always a method to Buck Showalter's madness, so it was no accident that first base prospect Christian Walker arrived for his first major league spring training camp and found his locker right next to the man he might replace next year.
| Mar 5, 2015
| 4:25 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Tim Anderson is treating his first major league spring training as a sort of silent apprenticeship.
White Sox shortstop Alexei Ramirez plays. Anderson soaks in all he can from the 2014 Gold Glove finalist.
Like "a sponge,"...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 3:45 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Adam LaRoche moved into the White Sox clubhouse at Camelback Ranch on Tuesday, taking up residence in a corner locker last occupied by retired captain Paul Konerko.
When the Sox signed the 35-year-old designated hitter to a two-...