| Jan 27, 2015
| 6:28 PM
The Marlins late Tuesday officially announced the signing of free agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract.
Suzuki will become the first Japanese-born player to compete for the Marlins in the franchise's 22-year history. The Marlins have...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:33 PM
The Orioles have reduced their number of arbitration cases to four, agreeing to a one-year, $8.8 million deal with right-hander Bud Norris on Monday.
Norris, 29, was 15-8 with a 3.65 ERA in 28 starts last year for the Orioles. He made $5.3 million in...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 7:40 PM
The Orioles settled with utility infielder Ryan Flaherty on Sunday, agreeing to a $1.075 million deal for the 2015 season, according to multiple sources.
Flaherty becomes the Orioles’ sixth arbitration-eligible player to come to terms, and the...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:55 PM
Ernie Banks, one of baseball's most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed.
Known worldwide as "Mr. Cub," Banks became the Cubs first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time All-...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 3:01 PM
From 1984 through 1989, few were as great as Don Mattingly. The same can be said for his trademark mustache.
Alas, that six-season stretch wasn't enough for Donnie Baseball to earn enough votes to become a Hall of Famer this year, his 15th and final...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:05 PM
Based on the way salaries are structured in Major League Baseball, with players getting large raises after accruing three years of big-league service time, the Orioles knew they’d be doling out millions of dollars for arbitration-eligible players...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Addison Russell appears destined to start the 2015 season at Triple-A Iowa, and the assumption is that Javier Baez will be the Cubs’ opening-day second baseman.
That leaves incumbent Starlin Castro at shortstop despite the need for marquee...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:48 PM
To better understand this column, readers should know I am a second-generation life-long journalist — my son is the third. All three of us were named Guillermo, and all of us religiously read the sports pages before we turned to the "important" news...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 11:54 AM
The New York Yankees re-signed switch-hitting third baseman Chase Headley on Monday to a four-year contract extending through the 2018 season.
Headley's deal is reportedly worth at least $50 million.
The Yankees acquired Headley, 30, from the San...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Retired Major League Baseball outfielder Jim Edmonds is taking another swing at selling his estate in Irvine.
The former Angels star has put his Santa Barbara-style residence back on the market at $6.95 million. The property listed for sale last year at...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:34 AM
The Orioles haven’t given up on re-signing right fielder Nick Markakis, or as executive vice president Dan Duquette puts it: “We’re still working on it. It’s in process for the Orioles.”
But there’s no question now...