| 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 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-...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 4:31 PM
Baseball has lost another iconic ambassador.
Former White Sox star outfielder Minnie Minoso was found dead in the driver’s seat of his car early Sunday.
An autopsy performed Sunday afternoon determined Minoso died of a tear in his pulmonary...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 7:42 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Each day this spring, whether he's walking into the clubhouse in the morning, stretching with teammates or in the cage taking batting practice, Jeff Francoeur is flashing his signature beaming smile.
That's something you might...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 7:00 AM
Darin Erstad is back in college. As a coach, as a student.
The former Angels All-Star is a product of the University of Nebraska, where he was an All-American baseball player and punter on an undefeated football team.
He was not a graduate, however....
| Feb 27, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Jimmy Rollins savors a bite of bacon at his locker, then steals a quick glimpse at the bright blue No. 11 uniform hanging behind him. It's before 8 a.m. in the desert and the veteran shortstop becomes a bit poetic about it all, the cross-country move back...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:29 AM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Among the bigger challenges first baseman Jose Abreu faced in his 2014 rookie year was learning how to deal with the physical demands of a 162-game major league season.
Abreu, coming off his American League Rookie of the Year...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:24 PM
At first glimpse, catcher Matt Wieters didn’t appear to be limited as the Orioles held their first spring training workout for pitchers and catchers Friday afternoon at the Ed Smith Stadium Complex.
The Orioles All-Star and Gold Glove winner...