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  • Astros' Scott Feldman sells Bay Area home for $3.475 million

    Astros' Scott Feldman sells Bay Area home for $3.475 million
    Houston Astros pitcher Scott Feldman has completed an under-the-radar trade, selling his home in Burlingame off-market for $3.475 million. Built in 2004 and since updated, the Cape Cod-inspired Traditional is distinguished by its dormer windows, wide...
  • Orioles notes on 2015 draft and minor league minicamp

    Orioles notes on 2015 draft and minor league minicamp
    Once right-hander James Shields – the final free agent tied to draft-pick compensation – was signed by the San Diego Padres, this year’s draft order could be officially set. The Orioles will have two picks in the first round, the...
  • Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots

    Cubs 25-man roster locks, likelies and long shots
    Manager Joe Maddon was happy to learn his spring training roster will consist of 60 players. He deems it a manageable number that will allow him and a retooled coaching staff ample time to distinguish those likely to make the opening-day roster and...
  • Navy's Gillingham strikes out first 12 batters of game

    Navy's Gillingham strikes out first 12 batters of game
    Navy junior starting pitcher Luke Gillingham struck out the first 12 batters of the game as Navy opened its baseball season with an 8-1 rout of North Carolina A&T on Friday in temperatures in the low 30s in Greensboro, N.C. Gillingham struck out 16 and...
  • White Sox sign reliever Matt Albers to minor-league contract

    White Sox sign reliever Matt Albers to minor-league contract
    The Chicago White Sox signed right-handed pitcher Matt Albers to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Friday. Albers, 32, is a nine-year major league veteran with five different clubs. He pitched 10 innings...
  • Celebrations begin before baseball stadium deal reached

    Celebrations begin before baseball stadium deal reached
    Local and state officials have been eager to celebrate Palm Beach County landing two more spring training baseball teams, even if the deal isn’t expected to be finalized until at least May. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have agreed...
  • Astros, Nationals plan to move to Palm Beach County in 2017

    Astros, Nationals plan to move to Palm Beach County in 2017
    Central Florida's spring baseball menu will lose two big items in 2017. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals will move to a shared Palm Beach facility that year, Gov. Rick Scott's office announced Wednesday. The Astros have trained at Osceola...
  • Astros and Nationals to leave Spring Training homes in Central Florida

    Astros and Nationals to leave Spring Training homes in Central Florida
    The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals are leaving Central Florida but staying in the state according to a deal announced by Governor Rick Scott's office. The Astros and Nationals each agreed to a 30-year deal to remain in the state and will do...
  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
  • Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels

    Things are looking a bit less down on the farm for the Angels
    The Angels' minor league system looked barren even before last July's trades that sent five of their top 10 prospects to San Diego and Arizona for closer Huston Street and reliever Joe Thatcher. The loss of first-round picks in 2012 and 2013 — a...
  • State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal

    State law change needed for Palm Beach County baseball stadium deal
    Water pollution concerns could create new hurdles to building another spring training baseball stadium in Palm Beach County. Drinking water protections on the land in West Palm Beach targeted for a proposed $135 million stadium could stand in the way...