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  • Some thoughts on Orioles' next moves after winter meetings

    Some thoughts on Orioles' next moves after winter meetings
    The Orioles returned from the winter meetings with nothing more than two selections in the Rule 5 draft, a high-upside project in right-hander Jason Garcia and a right-hander with a steady minor-league resume in Logan Verrett. Other than that, the...
  • Palm Beach County reconsiders $135 million baseball stadium deal

    Palm Beach County reconsiders $135 million baseball stadium deal
    After a failed stadium site search that reached from Boca Raton to Palm Beach Gardens, two Major League Baseball teams want Palm Beach County to take another swing at building in West Palm Beach. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have...
  • Jon Lester selects No. 34

    Jon Lester selects No. 34
    There was no chance that Jon Lester would get the opportunity to wear jersey No. 31 with the Cubs, especially after Ferguson Jenkins sported that number before being inducted into the Hall of Fame, and Greg Maddux wore the same number before the Cubs...
  • Palm Beach County agrees to negotiate stadium deal land swap

    Palm Beach County agrees to negotiate stadium deal land swap
    Palm Beach County is adding land to sweeten a $135 million stadium sales pitch aimed at landing two more spring training baseball teams. The Houston Astros and Washington Nationals have proposed moving to Palm Beach County for spring training if the...
  • Dodgers believe they've upgraded, but will that make grade with fans?

    The Dodgers can no longer wait for Matt Kemp to rescue them with a home run. In the wake of a frenzied 24-hour period during which they traded the 2011 MVP runner-up to the San Diego Padres, the Dodgers returned from baseball's winter meetings with a...
  • County supports spending up to $135M to build new baseball stadium

    County supports spending up to $135M to build new baseball stadium
    If you pay for it, they will come. Even before deciding where to build a new baseball stadium, Palm Beach County commissioners Tuesday endorsed spending up to $135 million on creating a local field of dreams intended to attract two more spring training...
  • County considering revamped stadium deal

    County considering revamped stadium deal
    Trimming construction costs while also dipping deeper into local tourism taxes could help pay for another spring training baseball stadium in Palm Beach County, according to a new proposal. The county is trying to work out a deal that could bring the...
  • Former Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts retires

    Former Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts retires
    Brian Roberts, a two-time All Star and fan favorite who spent all but one year of his 14-season career with the Orioles, has retired from baseball. Roberts, who turned 37 this month, was released by the New York Yankees in August after hitting .237 in...
  • Jerome Williams agrees to one-year contract extension with Phillies

    Jerome Williams agrees to one-year contract extension with Phillies
    With Cole Hamels being the only reliable starter the Philadelphia Phillies could pencil in to their 2015 rotation at season's end, the team had its work cut out for them this offseason. The Phillies took their first step to fill out the rest of that...
  • Clayton Kershaw edges Mike Trout as Sporting News player of year

    Clayton Kershaw edges Mike Trout as Sporting News player of year
    For the second time this week, Clayton Kershaw was honored as the major league player of the year. The Sporting News announced Kershaw as its winner Thursday, two days after Baseball America did the same. Kershaw edged Mike Trout for the Sporting News...
  • Barnes, Springer To Run Little League Baseball Clinic In Newtown

    Barnes, Springer To Run Little League Baseball Clinic In Newtown
    Matt Barnes finished the season with the Red Sox at Fenway Park. But he is not forgetting his roots. Barnes, from Bethel, and his former UConn teammate, George Springer, who is on the Astros, are going to run a clinic for Little Leaguers at the Newtown...