| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:33 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — A sun-drenched opening day at Camelback Ranch isn't the most pressure-packed environment for a pitcher such as Jose Quintana, who has settled nicely in to his role in the White Sox rotation.
But the left-hander and No. 3...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 2:26 PM
White Sox right-handed pitching prospect Frank Montas is among the players the Sox have mentioned could have a greater opportunity this spring while Chris Sale is out at least three weeks with a fractured right foot. The added opportunity is something...
| Mar 1, 2015
| 5:47 AM
MESA, Ariz. — General manager Doug Melvin was a curious World Series observer despite a shocking tumble that eliminated his Brewers from playoff contention.
But Melvin's farm system could take credit for the development of speedy center fielder...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 5:36 PM
Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 3:18 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong reached agreement Friday on a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants.
Vogelsong, a former Kutztown University and Iron Pigs pitcher, passed a physical and reached...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 9:04 PM
There are many words being used to describe Avisail Garcia, the Venezuelan-born outfielder who has garnered comparisons to Miguel Cabrera. Ask the White Sox slugger right now, though, and he might undersell himself a bit.
"I'm skinny," Garcia said at...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Less than five months after acquiring Yoenis Cespedes as part of a big deadline deal, the Boston Red Sox traded the slugging outfielder to help bolster their rotation.
The Detroit Tigers were happy to take him.
Boston sent Cespedes to the Tigers on...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 6:47 AM
The San Francisco Giants have apparently re-signed right-hander Jake Peavy to a two-year contract.
Although the Giants have yet to confirm the deal, the pact is believed to be worth $24 million and contains a full no-trade clause.
Peavy started last...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:53 AM
It appears Jake Peavy is becoming a mainstay in San Francisco.
Peavy has agreed to a two-year, $24-million contract with the San Francisco Giants, the Associated Press reported Friday. As part of the deal, Peavy will receive a $4 million signing bonus....
| Dec 2, 2014
| 4:07 PM
All right, Brady, it's time to say "bye-bye."
Michigan fired football coach Brady Hoke. A 5-7 record ended his four-year career with a record of 31-20. In addition to his team's non-bowl-eligible finish, Hoke received plenty of criticism for playing...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...