| 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...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:55 PM
As news spread overnight that Jon Lester had spurned Red Sox ownership in favor of the boy genius who once had escaped its employ dressed in a gorilla suit, another slightly less audacious scene began to spread across the Internet.
We're talking about...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 8:40 PM
After a failed run at becoming the White Sox closer midseason, right-handed reliever Ronald Belisario became the poster child for the club’s 2014 bullpen debacle.
Following vows from Sox general manager Rick Hahn to upgrade the team’s relief...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:36 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Boston bills Fenway Park as the "most beloved ballpark in baseball" while the Cubs marketed Wrigley Field this year as the "party of the century."
But if you're looking for a ballpark that actually helps its team win championships,...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 11:23 PM
We can only imagine the uproar Babe Ruth's Called Shot home run at Wrigley Field would have created if Twitter had been around during the 1932 World Series.
Instead, we'll have to settle for the silly controversy surrounding a single tweet about...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 9:58 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — We can only imagine the uproar Babe Ruth's "Called Shot" home run at Wrigley Field would have created if Twitter had been around during the 1932 World Series.
Instead, we'll have to settle for the silly controversy surrounding a...