| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:50 PM
1. Seattle Mariners
2014: 87-75, third place. Last year in playoffs: 2001.
The addition of MLB home run leader Nelson Cruz was meant to turn around an offense that was second-worst in the league (.244/.300/.376) in 2014. But Safeco...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones doesn't mind getting your attention, whether it's with a flashy play in center field, a long home run or a controversial opinion on Twitter. He knows baseball stardom has put him in a unique position to help kids, but...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 1:26 PM
KISSIMMEE — In the interest of telling the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth, we are biased when it comes to baseball prospects.
We — the media, teams and even fans — can tend to focus on a player's shortcomings...
| Mar 29, 2015
| 6:15 PM
Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the New York Yankees' 7-0 win over the Houston Astros.
"It was fun," Rodriguez said. "It was quite interesting, after 20...
| Mar 15, 2015
| 3:19 PM
KISSIMMEE — Garrett Atherton brought his 10-year-old son William to a Houston Astros spring training game Sunday, along with memories of his father taking him to Minnesota Twins games at Tinker Field.
James Patterson was reliving with his boys,...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Let the days of not caring whether you ever get back officially begin.
Although we can't speak for your bosses, taking someone out to a ballgame is one of life's great pleasures. With the start of the spring training schedule in Central Florida on...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:28 PM
Since taking over as the Cubs' hitting coach three months ago, John Mallee has gathered data from the analytics department, watched videotape of his new pupils and traveled to Puerto Rico, Arizona and New York to familiarize himself with selected players....
| Dec 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Major League Baseball, 2014 in review:
• Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter is joining a team of major leaguers that will travel to Japan this month to participate in the Japan All-Star Series throughout the country.
Final rosters are expected to be announced Thursday, but Hunter is the only...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Let us assume, for a moment, and frankly this isn't a big stretch, that the Jets will lose to the Steelers and the Giants will be sliced up in Seattle. The Patriots are not playing Sunday. So what's a sports fan to do? Go local, we say.
| Oct 23, 2014
| 8:00 AM
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...