| Mar 24, 2015
Twentysomethings sit in rows inside a two-story, red brick building in the small town of Coplay. Using a keyboard and a pair of screens, the video scouts each note 700,000 pitches and 130,000 batted balls in the major leagues each year, night after...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 4:30 AM
Welcome back to the bar.
It’s been a while. We were closed for renovations. Some wise guy painted black bars over our Ravens mural; that took some time to clean up. While we were it at it, we changed the decor.
Now that Maryland’s men&...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 2:47 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Cole Hamels gave up homers to Jose Reyes and Jose Bautista, and Chase Utley made his first start at second base this spring in the Philadelphia Phillies' 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Reyes hit Hamels'...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 12:34 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman will miss the entire season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee during fielding drills on Tuesday.
General manager Alex Anthopoulos said the 23-year-old right-hander...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 4:06 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Josh Donaldson homered and Mark Buehrle threw two scoreless innings in his spring debut as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 Saturday.
Buehrle worked around two straight singles by the Phillies to...
| 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 10, 2015
| 12:01 PM
The busy Oakland Athletics have acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.
The teams announced the trade Saturday. Tampa Bay also got infielder Daniel Robertson, outfielder...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Garrett Richards, who underwent surgery in August for a torn tendon in his left knee, was cleared by doctors Monday to begin throwing, and his agent said the right-hander was "on track" to be ready by the 2015 season opener.
But Angels Manager Mike...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 4:27 PM
In Ned Colletti's first winter as Dodgers general manager, he made three trades, a perfectly reasonable volume. In Andrew Friedman's first winter in charge, he dominated the winter meetings by making four trades within 24 hours.
There was the midnight...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:14 PM
American LeagueCentral Division
White Sox: Additions of Jeff Samardzija, David Robertson and Adam LaRoche should make Sox instant contenders if defense holds up.
Indians: Quiet so far, but adding Brandon Moss is an upgrade. Now if the Tribe can only...