| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Starter Homer Bailey agreed to a six-year, $105-million deal on Wednesday that avoids arbitration and will help the Cincinnati Reds with their cash flow by temporarily deferring some of the salary.
The deal includes a $25 million mutual option for...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:05 PM
ATLANTA The Braves' plan for the future is looking grander by the day, with closer Craig Kimbrel signed Sunday to a four-year, $42 million contract with a fifth-year option.
The deal, which came one day before Kimbrel's scheduled arbitration hearing,...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 4:05 PM
CHICAGO WHITE SOX
Will announcer Hawk Harrelson be happy?
In an interview with CSN Chicago, Harrelson said of last year's 99-loss squad: "That was the worst performing team ... that I have ever been associated with as a player and as an announcer." At...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The unfamiliar and unwanted chill in the Florida air will soon subside, and that means one thing -- it's time for spring training baseball in the Sunshine State.
Pitchers and catchers begin reporting for Grapefruit League teams in the second week of...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The Sports Xchange
Atlanta Braves right-hander Julio Teheran agreed to a six-year contract extension, the team announced Friday.
Financial terms were not released but CBS Sports reported that the deal is worth $32.4 million guaranteed and includes an...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:59 AM
In conducting the Orioles' search for a new bullpen coach, manager Buck Showalter made it clear that new pitching coach Dave Wallace would play a big role in making the hire.
Showalter said he saw the bullpen coach as an assistant pitching coach, and...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
It took until the final day of the regular season, but the Dodgers finally learned their playoff opponent — the Atlanta Braves.
The Dodgers and Braves open the National League division series Thursday in Atlanta, with the series returning to Los...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 11:16 PM
What initially looked like an unfolding crisis quickly turned into the Dodgers' loudest statement of the postseason — even louder than the fans at Dodger Stadium who mocked the Atlanta Braves on Sunday night by mimicking the Tomahawk Chop.
| Oct 5, 2013
| 8:25 PM
By the time Adrian Gonzalez steps into the batter's box Sunday evening to face Julio Teheran, he figures to have a decent idea of how the Atlanta Braves right-hander will attack him.
"Adrian is probably the smartest hitter I've ever played with,"...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Since the season ended, I’ve been asked several times whether the Orioles are going to get an ace this offseason.
My answer is no. I don’t even hesitate. The reasoning is simple. There are no true aces on the market (Matt Garza? Japan’...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 9:10 PM
The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride.
And then the Dodgers suddenly seem to say enough, that they had other things...