| Apr 7, 2015
| 6:35 PM
The powerful arm was always apparent, and so was Carlos Carrasco's potential.
When they merged last season, the Indians believed they had another quality starter for the future.
Carrasco finalized a $22 million, four-year contract on Tuesday, a day...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 12:37 PM
MESA, Ariz. -- While speculation over third baseman Kris Bryant's immediate future has speculated over service time and whether the Chicago Cubs will delay his free agency, President Theo Epstein stressed Friday that baseball factors solely will decide...
| Mar 14, 2015
| 6:12 AM
MESA, Ariz. — Theo Epstein desperately has been trying to downplay the hype surrounding the 2015 Cubs, even while his presence is one of the main reasons they are being touted in the first place.
Epstein isn't doing this alone, of course, but no...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 4:16 PM
The Mohegan Sun is having a press conference Wednesday. The expected announcement: the WNBA All-Star Game is returning to the casino this year. ... Tired of ice fishing; Opening Day of trout fishing season has been moved from the third to second...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 12:15 PM
Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein has hired one of the key players of his successive run with the Boston Red Sox.
Infielder Kevin Youkilis, who played a major role in the Red Sox’s 2004 and 2007 World Series titles, was hired by the Cubs as a...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 6:25 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta played long toss from a distance of about 160 feet — a sign that he won't be placed on any limits one year after missing the first month of the 2014 season because of shoulder stiffness.
"I think in the...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:08 PM
Drip by drip, information is emerging from the NFL's investigation into the deflated football issue in the AFC Championship Game. ESPN's "Outside The Lines" reported that a Patriots' locker-room attendant tried to put an unapproved special-teams ball into...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Location: Cincinnati, OH (296,550)
Colors: Red and black
Famous Cincy athletes: Basketball Hall of Famer Oscar Robertson; Hall of Fame pitcher Sandy Koufax; Former MLB All-Star Kevin...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 6:43 PM
The Red Sox are sticking with Koji Uehara. The closer who anchored the 2013 champions signed a two-year, $18-million deal to come back. It's pricey for a 39-year-old closer for sure, but the Sox surveyed the field of closers available in free agency,...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
As you’d expect if you’ve paid attention to reliever Darren O’Day over the years, the veteran sidearmer was waiting by his locker to answer questions Friday night after he gave up two runs, including the key, tie-breaking homer to Alex...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Let’s begin with the premise that you have to play baseball with a third baseman. Pretty sure it’s in the rules. And let’s further go out on a metaphorical limb and conclude the Dodgers currently do not have one.
What to do?