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  • Red Sox Players Bonding At Baseball Winter Weekend

    MASHANTUCKET — With a hangover season in 2014 following a World Series crown in '13 — a second last-place finish in the AL East in three years — Red Sox ownership and management knew that most areas of the roster would need to be...
  • Top Phillies prospect Franco is going to get advice from legends

    Top Phillies prospect Franco is going to get advice from legends
    If these players were in their prime and in red and white pinstripes, the Phillies would not be going through a rebuilding process: Mike Schmidt, Ryne Sandberg, Larry Bowa, Charlie Manuel, Juan Samuel, Steve Henderson and John Mizerock. They are not...
  • Outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig predicts MLB could expand internationally

    Outgoing Commissioner Bud Selig predicts MLB could expand internationally
    NEW YORK — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation...
  • Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons

    Ernie Banks truly a man for all seasons
    With a familiar glint in his eye and trademark grin on his face, Ernie Banks once revealed a recurring dream of him standing on a stage in Stockholm accepting the Nobel Peace Prize. A friend to presidents who once discussed poverty with Nelson Mandela...
  • Ted Lilly, retired Major League Baseball player, charged with insurance fraud in California

    Former Major League Baseball player Ted Lilly has been charged in California with three felonies related to insurance fraud, according to a newspaper report. The charges stem from allegedly false insurance claims filed last year connected to Lilly's...
  • Ex-Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly accused of insurance fraud

    Ex-Dodgers pitcher Ted Lilly accused of insurance fraud
    Former Dodgers starting pitcher Ted Lilly, who retired in 2013, has been charged with three felonies for allegedly filing a false insurance claim. According to the San Luis Obispo Tribune, the charges stem from a claim Lilly filed in regard to damage...
  • From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world

    From the archives: Mr. Cub takes on the world
    This column was orginially published on July 24, 2005. Two steps into the swanky Ritz-Carlton hotel in this Pacific Ocean postcard of a town off the western edge of Los Angeles, Ernie Banks asked the hostess he'd just met about her husband. She blushed....
  • White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor

    White Sox add Vince Coleman as base-running instructor
    The Chicago White Sox have added Vince Coleman to their staff as a base-running instructor who will begin work with the club in spring training. Coleman led the National League in stolen bases six times in his career, including when he topped 100 steals...
  • Orioles thoughts and observations on Dan Duquette, arbitration and Daniel Rodriguez

    Orioles thoughts and observations on Dan Duquette, arbitration and Daniel Rodriguez
    As Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette’s future with the organization remains in question, he and manager Buck Showalter will spend the weekend on the offseason banquet circuit. Showalter will attend the Baseball Writers' Association...
  • Report: Brewers discussing trade for closer Papelbon

    Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports is reporting that the Milwaukee Brewers are in "serious" talks with the Philadelphia Phillies about acquiring veteran closer Jonathan Papelbon. The Brewers have been looking for a late-inning reliever with closing experience...
  • Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83

    Ernie Banks, baseball's 'Mr. Cub,' dies at 83
    Ernie Banks, one of baseball’s most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed. He was 83. Known worldwide as “Mr. Cub,” Banks became the Chicago Cubs' first African American player on Sept. 17, 1953,...