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  • Person familiar with deal: Yanks thinking of not making $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez

    The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list. Rodriguez signed a $275 million, 10-year contract with the team in...
  • Angels sign Frank Herrmann, Zach Stewart to minor league deals

    Angels sign Frank Herrmann, Zach Stewart to minor league deals
    The Angels have signed right-handers Frank Herrmann and Zach Stewart to minor league contracts, with Herrmann’s deal including an invitation to major league spring-training camp. Herrmann, 30, went 4-1 with a 4.26 earned run average in 95...
  • Dodgers minor leaguers suspended for marijuana use

    An increasing number of Americans believe marijuana should be decriminalized, but on Tuesday came a sobering reminder that testing positive for the drug can still have significant consequences. In the case of left-hander Robert Carson, it will cost...
  • Jonathan Papelbon: Will he stay or will he go?

    Jonathan Papelbon: Will he stay or will he go?
    Cole Hamels. Ryan Howard. Chase Utley. Jonathan Papelbon. Will they all still be in a Phillies uniform when the club reports to Clearwater in less than a month for spring training? That's the golden question right now and with each passing moment,...
  • AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M milestone payment to A-Rod

    NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list. Rodriguez signed a $275 million, 10-year contract...
  • A journey to the launch point of Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura

    LAS TERRENAS, Dominican Republic Never mind that it was around midnight. This was an urgent matter to Royals scout Pedro Silverio: He had just glimpsed the future in the improbable form of a spindly 17-year-old. "I can't believe it, that guy," Silverio...
  • Ernie Banks — on the sunny side of the street

     Ernie Banks — on the sunny side of the street
    We hadn't sung together since Cooperstown, N.Y. That was in 2001, on induction weekend for Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield and Bill Mazeroski and Hilton Smith, and now the speeches were over. My wife, a baseball writer at MLB.com, and I, the former...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Samardzija feels right at home at SoxFest

     Jeff Samardzija feels right at home at SoxFest
    Jeff Samardzija understands both sides of Chicago baseball, and so he knew just how to stir up the dueling fan bases when presented with a tricky question to start his SoxFest seminar Saturday. Why are White Sox fans better than Cubs fans, Jeff?...