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  • Many ways Cubs can honor Ernie Banks at Wrigley Field this season

    Many ways Cubs can honor Ernie Banks at Wrigley Field this season
    The Cubs plan to celebrate Ernie Banks' legacy this season at Wrigley Field, and no doubt that will include a shoulder patch to commemorate him and a day in his honor. But those are go-to ideas that many organizations employ when a prominent player,...
  • Ken Holtzman shares fond memories of Ernie Banks

    Ken Holtzman shares fond memories of Ernie Banks
    The death of Ernie Banks last Friday touched fans all across the world, including an old friend of his, former Cubs pitcher Ken Holtzman. The two were Cubs teammates from 1965 through 1971, before Banks retired and Holtzman was traded to the A’s....
  • Orioles sign Chris Parmelee, Dane De La Rosa to minor league deals with spring training invites

    Orioles sign Chris Parmelee, Dane De La Rosa to minor league deals with spring training invites
    The Orioles still have yet to fill their top offseason priority, acquiring a left-handed hitting outfielder, but executive vice president Dan Duquette believes that former first-round pick Chris Parmelee can help fill that hole.  The club signed...
  • Rangers send left-handed reliever Ross to Red Sox for right-handed reliever Ranaudo

    The Rangers turned up the heat on left-hander Ross Detwiler on Tuesday by adding to the competition in their rotation. The Rangers sent left-handed reliever Robbie Ross to Boston for long sought-after right-hander Anthony Ranaudo. The Rangers selected...
  • Former Bruins shortstop Brandon Crawford agrees to $3.175-million contract

    Former Bruins shortstop Brandon Crawford agrees to $3.175-million contract
    Former UCLA shortstop Brandon Crawford and the San Francisco Giants avoided arbitration Tuesday after agreeing to a one-year contract worth more than $3.1 million. Crawford, who made $560,000 last season, was asking for $3.95 million in his first year...
  • Looking at what's next for the Orioles and Dan Duquette

    Looking at what's next for the Orioles and Dan Duquette
    Hours before the Toronto Blue Jays announced Monday that they were retaining team president and chief executive officer Paul Beeston for the upcoming season -- ending their pursuit of Dan Duquette for that post, at least for now -- the Orioles executive...
  • Angels' Garrett Richards ahead of schedule in return from knee surgery

    Angels' Garrett Richards ahead of schedule in return from knee surgery
    Garrett Richards is scheduled to begin throwing off a mound in the second week of February, putting the Angels right-hander slightly ahead of schedule in his return from the left-knee surgery that ended his season last August. General Manager Jerry...
  • AP Interview: Manfred knows he'll get pounded as MLB commissioner _ his name is on the balls

    Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball. "Probably good if I get hit hard," he said, smiling and laughing, during an...
  • 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...