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  • Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14

    Ernie Banks: 14 memorable moments for No. 14
    1953: Ernie Banks makes his Cubs debut Sept. 17. He starts at shortstop and bats seventh, becoming the first African-American player in team history.  1954: On Aug. 22, Banks homers twice in a 12-6 loss to the Braves at Wrigley Field. This is his...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Giants, Vogelsong agree to one-year deal

    SAN FRANCISCO Ryan Vogelsong's final words of the 2014 season came on the stage at city hall following a parade down Market Street. He turned, faced the crowd and playfully yelled, "Vogey out!" On Friday, the Giants made sure Vogelsong is still in orange...
  • Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex

    Tinker Field: Demolish it and make way for a baseball complex
    In regards to Tinker Field, I'm going to paraphrase The Clash: "Should it stay or should it go?" Around the time Germany and England were fighting World War I, people were playing baseball at what is today Tinker Field. Named after Hall of Fame ...
  • Ernie Banks epitomized American optimism

    While Joe DiMaggio was Mr. Coffee, Ernie Banks was Mr. Cub. Banks didn't marry sex goddesses, he betrothed an entire city, one that was frequently sooty and snowy on opening day. Every April, he was the warm sunshine until the real sun came out....
  • 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...
  • Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

    Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal
    SAN FRANCISCO — Free agent right-hander Ryan Vogelsong reached agreement Friday on a $4 million, one-year deal to stay with the San Francisco Giants. Vogelsong, a former Kutztown University and Iron Pigs pitcher, passed a physical and reached...
  • Phillies may have Papelbon suitor in Brewers

    A $13 million-per-year closer, no matter how effective or how controversial, is a superfluous asset on a rebuilding team whose strength is its young bullpen arms. It is no secret the Phillies have long sought suitors for Jonathan Papelbon, entering the...
  • Cubs claim Gonzalez Germen off waivers

    Cubs claim Gonzalez Germen off waivers
    The Chicago Cubs are the latest team for reliever Gonzalez German, who was claimed off waivers Friday from the Texas Rangers. Germen, 27, pitched the past two seasons for the New York Mets, posting a 1-2 record and 4.31 ERA in 54 appearances. Germen has...
  • Braves claim OF Perez off waivers from Yankees

    The Braves added more speed and some centerfield insurance Friday when they claimed Eury Perez off waivers from the Yankees. Perez, 24, stole 268 bases and hit .305 with a .360 on-base percentage in 698 games over eight minor league seasons with the...