| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:45 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — Top prospects Kris Bryant and Carlos Rodon are in the same boat on opposite sides of the valley.
One of the biggest questions facing the Cubs in Mesa this spring is whether Bryant will get a chance to start the season at third...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 4:20 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. — John Danks said he would pit the top of the White Sox rotation against anybody. He considers the trio of Chris Sale, Jeff Samardzija and Jose Quintana one of the toughest in baseball.
The left-hander also knows the heightened...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 11:05 AM
JUPITER Dan Haren did in fact consider retirement, but it had nothing to do with the December trade that sent him from the Dodgers to the Marlins.
Speaking Friday morning before the club's first pitchers and catchers workout, Haren assured his...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 7:17 PM
Don Cooper watched Carlos Rodon throw a half-dozen pitches Thursday before his mind was made up.
"This is early, but the first thing I knew right away, and the first thing I can tell Chicago White Sox fans: We're going to have another good one coming...
| Jan 18, 2015
| 3:02 PM
America’s favorite pastime is taking way too much time, many people believe.
The average major-league game lasted 3 hours, 8 minutes in 2014. That is the longest of any year in MLB history, according to Baseball Prospectus, which has archived data...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 6:24 PM
SAN DIEGO — The flurry of activity at this year's winter meetings was in stark contrast to last year in Orlando, Fla., when there were no mega-signings or blockbuster deals.
This was more like an old school meetings, with stars such as Matt Kemp,...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:32 PM
SAN DIEGO — The White Sox made a statement at the winter meetings with the acquisition of Jeff Samardzija and the deal with free agent closer David Robertson, showing they're ready again to play meaningful games in September.
This apparently is...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 4:12 PM
The record-breaking contract consummated with Giancarlo Stanton signaled a dramatic shift for the Miami Marlins as they ensured yet another home-grown star would not move on before he became too expensive to keep.
Further indication has come since...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 6:53 PM
It's strange to think of the Royals as a role model for the White Sox after all those years of mediocrity in Kansas City.
But that's exactly where things stand as offseason maneuvering begins.
"They played us well all year," Sox general manager Rick...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 3:45 PM
The Miami Marlins, publicly rebuked four years ago for not spending enough money on player salaries, are set to make outfielder Giancarlo Stanton the highest-paid athlete in North American sports history.
The Marlins and Stanton have agreed on a 13-year...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Mientras Giancarlo Stanton sigue coleccionando premios individuales y su valor en el mercado continúa aumentando, los Marlins se preguntan cuánto tendrán que invertir para conservar los servicios del gran slugger de Miami.
¿$150, $175, $200 millones?...