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  • Cubs have plenty of potential moves to make at midseason

    Cubs have plenty of potential moves to make at midseason
    The overwhelming optimism during this weekend's Cubs Convention overshadowed the work by Cubs executives on potential moves that might not pay off until later this season — at the earliest. The Cubs are convinced that the control issues of hard-...
  • 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...
  • Like you needed another reason to admire Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw

    Like you needed another reason to admire Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw
    He’s emerging as the most dominant pitcher of his generation. He’s renowned for his work ethic, competitiveness, faith and humanitarianism. All at the age of 26. Now, though, it appears we need to add one more superlative to his resume:...
  • Cubs win World Series ... but only on film

    Cubs win World Series ... but only on film
    Perhaps it's in the nature of Cubs fans to cling to any omen -- good or ominous. So it's understandable that with the signing of free-agent ace Jon Lester, some foresee the kind of Hollywood ending that has been scripted many times over. "Back to the...
  • Relaxed relations with Cuba could be a home run for U.S.

    Relaxed relations with Cuba could be a home run for U.S.
    President Obama's historic announcement that the United States will begin to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba could open up a world of opportunity for the Cuban people. This might eventually include the unrestricted flow of goods and services...
  • Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season

    Some highs and lows to remember from the 2014 MLB season
    Major League Baseball, 2014 in review: The highs •¬†Clayton Kershaw was king of baseball in 2014 — National League most valuable player, Cy Young Award winner, pitched a no-hitter*, hit a score-tying triple, fielded a ground ball behind...
  • Pedro Should Be A Shoo-In For HOF; The Question Is By How Much

    In 1999-2000, Pedro Martinez went 41-10 with a 1.90 ERA and 597 strikeouts. BOSTON — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last...
  • Draw your own conclusions on what's keeping Orioles from hosting All-Star Game

    Draw your own conclusions on what's keeping Orioles from hosting All-Star Game
    It certainly would have been nice to host Major League Baseball's All-Star Game at Camden Yards in July 2016, but Baltimore has reportedly fallen out of contention for the Midsummer Classic and all the economic benefits that make it a highly coveted civic...
  • Phillies sign Aaron Harang to one-year deal

    With the trading of Marlon Byrd, Jimmy Rollins and Antonio Bastardo, the Phillies have shown they are committed to rebuilding and starting a youth movement in Philadelphia. Although, with the shape of their roster, the contracts they've handed out and...
  • Baltimore 'highly unlikely' to host baseball's 2016 All-Star Game, source says

    Baltimore 'highly unlikely' to host baseball's 2016 All-Star Game, source says
    In one of his final acts as Major League Baseball commissioner, Bud Selig is expected to officially announce next month which city will host the 2016 All-Star Game, and it is "highly unlikely" that it will be Baltimore, according to an industry source....
  • Possible destinations for Ryan Howard

    Possible destinations for Ryan Howard
    It's no secret that one of the top priorities for the Philadelphia Phillies this offseason is making sure Ryan Howard is not on the roster come April 6 when they open the season against the Boston Red Sox. The Phillies have been wrestling with the...