| Mar 8, 2014
| 8:05 PM
JUPITER, Fla. If you put together a collection of John Mozeliak's greatest hits, you'd have to make it a box set. Sure, the Cardinals GM has had a few flops along the way, but since I'm reaching for music metaphors I should remind everyone that Bruce...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:28 PM
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03/08/2014 MLB Note - Chicago White Sox Belisario, Ronald
RHP Ronald Belisario, who received a $3 million contract in free agency this offseason, finally seems to have his visa problems behind him, and according to manager Robin...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:44 AM
MESA, Ariz. -- Left-hander Ted Lilly, a member of the Chicago Cubs' last two National League Central champions, has rejoined the organization as a special assistant to President Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer.
"The last couple years when I...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 9:35 PM
JUPITER, Fla. Situated in fly-over country and rarely disposed to throwing bags of money at unfamiliar free agents, the Cardinals long have reveled as media afterthoughts. Let other teams win the winter. The Cardinals prefer to win in October.
| Feb 16, 2014
MESA, Ariz. — Jason Hammel doesn't seem concerned that his uncanny run of team success will be put to the test with the Cubs.
"We're going to shock some people this year," Hammel said with conviction Saturday after throwing his first bullpen...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:16 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. -- A pair of key Angels relievers returned to the club for the first time since their season-ending injuries last summer, one clearly on track to start the regular season and the other one a little iffy.
Right-hander Kevin Jepsen said...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 4:58 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Rick Renteria began his first Cubs' spring training with an eerie calmness usually reserved for librarians, forest rangers and Streets and Sanitation workers.
It's early, but inheriting the high-stress job of managing the most star-...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 7:51 AM
What happens when Javier Baez comes up? Does Starlin Castro get traded? -- Hank, Rock Island
There are many considerations. Assuming Castro rebounds and Baez earns a major league promotion, I believe Baez would move to second or third base. If Darwin...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
11 a.m. Football: Middle Tenn. State at Florida Atlantic (d.).--CSN
11 a.m. Basketball: Jan. 2005: Kecoughtan boys vs. Phoebus.--LSC 48
1 p.m. Basketball: Jan. 2001: Hampton girls vs. Bethel.-- LSC 48
3 p.m. Softball: May 1999: Kecoughtan vs....
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
"What I want to avoid is the middle ground. It'd be nice to make the playoffs or get a protected draft pick. We're not hiding that. There's no glory in 78 wins instead of 73. Who cares?''
— Cubs President Theo Epstein to me in spring training...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:11 AM
Everybody clinches something at Wrigley Field.
In the last week, the Braves and Pirates clinched a division title and a playoff spot, respectively, while the Cubs clinched the most home losses in team history and the worst attendance since Sammy Sosa...