| Feb 28, 2014
| 4:48 PM
TEMPE, Ariz. — As kids, Sean Burnett and Prince Fielder were teammates on a travel ball team in Florida.
The team was called The Juice, and packed with 11- and 12-year-olds. Rickie Weeks played second base. Chet Lemon, the former major league...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:12 PM
As trade talks heat up ahead of baseball's July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the biggest name available will be a left-handed starting pitcher — and another lefty ace could join him on the market.
With the Tampa Bay Rays tied for last place in...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Moments after the Minnesota Twins selected Olympia shortstop Nick Gordon with the fifth overall pick in the first round of the baseball draft Thursday night, he sounded as if he had raced from first base to home plate.
The life-altering moment took away...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Nick Gordon, the former Olympia High School shortstop, signed with the Minnesota Twins on Monday for $3.85 million.
Gordon was selected with the fifth overall pick in Thursday's baseball draft, making him one of the highest draft picks ever from the...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:04 PM
While most fans are focused on teams still in the playoff chase, fantasy owners understand the benefit of trolling the rosters of the also-rans. Staff writer Tim Hubbard looks at some newer talent currently on display in the MLB's outposts.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
The next time you go to Camden Yards, keep your eye on him, the way he shifts a few feet before every batter to maximize his odds for an easy path to the ball, the way he avoids contorting himself into an awkward throwing position.
Try not to be...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:34 PM
MILWAUKEE The Marlins on Saturday wore reproductions of 1956 Miami Marlins uniforms, the same one the iconic Satchel Paige wore during his three seasons with the Triple-A International League outfit.
Nathan Eovaldi didn’t come close to...
| Jul 2, 2013
Several races for starting positions in the All-Star Game are still very close. Keep in mind, voting ends at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow night (July 3). Rosters will be revealed on FOX on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Colorado Rockies outfielder Carlos......
| Dec 18, 2011
| 5:44 PM
If any of us wondered if celebrities would still visit Chicago after “The Oprah Winfrey Show” ended in May, we now have our answer.
Chicago is still a popular destination for film projects — which this year included “Man of...
| Jul 3, 2011
Matt Thornton provided the model. Gavin Floyd reaffirmed it, reaching his potential for the White Sox after frustrating the Phillies.
General manager Ken Williams had those success stories, and others, in mind when he read scouting reports from one of...
| Jul 3, 2011
| 5:16 PM
On Saturday when he was asked about the possibility of being named an All-Star, Marlins first baseman Gaby Sanchez said teammate Anibal Sanchez would get his vote.
But National League All-Star manager Bruce Bochy had the vote that counted, and Bochy used...