| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:00 AM
As the questions increased in September, Welington Castillo started showing more signs that he could be a part of the Cubs’ future.
The biggest question could be whether Castillo, 27, could provide enough offensive and defensive production to...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:05 PM
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins, in the midst of the worst four-year span since the franchise moved to Minnesota in 1961, parted ways with long-time manager Ron Gardenhire Monday.
Gardenhire, the 2010 American League Manager of the Year, led the team...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Word in Michigan is suggesting that Wolverines AD Dave Brandon is in trouble and, the website coachingsearch.com reported, citing sources, that the school has "gauged interest" from UConn's Warde Manuel and BC's Brad Bates.
Hey, it makes sense. If...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:09 PM
White Sox: Chris Sale lowers ERA to 1.99. Last Sox pitcher to lead AL in ERA was Joel Horlen (2.06 in 1967.)
Indians: Posting a 1.49 ERA in 10 second-half starts, Corey Kluber establishes himself as an elite pitcher....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 10:24 AM
The Arizona Diamondbacks' batters couldn’t get to Minnesota Twins pitcher Phil Hughes on Wednesday, but the rain sure did.
Hughes came one out shy of pitching 210 innings this season and receiving a $500,000 bonus, thanks in part to a 66-minute...
| Jun 29, 2011
MILWAUKEE — A hirsute man in Miller Park turned his shirtless back to the TV cameras this weekend. Someone had shaved the word "Mauer" and the number "7" into his back hair.
Maybe it was Joe. He seems to have time on his hands.
That Mauer didn't...
| Jul 31, 2011
When the White Sox traded for Freddy Garcia in 2004, Ken Williams had the perfect explanation for the midseason move.
"1917,'' the general manage said, referring to the last time the White Sox had won the World Series.
As the general manager of the...
| Aug 14, 2011
Angels reliever Scott Downs, a former Blue Jay, spoke for a lot of people in Toronto when he trashed the ESPN story speculating that sign stealing at the Rogers Centre has helped Jose Bautista establish himself as one of baseball's best hitters....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:09 PM
With the Orioles limping toward the finish line of another lost season, the small victories that can be had in late August revolve more around the future than anything involving 2011.
Case in point: left-hander Zach Britton, the rookie who took the...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 9:12 PM
Forget about a better farm system, more quality free agents and a fundamentally sound cadre of players -- maybe all the Orioles need to be competitive is to move Baltimore a little more to the west.
Not close to Indianapolis, of course, but perhaps...
| Sep 18, 2011
The Cardinals are thrilled with the job Jason Motte has done as their closer. He tentatively has been written in for the job in 2012, keeping them from having to go outside the organization to get that piece. … The Red Sox are hoping...