| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:04 PM
I understand that the Cubs want to build the team the "right way" by building the farm system. What I do not understand is why they can't both build the farm system and try to build a winner right now. I think it is wrong to ask the fans who have waited...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 12:29 PM
Former Orioles right-hander Alfredo Simon, who was placed on waivers on Friday, was claimed by the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday afternoon.
There was little doubt that someone would claim Simon, who throws in the upper 90s and could be either a starter or...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 5:04 PM
After his final outing of the spring Tuesday, Orioles left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada said he felt physically ready to join the big league club for Opening Day in Baltimore on Friday.
But the Orioles brass believes Wada, who signed a two-year, $8.14 million...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 4:12 PM
In an attempt to market his top free-agent client to major league baseball’s biggest decision-makers, renowned player representative Scott Boras took slugging first baseman Prince Fielder on a brief tour this month to meet with several club owners....
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:26 PM
The Orioles have expressed some interest in the lone viable free-agent closer, Francisco Cordero, according to an industry source.
Although discussions are not considered far along, the Orioles have inquired about the 36-year-old right-hander, who has...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 8:39 PM
Phillies will fight back
I know there are plenty of reasons to jump off the Phillies' bandwagon. Shortstop Jimmy Rollins, relievers Ryan Madson and Brad Lidge and starter Roy Oswalt all may sign elsewhere, and Ryan Howard...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 11:26 AM
I don't care what the calendar says, if teams are playing baseball in Arizona, spring has sprung.
In fact it was more like summer last week when my sister-in-law, Patsy Hadlich, and I made our annual trip to the Cactus League games, with her son, Jeff,...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 1:24 PM
SEATTLE — Pitching in games wasn’t so much of a problem for reliever Sean Burnett, who had a 1.04 earned-run average in 11 appearances before being placed on the 15-day disabled list because of forearm irritation Sunday.
| May 15, 2013
| 5:30 PM
Ryan Madson’s rehabilitation from Tommy John surgery was placed on a slower track Wednesday, the Angels scrapping plans to activate him this weekend in favor of sending the right-hander to triple-A Salt Lake for “a couple of weeks,”...
| Jun 7, 2011
About 45 minutes after GM Ruben Amaro Jr. said it was possible that shortstop Jimmy Rollins could go on the DL, he had a message for everyone about his bruised knee. "If I went on the DL, it would be......
| Jun 15, 2011
Once the beatdown was finished --- “Everybody [got me]” --- Carlos Ruiz stood on the field with Gary Matthews for a postgame interview. He was fully anticipating a celebratory shaving cream pie to the face. It never came. “[Ryan] Madson....