| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:40 PM
MIAMI — Ryan Sweeney remembers making the difficult telephone call in the summer of 2003.
But telling Tony Gwynn he was going to sign with the White Sox for a $785,000 bonus instead of playing for Gwynn at San Diego State didn't compare to...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:23 PM
PITTSBURGH — Despite a rough start in a part-time role, Chris Coghlan never lost faith in his swing.
His patience has paid off, and his playing time has increased as a result of his increased production that has been sandwiched around the demotion...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
PITTSBURGH — Kyle Schwarber immediately headed to Boise to start his professional career after agreeing Wednesday to a $3.125 million bonus with the Cubs.
And manager Rick Renteria, a former first round pick of the Pirates who spent 10 seasons...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:31 PM
PITTSBURGH — Watching ace Jeff Samardzija get knocked around Thursday night wasn't nearly as painful for the Cubs as seeing Emilio Bonifacio hurt his right rib cage, an injury that could sideline him for an indefinite period.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:28 PM
Orioles second baseman Brian Roberts went 1-for-3 with an RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases in his first road game of the spring Tuesday.
Roberts, who was limited to 115 games the past three seasons because of injuries, is returning from hip and...
| May 7, 2013
| 11:42 AM
I have been a Cubs fan since 1948, so I have seen some poor baseball. However, it is time to release Marmol for the Cubs' good and also for his own good. Bill A., Newburgh, Ind.
I don’t really see that happening, at least not until they exhaust...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 3:51 PM
First in a series, counting down to the opening of spring training. First up: the Athletics, No. 30 in Phil Rogers' power rankings.
Loved the movie "Moneyball." If you weren't touched by Billy Beane's relationship with his daughter, you don't have a...
| Apr 27, 2011
Three days ago, the Angels' batters, as former Dodgers Manager Tommy Lasorda once said in a famous rant, couldn't hit water if they fell out of a boat. While getting swept in a four-game series by the Boston Red Sox,......
| May 25, 2011
Vernon Wells, on the disabled list since May 10 because of a right groin strain, began light agility drills and some light jogging on Wednesday, and he hopes to graduate to more aggressive drills and some running by the weekend.......
| May 23, 2011
Right-hander Jered Weaver will look to snap his four-game losing streak against an Oakland team that has lost five straight entering Monday night's game in Angel Stadium. Weaver was one of the best pitchers in baseball in April, going 6-0......
| Sep 12, 2011
Manager Mike Scioscia said Monday afternoon that Angels right-hander Joel Pineiro "is like night and day from what we saw the last time we were here." Pineiro better be, or it could be a rough night for him and the......