| Nov 6, 2014
| 2:03 PM
When Tommy Hunter received a call about two weeks ago inviting him to play on a team of major leaguers in the All-Star Series exhibition this month in Japan, the Orioles relief pitcher said the choice was easy.
The Orioles recently had been eliminated...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Orioles reliever Tommy Hunter is joining a team of major leaguers that will travel to Japan this month to participate in the Japan All-Star Series throughout the country.
Final rosters are expected to be announced Thursday, but Hunter is the only...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:52 PM
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina received a Gold Glove on Tuesday for the seventh consecutive season, highlighting the start of baseball's official awards season.
Three finalists were announced for each of the Baseball Writers' Association of...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:43 PM
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones glides through the home clubhouse in a T-shirt and basketball shorts, razzing everyone he passes with a bellowing voice and an even louder cackle.
On the other side of the room is right fielder Nick Markakis, sitting...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 12:31 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter was narrowly edged for the Sporting News American League Manager of the Year award, finishing behind the Los Angeles Angels' Mike Scioscia by just one vote.
The award, which has been given out every year since 1936, is...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:01 PM
The Phillies have hired Rafael Chaves as their minor league pitching coordinator, according to Joe Jordan, Director of Player Development who announced the move Monday afternoon.
Chaves, 46, was a special assistant, player personnel, for the Los Angeles...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Trading Corey Seager for a frontline pitcher late last season would not have guaranteed the Dodgers a place in the World Series. But it might have helped.
Instead, the club refused to part with the 20-year-old shortstop, who might have helped it land...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 8:35 PM
J.T. Snow felt an avalanche of pressure 21 years ago after being demoted to Triple-A Edmonton when he encountered roving hitting instructor Joe Maddon.
“I’m wondering who the heck this guy is, and he would call me ‘Jackie,’&...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:04 PM
The Angels wasted no time making two of their easiest decisions of the off-season Thursday, exercising closer Huston Street’s $7-million option for 2015 and declining a $4.5-million option on injured reliever Sean Burnett.
Street, acquired from...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:38 AM
While speculation remains rampant regarding the availability of Joe Maddon, the Chicago Cubs will look for another coach following the departure of quality assurance coach Jose Castro.
Castro, 56, who worked with current Cubs manager Rick Renteria in...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu has been named the Sporting News American League Rookie of the Year, as voted on by fellow AL players.
Abreu received 149 votes to run away with the award. The Angels’ Matt Shoemaker received four votes,...