| Jan 13, 2015
| 10:35 PM
Already lacking left-handed bats off the bench and suddenly in need of more outfield depth because of Jayson Werth's unexpected shoulder surgery, the Washington Nationals added a player with the potential to fill both needs Tuesday. Washington signed...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 2:11 PM
SEATTLE (AP) — Former Seattle Mariners pitcher Jamie Moyer will become the latest inductee into the club's Hall of Fame.
The Mariners announced Tuesday that Moyer, a Souderton native, will be inducted on Aug. 8 before Seattle plays the Texas...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Another member of the 2014 Orioles apparently has left via free agency.
Catcher Nick Hundley, whom the Orioles acquired in May after Matt Wieters was injured, has agreed to a two-year deal with the Colorado Rockies pending a physical, according to...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 8:29 PM
Theo Epstein has a phrase for the potential of local TV revenue.
He says it will be "a paradigm shift" in keeping the Cubs on pace with baseball's richest teams. But will the club president get his money?
In a rapidly changing media landscape, there...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 7:28 PM
Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium.
A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:20 AM
It’s hard to imagine anyone 6-4 flying under the radar, but that’s what Wilmette native Ben Klimesh has done until recently. The New Trier graduate, now pitching in the Cincinnati Reds organization, opened some eyes in a six-week stint in...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The Marlins on Tuesday claimed right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne from the New York Yankees.
Claiborne, who turns 27 next month, split 2014 between the Yankees and Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. While in the majors, Claiborne was 3-0 with a 3.00...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Within a minute of the final out in Game 7 of the World Series, I had left my neighborhood bar and was moseying along the 500-foot walk to my Lincoln Park apartment.
I was sad. Not just because the Giants had beaten the team I was rooting for, the...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 7:41 PM
To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:21 PM
SAN DIEGO — Baseball's Winter Meetings invariably consist of a lot of talk and little action.
Not this year, though, as the four-day gathering that concluded Thursday at the Manchester Grand Hyatt included 19 transactions that involved 44 players....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 6:58 AM
The Orioles returned from the winter meetings with nothing more than two selections in the Rule 5 draft, a high-upside project in right-hander Jason Garcia and a right-hander with a steady minor-league resume in Logan Verrett.
Other than that, the...