| Dec 7, 2014
| 12:57 PM
The Marlins struck gold when they signed Casey McGehee after his 2013 season in Japan. They’ve returned to the same well.
Former major league left-hander Chris Narveson has agreed to a minor league deal with the Marlins. A veteran of 97 major...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 7:18 PM
As the San Francisco Giants played in the World Series two years ago, the Dodgers were attracting headlines. The Dodgers had new owners — rich owners — and in theory the competitive landscape in the National League West would change.
| Oct 15, 2014
| 8:44 PM
Evan Longoria was in the major leagues for less than a week when Andrew Friedman signed him to a contract guaranteed for $17.5 million. In addition to saving the Tampa Bay Rays millions of dollars in the arbitration process, Friedman's foresight has...
| 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,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Casey McGehee’s successful comeback to the major leagues took a long detour, but it paid off.
The veteran third baseman returned from a year of playing in Japan to become an integral part of the Miami Marlins’ lineup as clean-up hitter and...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Here's a happy thought while everyone tries to look into the future and figure out how the Orioles roster will look when spring training begins in February:
Next year's starting lineup is going to look a lot like what this year's starting lineup...