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  • Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons

    Baseball notes: Former Dodger Rafael Furcal retires after 14 seasons
    Former National League rookie of the year Rafael Furcal has retired after 14 major league seasons. Furcal, an infielder who played for the Dodgers from 2006 until they traded him to St. Louis in 2011, signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during...
  • Slammers celebrate home opener with new scoreboard, improved food

    Unlike the Cubs, the Joliet Slammers didn't have to worry about the bleachers being ready for their home opener. Typical to minor-league ballparks, Silver Cross Field doesn't have bleachers. But Joliet's Frontier League franchise had other timetables to...
  • Rafael Furcal retires after 14 major league seasons

    Former NL Rookie of the Year Rafael Furcal is retiring after 14 major league seasons. The 37-year-old signed a minor league contract with Kansas City during spring training, and the Royals placed him on the voluntary retired list Tuesday. He hit .240...
  • Verlander 'all good,' Rondon 'awesome' for Tigers

    Right-hander Justin Verlander hasn't done the math on exactly when he could return to starting a game for the Detroit Tigers. But after a strong 45-pitch bullpen session Tuesday, he admitted he's been thinking about it. "Felt good," the 2011 Cy Young...
  • Oviedo state tourney foe, Durant, has a girl who can throw

    Oviedo state tourney foe, Durant, has a girl who can throw
    You throw girl.  Plant City Durant (23-6), which plays Oviedo (23-5) in a Class 7A baseball state semifinal on Wednesday morning, has a 5-foot, 2-inch girl as part of its pitching staff. Chelsea Baker, a senior righthander, is 2-2 with 2.39 ERA and...
  • Good day for White Sox, who are coming out of hibernation

    Good day for White Sox, who are coming out of hibernation
    White Sox manager Robin Ventura looked a little different before Monday night's 2-1 10-inning victory over the Indians at U.S. Cellular Field, but it was hard to put a finger on exactly why that was. "Got a haircut," he said. No, that wasn't it....
  • Phil Coke loses fizz in Cubs' bullpen

    Phil Coke loses fizz in Cubs' bullpen
    As recently as early March, the Chicago Cubs needed left-handed relief help so badly that they agreed to terms on a one-year $2.25 million contract with free agent Phil Coke on March 6. Immediately upon his arrival, Coke, 32, took exception to the...
  • In tiny Brazilian restaurant, Royals' Paulo Orlando draws a crowd

    SAO PAULO On a recent Friday night in Sao Paulo, the Brazilian megalopolis where soccer is king, the 20 or so patrons crowded into a small hamburger joint in the Carandiru neighborhood offered a scene seldom witnessed here: fans intently watching a...
  • Marlins name GM Dan Jennings as new manager

    Marlins name GM Dan Jennings as new manager
    The Miami Marlins have decided on their new manager. Emphasis on the word new. Dan Jennings, who serves as the team's general manager, is expected to be named Monday as the successor to the recently fired Mike Redmond. CBS Sports was the first to...
  • Dodgers prospect Julio Urias to miss one month because of eye surgery

    Dodgers prospect Julio Urias to miss one month because of eye surgery
    Top pitching prospect Julio Urias will undergo cosmetic surgery to remove a benign mass from his left eye and will be sidelined for about a month, a Dodgers spokesperson confirmed Monday. Urias, 18, is scheduled to have the procedure May 28 in Phoenix....
  • Q&A with Lehigh Valley IronPig Russ Canzler

    Q&A with Lehigh Valley IronPig Russ Canzler
    Russ Canzler is the consummate professional. He is a hard worker who is more than willing to help a teammate. His friendship this season with Maikel Franco was part of the reason Franco blossomed into a Triple-A star and earned a promotion Friday to the...