| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:50 PM
As if finding a suitor for Ryan Howard and at least part of the $60 million remaining on his contract doesn't pose enough of a challenge for the rebuilding Phillies, general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. is apparently limited in the teams with which he could...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Adding another catcher to their growing list for spring training, the Orioles have finalized a minor league deal with J.P. Arencibia. He will get an invite to spring training.
The 29-year-old Arencibia was once a Top 50 prospect after being drafted by...
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:20 AM
The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players who risk their lives on sea crossings only to be auctioned off by smugglers demanding an exorbitant cut of...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:35 PM
When Scott Coolbaugh was dismissed as Texas Rangers hitting coach after the 2012 season, primarily because club higher-ups were looking for a bigger name after a disappointing ousting by the upstart Orioles in that season’s wild-card playoff,...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 11:54 AM
One of the more intriguing aspects of the Orioles hiring former Texas Rangers hitting coordinator Scott Coolbaugh as their new hitting coach is that he already has a relationship with slugger Chris Davis.
It’s pretty much a given that the...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:25 PM
The Orioles' search for a new hitting coach appears to be coming to a close, but manager Buck Showalter is expected to talk to one more candidate before a decision is made.
According to an industry source, the Orioles have scheduled an interview with...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:29 AM
The Padres have had discussions about trading for San Diego native Cole Hamels with new outfielder Wil Myers as potential bait, according to a baseball source.
The Padres have been baseball's busiest team since the Winter Meetings ended in San Diego...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will have his high school baseball jersey retired Monday night in a ceremony at Stratford High School in Goose Creek, S.C.
Wieters is one of two major leaguers who will have his jersey retired during a 7 p.m. ceremony, along...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 6:48 PM
L.J. Mazzilli Suspended
L.J. Mazzilli, a minor league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The son of former major leaguer Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with 11...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 1:06 PM
L.J. Mazzilli, a minor-league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization who previously played at UConn, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse.
The son of former major league Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 6:36 PM
Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams.
The answers are at the end. No cheating.
1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...