| Dec 6, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Baseball's annual rumor fest is upon us. The winter meetings start Monday in San Diego, and what traditionally deteriorates into a week of overblown analysis of overblown hype might actually amount to something big.
One reason: teams looking for offense...
| 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 4, 2014
| 2:39 PM
Raul Ibanez requested because of family concerns that he no longer be considered for the Tampa Bay Rays' managerial opening.
Ibanez was one of three finalists for the job along with Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu. The 19-year major league veteran was...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 2:24 PM
This new Dodgers brain trust seemingly has a place for anyone, regardless of past indiscretions. That Andrew Friedman, he’s a forgiving guy.
While with the Tampa Bay Rays, he once traded for reliever Josh Lueke, who had been accused of rape and...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 6:17 PM
Over the last 50 years, at least five dozen Cuban baseball players have reached the major leagues, with scores more playing in the minors.
More may be on the way, but now they might not have to risk their lives to get here.
On Wednesday, President...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Matt Kemp still doesn't know where he'll be playing next season.
He could return to the Dodgers. He could be traded to a team in search of a right-handed power hitter such as the San Diego Padres, Texas Rangers, Seattle Mariners or Baltimore Orioles....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 6:26 PM
The Orioles announced Monday that three players have been removed from their 40-man roster, leaving them at 37 during the first official day of the winter meetings.
Left-hander Scott Barnes, who was acquired by the Orioles last month from the Cleveland...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Two years into a five-year, $125-million deal with the Angels, outfielder Josh Hamilton, who won the 2010 American League most-valuable-player award with the Texas Rangers, is looking like a major bust.
Hamilton’s batting average hovered around...