| Apr 11, 2015
A.J. Preller was a fraternity brother and roommate of Jon Daniels when the two attended Cornell, so when Daniels became the Rangers' baseball head in 2003, he soon brought his old friend in to run the team's international and pro scouting.
| Apr 7, 2015
| 11:27 PM
No one’s really arguing the Dodgers will not be an improved defensive team this season. And no one is arguing they won’t have nights like Tuesday's, either, when they committed three errors and could have been charged with another.
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:17 PM
Jon Lester said his location was lacking in the bullpen, and it showed as he lasted only 31/3 innings. Lester issued his first walk of the spring to Derek Norris, and former Red Sox teammate Will Middlebrooks followed with a double off the...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 3:50 PM
Padres 7, Cubs 0
Spring record: 5-9-1
The summary: Jon Lester lasted only 3 1/3 innings. Lester issued his first walk of the spring to Derek Norris, and former Red Sox teammate Will Middlebrooks followed with a double off the left field wall. Lester...
| Mar 12, 2015
| 9:37 PM
Spring training can be a delicate dance, trying to get ready for the season while paying close attention when the body barks and says it might be best to back off a tad.
The Dodgers went the cautious route with left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu when his back...
| Mar 11, 2015
| 1:14 PM
Another week, another hot Cuban prospect. This used to be right in the Dodgers’ sweet spot — Yasiel Puig, Alex Guerrero, Erisbel Arruebarrena — but this past off-season Cuba might as well have been Aruba.
Bright names came and signed...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:09 PM
MESA, Ariz. — Edwin Jackson's four-year, $52 million contract is an albatross to the Cubs, as Theo Epstein suggested in October in a meeting with season ticket holders at the Oriental Theatre.
"We wouldn't do it over again," Epstein, the Cubs...
| 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 19, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Gordie Howe is recovering from multiple strokes and is battling dementia, but his family says his condition is improving. Improving so rapidly that Mr. Hockey may appear with Wayne Gretzky at a celebrity sports dinner in Saskatoon on Feb. 6. An email from...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 4:16 PM
The San Diego Padres continued to overhaul their roster Friday, acquiring All-Star outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves and reportedly working to obtain third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox.
The Padres announced they will...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval is leaving his heart in San Francisco and heading cross-country to Beantown.
According to multiple reports, Sandoval and the Boston Red Sox have agreed on a five-year deal worth close to $100 million.