| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
The Sports Xchange
Royals sign SP Vargas to four-year deal
The Kansas City Royals agreed to terms Thursday with free agent left-handed starting pitcher Jason Vargas on a four-year, $32 million contract.
The deal will be finalized once Vargas passes his...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The first game, he didn't play. The second game, he sneaked in nine minutes, at the end of a 31-point blowout loss to Butler.
One missed shot, one turnover, one assist.
The numbers do not matter, not now. The name does. Preston Mattingly is back in a...
| Nov 14, 2013
Ni la peste negra, el cáncer o el virus del HIV han causado tanto daño a la humanidad como el olvido. Perder la memoria es la peor plaga que puede afectar a ser humano.
Se trata de una perturbación que nos deja sin pasado y viviendo una realidad...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The Chicago Cubs are set to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their manager, a person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Wednesday.
The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the hiring has not been...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Gary DiSarcina, named the Angels’ third-base coach on Tuesday, recently interviewed for the Seattle Mariners’ manager job, and Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said “there’s no doubt in my mind Gary will manage in the big leagues.&...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 3:05 PM
BOSTON – The Dominican Republic might well be the most baseball-mad nation on Earth, the reigning champion of the World Baseball Classic. About 10 million people live there.
Texarkana, Texas, is a town of 37,000, tucked into the extreme...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Whether it was at the major or minor league level, plenty of former area baseball players competed on professional diamonds not only across the United States, but in Canada and Mexico.
There were a number of story lines along the way, as the 2013...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:21 PM
How do you replace Bud Selig?
Major League Baseball has known for at least a decade that it would have to figure out where to find its next commissioner, but Selig finally has put owners on the clock. It's anyone's guess where they will turn, but...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:59 PM
With the baseball season heading into its final quarter, the Orioles likely will be making their pennant push without pitching coach Rick Adair, who was granted a leave of absence for personal reasons Friday and was replaced, at least temporarily, by...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Talking baseball while hoping Jay Cutler’s first pass was an outlier, not foreshadowing:
1. Jose Dariel Abreu is out of Cuba, and perhaps on his way to Chicago. He is an ideal fit for the White Sox’s attempt to re-tool and attempt to build...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 8:23 PM
Hanley Ramirez said that if the Dodgers approach him at any time about extending his contract, he would be open to talking.
"Definitely, because I want to stay here," Ramirez said. "I want to stay here forever."
Ramirez will become a free agent at the...