1. Manny Ramirez 'Blessed' to Be with Cubs

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  2. Cubs' Albert Almora on Rebounding from Tough 2014

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 26 reads 0 comments

  3. Cubs Sell Ownership Shares to Help Finance Wrigley Renovation

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 33 reads 0 comments

  4. Building Chemistry a Spring Priority for A's

    MESA, Ariz. – A's co-owner Lew Wolff addressed his team Wednesday morning, but only after being introduced by a doctored version of “Louie, Louie” as his walkup song...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  5. Ichiro Adds Depth to Successful Outfield

    Perhaps the best fourth outfielder in baseball, the 41 year old arrives at spring training preparing to spend the 2015 season playing behind arguably the best outfield in the major leagues...

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  6. Lee Faces Hitters, Ready for Next Step

    After throwing off the mound with the rest of the Phillies projected starting rotation on Thursday, the first day of official workouts in Clearwater, Cliff Lee did not join Cole Hamels ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 177 reads 0 comments

  7. David Ortiz Comments on MLB's Rule Changes to Increase Pace of Play

    Major League Baseball is focused on increasing the pace of play and shortening the length of games entering the 2015 season, but Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz isn't taking too kindly to the initiative...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 3 days ago 43,618 reads 158 comments

  8. Dodgers Facing High Expectations

    Pedro Gomez reports from Glendale, Ariz., where the Dodgers are optimistic they will get over the hump this year with the additions of SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Howie Kendrick; he addresses ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  9. Stiff Neck Leads to Discovery for Milone

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Once the 2014 season ended, Twins left-hander Tommy Milone received a cortisone shot in his neck to help him with the stiffness that bothered him late in the season, and figured his neck would feel better with rest...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  10. Joba Chamberlain Is Back, and That's Not a Bad Thing

    I have, for some odd reason, actually seen a bit of complaining about the Joba Chamberlain deal today. The opinions are undoubtedly influenced by his second half 4.97 ERA and repeated meltdowns in the postseason...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Don't Tweet Lineup Suggestions to Ausmus

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- It wouldn't be quite accurate to say that Brad Ausmus is going where no manager has ever gone before...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 25 reads 0 comments

  12. A-Rod Will Have a Teacher at 1B in Teixeira

    TAMPA – When Mark Teixeira came up as a rookie in Texas in 2003, Alex Rodriguez was, as the first baseman put it, “the best player in the world...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 35 reads 0 comments

  13. Tigers Diving a Little Deeper into Pitch Framing

    Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus acknowledged that pitch framing is something the organization is talking more about...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  14. Tigers' Kinsler Adjusts to Beat the Shift

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  15. Ortiz on New Pace-of-Play Rules: 'I Call That Bull----'

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz launched a vivid and occasionally hilarious rant against baseball's new pace of play rules, especially the one that stipulates a batter keep one fit in the box at all times [with some exceptions]...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 212 reads 0 comments

  16. Bernie: Will Carlos Martinez Step Up?

    JUPITER, Fla. • Let's continue with my 2015 season preview of individual Cardinals ' players. Today's focus: RH pitcher Carlos Martinez...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  17. Cards Have Edge with DeWitt as Owner

    JUPITER, Fla. • The secret to the Cardinals ' sustained success starts at the top. And yes, it really is a secret, because no one really thinks of the owner as the creative mind that powers his team's winning baseball operation...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  18. Reliever Walden Has a Hop to His Step

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  19. Sammy Sosa in Exile: There's Silence Rather Than Apology from Former Cubs Star

    At 30,000 feet, the seat belt signs were not illuminated, and the drink carts rolled freely up and down the aisle. The salsa music played on, and nobody could see the turbulence ahead during the heyday of the Sammy Sosa era with the Chicago Cubs...

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  20. Martin on Dickey's Knuckleball: 'That's Filthy, Man'

    Toronto Blue Jays newcomer Russell Martin began Wednesday to familiarize himself with the signature pitch of R.A. Dickey, holding himself at the mercy of the 40-year-old's fluttering knuckleball in their first bullpen session of the spring...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 345 reads 0 comments

  21. B/R Radio: Scott Miller's Favorite ST Stadiums

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  22. Gomes: Braves Are 'Here to Win It All'

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Don't tell Jonny Gomes the Atlanta Braves are rebuilding. He's not buying that idea, and refuses to perpetuate the notion that the Braves are weak because the team dealt many of its star players during the offseason...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  23. Why Did BOS Pay Moncada Instead of Lester?

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – A question hovered like a balloon in the wake of the Red Sox ' decision to commit $63 million to sign dazzling but unproven 19-year-old Yoan Moncada: If the ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 3 days ago 113 reads 0 comments

  24. Pence (of Course) Delivers Keynote Address, Bochy Mulls Leadoff Change

    Chris Stratton is like many other minor league players in their first big league camp with the Giants . He felt intimidated when he first walked into a clubhouse populated by Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey and Matt Cain...

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  25. Mark Teixeira Discusses New Diet, Potential Impact on Production for Yankees

    Lost in the madness of everything going on with Alex Rodriguez is the way Mark Teixeira has lost any semblance of value for the New York Yankees over the last two years...

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