12/25/2014 | Library of Congress offers window into baseball's evolution
The nation's greatest storehouse of knowledge has developed a healthy baseball habit. The Library of Congress has traced the history and maturation of America for more than 200 years, and baseball has weaved its way into the national consciousness in surprising ways.
12/25/2014 | New stance with Cuba should provide influx of talent
The notion that Cuba, a baseball hotbed, might be open for business as a talent pool is more compelling to North American baseball people than even cigars and rum.
12/24/2014 | Wright reaches out to sons of slain NYPD officer
Mets third baseman David Wright called the two sons of slain NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on Wednesday, according to a report. He invited the boys to training camp and offered them a spot in the dugout for spring games.
12/24/2014 | Penn State, Boston College ready to rumble in the Bronx
Penn State and Boston College met the media in advance of the sixth running of the Pinstripe Bowl. The two regional powers will meet on the Yankee Stadium field Saturday, and they'll be seeking fitting closure to their college football seasons.
12/24/2014 | Bernadina set to join Rockies on Minor League deal
The Rockies have reportedly signed outfielder Roger Bernadina, 30, to a Minor League deal.
12/24/2014 | All I want: Holiday wishes for the league
As David Byrne famously sang, "I can't seem to face up to the facts." It's too late for last-minute shopping. The best you can do at this point is to extend New Year's wishes.
12/24/2014 | Source: Pierzynski agrees to 1-year deal with Braves
Pending a physical, A.J. Pierzynski will join the Braves to help mentor catching prospect Christian Bethancourt, who is expected to be the primary backstop in 2015.
12/24/2014 | CarGo takes swings, brings holiday joy
Rockies outfielder Carlos Gonzalez has offered some baseball-related holiday cheer on social media.
12/24/2014 | Source: Young returns to Orioles on 1-year deal
The Orioles have agreed to a one-year deal with outfielder/designated hitter Delmon Young, a source tells MLB.com, helping the club add the right-handed bat they needed. The club has not confirmed.
12/24/2014 | Gomes clears waivers, accepts assignment
Brandon Gomes cleared waivers and has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A Durham with a Major League invite to Spring Training.
12/24/2014 | Winter Meetings in San Diego among the wildest in history
There's never been a time like this in Major League Baseball. Maybe it shouldn't have been so surprising that the Winter Meetings were the wildest we've seen since Bill Veeck set up his famous table in the hotel lobby in 1975, trading 22 players in three days.
12/24/2014 | Lone Star: Pence giving back to Houston kids
A Texas native and the Astros' first pick in the Draft a decade ago, Giants outfielder Hunter Pence is usually in Houston this time of year, helping out at the Hunter Pence All-Star Camp for kids. And although he's moved on professionally, this part of his past isn't going anywhere.
12/23/2014 | Braves reach agreement with veteran reliever Grilli
Jason Grilli and the Braves have reached an agreement on a two-year, $8.25 million deal that includes a $3 million option for the 2017 season.
12/23/2014 | Angels invite 20 non-roster players to Spring Training
The Angels have invited 20 non-roster players, including 10 pitchers, three catchers, four infielders and three outfielders, to Spring Training.
12/23/2014 | Twins sign right-hander Stauffer to 1-year deal
The Twins strengthened their bullpen on Tuesday as they signed right-hander Tim Stauffer to a one-year deal worth $2.2 million.
12/23/2014 | Barnes claimed by Blue Jays; Rowen a free agent
Former Rangers left-hander Scott Barnes was claimed on waivers by the Blue Jays on Tuesday, while right-hander Ben Rowen cleared waivers and is now a free agent.
12/23/2014 | Maronde clears waivers, outrighted to Triple-A
The Indians maintained a layer of depth on Tuesday, when left-hander Nick Maronde cleared waivers. Cleveland subsequently sent the pitcher outright to Triple-A Columbus and extended an invitation to attend Spring Training with the Major League club.
12/23/2014 | Mets prospect Mazzilli suspended
Major League Baseball has suspended Mets prospect L.J. Mazzilli 50 games for a second positive test of a "drug of abuse," in violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment program.
12/23/2014 | Dodgers send outfielder Jensen to Triple-A
Kyle Jensen, who was acquired Nov. 17 from the Marlins, was outrighted to Triple-A Oklahoma City on Tuesday.
12/23/2014 | Cubs add pitcher, lose two players via waivers
The Cubs shuffled the roster Tuesday, claiming left-handed pitcher Mike Kickham off waivers from the Giants and losing two players whom they had claimed last Friday.
12/23/2014 | Peavy thrilled to stay with Giants on 2-year deal
The Giants officially signed Jake Peavy on Tuesday to a two-year deal, which reportedly includes a $4 million signing bonus, a full no-trade clause and award incentives.
12/23/2014 | Cueto won't talk contract beyond Opening Day
Not wanting to be sidetracked over prolonged contract negotiations, Reds ace Johnny Cueto has set a deadline for an extension to be completed with the club. Cueto and the Reds have until Opening Day to work out a deal, agent Bryce Dixon said.
12/23/2014 | O's claim Lavarnway off waivers, release Berry
The Orioles claimed catcher Ryan Lavarnway off waivers from the Cubs on Tuesday and released outfielder Quintin Berry.
12/23/2014 | No need to wait: Cubs have a spot for Bryant
If top prospect Kris Bryant is healthy and in form in Spring Training, he's got to be in the Cubs' Opening Day lineup.
12/23/2014 | To celebrate anniversary, Doziers help others
When it came time to plan their offseason, Twins second baseman Brian Dozier and his wife, Renee, realized it would mean much more to them if they spent their anniversary helping others in Nicaragua instead of on a relaxing vacation.
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