1/24/2015 | Selig gets sendoff with BBWAA honor
In one of his last official acts as Commissioner, just hours before stepping down from the position that he held for 23 transformative years, Bud Selig accepted yet another honor Saturday night. He was given the Long and Meritorious Service Award at the annual New York Baseball Writers' Association of America dinner.
1/24/2015 | Former teammates remember Mr. Cub fondly
It must have been a crystal, clear day like Saturday, the day Ernie Banks coined his most poetic phrase: "It's a great day for a ball game: Let's play two!" And so it is.
1/24/2015 | Cruz highlights first day of Mariners FanFest
Nelson Cruz insists he's still a kid at heart, so the new Mariners slugger fit right in during his first public appearance with his new club on Saturday at Safeco Field.
1/24/2015 | Blue Jays find plenty of fans in BC
During the last two events of the 2015 Blue Jays Winter Tour, the team managed to excite and give back to many of the Blue Jays fans out on the west coast of Canada. On Friday evening, the team hosted a baseball clinic at the Richmond Olympic Oval in partnership with Baseball BC, and on Saturday they held an autograph session at Metropolis at Metrotown in Burnaby.
1/24/2015 | Craig feeling good, ready for action in 2015
Allen Craig was able to say something on Saturday that he couldn't have said with a straight face last year, or late in 2013: "I feel good."
1/24/2015 | Meyer ready to compete for Major League rotation
Alex Meyer, the Twins' No. 4 prospect, according to MLB.com, heads into Spring Training as one of many candidates aiming to prove themselves worthy of the fifth rotation spot.
1/24/2015 | Tulowitzki focused on health, not trade rumors
In a sense, Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki's offseason is not much different than winters past. He's been rehabbing an injury, this time a surgically repaired left hip labrum. But this offseason also is different. "The trade talk was different for me," said Tulowitzki, who was at Coors Field for Saturday's Rockies Fest.
1/24/2015 | NYC fans endure winter weather to visit WS trophy
Fans withstood the 30-degree weather to line up on the snow-covered sidewalks hours before Finnerty's sports bar in New York opened in order to secure a chance for a picture with the Giants' coveted championship hardware.
1/24/2015 | Confident Kelly likes his Cy Young chances
Red Sox right-hander Joe Kelly did something no prognosticator is likely to do in the coming weeks. He picked himself to win the American League's Cy Young Award in 2015.
1/24/2015 | Fans show their stripes at annual TigerFest
The roster was a little different, the stars a little less familiar for some. The weather was a little warmer by late January standards. The response for TigerFest was very familiar.
1/24/2015 | Mauer, Molitor excited to work together in 2015
It was just two St. Paul natives having lunch in their hometown this week, but for Joe Mauer, it was a chance to keep picking the brain of new Twins manager and Hall of Famer Paul Molitor.
1/24/2015 | Biggio reflects on Hall of Fame career at FanFest
One of the biggest events of Saturday's FanFest at Minute Maid Park was the Fan Forum session with Craig Biggio, the Astros legend who was elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame earlier this month.
1/24/2015 | Players, staff get up close with fans at Tribe Fest
On the first day of the third annual Tribe Fest at Progressive Field, streams of Indians diehards poured through the gates, enjoyed the behind-the-scenes festivities and expressed optimism about the season ahead.
1/24/2015 | Pumped up Panda sees snow for first time
It took Pablo Sandoval nearly three decades to see and feel snow for the first time, and that left him feeling like a kid on Christmas morning on Saturday. The discovery only added to Sandoval's excitement about joining the Red Sox.
1/24/2015 | Pedroia 'ready to go,' sees Sox rebounding
Dustin Pedroia no longer has any questions about his health, or any doubts about the kind of season he can have in 2015.
1/24/2015 | Twins, left-hander Duensing avoid arbitration
Minnesota agreed to terms with its sixth and final arbitration-eligible player on Saturday, as the club signed left-handed reliever Brian Duensing to a one-year deal worth $2.7 million.
1/24/2015 | A-Rod has meeting with incoming Commissioner
Alex Rodriguez reached out to Major League Baseball and incoming Commissioner Rob Manfred this week as he prepares to return to the field with the Yankees following a one-year suspension for violation of the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.
1/24/2015 | Adrian to help Dodgers launch weeklong caravan
First baseman Adrian Gonzalez will appear at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles on Monday as the 12th annual Dodgers Community Service Caravan kicks off.
1/24/2015 | Price enjoys give-and-take with passionate fans
One of the benefits of events like Reds Caravan is the direct dialogue between fans and team members.
1/24/2015 | Frazier flies jet simulator, sings at caravan stop
Reds Caravan made a stop Saturday at the National Museum of the United States Air Force at Wright-Patterson Air Force base.
1/24/2015 | A's, Abad avoid arbitration with 1-year deal
The A's have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with reliever Fernando Abad, thus avoiding arbitration.
1/24/2015 | Ichiro's pursuit of 3,000 hits to continue in Miami
Ichiro Suzuki has been given an opportunity to join the 3,000-hit club. The key to reports that he has agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million with Miami is that the Marlins have indicated a willingness to work on a second year, which Suzuki will most likely need to collect a 3,000th hit.
1/24/2015 | Banks lauded for infectious personality, love of game
No. 14 flags flew from the top of the Wrigley Field scoreboard and outside the ballpark's marquee and fans left flowers, beer and a batting helmet to honor the memory of Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, who passed away on Friday.
1/24/2015 | Avalanche to host game at Coors Field in 2016
The first NHL outdoor game in Colorado sports history will take place Feb. 27, 2016, at Coors Field, when the Colorado Avalanche host the Detroit Red Wings. The game, which is part of the Coors Light NHL Stadium Series, will also mark the first time the Avalanche will play an official outdoor game.
1/24/2015 | White Sox add baserunning legend Coleman to staff
Vince Coleman will join the team as a baserunning coach, advisor and consultant, working this season at the big league and the Minor League level, per general manager Rick Hahn. Coleman, who had 752 career stolen bases in 929 attempts, begins his new job in Spring Training.
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