| Apr 17, 2012
| 6:59 AM
John Rodriguez played two seasons (2005-06) in the Major Leagues with the St. Louis Cardinals, helping the Redbirds win back-to-back National League Central Division titles, as well as the 2006 World Series championship. The veteran outfielder batted...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 7:20 AM
Tom Ricketts was asked what was wrong with his team that ranked among the worst in baseball, and he answered -- are you sitting down? -- “Nothing. Just a lot of injuries.’'
Nothing? Is he tone deaf?
Just injuries? Try bad. Ryan Dempster...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:59 AM
The Philliesâ signing of Cliff Lee is as pleasant a surprise as finding a pull-through parking spot near the mall entrance on the weekend before Christmas. But letâs hold off on calling the Philliesâ starting pitchers the greatest in baseb...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
The MLB Trade Deadline has officially passed and Jim Hendry and the Chicago Cubs only managed to make one move by trading Kosuke Fukudome. The relative inactivity will most likely (and hopefully) be the end of Jim Hendry as we know him. Fans were...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 6:00 PM
Felix Hernandez wants to start the season finale for the Seattle Mariners. Team officials will meet Thursday to decide if the AL Cy Young candidate will.
"When it's his time, he wants to be out there and I understand that. To be honest, I love that. He...
| Apr 17, 2010
| 10:43 PM
Tim Lincecum knows he has a much better chance to win a third straight Cy Young Award than a Silver Slugger trophy.
Still, he enjoys handling the bat - particularly when he gets the kind of results he did against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
| Feb 12, 2010
Josh Banks can throw five pitches: a fastball, a curve, a changeup, a split-fingered fastball and a cutter. That repertoire made him a star at Severna Park, got him a scholarship to Florida International and enticed the Toronto Blue Jays to draft him in...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 1:35 AM
Baseball fans are renowned for their fierce dedication to our national pastime. You can site the insane ratings and incredible profit made by football or the superstardom current in the NBA, but Major League Baseball will always have a special spot in...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 8:08 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Cliff Lee marvels at Tim Lincecum's motion. So much torque, so much power. So darn unusual.
"The way he does it, no one else does it that way. I like that," Lee said Tuesday, a day before the Texas Rangers ace pitches against...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 6:27 AM
The Cubs and free-agent first baseman Carlos Pena agreed to terms on a one-year, $10 million deal late Tuesday.
The deal will be announced Wednesday.
Cubs general manager Jim Hendry and Pena's agent Scott Boras met for a second time on Tuesday at the...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 1:29 PM
Macca A "Hit" At Wrigley
With music legend Paul McCartney wrapping up his two rocking shows last weekend at historic Wrigley Field, my music mavens were able to get their hands on Sir Paul's top secret concert rider for the Wrigley shows. The big...