| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:17 PM
HOUSTON -- You could have written a worse ending for the Cubs' spring training, but not one that was uglier than Saturday, especially not from Darwin Barney's perspective.
While the Cubs were in the process of losing to a team of Astros' prospects 6-3,...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 4:43 PM
SARASOTA, Fla. -- The Orioles have signed right-hander Freddy Garcia to a minor league contract in an effort to see whether the 14-year major league veteran can add to the organization’s pitching depth.
The 36-year-old Garcia, who spent the past...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 5:52 PM
MESA, Ariz. — There are 62 players in Cubs camp this spring, and every one of them has a story.
But as in almost every camp in Arizona and Florida, a few players fit into the same basic profile: the unknown prospect trying to open some eyes, the...
| Feb 16, 2013
| 11:35 AM
SARASOTA, Fla – And so ends the strange offseason saga of pitcher Jair Jurrjens, who arrived at the Orioles' spring training facility Saturday after finalizing the minor league contract that started out as a major league contract.
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 AM
The Orioles’ acquisition of Jair Jurrjens won’t become official until he has a physical this week, but all signs point to the right-hander joining the O’s cluttered starting rotation mix.
Jurrjens, who turns 27 tomorrow, will make a...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Will the third time be the charm for the World Baseball Classic?
Not if the underwhelming U.S. roster is any indication.
While many of Commissioner Bud Selig's innovations have enjoyed immediate success — especially expanded playoffs and...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
It seems like a long shot, but a veteran face could make its way into the Phillies bullpen. According to multiple reports, the Phillies signed reliever Rodrigo Lopez to a minor league deal on Saturday. Jim Salisbury from CSNPhilly.com is......
| Nov 3, 2012
| 8:16 AM
Although they weren't splashy moves when made, Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette's savviness in scooping up discarded players paid huge dividends during the team's best season in 15 years.
For every Nate McLouth, who made the most of his...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 4:07 PM
If Kevin Youkilis leaves via free agency, what are the chances the Sox try Dan Johnson at third? He is patient and does have some pop. -- Kent Kimpel, Plymouth, Ind.
I think the chances are slim. I think they should bring him back, but I'm not sure how...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Buck Showalter just wanted to know one thing from Ron Johnson and Mike Griffin.
How did they steer the Triple-A Norfolk Tides to a winning record when Showalter spent the whole season stealing their players?
“My gosh, I never heard a complaint,&...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:20 AM
I’m averaging about one national radio show interview request a day for the past week or so. What’s going on here? Don’t these people know the NFL starts Wednesday? And it’s September in Baltimore? Didn’t these people get...