1/26/2015 | Hurdle back in action after 2nd hip surgery
Nineteen days after having his left hip replaced, Pirates manager Clint Hurdle, who also had his right hip replaced Oct. 6,was back in the Bucs' Spring Training camp Monday for the opening day of the Pirates' Fantasy Camp.
1/26/2015 | Blue Jays president Beeston signs extension, to retire after season
Blue Jays president and CEO Paul Beeston has signed a one-year extension with the club and will retire after the 2015 season, Rogers Communications announced on Monday.
1/26/2015 | Visitation, memorial service for Banks to be held in Chicago
Public visitation and memorial services for Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, will be held Friday and Saturday at Fourth Presbyterian Church, the Cubs announced.
1/26/2015 | Apprehensive at first, Morneau finds home with Rockies
First baseman Justin Morneau wasn't sure how he'd fit with the Rockies when he signed with them before last season. He was a Twins mainstay from his Major League debut in 2003 until August 2013, when he was dealt to the Pirates -- where he helped during a playoff run but admitted he felt like an outsider. Morneau did more than fit with the Rockies.
1/26/2015 | Kemp talks to Larry King about leaving LA, joining SD
New Padres outfielder Matt Kemp touched on several topics recently during a interview for "Larry King Now," including his departure from the only organization he's ever known and his new start in San Diego.
1/26/2015 | Banks, Wrigley formed relationship to remember
At a time when the reserve clause allowed baseball owners to hold onto players and limit salaries, Ernie Banks landed in the lap of Cubs' owner Philip Knight Wrigley, and the two created a lasting relationship that benefited both men.
1/26/2015 | Valverde, top prospects among Padres' spring invites
The Padres have extended Major League Spring Training invitations to 18 players, several with big league experience and a handful of their top prospects.
1/26/2015 | Beloved former Boston pitcher Monbouquette dies
Bill Monbouquette -- a Medford, Mass., native and Red Sox legend -- died on Sunday at age 78 after a long battle with leukemia.
1/26/2015 | A View From Studio 3: Hale ready to lead
A few months after taking over for Kirk Gibson, D-backs skipper Chip Hale is finally on the verge of his first Spring Training as a big league manager. There's excitement but also some nervous anticipation. Hale knows he'll make some mistakes along the way. Baseball is not a perfect sport.
1/26/2015 | Francona confident Indians have pieces to contend
During the team's annual Town Hall Meeting on Monday, Indians president Mark Shapiro and manager Terry Francona reiterated their belief that the team in place is more than capable of contending.
1/26/2015 | Braves sign veteran catcher Buck to Minors deal
Attempting to strengthen their organizational depth in the catching department, the Braves have signed veteran John Buck to a Minor League contract with an invite to Spring Training.
1/26/2015 | Winning isn't always main ticket to Hall of Fame
It's all about winning. Individual stats can impress, but championships are usually the defining ingredient of greatness. Former Cubs great and Hall of Famer Ernie Banks is a rare exception.
1/26/2015 | Due to concussions, Avila switching mask
Alex Avila is committed to making the hockey-style catching mask work for him, whether it's comfortable or not. After concussions in each of the last three seasons, the Tigers' backstop is making the switch.
1/26/2015 | Manfred ready for Majors from Day 1
Rob Manfred's first day in the office as baseball's 10th Commissioner was, well, normal. Perhaps that's because this first day was four months in the making. In that time, Manfred came up with an agenda for his first 100 days.
1/26/2015 | Rodney's arrow flies all the way to South Korea
For Fernando Rodney, the arrow has gone international. When the Mariners closer peers skyward as he pulls back his imaginary bow following every save, he pictures the arrow sailing far into the distance. But even Rodney seems surprised that his trademark move has become familiar to young fans in South Korea, where he visited last week on a personal goodwill tour.
1/26/2015 | Astros' roster upgrades have Hinch raring to go
The roster has been retooled and improved since A.J. Hinch took over as manager of the Astros last fall. The team has beefed up the offense, strengthened the bullpen and created competition that will take center stage at Spring Training next month in Kissimmee, Fla.
1/26/2015 | Reds lock up Mesoraco with four-year pact
The Reds and All-Star catcher Devin Mesoraco avoided arbitration on Monday by agreeing to a four-year, $28 million contract.
1/26/2015 | Mays man of the hour as Giants return to New York
Willie Mays' appearance highlighted one of several events that the Giants scheduled last week to share the glory of the 2014 World Series triumph with fans in the franchise's original home.
1/26/2015 | Gillaspie open to whatever role team needs
Conor Gillaspie has spent the past two seasons as the White Sox primary third baseman, but that appears likely to change in 2015.
1/26/2015 | Texas native Finnegan receives award from Rangers
Royals reliever Brandon Finnegan was honored by the Rangers as the Texas Professional Baseball Player of the Year at their awards dinner on Friday night.
1/26/2015 | Prospect Franco rips through Dominican Winter League
Phillies No. 3 prospect Maikel Franco capped his playoff run Sunday in Game 8 of the Liga de Beisbol Domincano championship series against Estrellas de Oriente with a dominant effort, hitting two home runs and driving in seven runs as Cibao defeated Oriente, 12-5.
1/26/2015 | Banks' passing leaves void in heart of baseball
Everything about Ernie Banks was joyful. There was his smile. Then there was his walk, along with his handshake and his voice. They all told the world that this was a human being who embraced every moment of his life. Not only did Banks pass away, but so did part of baseball.
1/26/2015 | Loup's role in 'pen amplified after offseason shuffle
Aaron Loup had another effective season out of the Blue Jays' bullpen in 2014, but if there was one cause for concern, it was his occasional loss of command.
1/26/2015 | Busch Stadium set to host U.S. Women's soccer
Busch Stadium will play host to the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team in its first domestic game of 2015, when the American club takes on the New Zealand National Soccer Team on April 4.
1/26/2015 | 2015 Prospect Watch: Top 10 second basemen
Leading the array of new faces among top second-base prospects is Jose Peraza, who could soon be part of a formidable double-play combination with Andrelton Simmons in Atlanta. Micah Johnson of the White Sox and the Blue Jays' Devon Travis are the two players who remain from last year's list.
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