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Blog Post Archive

Brewers Catcher Lucroy to Attend State of the Union Address

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy is making an unexpected road trip to Washington. It has nothing to do with playing the Nationals.

San Diego's Petco Park to Host Baseball's 2016 All-Star Game

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

San Diego's Petco Park will host baseball's All-Star game in 2016, making the second straight year the game will be played at a National League site.

Appeals Court Rejects Bid to Move Oakland A's to Silicon Valley

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A U.S. appeals court on Thursday rejected the city of San Jose, California's attempt to win a court order allowing the Oakland A's baseball team to move to Silicon Valley.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Ivan Nova and Yankees Have a Deal

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Pitcher Ivan Nova and the Yankees agreed to a one-year contract for $3.3 million, the same salary he earned in 2014, when he missed most of the season because of a torn elbow ligament.

MLB Owners Honor Selig at His Last Meeting as Commissioner

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Major League Baseball owners gathered Wednesday for their annual January meeting in the desert with one big item on the agenda — honoring Bud Selig in his final gathering with them as commissioner.

Santana Pitches 2 Innings in 1st Outing of Comeback Attempt

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Johan Santana retired six straight batters on Tuesday night in the Venezuelan Winter League, the first outing for the two-time AL Cy Young Award winner since he tore an Achilles tendon last June.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees Acquire a Pitching Prospect

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees obtained Chris Martin from the Rockies for cash. Martin, 28, made his big-league debut last April and had a 6.89 earned run average over 16 relief appearances.

Salary Arbitration List

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The 175 players who filed Tuesday for salary arbitration. Players and teams are scheduled to exchange proposed arbitration salaries on Friday:

Royals Give Manager Ned Yost Extension Through 2016 Season

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The AL champion Royals and Ned Yost have agreed on a one-year contract extension that will keep the manager with the franchise through the 2016 season.

Jeff Pentland and Alan Cockrell Hired to Jointly Coach Batters

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

In a move that is a first for the team, and will give players more Jeff Pentland will direct the hitting duties and Alan Cockrell will be his assistant.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yankees’ Coaching Plans

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Yankees are close to naming three new coaches, including a head hitting coach and an assistant who will share the duties, a first for the Yankees.

A’s Add Depth in Infield in Trade With the Rays

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Oakland Athletics acquired shortstop Yunel Escobar and the versatile infielder Ben Zobrist, a two-time All-Star, from the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers.

A’s Get Zobrist and Escobar From Rays for Jaso and Minor Leaguers

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

After spending much of the offseason dealing away stars, Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane added one for a change.

On Baseball: Angels Have Yet to Send a Player to the Baseball Hall of Fame

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Angels have won Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, but none have entered the Hall of Fame as members of the franchise.

Nationals' Werth Has Arthroscopic Surgery on Right Shoulder

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth had arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder, and the team says no structural abnormalities were found.

Ty Hensley, a top Yankees Prospect, Is Left With Broken Jaw After Altercation

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Ty Hensley, the Yankees’ top draft pick in 2012, was hospitalized on Dec. 28 after an assault, but he is recovering and should be ready for spring training.

AP Source: Nationals OF Werth Scheduled for Shoulder Surgery

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

A person familiar with the plans says Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth is scheduled to have surgery on his right shoulder Friday.

Smart Court Serves Up Instant Review for the Tennis Masses

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Dodgy line calls are the bane of tennis players from professional to amateur but a new system to rival Hawk-Eye will allow club plodders and not just the world's elite to take a closer look at contentious decisions.

Yankees Are Banking on Stephen Drew to Regain His Form at the Plate

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Drew, who has agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal, hit far below his career average last year after missing spring training and the first two months of the season.

On Baseball: Randy Johnson and Craig Biggio, New Hall of Fame Inductees, Are Best Observed From a Distance

3 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Nobody alive has been hit by more major league pitches than the new Hall of Fame inductee Craig Biggio, and nobody alive has hit more major league batters than his fellow inductee Randy Johnson.

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