| Aug 13, 2008
| 9:31 PM
The 1984 season brings back memories both delicious and dreadful for Cubs fans, and now they have a companion piece to compare it to.
By sweeping Atlanta 10-2 and 8-0 Wednesday in a day-night doubleheader at Turner Field, the Cubs moved 26 games above...
| May 23, 2008
| 8:55 PM
Joe Saunders took a shutout into the ninth inning, Torii Hunter homered and the Los Angeles Angels hung on to beat the White Sox 3-1 Friday night, snapping Chicago's eight-game winning streak.
Gavin Floyd (4-3) took the loss despite holding the Angels to...
| Jan 18, 2008
Mark Teixeira, Huston Street and Brad Lidge were among 22 players who avoided arbitration by agreeing to contracts Thursday, one day before teams and players exchange figures.
Toronto reliever Scott Downs cashed in on a breakout season, getting a $10...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 2:37 PM
The Seattle Mariners will officially open Cactus League play tomorrow with a 1:05 p.m. MT/12:05 PT spring training game against the San Francisco Giants.
Right-handed pitcher Doug Fister (3-4, 4.13 with Seattle in 2009) will make the start for the...
| Jul 9, 2009
Lou Piniella was in no mood to regurgitate his pregame comments about the lack of offense after Wednesday's 4-1 loss to Atlanta pushed the Cubs back to .500 at 41-41.
"There's no sense talking about it anymore," the Cubs manager said.
The Cubs wound...
| Jan 5, 2010
| 7:34 PM
A person familiar with the talks says the Red Sox and Mariners are working on a trade that would send first baseman
Casey Kotchman from Boston to Seattle.
The 26-year-old Kotchman, a .269 career hitter known for defense, joined Boston on July 31 in a...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 2:25 PM
The Mariners have finalized the trade with the Boston Red Sox that brings first baseman Casey Kotchman to Seattle for outfielder Bill Hall and a player to be named.
Mariners spokesman Jeff Evans said Thursday that Kotchman passed his physical to complete...
| Jan 28, 2010
| 4:17 PM
Even though they have acquired former Cy Young Award winner Cliff Lee, given $78 million to co-ace Felix Hernandez, signed All-Star third baseman Chone Figgins and added other pieces, the remade Mariners aren't done yet.
General manager Jack Zduriencik...
| Feb 3, 2010
| 3:05 PM
Casey Kotchman and the Mariners have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,517,500, settling Seattle last salary arbitration case this year.
Seattle announced the deal for the 26-year-old first baseman on Wednesday, less than a month after Seattle...
| Apr 3, 2009
| 9:15 PM
PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES (92-70, 1st)
MANAGER: Charlie Manuel (5th season)
PAYROLL: $131 million
X-FACTOR: Chase Utley has made a speedy return from hip surgery but any sort of setback would cripple the lineup.
BEST CASE: Brad Lidge, after going 48 for...
| Feb 19, 2010
| 9:47 PM
First baseman Russell Branyan has reached a preliminary agreement to rejoin the Cleveland Indians, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.
The deal is subject to a physical, the person said Friday, speaking on condition of...
| Feb 23, 2010
| 3:51 PM
The Seattle Mariners are holding their first full team workout of spring training now at the team's Peoria complex, with every regular and starting rotation pitcher having reported.
Pitcher Cliff Lee took part in pitchers' fielding practice and is...