| Dec 4, 2013
| 5:53 PM
The White Sox aren't known for making sentimental decisions, usually waving goodbye to their aging stars and never looking back.
Hall of Famer Carlton Fisk, then 45, was released abruptly before a game in Cleveland in June 1993, only a few days after...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
There's no doubt Chicago baseball icons Greg Maddux and Frank Thomas will end up in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
The real question is whether the "Big Hurt'' will join "Mad Dog'' at the induction ceremonies in July in Cooperstown, N.Y., or have to wait...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 6:18 PM
PHOENIX — Success hasn't come easily for R.A. Dickey. That might make him the perfect pitcher for the World Baseball Classic.
An event too many front office executives fear, too many top players avoid and too few American fans truly embrace has...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 2:55 PM
We reached Crystal Tree's par-5 seventh tee, and Robin Ventura faced this dilemma: Should he hit driver in hopes of reaching in two?
In other words, swing for the fences — or try to line a single up the middle?
"I'm not here to lay up," the...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:33 PM
For the New York Mets and Pittsburgh Pirates, the 2010 season ended Sunday, but both teams still were busy Monday. [Updated at 11:34 a.m.: It was also a busy day for the Milwaukee Brewers, who fired Manager Ken Macha after......
| May 17, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Tribune News Services ATLANTA -- New York Mets manager Jerry Manuel says he's not concerned about his job following a meeting with chief operating officer Jeff Wilpon and general manager Omar Minaya. Assistant general manager John Ricco also is in...
| May 18, 2010
| 4:33 PM
The Kansas City Royals fired Manager Trey Hillman last Thursday, 35 games into the 2010 season. Four reporters from Tribune Co. weigh in on which Major League Baseball manager will be fired next. Check back throughout the day for more......
| Oct 1, 2010
| 1:48 PM
It looks like New York Mets General manager Omar Minaya and manager Jerry Manuel will not be returning to their roles when the team begins its 2011 season.
An official announcement is expected to be made before the playoffs begin next week.
| Oct 4, 2010
| 12:43 PM
The New York Mets fired manager Jerry Manuel and general manager Omar Minaya on Monday, an expected shake-up of the big-spending ballclub after its second straight losing season.
The Mets said a search is under way for a new GM, who will work with the...
| Apr 5, 2010
| 8:37 AM
Jason Bay was the first Mets player to enter the dugout before Sunday's workout, and he had a big grin on his face.
After several minutes he bounded up the steps, looked skyward and lifted his glasses to check the orientation of the sun before running...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 2:16 PM
Mets Manager Jerry Manuel says Jose Reyes could possibly join the team this weekend.
Reyes played in a Florida State League game and was 1 for 5 with a ground rule double in five innings. Manuel says the shortstop will play in another game Thursday and...
| Apr 14, 2010
| 2:21 PM
Facing the wrath of Mets' fans and pressure from the media after a 2-5 start, manager Jerry Manuel says he will keep things as they are-at least for now.
Following last night's 11-3 loss to the Rockies, Manuel hinted that there will be "dialogue"...