| Feb 9, 2014
| 2:05 PM
American League Central
Chicago White Sox (Glendale, Ariz. Spring training site)
There are high expectations for Cuban refugee Jose Abreu, who is slated to take over as the No. 1 first baseman, moving Adam Dunn and Paul Konerko into a battle for time at...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Getting started: Pitchers and catchers report Friday; position players Feb. 19; first full workout Feb. 20.
A-Rod, stay-A-way: He is suspended for the season but can show up at spring training. What a zoo.
The old man: He's turning 40 this...
| Feb 8, 2014
Many baseball fans will spend the next several weeks hop-scotching the state surveying the 15 Grapefruit League teams.
They're all but certain to see at least one of the 2014 World Series clubs. Including last season's Cardinals-Red Sox Fall Classic,...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Sharon Robinson doesn't mind that some people refer to her simply as "Jackie Robinson's daughter."
One of three children of the man who broke Major League Baseball's color barrier for the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, Robinson has written books about her...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 5:14 PM
I hear them coming from the southwest. They are yelling, what? They are yelling, "Ma-Kun! Ma-Kun!"
As your loyal sentinel out here on Connecticut's Munson-Nixon Line — dart gun loaded with New York tabloid hyperbole in one hand and blowgun full of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year.
What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:40 AM
To fill his friends at the Huntington Beach and Los Angeles police departments with envy, Larry Bullock would send them pictures of himself holding a hot dog and a beer at a baseball stadium.
The former officer — he spent 20 years with the LAPD...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 8:20 PM
As wild and wacky as the World Series was — Game 3 ending on an obstruction call at third base, Game 4 on a pickoff play at first . . . really? — the Boston Red Sox celebrating their third championship in 10 years won't be baseball's most...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Los Yankees de Nueva y los Marlins de Miami disputarán un par de partidos de exhibición en el estadio Rod Carew de Panamá el 15 y 16 de marzo de 2014, informa el diario Sun-Sentinel de Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Citando fuentes de las mayores, la nota...
| Oct 11, 2013
ST. LOUIS — One guy has the most famous beard in sports, the other guy is all scraggle and shadow.
One guy has so many colorful tattoos he pitches like a blurred painting, the other guy has never been inked.
One guy wears 00 because nobody...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 5:15 PM
How does someone become a urine-sample collector anyway?
Is there a test?
Do you need a college degree and, if so, which one?
How much does it pay? I think a million dollars a week sounds fair.
Been thinking about this (gross!) since the story...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:05 PM
KENLEY JANSEN, 26, closer
Final 2013 stats: 4-3, 28 saves in 32 opportunities, 1.88 ERA, 0.86 WHIP, 13.0 strikeouts per inning pitched and a .177 opponents batting average.
Contract status: First year he’s arbitration eligible.
The good: After...