| Oct 26, 2012
| 4:25 AM
Anthony Recker is on the move again. The former Catasauqua star, traded in midseason from Oakland to the Chicago Cubs, has been claimed off waivers by the New York Mets. Recker was designated for assignment earlier this week when the Cubs claimed right...
| May 22, 2013
| 5:58 PM
JoAnna Garcia Swisher is a new mom! The actress and her baseball-playing husband, Nick Swisher, have welcomed their first child.
And it's a girl!
The "The Internship" actress and "Freaks and Geeks" alum married the Cleveland Indians first baseman in...
| Feb 8, 2013
1. "Until the End of Time" by Danielle Steel (Delacorte, $28). The intertwined stories of two couples, separated by almost 40 years. Last week: —
2. "Private Berlin" by James Patterson and Mark Sullivan (Little, Brown, $27.99)....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:22 PM
Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship.
While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Go ahead, pick an American League East champion.
Lots of people are in love with the Blue Jays, who won the offseason. They probably will be the consensus pick when teams leave Florida. But you wouldn't be nuts to pick the Yankees, Rays or Orioles. You'...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Cubs manager Dale Sveum finally made the move he never should’ve had to make: yanking Carlos Marmol as closer.
Sveum never should’ve had to make the move because team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer should’ve...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:34 PM
If Theo Epstein and his former Boston front-office gang were brought in because they helped end a long World Series drought for a team in an old, revered ballpark in a big city with big pressures, then continue the process with the guy who did it in the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 10:05 AM
MILWAUKEE -- Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona will not be the next manager of the Chicago Cubs, saying “I’m not going to try to manage next year” in an interview with Comcast New England.
Francona was a finalist for the...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 7:17 AM
This was never going to be a “Wow!’’ hire.
In fact, if the Cubs indeed sign Dale Sveum, then the hire is more “Who?’’ than “Wow!’’
The Cubs already made their “Wow!’’ hire. Theo...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:32 PM
ESPN announced the early part of its 2012 MLB Sunday Night Baseball schedule, which begins April 8 with the Chicago White Sox at the Texas Rangers. Viewers will be treated to plenty of the New York Yankees, the Boston Red Sox, the Texas Rangers, the St....
| Apr 3, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Like Channel Guide Magazine on Facebook and get a FREE printable MLB national TV schedule! When it came to offseason dealing in Major League Baseball, the Los Angeles Angels were on a celestial plane. The Angels landed baseball’s biggest free-...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 4:33 PM
The Associated Press is reporting that the Boston Red Sox have hired Bobby Valentine to be their new manager, replacing the departed Terry Francona. Their source? Tommy Lasorda. "He's got it. I just spoke to him a little while ago,"......