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  1. Ron Washington wants no-quit attitude from Texas Rangers ace Yu D...

    Calvin Watkins

    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington doesn't want it to appear that Yu Darvish is quitting on the team and said he's hopeful his ace will be pitching in September.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2014
  2. Washington's message centers on commitment

    Randy Jennings

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington gave a little more insight Friday to the clubhouse meeting he called after Thursday's 15-6 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. "Mainly, I want to see commitment," Washington said during his preg...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  3. Mets commit to Duda ... sort of

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets committed to giving Lucas Duda an "extended look" at first base to allow him to sink or swim. The commitment was lukewarm at best. How long will Duda get a chance? Duda Davis Speaking about Ike Davis, manager Terry ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  4. Yan Gomes, Cleveland Indians finalize $23M, 6-year deal

    Catcher Yan Gomes finds no issues in making a long-term commitment to the Cleveland Indians.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2014
  5. Cincinnati Reds -- Homer Bailey deal shows commitment to fans

    Homer Bailey brought the Reds a couple of historic moments by pitching no-hitters in each of the last two seasons. They got creative to make sure he'll be around for several more years.

    Story | Conversation | February 20, 2014
  6. Freddie Freeman on a similar career path as Joey Votto - MLB

    Dave Cameron

    Dave Cameron explains why Freddie Freeman is a similar hitter to Joey Votto, which makes Freeman's long-term deal with Atlanta look even better for the team.

    Story | Conversation | February 08, 2014
  7. Maddux, Ryno invited to event, but Sosa ...

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Missing from this weekend's Chicago Cubs convention are Hall of Fame players Greg Maddux and Ryne Sandberg. Both were invited but had prior commitments. Former outfielder Sammy Sosa, on the other hand, still needs to mend fences with the te...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  8. Castro getting in better shape

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- While admitting the front office gets trade calls regarding Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro, general manager Jed Hoyer reiterated the team's commitment to him and believes his abysmal 2013 season is an aberration. "...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  9. Olney: Yanks likely to cut A-Rod? staff

    In today's Insider column, Buster Olney writes: The Yankees owe Alex Rodriguez $86 million over the next four seasons, a financial commitment that may be lightened if an arbitrator rules against him and sustains some sort of suspension, and if tha...

    Blog | November 29, 2013
  10. Robinson Cano, Clayton Kershaw will keep the big-money contracts ...

    Howard Bryant

    In ESPN The Magazine's college hoops preview, Howard Bryant writes that although blockbuster deals of huge money and long commitments frustrate fans and almost never pay off for teams, MLB owners will keep handing them off.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2013
  11. Alex Rodriguez appeal halts as arbitrator busy, source says

    Wallace Matthews

    The proceedings for Alex Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game suspension for alleged illegal PED use are on hold until the week of Oct. 14, and they likely won't resume until Oct. 15, according to a source involved in the hearing.

    Story | Conversation | October 06, 2013
  12. Epstein impressed by fans' commitment

    Jesse Rogers

    ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein isn't surprised by his team's drop in attendance this season. In fact, he's impressed with those who have come out to watch a last-place team. "You can look at it both ways," Epstein said before Fri...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  13. Adam Dunn frustrated with time in Chicago

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- When Adam Dunn made the commitment to come to Chicago and play for the White Sox, the assumption was he would contend for the playoffs that have always eluded him. Signing a four-year, $56 million contract seemed just the right fit for ...

    Blog | September 16, 2013
  14. One year later, Los Angeles Dodgers-Red Sox trade a weird win-win...

    Mike Petriello

    One year later, blockbuster deal looks like a weird win-win for Dodgers and Red Sox, Mike Petriello writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2013
  15. Signee Q&A: Four-star QB Cody Thomas

    Bob Przybylo

    It was only revealed after his commitment just how much ESPN 300 quarterback Cody Thomas wanted to be Oklahoma's quarterback. Pretty quiet during his recruitment, Thomas came clean after he committed about how he made sure OU offensive coordinator...

    Blog | July 16, 2013
  16. Two-sport star Harrison chooses Big Red

    Damon Sayles

    Nebraska picked up a commitment from Monte Harrison (Lee's Summit, Mo./Lee's Summit West) on Thursday, and it meant more than just getting a solid football player. The Huskers nabbed a solid athlete. In addition to being a four-star receiver and t...

    Blog | July 05, 2013