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  1. Montero in ice cream sandwich fight

    Andrew Marchand

    Jesus Montero to Michael Pineda: You gave us the pine tar birthmark, I'll raise you one ice cream sandwich fight. First a little background: Montero, who was traded by the Yankees for Pineda in January 2012, has had issues with his weight. He repo...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  2. MLB Players Association to raise money for cancer-related chariti...

    Major League Baseball players will raise money for cancer-related charities by wearing T-shirts with a backward "K" on Sept. 2.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2014
  3. MLB - Connections through a softball championship and cancer

    Jim Caple

    Former World Series manager Fred Hutchinson died of cancer 50 years ago. When a friend from a championship team of 25 years ago passed this summer, Jim Caple's thoughts turned to the connection the game, and the disease, brings us.

    Story | Conversation | August 12, 2014
  4. Harvey takes Ice Bucket Challenge

    Adam Rubin

    WASHINGTON -- Matt Harvey dunked himself in an ice-cold pool as part of the "Ice Bucket Challenge" to raise awareness of ALS. The challenge is helping generate attention for former Boston College baseball player Pete Frates' battle with Lou Gehrig...

    Blog | August 06, 2014
  5. GM Andy Milovich of Myrtle Beach Pelicans hopes in-game prostate ...

    Darren Rovell

    Staying true to his word, a minor league general manager got a prostate exam while singing "Take Me Out To The Ball Game" during a seventh-inning stretch on Thursday night in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2014
  6. Victorino has setback; return on hold

    Gordon Edes

    SEATTLE -- Shane Victorino's return to the Red Sox has encountered another snag, one that raises troubling questions about how much the 33-year-old outfielder can be expected to help the club the rest of the season. Victorino, playing Tuesday in P...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  7. Lagares' return raises outfield questions

    Danny Knobler | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

    NEW YORK -- The plan has been for Juan Lagares to return to the New York Mets on Thursday in Pittsburgh. And that means the plan for how manager Terry Collins uses his outfielders is about to become more complicated. "Good question," Collins said...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  8. Young, Cano lead Seattle past Angels 5-1

    Young, Cano lead Seattle past Angels 5-1

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 26, 2014
  9. Juan Lagares returns to Citi Field

    Mike Mazzeo

    NEW YORK -- New York Mets centerfielder Juan Lagares returned to Citi Field on Wednesday. Lagares missed Tuesday night's game because he was in the Dominican Republic due to a death in his family. An aunt helped who raise him as a child passed away o...

    Blog | May 21, 2014
  10. MLB should take notice of Despaigne case

    Javier Maymi

    Developments in the case of Alfredo Despaigne -- Cuba's brightest baseball star who was playing in the Mexican League with a falsified Dominican passport -- should raise eyebrows in Major League Baseball, not only because it's the latest case of iden...

    Blog | May 14, 2014
  11. Kyle gets save, raises eyebrows in tunnel

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson released Kyle Farnsworth with a week to go in spring training because the GM did not want to give the veteran reliever a $100,000 retention bonus to send him to the minors. Fast forward less than a month and the 38-year-...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  12. Monday reading list: Two on Koufax

    David Schoenfield

    Joe Posnanski is ranking the 100 best baseball players of all time and the other day he wrote about Sandy Koufax, his No. 46 guy. Koufax is one of the most difficult players to rank in a list like this due to his short career. His case raises the ...

    Blog | April 21, 2014
  13. Cubs, White Sox pass on raising prices

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- After a combined 195 losses and cratering attendance in 2013, there wasn't any reason for Chicago's baseball teams to raise its prices in 2014. In one of many smart offseason moves for both clubs, neither one did. The White Sox held ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  14. Beck raises profile in short outing

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Avisail Garcia blasted a two-run home run, Paul Konerko had two hits and Adam Eaton flashed his blazing speed, but still it was somebody who is expected to start the season in the minor leagues that shined brightest during Tuesday's...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  15. Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton get steepest ra...

    The average raise for a player in salary arbitration was 117 percent this year, according to a study by The Associated Press, led by steep hikes for Freddie Freeman, Craig Kimbrel, Giancarlo Stanton and Michael Brantley.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2014
  16. TC wants EY Jr. to bunt more

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The Mets need Eric Young Jr. to raise his on-base percentage to be a viable leadoff hitter. And Terry Collins thinks that can be achieved if Young bunts more. Collins explained that since EY Jr. is not a home-run threat, it...

    Blog | February 18, 2014