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  1. Red Sox executive Allard Baird interviews for Arizona Diamondback...

    Gordon Edes

    Allard Baird, the Red Sox vice president of player personnel who played a leading role in the signing of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, interviewed Tuesday for the vacant Arizona GM position, according to a published report.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2014
  2. What's a manager really worth?

    David Schoenfield

    People like to talk about baseball managers, about Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox and Joe Torre. The talk focuses almost entirely on who is a good manager and who is a lousy manager. The average fan has a one-dimensional image of a manager. He's good or...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  3. What's next for D-backs, Kevin Towers?

    Jerry Crasnick

    On the list of sports transactions so stunning they make you choke on your blueberry muffin, Kevin Towers' dismissal as Arizona general manager doesn't quite rank up there with Thursday's news that Josh Gordon will spend this year selling cars and di...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
  4. Arizona Diamondbacks fire GM Kevin Towers

    The Arizona Diamondbacks have started the search for a general manager after removing Kevin Towers from the position, the team announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  5. Series preview: Tigers at White Sox

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox and Detroit Tigers have played plenty of games against each other as American League Central rivals, but the second game of Saturday's day/night doubleheader will provide a unique moment. White Sox starter Chris Ba...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  6. Tony La Russa -- Criticism of Arizona Diamondbacks for HBP of And...

    Arizona Diamondbacks chief baseball officer Tony La Russa defended his club Tuesday against the criticism it has received for the apparent retaliation against Pittsburgh Pirates star Andrew McCutchen last weekend.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2014
  7. Morning Briefing: 2 days until deadline

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: On a roll, the Mets turn to Dillon Gee on Tuesday at 7:10 p.m. to face the Philadelphia Phillies. Gee (4-3, 3.49 ERA) has allowed 10 runs in 10 innings in two starts since the All-Star break. He opposes left-hander Cole Hamels (5-5, 2...

    Blog | July 29, 2014
  8. Alderson refutes La Russa allegation

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Sandy Alderson denied recollection on Monday of any alleged conversation in which Tony La Russa shared suspicions of steroid use by players during their days with the Oakland Athletics. "I spent a lot of time thinking about those kinds...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  9. Morning Briefing: Sandy thrown under bus?

    Adam Rubin

    Associated PressBartolo Colon makes his final start before the non-waiver trade deadline on Monday.NEW YORK FIRST PITCH: Bartolo Colon makes his final start before Thursday's 4 p.m. non-waiver trade deadline when the Mets return home to face the P...

    Blog | July 28, 2014
  10. MLB -- Six legends welcomed into Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Six legends joined the ranks of the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Jerry Crasnick breaks down the 2014 induction ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  11. Frank Thomas, Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux,...

    Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  12. Why didn't the Braves win more titles?

    David Schoenfield

    This weekend's Hall of Fame induction ceremony features the best class we've had in a long time, with three first-ballot Hall of Famers in Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas and three legendary managers in Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torr...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  13. Morning Briefing: End of the road

    Adam Rubin

    FIRST PITCH: The Mets' second-half-opening road trip concludes Sunday in Milwaukee, and the Amazin's are a win away from a .500 record during the three-city excursion. Jacob deGrom (4-5, 3.01 ERA) looks to continue his stellar rookie campaign. DeG...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  14. La Russa's Sox memories remain rich

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The end to his days as Chicago White Sox manager isn't something Tony La Russa will embrace, but the overall memories of his first managing job remain satisfying. Using a style considered cutting edge when he took the White So...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  15. Frank Thomas: 'This is big-time stuff'

    Doug Padilla

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Frank Thomas came to the plate more than 10,000 times in his career, yet Sunday's march into the spotlight will be the most pressure-packed of his career. Maybe he should wear his spikes and take a bat up to the dais when he m...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  16. 'Hawk' to celebrate La Russa at HOF

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The only man to ever fire Tony La Russa as a manager will be in Cooperstown, N.Y., this weekend to celebrate La Russa's induction into the Hall of Fame. Ken "Hawk" Harrelson is a White Sox broadcaster now, known for an oft-criticized ex...

    Blog | July 25, 2014