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  1. 2014 Winter Games -- IOC urged not to pay North American sports l...

    The IOC has been urged not to pay sports to attend the Olympics during talks on its relations with North American professional leagues.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  2. Gutierrez considering MLB comeback?

    Joe Kaiser

    Oft-injured veteran Franklin Gutierrez was re-signed by Seattle last winter but announced in February his intention to sit out the 2014 season to allow his body to recover and have a real break from the game. Has the veteran center fielder given up h...

    Blog | October 01, 2014
  3. Castillo making September push

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - As if he's heard the chatter about the Chicago Cubs possibly searching for a new catcher this winter, Welington Castillo is leaving a good impression before the end of the season. Castillo continued a hot month by getting the game-winnin...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  4. Derek Holland continues comeback

    Calvin Watkins

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Derek Holland doesn't play the what-if game. He's not going there with you and doesn't care to review what might have been if he hadn't tripped over his dog at the top of those steps last winter. It's not a joking matter abo...

    Blog | September 07, 2014
  5. Toledo Mud Hens turn field into a mini golf course

    Darren Rovell

    Knowing that its field would be ruined by a hockey rink for two outdoor games played in the winter, the Toledo Mud Hens have dreamed up an idea to destroy the field ahead of time in the name of fun: Build a mini golf course.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2014
  6. Odds of a Mets-Cubs deal

    Doug Mittler

    The four-game wraparound series between the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs has the feel of a Winter Meetings preview. After all, the Mets have built a stockpile of young pitching and the Cubs have an abundance of youthful hitters, particularly at sh...

    Blog | August 18, 2014
  7. Yanks' blueprint coming together in Bronx

    Andrew Marchand

    NEW YORK -- When the Yankees dreamed up their half-billion-dollar free-agent plan this winter, they envisioned it all coming together in three-game sweeps, like the one they just completed over the Toronto Blue Jays Thursday night at Yankee Stadium. ...

    Blog | June 20, 2014
  8. Sox OK with Garcia playing winter ball

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox are prepared to let injured outfielder Avisail Garcia play in winter ball this year, even though the outfielder isn't expected to play in a major league game before the end of this season. "He'll be ready to play i...

    Blog | June 01, 2014
  9. The mishandling of Bryce Harper

    Keith Law

    The Washington Nationals went a little off the board this winter with the hiring of manager Matt Williams, a respected coach with the Arizona Diamondbacks and former All-Star who had a grand total of zero games of professional managerial experience. ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  10. Cabrera, Bautista homer, Blue Jays beat Astros 5-2

    Cabrera, Bautista homer, Blue Jays beat Astros 5-2

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 08, 2014
  11. Astros break out of slump with 5 homers to take down Angels

    Scott Feldman threw seven strong innings, five Astros homered, and Houston snapped a three-game losing streak with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | April 06, 2014
  12. Arrieta takes another step with simulation

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- With team president Theo Epstein and manager Rick Renteria looking on Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta threw a three-inning simulated game on Wednesday morning as he continues his recovery from winter "shoulder stiffness." "I was g...

    Blog | March 26, 2014
  13. Morning report: Yaz, the next generation

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Good morning from the Fort, where the good news for New Englanders battered by this ridiculous winter is that they will get to lay eyes on the Boys of Spring for the first time Sunday. NESN is televising the game between the Red S...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  14. Sano prepares to have major impact

    AJ Mass

    For Minnesota Twins prospect Miguel Sano, the offseason got off to a rocky start when he played in just two games in the Dominican Winter League before getting shut down with a strained ligament in his throwing elbow. However, the third baseman is de...

    Blog | January 26, 2014
  15. Wigginton's role on South Beach

    Doug Mittler

    The St. Louis Cardinals rarely miss badly on a free agent deal, but one that fell through the cracks last winter was a two-year, $5 million contract given to Ty Wigginton. Wigginton appeared in 47 games and batted .158 in 63 plate appearances for ...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  16. 'Spin bolts winter team, befitting his profile

    Jordany Valdespin reportedly has abandoned his Dominican winter-league team during the playoffs after getting upset at getting pinch-hit for during a playoff game by Ronny Paulino. Valdespin immediately packed up his belongings and bolted the clubhou...

    Blog | January 14, 2014