• LOOK: Tower in Chicago with excellent Ernie Banks tribute

    Last Friday evening, the baseball world -- and, specifically, the Cubs family -- lost a legend in Hall of Famer Ernie Banks. He died at the age of 83. Since then, there's been no shortage of well-deserved love thrown in the direction of Mr. Cub.

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  • Braves designate OF Jose Constanza for assignment

    The Braves have designated outfielder Jose Constanza for assignment, the team announced Wednesday.

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  • White Sox acquire Gordon Beckham, may move Dayan Viciedo

    Beckham signs a one-year, $2M deal to serve as the primary backup infielder, making Viciedo's future uncertain.

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  • Remember when Cal Ripken’s mom was kidnapped? Yeah, it’s still unsolved

    Dave McKenna of Deadspin looks into the investigation and why it has gone seemingly nowhere.

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  • Mountain West Daily 1/28/15

    Fresno State Athletics receives generous $500,000 gift, two former MW Baseball players named top MLB prospects to watch in 2015 and MW Basketball Tournament tickets are ON SALE NOW!

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  • Padres bring back their brown uniforms, sort of

    San Diego announces it will wear its brown pinstriped uniforms from the late '80s for five games in 2015.

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  • Clayton Kershaw buys family-ready home base in Los Angeles

    Baseball's richest pitcher and his wife -- whose backstory surely qualifies them as one of the sweetest couples in sports -- picked a big house on a sleepy street in the Valley, complete with white picket fence. Their first child, a girl, is due in January.

  • Updating the trade market for Jonathan Papelbon

    The market for closers shrunk a bit on Wednesday when free-agent reliever Casey Janssen reportedly agreed to a one-year, $5 million deal with the Washington Nationals. It could also boost the Phillies' chances of trading Jonathan Papelbon. The Phils have been discussing Papelbon with the Brewers…

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  • Alex Rodriguez has important allies in fight with Yankees over bonus

    So at least somebody is on Alex Rodriguezs side. The Major League Baseball Players Association would take up his case should the New York Yankees choose not to pay him a $6 million bonus hes owed for tying Willie Mays for No. 4 on the all-time home run list, the New York Post reported.

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  • Report: Mets not close to trading pitcher Dillon Gee

    While various clubs have expressed interest in Mets pitcher Dillon Gee, the Mets are not in negotiations to trade him anytime soon, reports

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  • 2015 MLB roster outlook: Houston Astros

    2014 record:70-92,4th place in AL West

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  • Red Sox SS Xander Bogaerts: 'Strongest I've ever felt'

    Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts has been working out at the EXOS performance institute in Arizona, the facility where second baseman Dustin Pedroia trains every offseason. "This is probably the strongest I’ve ever felt going into a season -- and by far,” Bogaerts said, via the website. Bogaerts,…

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  • Phillies adjust front office as Gillick becomes full-time team president

    The Phillies made some changes in their front office on Wednesday, most notably removing the interim tag from team president Pat Gillick. David Montgomery has returned to the team from medical leave, but is no longer president. He was general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays from 1978 to 1994 and…

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  • Braves announce four-year deal with Cuban OF Dian Toscano

    The Braves have agreed to a four-year deal with Cuban free-agent outfielder Dian Toscano, the team announced. Braves president John Schuerholz indicated at the time that Toscano, 25, would have the chance to make the opening-day roster. Toscano hit .356/.440/.452 with Villa Clara of Cuba's Serie…

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  • Baseball-New recruit Ichiro keen to repay Marlins faith

    Future Hall of Famer Ichiro Suzuki said he wanted to return the faith shown by Miami Marlins executives after they flew to Japan to convince the veteran to sign for the Florida ball club. The 41-year-old outfielder agreed a one-year contract on Tuesday with the Marlins after his two-and-a-half year…

  • ESPN: Cubs top farm system in Major League Baseball

    ESPN prospect Insider Keith Law has ranked the Cubs as the top farm system in Major League Baseball. This shouldn't come as much of a surprise after the Addison Russell trade. The July 4 blockbuster deal gave the Cubs two of the surefire Top 10 prospects in the game (Russell and Kris Bryant), with…

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  • Phillies' rebuild more painful than Sixers'

    They traded their 36-year-old shortstop during the offseason, and yet the Phillies remain one of the oldest casts assembled since these guys went on yet another mindless mission. The Nationals and newly acquired moneybags pitcher Max Scherzer are the favorites at 6/1. The Twins, Rockies and…

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  • Projections: White Sox to win 77 games, finish third in AL Central

    Will the White Sox finish third? The White Sox are projected at 77-85, which lands them at third in the AL Central behind the Tigers and Indians. The numbers place the White Sox team batting average at .260, which is third in the league behind the Red Soxs and Tigers .266. As for David Robertson's…

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  • Red Sox trade Ranaudo to Texas for Ross Jr

    The Boston Red Sox have traded Anthony Ranaudo to the Texas Rangers for left-handed pitcher Robbie Ross Jr.

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