Baby Bombers Watch: Young bats power New York Yankees in opener

Baby Bombers Watch: Young bats power New York Yankees in opener

It’s been five months, but the wait for New York Yankees baseball is over.The Yankees took the field at George M. Steinbrenner Field for the fir...

February 24th, 2017 |  


MLB may make unilateral rule changes for 2018

MLB may make unilateral rule changes for 2018

PHOENIX — Major League Baseball intends to give the players’ association the required one-year advance notice that would allow management ...

February 21st, 2017 |  


MLB: Still a Pirate, Andrew McCutchen calls move to right difficult

MLB: Still a Pirate, Andrew McCutchen calls move to right difficult

BRADENTON, Fla. — Andrew McCutchen began what could be his final spring training with the Pittsburgh Pirates by moving to a new position.In late...

February 18th, 2017 |  


Yankees first baseman Tyler Austin suffers fracture in foot, out six weeks

Yankees first baseman Tyler Austin suffers fracture in foot, out six weeks

When reports surfaced just over a week ago that the New York Yankees were on the brink of signing 2016 National League home run champion Chris Carter ...

February 17th, 2017 updated: February 17th, 2017. |  


Hazleton native Joe Maddon, Cubs start with fanfare, big expectations

Hazleton native Joe Maddon, Cubs start with fanfare, big expectations

MESA, Ariz. — Back home in Las Vegas this winter, Kris Byrant finally understood just how much the Cubs championship meant far beyond the Windy ...

February 15th, 2017 |  


First workouts underway for pitchers, catchers

First workouts underway for pitchers, catchers

LAKELAND, Fla. — Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special.“I usually sleep pret...

February 15th, 2017 |  


McCutchen’s move provides intrigue for Pirates

McCutchen’s move provides intrigue for Pirates

PITTSBURGH — Andrew McCutchen’s spot in center field was the fulcrum around which the Pittsburgh Pirates swung from laughingstock to conte...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Phillies have modest goals for 2017 season

Phillies have modest goals for 2017 season

PHILADELPHIA — The next step in the rebuilding process for the Philadelphia Phillies brings modest goals.After improving from 63 wins in 2015 to...

February 14th, 2017 |  


Mets’ Syndergaard ready to take lead

Mets’ Syndergaard ready to take lead

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — New York Mets manager Terry Collins has not officially revealed his opening day starter yet, waiting instead for a spring...

February 13th, 2017 |  


Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

Detroit Tigers, Red Wings owner Mike Ilitch dies at age 87

DETROIT — Mike Ilitch, founder of the Little Caesars Pizza empire and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 87...

February 10th, 2017 |