Skip to content

Breaking News

Flashpoint Ferguson: Latest news on crisis roiling U.S.

Baseball

Featured Articles

Newly acquired Boston Red Sox free agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval smilies as he is introduced to the media at Fenway Park Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Boston. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)

Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez join Red Sox

- Associated Press

Sandoval helps fill a hole in the Red Sox lineup for a third baseman and a left-handed bat. Ramirez, who played shortstop and a little third base with the Marlins and Los Angeles Dodgers, is expected to move to left field.

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2014, file photo,  San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given "every indication" the free agent third baseman will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Pablo Sandoval, Red Sox agree to mulityear deal

- Associated Press

Sandoval, 28, met with the Red Sox last week. After winning his third World Series title in five years with San Francisco, he indicated he wanted to retire with the Giants.

Former Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Randy Johnson waves to the crowd during ceremonies commemorating the 10th anniversary of Johnson's perfect game prior to a baseball game between the Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, May 18, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot led by Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz

Associated Press

Craig Biggio, who fell two votes short of the 75 percent needed in the 2014 balloting, tops 17 holdovers on the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot announced Monday. That group includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa, Mark McGwire, Mike Piazza, Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines.

Washington Nationals' Adam LaRoche (25) is greeted at home plate by Bryce Harper (34) after hitting two-run home run off of New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

Adam LaRoche signs with White Sox

- Associated Press

LaRoche, who turned 35 on Nov. 6, gives the White Sox some sorely needed power from the left side. He hit .259 with 26 homers and 92 RBIs in 140 games this year for NL East champion Washington.

Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard sits in the dugout during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh Sunday, July 6, 2014. Howard had the day off. The Pirates won 6-2.(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Ryan Howard, family members settle financial dispute

Associated Press

Court documents filed in federal court in St. Louis show that RJH Enterprises, a firm set up to represent the former NL MVP’s interests, and Howard’s twin brother, Corey Howard, agreed to voluntarily dismiss the suit late last month after an out-of-court settlement was reached.

Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers ace, breezed past Miami slugger Giancarlo Stanton and Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen for the NL award. (Associated Press)

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout capture MVP awards

Associated Press

Clayton Kershaw became the first pitcher to win the National League MVP award in nearly a half-century, coasting an easy victory Thursday. Mike Trout was a unanimous pick for the AL honor after finishing second the previous two years. The 23-year-old became the fifth-youngest MVP in major league history and the youngest unanimous selection.

Related Articles

FILE - In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Cuba's Yasmany Tomas hits a three-run home run off Taiwan pitcher Yang Yao-hsun in the fourth inning of their World Baseball Classic second-round game in Tokyo. A person familiar with the negotiations says Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next few days. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

- Associated Press

Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.

FILE - This 2014, file photo shows Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals baseball team. The Chicago White Sox and first baseman Adam LaRoche have agreed to terms on a two-year, $25 million contract. The team said Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014,  that the 35-year-old player will receive $12 million next year and $13 million in 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

White Sox announce deal with LaRoche

Associated Press

When Adam LaRoche was a kid, he used to hang with his father at old Comiskey Park when Dave was a coach with the Chicago White Sox.

Brewers' Braun optimistic about injured right hand

- Associated Press

As drivers pulled up in their cars to drop off canned goods at Miller Park, Ryan Braun collected the Thanksgiving donations and offered a warm handshake with his gloved right hand.

MLB Calendar

- Associated Press

Dec. 2 - Last day for teams to offer 2015 contracts to unsigned players.

FILE - This Oct. 25, 2014, file photo shows San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval walking past fans wearing panda heads after he strikes out during the third inning of Game 4 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in San Francisco. With Sandoval's departure to the Boston Red Sox this week, Giants fan Sam Li says he and his friends have decided they must find a new way to honor their home team than those heads honoring the third baseman's "Kung Fu Panda" nickname.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Panda heads put away with Sandoval's departure

- Associated Press

Those oversized panda heads are being put away - at least the ones seen in the first row at AT&T Park. Pablo Sandoval's bamboo-eating buddies aren't following him to Beantown.

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2014, file photo,  San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given "every indication" the free agent third baseman will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Pablo Sandoval reaches multiyear deal with Red Sox

- Associated Press

From his three-homer game in the 2012 World Series to that lasting image of his arms in the air celebrating another championship last month, Pablo Sandoval left quite a mark in San Francisco.