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The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a four-year, $52 million contract with right-hander Edwin Jackson, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Thursday.
The Miami Marlins' latest payroll purge received final approval Monday from the commissioner's office, and as the team's top baseball executive began to discuss the deal during a conference call, a bad connection generated waves of reverberating noise that filled the phone line.
These are the nights Stephen Strasburg will probably most like to forget. Over the course of what's expected to be an illustrious career filled with jaw-dropping highlights, these won't be the games the Washington Nationals' ace looks back at to remember.
A fan unconcerned that the Philadelphia Phillies were playing in Washington walked around the team's ballpark Tuesday afternoon with a sign that read: "Will play outfield for food."
Previewing the National League.
A high school classmate of Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano threatened to reveal an alleged homosexual relationship they had and to write a book about it unless Pavano apologized to him and bought him a navy Range Rover SUV with tan leather, according to a search warrant affidavit filed by police in Connecticut.
A team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Michael Pineda put together another solid outing, flashing the stuff and command that earned him an All-Star appearance in his first season in the majors.
Justin Verlander slowed down the rampaging Mets, pitching seven solid innings Thursday to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 5-2 victory over New York.
No one is more surprised by the funk they've fallen into than the Chicago White Sox.
Francisco Liriano was running low on energy in the ninth inning. A no-hitter within reach but his pitch count climbing, he relied on teammates to help him complete the best game of his career.
Brian Roberts hit his first home run of the season leading off the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles continued their uncanny run of success under new manager Buck Showalter with a 3-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.
"This team is playing well," Chicago's Juan Pierre said of the Orioles, who still own the worst record in the majors at 38-74.