Price tabbed as No. 5 starter, may relieve opening day

Baseball 03/26/19, 19:03

David Price is set to be the No. 5 starter in the Boston Red Sox rotation, but the left-hander isn't ruling out a relief appearance during the season's opening weekend.Price pitched four innings Tuesday in Boston's final exhibition game, a ...

Cubs’ Hamels gets hole-in-one, home run

Baseball 03/25/19, 23:04

Chicago Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels had had fun few days of firsts. Over the weekend, he recorded his first hole-in-one on a golf course, and on Monday night, he hit a home run in his final spring training tuneup.Hamels has ...

Cubs option Ian Happ to minors

Sports 03/23/19, 19:12

The Chicago Cubs have optioned versatile youngster Ian Happ to the minor leagues.Manager Joe Maddon announced the decision Saturday.The 24-year-old Happ appeared in 142 games with Chicago last season, hitting .233 with 15 homers and a .761 OPS while playing ...

Managers, coaches adjust to get most out of millennials

Baseball 02/27/19, 02:12

In the aftermath of Chicago's collapse last season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon went looking for a deeper understanding of the players who dominate the major leagues these days.Maddon's search took him to "Managing Millennials for Dummies," and the book reinforced ...

Bobby Knoop retires from Angels after 53 years in baseball

Baseball 02/26/19, 19:18

Longtime Angels player and coach Bobby Knoop has announced his retirement after 53 years in baseball.Los Angeles shared the news in a release Tuesday.The 80-year-old Knoop was one of the Angels' first recognizable figures, earning the club's MVP award four ...

Anderson, Davies hoping to return to form with Brewers

Baseball 02/23/19, 18:50

So far, all the talk about the Milwaukee Brewers adding a front-line starting pitcher has turned into absolutely nothing.If Chase Anderson and Zach Davies can return to form, they might not need one.Anderson, Davies and Jimmy Nelson were three of ...

Rizzo says Cubs have to play better after falling short

Baseball 02/22/19, 12:03

For Anthony Rizzo, spring training sure has a different feel this year.The three-time All-Star showed up cracking jokes and slinging one-liners as he set out to help the Chicago Cubs bounce back from a disappointing finish last season."It's the first ...

Nick Hundley agrees to minor league deal with A’s

Baseball 02/11/19, 17:01

The Oakland Athletics added depth at catcher on Monday, agreeing to a minor league contract with Nick Hundley.If added to the 40-man roster, the 35-year-old would get a one-year contract paying a $1.25 million salary while in the major leagues.He ...

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