WEDNESDAY, FEB. 3, 2016

Former Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Steve Lerud, left, signed a minor-league deal with the Seattle Mariners. (AL BEHRMAN / Associated Press)

Mariners sign Korean slugger Dae-Ho Lee

SEATTLE – The Seattle Mariners have signed Korean slugger Dae-Ho Lee and catcher Steve Lerud to minor league contracts two weeks before the start of spring training. Seattle announced the roster moves Wednesday. Lee, a first baseman, has spent the ...

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MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016

The late former Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Harry Caray will be saluted in a special documentary on the MLB Network. (ERIC RISBERG / File Associated Press)

A new look at Harry Caray’s remarkable life

It has been 46 years since the Cardinals fired Harry Caray, and it was 18 years ago this month that he died. But Caray’s legacy lives on, and MLB Network looks back on the remarkable career of the one-of-a-kind baseball ...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016

FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016

Zunino unlikely to start season in Seattle

SEATTLE – With the Mariners’ two new catchers, Chris Iannetta and Steve Clevenger, in town to take part Saturday and Sunday in the club’s annual FanFest, it begs the question: What is Mike Zunino’s status with the organization? Zunino, still ...

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FRIDAY, JAN. 22, 2016


TUESDAY, JAN. 19, 2016

Settlement reached in MLB TV dispute

NEW YORK – Just as a trial was to begin, Major League Baseball and its fans reached agreement Tuesday to expand the menu of online packages for televised games. The deal came weeks after baseball’s lawyers told a judge that ...

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SATURDAY, JAN. 16, 2016


TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 6, 2016

Ken Griffey Jr. sets new standard with Hall of Fame selection

The fan indulges in the hype wallow for the Baseball Hall of Fame’s election day at his own risk. What used to be barstool amusement is now a bender of serious Sabermetrics and inscrutable Acronymity – OPS, ERA+, PEDs, LMAO (for use in discussing David Eckstein’s candidacy).

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TUESDAY, JAN. 5, 2016

MONDAY, DEC. 28, 2015

Aroldis Chapman will be wearing the pinstripes next season. The New York Yankees bolstered an already dominant bullpen Monday, acquiring hard-throwing All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor leaguers.

Yankees get Aroldis Chapman from Reds for 4 minor leaguers

The New York Yankees bolstered an already dominant bullpen Monday, acquiring hard-throwing All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds for four minor leaguers. Chapman became available after the Reds’ deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers fell through during baseball’s ...

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