Zack Hartman returns to UNLV’s baseball team after being out nearly two years because of Tommy John elbow surgery. He will share the closer’s job, and is just one save from standing alone as the Rebels’ career leader.
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Chicago Cubs legend and Hall of Fame shortstop Ernie Banks, who was known for his optimistic attitude as well as his baseball skills, has died, according to a family attorney. Banks was 83 years old.
Tickets for the Big League Weekend exhibition games between the Oakland Athletics and Chicago Cubs on March 13-14 at Cashman Field go on sale at noon Monday.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, who sat out last year due to a season-long steroids suspension, has been getting tips from Barry Bonds.
Ace right-hander Max Scherzer has agreed to a seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals that could actually pay him $15 million per year over the next 14 years.
The San Diego Padres were selected Thursday as the hosts for the 2016 All-Star Game.
New York Yankees pitching prospect Ty Hensley is recovering from injuries sustained in a “brutal attack” during the holidays.
Bud Selig, the ninth commissioner of Major League Baseball, retires later this month. He’s had many hits in his 22-year tenure, and a few misses as well.
Randy Johnson, winner of five Cy Young Awards as his league’s top pitcher, was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame along with three other former Major League players in voting results announced on Tuesday.
Madison Bumgarner is the 2014 Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year. Bumgarner finished first in a vote by U.S. editors and news directors. He beat out Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw — who won the National League Cy Young and MVP but lost to Bumgarner’s Giants in the playoffs.
No one in the sports world had heard of the 2014 Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year until August. That’s when 13-year-old Mo’ne Davis became an instant celebrity as she took the mound in the Little League World Series and mowed down batter after batter, giving “throw like a girl” a whole new meaning.
Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro was questioned by Dominican Republic authorities in connection with a Saturday morning nightclub shooting.
The San Diego Padres acquired outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, multiple media outlets reported Friday.
A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.
There were a bevy of free-agent deals Monday. Here are some things to know about the biggest moves.
A guilty plea is scheduled for a South Florida businessman accused of helping to finance the smuggling of Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba.
The Washington Nationals and outfielder Bryce Harper avoided a grievance hearing by agreeing to a two-year, $7.5 million contract, according to reports Monday.
The Washington Nationals are disappointed that outfielder Bryce Harper was a no-show for the team’s NatsFest fan event on Saturday.
Maybe the price tag attached to Jon Lester was too high, but that’s irrelevant. It’s only money, and the Chicago Cubs have plenty more of it. Timing is what matters, and in this case it’s perfect.
Dan Jennings traded Dan Jennings. On the final day of the winter meetings, the Miami Marlins sent Jennings, a 27-year-old left-handed reliever, to the Chicago White Sox on Thursday for 26-year-old right-hander Andre Rienzo.
A former New York Yankees outfielder who worked as a youth baseball coach was sentenced Thursday to three years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl during baseball practice.
Yoenis Cespedes was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday for starting pitcher Rick Porcello.
Another day, another deal for the Los Angeles Dodgers, who agreed to trade outfielder Matt Kemp to division rival San Diego.
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