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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs. Ankiel detailed his experience during an interview with 590 The Fan on Monday. Ankiel had a...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs. Ankiel detailed his experience during an interview with 590 The Fan on Monday. Ankiel had a...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bryce Harper had not yet turned 10 when Jayson Werth made his major league debut, batting ninth and getting a pair of hits. A decade and a half later, the 37-year-old Werth and 24-year-old Harper are fellow outfielders and clubhouse neighbors at...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Let's face it, Brian Snitker had pretty much given up on his dream. He always wanted to be a big league manager. But with his career in baseball approaching four decades, he figured there wasn't much chance of actually getting the call. Yet here he is, at...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway to Cleveland's training complex is a new sign that serves as both a reminder and motivator. "American League Champions 2016," it says. The Indians have...
PHOENIX (AP) — Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances "unprecedented" and "unprofessional." On Saturday, New York Yankees President Randy Levine said Betances'...
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Above the small cactuses and flowering plants dotting the concrete-blocked plaza outside the doorway to Cleveland's training complex is a new sign that serves as both a reminder and motivator. "American League Champions 2016," it says. The Indians have...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Adam Eaton donned his "go-to shirt" — a gray T, with the words "Mighty Mouse" in red, and a sketch of the small-but-strong cartoon character who debuted in the 1940s — before and after the Washington Nationals' first full-squad workout of spring...
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — When the Detroit Tigers indicated they were willing to listen to offers for their top players, Ian Kinsler became a prime candidate to be traded. The second baseman tried his best to keep an even keel amid the offseason speculation. "This is the club I want...