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Baseball players in minors to lose minimum wage protection
Minor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season would be stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation expected to be approved by Congress this week....

Shohei Ohtani's arrival leads Angels into a fascinating year
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Shohei Show is about to begin for the Los Angeles Angels....

Column: Rules tinkering by baseball bosses ruining sport
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The proprietors of baseball, charged with the task of protecting and preserving the sport, insist on tinkering with it instead....

FANTASY PLAYS: Catcher spot is top 5, then everyone else
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The catcher position may be the most frustrating and challenging to deal with, and it has long been that way throughout fantasy baseball history. The position is top-heavy with the best players and then full of risks and guys to settle for. It was seemingly the same in the days when Mike Piazza and Ivan Rodriguez were superior to anyone else at catcher....

FANTASY PLAYS: Outfield a prime spot to pick up steals
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The outfield used to be a prime destination for the fantasy needs of every baseball shopper. Times have changed....

Yanks have swagger back after adding Stanton to Baby Bombers
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NEW YORK (AP) -- The swagger is back....

Modern major league manager salesman as much as strategist
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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Running a major league team for the first time in four seasons, 60-year-old Ron Gardenhire thought about all the data and video rammed into the microchip of his iPad, a slew of statistics his bosses hope transform defeats into triumphs....

Alex Cobb and Orioles finalize $57M, 4-year contract
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SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Alex Cobb's comfort and familiarity with the AL East was the deciding factor in his decision to sign with the Baltimore Orioles....

Rays' catchers using wristbands amid rotation experiment
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PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Major League Baseball made game-calling more difficult for catchers this winter when it changed the rules governing mound visits. For backstops with the Tampa Bay Rays, things got even trickier when the club announced plans for a four-man rotation to open the season....

Dodgers wait to hear how long Turner out with broken wrist
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The Los Angeles Dodgers might've caught a break with Justin Turner's broken wrist....