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Moving on from Machado: White Sox seek answers from within

Feb. 20, 2019 2:08 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox made no effort to hide their disappointment over losing the Manny Machado sweepstakes. They went to extra lengths, bringing in Machado's brother-in-law, another close friend and pulling out the stops in attempting to sell the free agent on the future of White...

What's the catch? Red Sox players decide on new or old glove

Feb. 16, 2019 5:02 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — It's early in spring training, time to get the new mitt ready. Or is it? For the World Series champion Boston Red Sox, some like the feel of new leather, some like it old. Some are superstitious and don't like change and others don't worry about that even after a great season. "A...

Even in bullpen age, several teams still built on starters

Feb. 15, 2019 8:04 PM EST

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Forget about this bullpen obsession for a moment. Believe it or not, plenty of big league teams are still anchored by well-armed rotations. In this age of openers and closers, with relievers starting games and starters rarely finishing them, it might seem starting pitchers have...

Bumgarner, Posey would love to see Harper join Giants

Feb. 12, 2019 4:39 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey would love to see Bryce Harper join them in the San Francisco Giants clubhouse. "I think it'd be a huge addition for us," Bumgarner said Tuesday as the Giants opened spring training. "He's obviously a superstar in the game, a young player. I think...

Red Sox looking to close the deal on a World Series repeat

Feb. 7, 2019 4:42 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The goal is the same for the Boston Red Sox in 2019: finish the season flopping around on the pitcher's mound, celebrating another World Series title. All that's left is for them to figure out who's at the bottom of the pile. The defending champions head to spring training without a closer...