CHICAGO | Rick Renteria stood next to Chicago Cubs executives Jed Hoyer and Theo Epstein and pulled on a No. 16 jersey in a lounge at Wrigley Field.
CHICAGO | Veteran slugger Paul Konerko is returning to the Chicago White Sox.
New Seattle Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon, right, shakes hands with general manager Jack Zduriencik after they posed for photographers on the field following a news conference Thursday in Seattle.
SEATTLE | Lloyd McClendon wanted this news conference three years ago. He wanted the showy introduction and to be posing for pictures holding his new jersey. He wanted to be asked about his managerial philosophy and why it didn't work his first time out in Pittsburgh.
CHICAGO | The Cubs are set to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their manager, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
With the end of the baseball season last week, fans of the game are now looking forward to a 2014 season which will introduce expanded video review of close and controversial calls. In 2013, umpires were allowed to see video only to review home run calls — whether the ball actually cleared t…
The out-of-sight, but not out-of-mind guy should be the abiding topic of Jose Abreu’s introduction to the White Sox this morning at U.S. Cellular Field.
ST. LOUIS | Jonny Gomes hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the sixth inning and the Red Sox rallied to beat the Cardinals 4-2 on Sunday night, tying the World Series at two games each.
ST. LOUIS | When the Cardinals and Red Sox met in the 1967 World Series, the average length of the seven games was 2 hours, 22 minutes.
BOSTON | Michael Wacha won again in October and the St. Louis Cardinals got just enough help from Boston, beating the Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night to tie the World Series at 1-all.
BOSTON | Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera made a tantalizing — but not at all serious — offer to baseball Commissioner Bud Selig on Thursday: another farewell tour, this time in the NL.
LANSING | As part of Lansing Autumn Fest, a vintage baseball game was held at Winterhoff Park to continue the celebration of the 120th anniversary of Lansing's incorporation as a village.
BOSTON | An easy toss on a sure out that skittered away. A routine popup that somehow dropped between Gold Glovers. And something even more startling — umpires reversing a key call.
HAMMOND | The softball field at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 51 is down to its final out.
Big Papi, Dustin Pedroia and the bearded guys from Boston. Michael Wacha, Trevor Rosenthal and those fresh mugs from St. Louis.
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera is tagged out at home by Boston catcher David Ross in the first inning of Game 5 of the American League Championship Series on Thursday in Detroit.
Tampa Bay Rays catcher Jose Lobaton swung a bat made in Valparaiso when he belted a walk-off homer out of Tropicana Field in the bottom of the ninth Monday.
ST. LOUIS | Matched against ace Clayton Kershaw, the only thing Michael Wacha lacked was a no-hit watch.
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha throws during the first inning of Game 2 of the National League baseball championship series against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday.
MILWAUKEE | Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series and was the famously forlorn outfielder who watched Bobby Thomson's "Shot Heard 'Round the World" sail over the left-field wall during the 1951 National League playoff, has died. H…
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