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MINNEAPOLIS — Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him.
CHICAGO — To White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, his team's main competition comes from all across the AL Central, not across town from the Cubs.
CHICAGO — White Sox manager Robin Ventura is entering the final year of his contract. He is looking for his first playoff appearance since he took over, and general manager Rick Hahn thinks his team should contend in the tough AL Central.
CHICAGO — When Addison Russell got hurt in Game 3 of the NL Division Series in October, he got right back to work while trying to return to the field for the Cubs.
CHICAGO — Fans gave Cubs manager Joe Maddon a rock star's welcome, chanting his name as they greeted him with a standing ovation.
MERRILLVILLE — Imagine the birthday wishes of an 8-year-old girl.
NEW YORK — Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer.
NEW YORK — American Pharoah's sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes for horse racing's first Triple Crown since 1978 was selected the sports story of the year Thursday in an annual vote conducted by The Associated Press.
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Hall of Famers Joe Torre and Dave Winfield are leading a delegation from Major League Baseball and its players’ association on a goodwill trip to Cuba that began Monday and ended Thursday.
CHICAGO — Jason Heyward knows Theo Epstein ended a long championship drought in Boston and understands how epic it would be to bring a title to Chicago's North Side.
CHICAGO — The White Sox were looking to add some pop while solidifying third base, and they are counting on Todd Frazier to provide it.
HAVANA — A lineup of Cuban-born baseball stars, including some of the most famous defectors in recent memory, have made a triumphant return to the island as part of the first Major League Baseball trip here since 1999.
CHICAGO — The Cubs already boasted one of the best young cores in baseball — and that was before they added one of the top outfielders.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The National League champion New York Mets filled a key spot by getting second baseman Neil Walker in a trade from Pittsburgh for pitcher Jonathon Niese while the Detroit Tigers further bolstered their bullpen by acquiring …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dusty Baker thinks the Washington Nationals need more speed, so he wants more African-American and Latino players on the roster.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Joe Maddon thought back to 2002, when he was the Angels' bench coach and John Lackey, a 24-year-old rookie, beat the San Francisco Giants in Game 7 of the World Series.
CHICAGO | Multiple media outlets are reporting the Cubs and free-agent pitcher John Lackey have agreed to a two-year contract.Fox Sports was the first to report the deal on Friday.The move reunites Lackey with former teammates Jon Lester and …
When Tony Cheky puts pen to paper today, the Portage graduate will officially be an Arizona Diamondback.
GARY | As Lloyd McClendon entered the crowded Majestic Star Events Center on Tuesday, a patron rushed to his side.
LANSING | Instead of a glove, his left hand was wrapped in a white bandage.
NEW YORK | Jake Arrieta posted one final win, perhaps against his most formidable competition yet.
NEW YORK | Joe Maddon and Jeff Banister were a huge hit in their new jobs this season. Now, that immediate success has reaped individual rewards.
NEW YORK | Big expectations followed Kris Bryant and Carlos Correa from the moment each was drafted just a few years ago.
NEW YORK | Houston outfielder Colby Rasmus, Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters and Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Brett Anderson became the first three players to accept qualifying offers from their teams rather than remain free agents.
CHICAGO | The Chicago White Sox have hired former Cubs manager Rick Renteria as their bench coach.
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NEW YORK | They worked all season to take one more step in the World Series.
NEW YORK | Crown 'em, Kansas City!
NEW YORK | The Kansas City Royals keep finding new ways to win this October. And now with one more victory in November, they will be World Series champions.
NEW YORK | Two balls launched over the wall, one fired over an opponent's head and just like that, David Wright and the Mets are right back in this World Series.
Here's a stat Major League Baseball would like to change: There are no African-American managers in the game.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Johnny Cueto smothered the Mets with another big October outing. And the pesky Royals kept fouling off Jacob deGrom's best pitches, wearing him down with persistence and prowess.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Alcides Escobar started the World Series with a jolt. Five hours later, he ended the longest opener ever with a jump — into the arms of his joyous Royals teammates.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Anyone arriving a little early to a New York Mets game this season has probably witnessed "The Walk."
Yoenis Cespedes launching long drives, Lorenzo Cain dashing to catch them. Noah Syndergaard zinging 100 mph heat, Alcides Escobar trying to catch up.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Lorenzo Cain sprinted home from first base on Eric Hosmer's single in the eighth inning, Wade Davis weathered a 45-minute rain delay and a white-knuckle ninth, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Frida…
CHICAGO | A day later, Theo Epstein was ready to start again.
NEW YORK | The NL Championship Series had its largest television audience since 2010 despite lasting just four games.
NEW YORK | While some of the predictions made in "Back to the Future Part II" eventually came true, like Skype and fingerprint scanners, one of them did not: The Chicago Cubs winning the World Series.
CHICAGO | The Cubs were so hot down the stretch they had their long-suffering fans thinking this just might be their year.
CHICAGO | OK, exhale. It’s over.
Photos from the fourth game of the National League Championship Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets
TORONTO | Marco Estrada came up with a superb start in the most important outing of his career, stopping the Royals' hit parade and helping the Blue Jays send the ALCS back to Kansas City.
CHICAGO | Jerry Pritkin was 8 years old when the Cubs played in the 1945 World Series.
CHICAGO | Maybe there really is something to this curse business, huh?
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