Dec 31, 2010 17:23 EST
Derrek Lee, a 35-year-old first baseman for the Chicago Cubs and Atlanta Braves last season, has agreed to terms on a one-year Major League Baseball contract with the Baltimore Orioles.
Dec 31, 2010 17:00 EST
Free agent Derrek Lee headed to Orioles, pending physical. The Baltimore Orioles and free agent first baseman Derrek Lee have reached an oral agreement on a one-year contract pending a physical.
Dec 29, 2010 15:17 EST
Palmeiro tells website he never used steroids; hopes he'll be given break and elected to Hall. Rafael Palmeiro is sticking to his story that a tainted vitamin shot caused his failed drug test five years ago, and hopes Hall of Fame voters will overlook the mistake and honor him for his 3,020 hits and 569 homers.
Dec 27, 2010 20:32 EST
Long, agonizing wait: Daughter of former Rookie of Year Marty Cordova in coma after car crash. Marty Cordova spends his days and night at the hospital, hanging on every word from the doctors and looking for hope wherever he can find it. His 15-year-old daughter was in a car accident and has been in a coma for 11 days.
Dec 20, 2010 15:34 EST
White Sox pick Pete Rose Jr. to manage rookie league club in Virginia. Pete Rose Jr., the son of the career hits leader who is banned from baseball, will run a rookie league team of the Chicago White Sox.
Dec 18, 2010 21:57 EST
Walt Dropo, former Red Sox first baseman and AL Rookie of the Year, dies at 87. Walt Dropo, who played 13 seasons in the majors and won the 1950 American League Rookie of the Year award with the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 87.
Dec 18, 2010 21:27 EST
Twins tout first major Japanese signing; Tsuyoshi Nishioka prepares for middle infield spot. The Minnesota Twins gave Japanese infielder Tsuyoshi Nishioka a warm welcome, trying to make Target Field feel a little less foreign.
Dec 17, 2010 14:25 EST
Right-handed reliever Accardo and Orioles agree to $1.08 million, 1-year contract. Free agent reliever Jeremy Accardo and the Baltimore Orioles have agreed to a one-year contract that pays $1.08 million in the major leagues and $300,000 in the minors.
Dec 16, 2010 20:10 EST
December flurry: Jenks joins Bosox, Ordonez stays in Detroit, Wood to Cubs, Willingham to A's. Bobby Jenks, Kerry Wood and Josh Willingham changed uniforms while Magglio Ordonez stayed in Detroit as several teams tried to wrap up business Thursday before taking a holiday break.
Dec 16, 2010 06:19 EST
Bob Feller dies: Iowa farm boy became 'Rapid Robert' in Hall of Fame career with Indians. Teenage pitching sensation, World War II hero, outspoken Hall of Famer and local sports treasure. Bob Feller was all of them.
Dec 15, 2010 12:17 EST
With Cliff Lee in the fold, fearsome Phillies have an unparalleled wealth of starting pitching. Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels ? and Cliff Lee. Yes, Cliff Lee.
Dec 14, 2010 00:51 EST
Favre has been there for every game _ until now. What a streak! 297 straight starts. Every Sunday he was there, starting on Sept. 27, 1992. Freezing rain, sleet, blowing snow. Nothing stopped Brett Favre.
Dec 13, 2010 22:16 EST
Koji Uehara, a 35-year-old Japanese right-handed closing relief pitcher, has agreed to a one-year Major League Baseball deal worth three million dollars to stay with Baltimore.
Dec 13, 2010 20:24 EST
Japanese right-hander Koji Uehara finalizes $3 million, 1-year contract with Orioles. Right-hander Koji Uehara has finalized a $3 million, one-year deal with the Baltimore Orioles, who hope the former Japanese star will continue to excel as the team's closer.
Dec 13, 2010 18:08 EST
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Japanese relief pitcher Koji Uehara has signed a one-year contract to return next season with the Baltimore Orioles, the American League club announced Monday.
Dec 10, 2010 17:31 EST
Orioles agree to $1.5 million, 1-year contract with shortstop Cesar Izturis, pending physical. The Baltimore Orioles have reached agreement on a $1.5 million, one-year contract with shortstop Cesar Izturis, who will apparently compete for a utility job behind newcomer J.J. Hardy.
Dec 10, 2010 14:41 EST
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Left-handed reliever George Sherrill completed his physical examination and formally became the newest member of the Atlanta Braves bullpen on Friday.
Dec 10, 2010 14:11 EST
Left-hander George Sherrill finalizes $1.2 million, 1-year contract with Atlanta Braves. Left-hander George Sherrill, who saved 51 games in two seasons with Baltimore before struggling last season with the Dodgers, has finalized a $1.2 million, one-year contract with the Atlanta Braves.
Dec 09, 2010 22:30 EST
Red Sox-Yankees rivalry heats up at winter meetings: Bosox get Crawford, NY ups offer to Lee. Immediately after the Red Sox landed Carl Crawford, the Yankees boosted their already whopping offer to Cliff Lee. Their high-stakes rivalry is escalating, hundreds of millions of dollars by the hour.
Dec 09, 2010 12:47 EST
Orioles get SS Hardy, INF Harris from Twins for pair of minor league pitchers. Trying to add more pop up the middle, the Baltimore Orioles acquired former All-Star shortstop J.J. Hardy from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday.