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Chris Young signs two-year deal with Red Sox, source says

Chris Young signs two-year deal with Red Sox, source says

Signing Chris Young gives the Boston Red Sox nice depth and a strong platoon option in the outfield. Young, 32, hit .257 with 17 homers and 52 RBIs with the Yankees last year and during the latter half of the...
Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson in deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

Phillies acquire Jeremy Hellickson in deal with Arizona Diamondbacks

The Philadelphia Phillies have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for minor-league right-hander Sam McWilliams. Jeremy Hellickson, a 28-year-old righty, made 27 starts with Arizona in 2015 and was 9-12 with a 4.62 ERA. He also...
Angels acquire Andrelton Simmons

Angels acquire Andrelton Simmons

The Angels stole the headlines by trading for shortstop Andrelton Simmons from the Braves. Andrelton Simmons, 26, is considered an elite defensive shortstop with league average hitting. In 2015 he slashed .265/.321/.338 with four home runs and 3.2 fWAR in...
Lou Brock: MLB Hall of Famer has part of his leg amputated

Lou Brock: ‘MLB Hall of Famer’ has part of his leg amputated

Lou Brock is recovering Tuesday night after surgery to amputate part of his leg. Lou Brock, 76, was entered into a St. Louis area hospital a few weeks ago and it was revealed that he had an infection related to...
Tommy Hanson: Former Braves and Angels pitcher dies at 29 after falling into coma

Tommy Hanson: ‘Former Braves and Angels’ pitcher dies at 29 after falling into coma

Tommy Hanson, who spent four of his five MLB seasons with the Atlanta Braves, has died at the age of 29. A source told WSB-TV that Hanson had trouble breathing early Sunday morning and was taken to a hospital. He...
Lance Berkman: Retired MLB star speaks on media bias against right wingers

Lance Berkman: Retired MLB star speaks on media bias against right wingers

Lance Berkman was one of many citizens who opposed the HERO ordinance that was shot down on Tuesday in Texas. Former Major League Baseball player went on Houston AM radio station KTRH to talk about the failed Houston Equal Rights...
Matt Harvey Now Dating Victoria's Secret Model Devon Windsor?

Matt Harvey Now Dating Victoria’s Secret Model Devon Windsor?

Matt Harvey is obviously not taking baseball seriously. Days after his season ended, he is not back in the gym 24 hours a day / seven days a week. The 26-year-old has been spotted romantically with Russian model Anne Vyalitsyna,...
CC Sabathia: New York Yankees Says He's Been Battling Alcoholism for Years

CC Sabathia: ‘New York Yankees’ Says He’s Been Battling Alcoholism for Years

CC Sabathia’s decision to enter rehab, at least to those on the outside, seemed a little odd. CC Sabathia sat down with Robin Roberts to discuss his trip to rehabilitation, which coincided with the Yankees’ brief playoff run. He said...
Edinson Volquez: Royals starter loses father hours before World Series start

Edinson Volquez: “Royals starter” loses father hours before World Series start

Edinson Volquez has pitched six innings of Game One of the World Series on Tuesday only hours after the death of his father. There was no word on the cause of death, though the 63-year-old Volquez had been dealing with...
Barry Zito officially announces retirement from baseball at 37

Barry Zito officially announces retirement from baseball ‘at 37’

Barry Zito, a soulful presence on both sides of the bay for more than a decade, formally announced his expected retirement Monday with a heartfelt first-person article in the Players Tribune that detailed the many highs and lows of...