Cactus League

Are sports leagues trolling Arizona media by refusing to release full economic impact studies?

Emerging briefly from my travel-imposed radio silence to note that Arizona tourism officials are once again talking up how sports is a mammoth …

Sports Industry

SN Throwback Thursday: Tracking Ken Griffey Jr.'s meteoric rise from No. 1 pick to MLB star

<i>EDITOR'S NOTE: No national publication has a richer sports history than Sporting News, which was founded in 1886 in St. Louis and quickly became</i> …

Cactus League

White Sox prospect Dylan Cease puts up more zeroes

Right-hander Dylan Cease impressed at his first major league spring training, looked dominant at times in Cactus League games and hasn’t missed a …

Baseball

Tom Koehler undergoes shoulder surgery, won’t pitch in 2018

PHILADELPHIA – If the Dodgers’ bullpen is going to get a boost down the stretch, it won’t come from Tom Koehler.The veteran right-hander underwent …

Baseball

“Let’s do something different.” Indians net unique arm in sidewinding Adam Cimber

Adam Cimber took the mound at Globe Life Park on Friday night and Indians catcher Yan Gomes moved into a crouch. Gomes caught sidearmer Joe Smith in …

Baseball

LeMahieu to DL with oblique strain; Hampson up

PHOENIX -- Garrett Hampson doesn't have time to soak in a dream, but he'd rather it be that way.<p>The Rockies summoned Hampson -- the No. 6 prospect in …

Baseball

Here's why Rangers fans should be so excited about Willie Calhoun

Willie Calhoun is coming to the Texas Rangers and will bat second as their designated hitter Friday against the Cleveland Indians..<p>The outfielder, …

Yu Darvish

Calhoun deletes tweet, but, yeah, he’s joining Rangers

Willie Calhoun is coming to the Texas Rangers and will bat second as their designated hitter Friday against the Cleveland Indians.. The outfielder, …

Texas Rangers

Four White Sox on BP’s Midseason Top 50 Prospects List

Despite a frustrating amount of injuries this season, the White Sox farm system remains among the best in baseball. While half of their Preseason Top …

Baseball

Justin Turner isn’t quite himself, which could explain the Manny Machado interest

With the <b>Manny Machado</b> sweepstakes in full swing, the Dodgers are firmly in the middle of it. I wrote about <b>the curious fit</b> on Tuesday.<p>But there’s one …

Jesus Aguilar is the Number 1 seed in the Home Run Derby

Jesus Aguilar had a huge day on Wednesday, learning he was selected to participate in the All-Star Game and then being selected to the Home Run Derby.<p>…

Baseball

Toles recalled as Puig goes to DL

<b>by Rowan Kavner</b><p>For the first time this regular season, Andrew Toles is back with the big league club.<p>As expected, Yasiel Puig went to the 10-day …

Baseball

Dodger prospects Ruiz, Diaz named to World roster at All-Star Futures Game

<b>by Rowan Kavner</b><p>Two of the Dodgers’ top four prospects as rated by MLB.com will be participating in the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game at …

Baseball

Max Muncy leads another home run barrage as Dodgers pound Pirates again

LOS ANGELES — In spring training, the Dodgers gave Max Muncy only 14 at-bats in Cactus League games then sent the non-roster invitee down to Triple-A …

Baseball

White Sox' No. 1 prospect Eloy Jimenez goes on disabled list

CINCINNATI — The injury bug continues to bite the White Sox farm system.<p>The team announced outfielder Eloy Jimenez, the No. 3 prospect per MLB …

Baseball

Injury sidelines Robert up to eight weeks

MLB.com's No. 25 overall prospect left Cuba and established residency in Haiti in November 2016. He signed with the White Sox in May 2017 and hit …

Chicago White Sox

Hard work at plate pays off for Jon Lester

Jon Lester was in a bunting situation in the second inning Sunday with two on and one out in a scoreless game against the Twins.<p>Lester had a conversation with manager Joe Maddon before the at-bat, but Maddon couldn’t recall afterward what it was about.<p>“It might have been my normal b.s.,” he said. …

Baseball

Strong outing by Lopez helps White Sox avoid series sweep

ARLINGTON, Texas — Right-hander Reynaldo Lopez was just what the White Sox needed to salvage a win in what had been a horrendous series against the …

Sports

Local golf notebook: Sean Knapp headlines West Penn Amateur

Talk about a busy week. Oakmont resident Sean Knapp will go from playing in the USGA Senior Open last Thursday and Friday to playing in ...

Golf

From the Pages of Vine Line: Kawano’s Clubhouse

Courtesy Chicago Cubs<i>By Charlie Vascellaro</i><i>On Tuesday, June 26, longtime Cubs clubhouse manager Yosh Kawano died at the age of 97. He spent nearly 70</i> …

Colorado River

Darvish throws, has no issues with elbow

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Yu Darvish continues to show he is back to full strength after missing the final seven weeks of the 2014 season with mild …

Baseball

Elite White Sox prospect Eloy Jiménez arrives in Triple-A with progression plan in place

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Eloy Jiménez, drenched in sweat after his first Triple-A batting practice, walked down the steps and into the Charlotte Knights’ …

Baseball

Cubs celebrate with Cactus home-opening win

MESA, Ariz. -- The defending World Series champion Cubs displayed their trophy on the field before the game, and the sellout crowd of 14,929 at Sloan …

Baseball

Chicago Cubs: Albert Almora continues to hit, provide stellar defense

As we head into the back half of June, Chicago Cubs outfielder Albert Almora continues to do what he’s done all year: hit and rob opponents of base …

Joe Maddon

Hansen to make season debut with Barons

Hansen, coming off a strong 2017, was expected to join the Barons in April after Spring Training, but experienced right forearm soreness after …

Chicago White Sox

Calhoun gets on right track with Express

Texas Rangers No. 2 prospect Willie Calhoun doubled twice in his second straight three-hit game, but the Triple-A Round Rock Express dropped a 7-5 …

Baseball

The boys of summer bring the tearjerkers

The pathos of the American past time.Yesterday was a reminder of the pathos and joys and sorrow and celebration that bouncer into our lives around …

Alabama Crimson Tide

Injury updates from White Sox GM Rick Hahn

General manager <b>Rick Hahn</b> had a bevy of injury-related updates about current and future White Sox to share Monday, starting with right fielder <b>Avisail</b> …

Baseball

Bauers hits first career home run, helps lift Rays over Blue Jays

Jake Bauers’s first career home run highlighted a big night for Rays rookies.<p>Bauers put Tampa Bay ahead in the fourth inning and the Rays went on to an 8-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night.<p>Bauers and fellow 22-year-old Willy Adames drove in four runs, and left-hander Ryan Yarbough …

Seattle Mariners

Ep. 027: 25 guys, one cab<p>Undefeated since the last recording, Jerry Dipoto and Aaron Goldsmith chat before the three-game series vs. the Angels. …

James Paxton