Minor League Baseball

After baseball punishes Braves, one ranker says White Sox have game's best farm system

The White Sox farm system is baseball's best, according to one of the people making those rankings.<p>In the wake of Major League Baseball's punishment …

Chicago White Sox

Nielsen Scarborough poll says Indians are Cleveland's most-watched team

If you were to rank Cleveland's three major professional sports teams by their success, or lack thereof, in the last few years, the task would be …

Cleveland

Royals Rumblings - News for November 21, 2017

AAA Farmhand was called up for a spot start in the Rumblings today. Fittingly, the deadline to set 40-man rosters before the Rule 5 draft was last …

Pacific Coast League

One loaded word to describe the Braves’ penalties - devastating

This was not a slap on the wrist. This was a punch in the nose. I thought it would be bad. It was worse.<p>MLB hammered the Braves to the extent that …

Baseball

Jay Ash, Massachusetts' head of economic development, meets with PawSox officials in Worcester

The state's Secretary of Housing and Economic Development reportedly met with city officials and representatives from the Pawtucket Red Sox, …

Western Massachusetts

Red Sox still underrating outfield prospect Danny Mars

BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 08: Jackie Bradley Jr.<p>The Boston Red Sox recently made some additions to their 40-man roster. What we learned is that they’re …

Sports

Blue Jays accept a Gift from the Pirates

You don’t acquire a ball player because he has an interesting back story.<p>But Blue Jays’ GM Ross Atkins is so fascinated with Gift Ngoepe’s past, and …

Toronto Blue Jays

How newest 40-man roster additions could fit into Jays’ 2018 plans

Adding players to the 40-man roster is a calculated process.<p>In the end, the best talent usually gets protected, but various situations make it easy …

Baseball

Atlanta Braves outfielder Lane Adams pops the question

ATLANTA, GA - SEPTEMBER 10: Lane Adams<p>One Atlanta player seems to be making the most of his offseason, announcing a major life change via Twitter …

Sports

StaTuesday: Brewers prospects in 2017 Arizona Fall League

At the recently concluded Arizona Fall League there were a couple of notable performances from Milwaukee Brewers prospects.<p>Milwaukee had nine players …

Baseball

Blue Jays outright OF Ramirez, RHP Rowley from 40-man roster

The Toronto Blue Jays have outrighted outfielder Harold Ramirez and right-handed pitcher Chris Rowley from the 40-man roster.<p>The Blue Jays have …

Eastern League

Cubs add 3 players to 40-man roster, Hannemann to Iowa

Today was the deadline for the teams to set their 40-man lineups before the Rule 5 draft at the Winter Meetings and so the Cubs moved to protect …

Myrtle Beach

3 Jays prospects suspended in MLB drug investigation

Minor-league pitchers Juan Jimenez, Naswell Paulino, Jol Concepcion tested positive for Boldenone<p>Five minor league pitchers,including three in the …

Baseball

Brewers protect Dubon, Peralta, Nottingham, Diplan by adding them to their 40-man roster

The Brewers added four minor-league prospects to their 40-man roster on Monday, protecting them from being snatched away in the Rule 5 draft in …

Baseball

Braves add 3 pitchers to 40-man roster before deadline

Alex Anthopoulos has thrown his first curveball.<p>The Atlanta Braves left-handed pitchers Ricardo Sanchez, Adam McCreery and Grant Dayton to their …

Baseball

Detroit Tigers taking high-upside, low-risk approach this off-season

CLOSE<p>Ron Gardenhire becomes the 38th manager of the Detroit Tigers after being introduced at Comerica Park, Friday, October 20, 2017.<p>The Detroit …

Baseball

MLB trade rumors: Cardinals, Giants have made offers for Giancarlo Stanton

The Cardinals and Giants have made formal trade offers to the Marlins for slugger Giancarlo Stanton, according to reports from Jon Morosi of MLB.com …

Baseball

Full 2018 Spring Training schedule: Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues begin Feb. 23 - CBSSports.com

Opening Day will be Thursday, March 29 -- the earliest opening day in MLB history<p>The MLB has released the official schedule for the 2018 Spring …

Baseball

Texas Rangers: Rangers trade for pitcher who they believe can be 'somebody who can be a factor for us (next) year' | SportsDay

Pitchers in forefront as Rangers add to 40-man major-league roster<p>"We view him as somebody who can be a factor for us (next) year,'' general manager …

Baseball

Mets’ pitcher of the year highlights 40-man roster adds

The Mets spent the late summer clearing out their roster, but returned to near capacity with the addition of four players Monday.<p>Corey Oswalt, Luis …

Baseball

Five from CdM advance in CIF Individuals girls' tennis tournament

Members of the Corona del Mar High girls’ tennis team are becoming very familiar with the 47-mile drive from Newport Beach to The Claremont Club.<p>The Sea Kings won the CIF Southern Section Division 1 title there on Nov. 17, and competed there again Friday and Saturday in the CIF USTA Southern …

California

White Sox spring training schedule announced

The White Sox open their Cactus League season with their traditional matchup against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Feb. 23 at Camelback Ranch. …

Baseball

Rays agonize over which prospects to protect on 40-man roster

ST. PETERSBURG — That the Rays went right up to Monday’s 8 p.m. deadline in deciding to add seven players to the 40-man roster, and that a couple …

Baseball

2017 Red Sox Review: Carson Smith

<i>Welcome to the</i> <i>Red Sox</i> <i>Review series. It’s a fairly standard feature in which we will review the year that was for every player who made a decently</i> …

Baseball

Iwakuma says Mariners have offered him new deal

The Seattle Mariners have been the most active team this offseason, making three trades and signing a few minor-league deals, and it appears they've …

Baseball

Here is the Royals’ spring schedule and the dates you need to know

The official countdown to spring training began Monday as the Royals unveiled a 33-game exhibition schedule and a collection of important dates.<p>The …

Pacific Coast League

2017 MLB Offseason Preview: Cleveland Indians

Cleveland Indians (102-60), 1st in AL Central<p>The Indians are still in the midst of baseball’s longest active World Series championship drought after …

Baseball

MLBPA Agrees to Extend Self-Imposed Deadline for New Japanese Posting Agreement

The Major League Baseball Players Association has agreed to move its deadline for a new posting agreement with Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball, …

Major League Baseball

White Sox tab Vizquel to manage Class A Winston-Salem

Late in the 2010 season, his first of two as an aging infielder playing for the Chicago White Sox, the subject came up.<p>Omar Vizquel was asked if he …

Baseball

Reds protect Shed Long, Jose Siri and four others from the Rule 5 Draft

CLOSE<p>The story of Reds second base prospect Shed Long and the story of the baseball minor leagues, the long, winding path to big-league fame, fortune …

Baseball