Boomer & Carton: Dusty Baker Says Some Controversial ThingsOn Tuesday down at the Winter Meetings, Dusty Baker had some things to say with regards to Aroldis Chapman, MLB's domestic abuse policy, and putting speed on the bases. Not all of it went over well.
Dusty Baker: Teams That Need Speed Should Acquire Latinos, African-Americans"You know, with the need for minorities, you can help yourself -- you've got a better chance of getting some speed with Latin and African-Americans."
Report: Cubs Will Top Any Offer That Yankees Make To Girardi Girardi has strong Chicago roots. He grew up in East Peoria, Illinois, attended Northwestern University and played for the Cubs from 1989-1992, and then again from 2000-2002.
Dusty Baker Out As Cincinnati Reds ManagerA person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press that the Reds will announce Friday that Baker will be replaced.
Devin Mesoraco Could Mean Extra Value At Catcher For RedsDevin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.
What, Me Worry? Mets' Collins Remains Focused As He Enters Final Year Of ContractWhile Terry Collins is entering the final year of his contract with the Mets, he has decided not to let his status as a lame-duck manager become an issue.
Silverman: Dickey Is More Able Than CainMets’ fans had a feeling of gloom when they realized that the retired LaRussa would be given the honor of managing the National League. LaRussa has an agenda when he manages the National League. He has a grudge against certain teams.
Hartnett: La Russa Is Sucking The Fun Out Of The All-Star GameTony La Russa has dropped the ball by not starting fan-favorite knuckleballer R.A. Dickey at the 2012 MLB All-Star Game.
Mets Swept By Reds; Offense SlumpingThe Reds completed a three-game sweep over the Mets on Sunday. Mets' bats fizzled as they lost 3-1.
Mets Fail To Back Niese, Fall To Reds 4-1Jonathon Niese surrendered a three-run homer, but the Mets were unable to back their starter and lost 4-1 on Saturday.
Reds Packed To Play Mets And Yankees In New YorkThe Cincinnati Reds hit the road on Sunday night for an unusual seven-game trip, one that has them playing two teams in the same city back-to-back.
Yankees, Martin Finalize $4 Million ContractCatcher Russell Martin has finalized a $4 million, one-year contract with the Yankees. Martin will become the primary catcher, with Jorge Posada shifting to designated hitter.