Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With CubsLester's contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball's winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.
Joe Maddon Introduced By Cubs; Manager Gets 5-Year DealMaddon was introduced Monday as Chicago's fifth manager since the start of the 2010 season, replacing Rick Renteria.
Chicago Cubs Set To Introduce Joe Maddon As New Manager MondayRecently-departed Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be introduced Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.
Kallet: If Mets Are Serious About Winning, They Should Hire Maddon Or GardenhireTerry Collins will be the Mets' manager in 2015. But he shouldn't be. It's just a shame that this franchise, supposedly on the rise, isn't willing to take a risk.
Joe Maddon Exercises Opt-Out, Won't Return To Rays; Mets Not In On HimThe Rays announced Friday that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season.
Chase Headley Upset With Rays Manager Joe Maddon Over HBP CommentNew York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley says he "wasn't thrilled" by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon's word choice.
Yankees Out At Plate And Nearly Out Of Playoff RaceEven the Bombers acknowledge they are running out of time. With just 20 games remaining, they have a 5½-game deficit to overcome for the AL's second wild card.
Silverman: Disjointed Season Coming Into Focus For The YankeesDon’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.
Hartnett: Jeter Doesn't Know Ordinary; His Intangibles Could Spark TurnaroundThere's always been this intangible quality about Jeter. You can't quite put your finger on it. It's hard to quantify what gives Jeter the supernatural ability not to feel pressure and rise whenever the Yankees desperately need a spark.
Derek Jeter Plays Simulated Game In Staten Island, Could Start For Yankees On SundayDerek Jeter played a simulated game in Staten Island on Saturday and could start for the Yankees on Sunday.
Baseball Holds Annual Jackie Robinson Day In Ballparks Across AmericaBaseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Price Backtracks From Facial Hair Comments, Calls Yankees 'Best Org. In Sports'"It probably wasn't the best thing to say, but I didn't mean anything by it," Price said. "I wasn't looking to offend the Yankees. It's probably the best organization in all of sports. Not just baseball, but all of sports."