The $3.7-million contract includes a $50,000 bonus if the injured closer makes 60 appearances in 2015.
There’s another part of Craig Biggio’s road to the Hall of Fame that should be highlighted: the Seton Hall University baseball program.
Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.
Happy New Year! This means, of course, that the Hall of Fame announcement is right around the corner.
The Yankees have bolstered their bullpen by acquiring David Carpenter and Chasen Shreve in a trade with the Atlanta Braves.
This is about Clemente, considered by a few contemporaries to be one of the greatest, if not the greatest, players of all-time. Yet considered by many modern day “experts” to be not worthy of a mention.
The question is, can fireballer Nathan Eovaldi take the next step, a la Nolan Ryan? If he does, then Brian Cashman will look like a true genius.
Bud Selig will be given the title of baseball commissioner emeritus when he retires next month.
For anyone still holding out hope for free-agent ace pitcher Max Scherzer, well, keep dreaming.
Paulo Berejuk, a 51-year-old Brazilian citizen with permanent U.S. residency, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute testosterone.
MLB says it’s too early to tell how revamped relations between the U.S. and Cuba will affect the league.
Hideki Matsu said the March 21 event at Tokyo Dome will support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
Using scissors and cardboard at his kitchen table, Berger played around with ideas for trading cards until he struck upon a design that endured for decades.
The highest-ranking Hispanic woman in a management position at Major League Baseball headquarters says in a lawsuit she has faced discrimination there for two decades.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Matthew Krause, the team’s strength and conditioning coordinator, visited A-Rod on Wednesday in Miami.