The Mariners Tried To Screw Randy Wolf, So He Walked Away

Veteran starter Randy Wolf asked for and received his release from the Mariners yesterday, the same day he was informed he would make the team's rotation. At issue was a little-known but increasingly used quirk of the CBA, a waiver that makes a guaranteed contract anything but. Seattle tried to spring it on Wolf at… » 3/26/14 12:40pm 3/26/14 12:40pm

Something's Going On With Ryne Sandberg And Jimmy Rollins

Ryne Sandberg inherited a mess when he took over as interim manager last summer, but his first spring training running the Phillies is off to an especially inauspicious beginning. He's already butted heads with Jimmy Rollins, benching him three straight days without explanation, and the two haven't spoken since Monday. » 3/13/14 11:28am 3/13/14 11:28am

Marlins Dad Abandons Son For Ground-Rule Double

There is something about retrieving baseballs that is hard-wired into the psyche of all adult males. Maybe it's a vestige of our hunter-gatherer path, but even the sanest of men can't help but drop everything and goofily run after a $17 ball. It's a poor job by evolution, because sometimes we drop our own spawn. » 3/11/14 9:55am 3/11/14 9:55am

Barry Bonds Says He Should Be In The Hall Of Fame "Without A Doubt"

Barry Bonds showed up at camp today, and put on a Giants uniform for the first time in seven years. At age 49, he looked good—smaller than in his playing days, but nothing that would be embarrassing if he were in spring training to play. He's here to teach. And he was immediately asked about PEDs. » 3/10/14 4:45pm 3/10/14 4:45pm