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 the … » 3/26/14 12:40pm 3/26/14 12:40pm

And Now The Phillies Have A MRSA Problem

The Phillies announced today that infielder Freddy Galvis has been hospitalized with a staph infection and will begin the season on the disabled list. Now the Daily News reports that it is indeed MRSA, the particularly nasty antibiotic-resistant strain that struck the Buccaneers locker room last year. » 3/21/14 3:39pm 3/21/14 3:39pm

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

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

Jake Peavy Suffers The First Weird Baseball Injury Of Spring

Thanks to Jake Peavy, we don't have to worry about this spring coming and going without anyone fulfilling one of baseball's greatest traditions: players hurting themselves in really stupid ways during spring training. » 3/03/14 9:52am 3/03/14 9:52am

The Rangers Took Their Team Photos In The Bathroom

Most MLB teams have held their photo days, and a few gems have emerged. But really, the true story each year is which team will be forced to get their photos taken in the bathroom. Congratulations, Texas Rangers! » 2/26/14 2:17pm 2/26/14 2:17pm