AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list....

Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner - his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot between the seams of every big league ball....

Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday....

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

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CHICAGO (AP) -- To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of the game....

AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and working out. After nearly 22 1/2 years that began with unprecedented labor unrest, unfolded with rapid innovation and ended with unparalleled prosperity, he predicted a future filled with more transformation, perhaps with expansion to other countries....

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

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Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope....

Reaction to the death of Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks

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Reaction to the death Friday night of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks:...

Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Ryan Vogelsong visited the Houston Astros this week and had an uncomfortable feeling about how he might fit in, and he had discussions with other teams during the course of this offseason....

AP source: Marlins, Suzuki agree to $2 million deal

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MIAMI (AP) -- Ichiro Suzuki has decided to play for the Miami Marlins....

Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

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DETROIT (AP) -- Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride....






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