Already aptly recognized for their on-field success in 2015, the Cardinals should be doubly commended for the work accomplished off the field through a plethora of charity initiatives.
The Cardinals distributed 59 full playoff shares, Major League Baseball announced Monday, valued at $34,223.65 per share for their postseason appearance in 2015.
The Brewers removed utility man Elian Herrera from the 40-man roster Wednesday for the third time in 2015, opting not to tender him a contract ahead of a 10:59 p.m. CT deadline for teams to tender their unsigned players.
The Brewers filled out their Major League coaching staff Monday with a promotion and an intriguing new hire when they named Carlos Subero first-base coach and former big league hitter-turned-pitcher Jason Lane to another opening.
Brewers farmhand David Denson is the first openly gay player in affiliated baseball and the first active player to be awarded Minor League Baseball’s Presidential Citation.
Good news: Robert Joseph Cox spent the past five years as a consultant for a Braves franchise that he helped make famous, and he just received a two-year contract extension. In essence, his long-time bosses are asking Bobby Cox to continue as Bobby Cox, which actually is great news.
David Price reportedly has agreed to a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Boston Red Sox. And whenever a contract of such ilk arises, albeit involving one of the highest-quality starting pitchers in the game, talk frequently turns to the White Sox.
The White Sox declined to tender contracts to catcher Tyler Flowers and right-handed pitcher Jacob Turner on Wednesday, and both are now free agents.
With Friday’s deadline to add players to the 40-man roster to protect them from December’s Rule 5 Draft, the Twins added outfielder Adam Brett Walker and pitchers Taylor Rogers, J.T. Chargois, Pat Dean, Mason Melotakis, Randy Rosario and Yorman Landa to their Major League roster.
As Tigers employees made their holiday plans, 37 front-office members volunteered at Forgotten Harvest in Oak Park, packing 13,928 pounds worth of food to help feed nearly 14,000 people over the holiday.
In a free-agent market where the vast majority of clubs seek arms, the Tigers have landed a pitcher who is no worse than the third-best available starter. And Al Avila’s move to bring on Jordan Zimmermann was good work done quickly.
Christian Colon delivered an RBI single in his only at-bat of the postseason to spark a five-run 12th inning that gave the Royals their first World Series championship in 30 years with a 7-2 victory over the Mets in Game 5 on Sunday night at Citi Field.