1:06 PM EST, Sat February 25, 2017
16 hours ago

49ers to sign DT Earl Mitchell to four-year deal

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers found a big body for the center of their new defense when Earl Mitchell agreed to a four-year deal worth $16 million overall. The 49ers …
21 hours ago

49ers sign ex-State State receiver DeAndre Carter

The 49ers have signed former Sacramento State star receiver DeAndre Carter to a two-year deal, the team announced on Friday. Carter, 23, stood out among a group of players who …
21 hours ago

49ers awarded extra fourth-round draft pick

SANTA CLARA -- The 49ers will have 10 picks in the upcoming draft, including an extra fourth-round pick that was awarded Friday. That compensatory pick, the 37th overall selection in …
23 hours ago

Drew Smyly brings youth and experience to Mariners rotation

Trades don't surprise Drew Smyly anymore. At age 27, the Seattle Mariners left-hander has been dealt twice. The first swap sent him from the team that drafted and developed Smyly, …
Feb 24, 2017

Indians Brantley takes full swings in latest comeback

CleveIand Indians outfielder Michael Brantley took regular batting practice for the first time in training camp this year, a significant step in his latest comeback from a shoulder injury. Brantley …
Feb 24, 2017

FANTASY PLAYS: Strategy heading into fantasy baseball prep

Fantasy Baseball is a grind, but winning doesn't have to be difficult. With the proper tools and knowledge, you can easily become one of the best owners in your leagues. …
Feb 24, 2017

FANTASY PLAYS: Potential busts for 2017 fantasy season

In fantasy draft prep, you'll hear three terms more than any others: breakout, sleeper, and bust. Looking at the negative of the three, how do we define what a bust …
Feb 24, 2017

FANTASY PLAYS: Sleeper picks for 2017 fantasy baseball

Having a list of sleepers to queue up on draft day is not only an integral part of the draft prep process, it's a big part of what makes draft …
Feb 24, 2017

Nationals announce deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters

The Washington Nationals have announced their agreement with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters. The team also said Friday that it has put first baseman Jose Marmolejos on the 60-day disabled list …
Feb 24, 2017

Reds INF Dilson Herrera hampered by shoulder inflammation

Cincinnati Reds infielder Dilson Herrera has inflammation in his right shoulder and will not throw for a couple days. The injury will prevent Herrera from playing for his native Colombia …
Feb 24, 2017

Wade Davis takes over as closer for the Chicago Cubs

Wade Davis was a promising starting pitcher when he made his major league debut for Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays almost eight years ago. Then he was a …
Feb 24, 2017

Will Joey Gallo ever play every day for the Rangers?

Nothing has changed this spring from the last or from the one before that. And possibly even the one before that. Joey Gallo's batting practice is the most exciting thing …
Feb 23, 2017

Texas Rangers scout in Curacao dies after long illness

Texas Rangers international scout Jose Luis Felomina has died in his native Curacao. The team said Thursday that Felomina died following a long illness. He was 50. Felomina had worked …
Feb 23, 2017

Dodgers' Seager looking for even better season in 2017

Corey Seager, the unanimous pick for NL Rookie of the Year in 2016, begins his second season as the Dodgers' shortstop confronted by one daunting question. What can he do …
Feb 23, 2017

Cardinals 'escape' spring training routine

About 30 minutes before the time spring training workouts usually start, about half of the Cardinals — already in uniform — boarded a bus outside the clubhouse. Most had no …