Ernie Banks
Cubs legend Banks dies
Chicago Cubs Hall of Fame shortstop Ernie Banks passed away, according to several media reports. WGN in Chicago reports Banks died at Northwestern Memorial Hospital Friday. He was 83. Dubbed... Full Story


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(L-R) Max Scherzer, Jordan Zimmermann, Stephen Strasburg, Gio Gonzalez and Doug Fister
No excuses for pitching-rich Nats
Chris Ruddick - MLB Editor
The easy part for the Washington Nationals was signing former American League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer to a contract.

All they had to do for that to happen was shell out $210 million over seven years. The hard part, of... Full Story
Ryan Vogelsong
Giants re-sign P Vogelsong
The San Francisco Giants re-signed right-handed pitcher Ryan Vogelsong to a one-year contract on Friday.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but according to the San Francisco Chronicle, Vogelsong will earn $4 million with performance bonuses. Full Story
Ichiro Suzuki
The Miami Marlins have reportedly reached a one-year agreement with outfielder Ichiro Suzuki.

The Miami Herald, citing a source with direct knowledge of the deal, is reporting the agreement is in the $2 million range. Suzuki hit .284 with one homer, 22 RBI and 42 runs scored in 143 games... Full Story
(L-R) John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio and Pedro Martinez
Cap selections announced for HOF
As expected, John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio will enter the Hall of Fame in July with caps most associated with their respective teams.

Smoltz will have an Atlanta Braves cap, Martinez will go in with a Boston Red Sox logo and Biggio will feature an Astros emblem. It was previously... Full Story
Jonny Gomes
Braves bring in Jonny Gomes
The Atlanta Braves and outfielder Jonny Gomes have agreed to a one-year contract.

Financial terms were not disclosed, but reported it to be worth $4 million. The deal also includes a vesting option for 2016. Gomes split last season with Boston and Oakland, batting... Full Story
Max Scherzer
Nationals announce 7-year
deal for Scherzer
The Washington Nationals made it official on Wednesday, announcing a seven-year contract for free-agent pitcher Max Scherzer.

The deal is reportedly worth $210 million. Scherzer turned down a $160 million offer last... Full Story

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