Selig received $3 million raise to $17.5 million
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig made more than all but three of his sport's players in 2007.
Feb 2, 2009 - 1:57:05 PM
Friendly 1B Sean Casey retires after 12 seasons
During his 12-year career, Sean Casey's most endearing trait became his most enduring. Fellow major leaguers dubbed him "The Mayor" because he seemed to know everyone he met. He chatted up runners at first base, making the game's luminaries smile by respectfully calling them "Mr." before offering a compliment.
Jan 27, 2009 - 5:45:13 PM
Zack Greinke and Royals agree to $38M, 4-year deal
The Kansas City Royals stood by Zack Greinke. Now, Greinke is standing by them.
Jan 26, 2009 - 7:49:59 PM
Pettitte, Yankees agree at $5.5 million
Andy Pettitte and the Yankees agreed Monday to a $5.5 million, one-year contract that brings the left-hander back to New York.
Jan 26, 2009 - 5:25:17 PM
Tribune Co. picks billionaire Ricketts to buy Cubs
A billionaire family of Chicago Cubs fans - including one who first met his wife in the bleachers at Wrigley Field - is set to purchase the team and ballpark from Tribune Co.
Jan 23, 2009 - 7:27:45 AM
Brewers, Fielder agree on $18 million, 2-year deal
First baseman Prince Fielder and the Milwaukee Brewers reached a preliminary agreement Thursday on an $18 million, two-year contract. The agreement is subject to a physical, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said. Melvin declined to discuss the contract's value.
Jan 22, 2009 - 7:47:55 PM
Brewers announce Hoffman signing
Career saves leader Trevor Hoffman and the Milwaukee Brewers announced their $6 million, one-year deal Tuesday after the reliever passed a physical.
Jan 13, 2009 - 6:08:54 PM
Rickey Henderson, Jim Rice elected to Hall of Fame
Rickey Henderson sped his way into the Hall of Fame on the first ballot Monday, and Jim Rice made it in on his 15th and final try. Henderson, baseball's career leader in runs scored and stolen bases, received 94.8 percent of the vote from the Baseball Writers' Association of America, well above the 75 percent needed.
Jan 12, 2009 - 3:15:59 PM
Saves leader Hoffman agrees to deal with Brewers
Crank up the AC/DC, Milwaukee: The Brewers have landed career saves leader Trevor Hoffman, solving a shaky closer situation that could have gone into spring training with no clear-cut favorite.
Jan 9, 2009 - 12:36:40 AM
Smoltz to Red Sox; Baldelli, Penny will join him
John Smoltz and Brad Penny are on their way to the Red Sox. Rocco Baldelli was already in Boston, holding up his new jersey.
Jan 8, 2009 - 9:32:35 PM