Jan 6, 2015, 10:59 PM EST
Craig Biggio spoke Tuesday at a press conference in Houston about receiving the call from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and what it means to be the first Astros player enshrined in Cooperstown …
Jan 6, 2015, 9:47 PM EST
CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman reports that the Yankees have worked out the framework of a one-year contract with free agent infielder Stephen Drew. It’s expected to carry a base salary of around $5 million …
Jan 6, 2015, 8:29 PM EST
Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish heard from a source Tuesday that free agent starter Brandon Beachy is hoping to sign with a team by Friday. Beachy has thrown for seven different clubs over the past 10 days and is now requesting final bids from six of them …
Jan 6, 2015, 7:11 PM EST
Now that “The Big Unit” has officially been elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, plans for an official number-retirement ceremony — to take place in 2015 at Arizona’s Chase Field — are in the works.
Jan 6, 2015, 6:08 PM EST
Pedro Martinez was charming and thoughtful and funny during this press conference Tuesday at Fenway Park following his first-ballot election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame …
Jan 6, 2015, 5:25 PM EST
Talk radio, man. Talk radio.
Jan 6, 2015, 4:50 PM EST
Tim Hudson underwent surgery to remove bone spurs from his right ankle.
Jan 6, 2015, 4:35 PM EST
He doesn’t know why someone gave him a Hall of Fame vote either.
Jan 6, 2015, 4:20 PM EST
Two surgeries in three months for the 57-year-old manager.
Jan 6, 2015, 4:01 PM EST
Two are no-brainers. One is pretty easy. The other one . . . is a bit trickier.
Jan 6, 2015, 3:30 PM EST
Just under half of the voters could not find ten worthy candidates to vote for on the most loaded Hall of Fame ballot of all time.
Jan 6, 2015, 3:12 PM EST
Too soon? Nah, it’s never too soon for talk about Ken Griffey, Jr.
Jan 6, 2015, 2:52 PM EST
Let’s look down at the bottom of the ballot and see what’s fun, OK?
Jan 6, 2015, 2:22 PM EST
Randy Johnson leads the way at 97.3%.
Jan 6, 2015, 2:12 PM EST
For the first time since 1955, four players were elected to the Hall of Fame.
Jan 6, 2015, 1:06 PM EST
He’s Hall of Fame quality in my book. But really, did anyone think he’d be a first ballot guy before now?
Jan 6, 2015, 11:19 AM EST
Gorzelanny missed the first two-and-a-half months of last season recovering from shoulder surgery, but was great upon returning to the Brewers in mid-June with a 0.86 ERA and 23/8 K/BB ratio in 21 innings.
Jan 6, 2015, 11:03 AM EST
Three elected seems like a lock. There is a chance, however, that we’ll have four elected for the first time in 60 years.
Jan 6, 2015, 10:45 AM EST
Last month Kevin Cash left his gig as the Indians’ bullpen coach to replace Joe Maddon as the Rays’ manager.
Jan 6, 2015, 9:44 AM EST
Emphasis on the “can.” Because a team actually wanting Howard is largely theoretical.
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