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Cloud of steroids hovers above Hall of Fame voting

Raines and Bagwell figure to gain Hall of Fame election and Guerrero and Ivan Rodriguez also could, but many will focus on changing views of steroids-tainted Bonds and Clemens

AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M…

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract

Cubs offer Obama 'midnight pardon' for support of…

Theo Epstein and the Cubs went all out with gifts for President Obama, including a 'midnight pardon' for his support of the Chicago White Sox.

Obama jokes with Cubs: 'It took you long enough'

President Obama had some fun hosting the 2017 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs at the White House.

A-Rod takes swing at new TV show for cash-strapped jocks

Alex Rodriguez, no stranger to big money, takes swing at new CNBC show for cash-strapped jocks

Royals, left-hander Duffy agree to $65M, 5-year…

The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a $65 million, five-year contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City

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AP source: Bautista and Blue Jays working hard on…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are "working really hard" to bring him back to the club

Rangers' Diekman out at least half season because of colitis

Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman is expected to miss at least half the season after upcoming surgery to treat colitis, a digestive condition

St. Louis Cardinals expect to add speed this season

A year after St. Louis finished last in the National League in stolen bases, the Cardinals are putting an emphasis on becoming more athletic and aggressive on the base paths this season

On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry

Raines gives it a final run: On writers' ballot for final time, former Montreal star hopes to join Dawson and Carter as the only Expos in baseball Hall of Fame