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Dombrowski On Building Team: 'It's Not Fantasy Baseball'

By Ashley Dunkak

CBS DETROIT – As some fans wonder what 2015 holds for the Detroit Tigers, general manager Dave Dombrowski projects calm and confidence about what the club, with numerous big-time players returning from injury, can do in the upcoming season. 1,109 more words


Top Plays of the 2014 MLB Season: Number 10

The 2015 season is almost upon us, so let’s take some time to reflect on the highest highs of 2014. We covered some of the honorable mentions last week – from Zubaz to JD Martinez to the guy that turned into Yoenis Cespedes (as he shall now be known) – and now it’s time for us to dive into the Top 10. 306 more words


Red Sox, Rick Porcello avoid arbitration with one-year, $12.5 million deal

According to Mike Perchick of WAPT, the Red Sox and right-hander Rick Porcello have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $12.5 million contract.

Porcello was acquired from the Tigers in December for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. 54 more words

Diamondbacks add Ariel Prieto to staff as coach and translator

The Diamondbacks announced this afternoon that they have added former major league pitcher Ariel Prieto to their staff as a coach and translator.

Prieto, who is from Cuba, served in the same capacity with the Athletics over the past three seasons and helped with Yoenis Cespedes’ transition to the United States. 71 more words

Happy New Year

The arrival of the New Year is an encouraging milepost in the baseball off season. I consider it the midpoint. Just got to get through January and February now that November and December are in the rear view mirror. 359 more words

Al Alburquerque

2014 Year in Review: Oakland Athletics

By Matt Furtado/KHTK Sports 1140

The Year of the Rise and Fall:

This past year for the Oakland Athletics was one with many ups and downs. 497 more words


Chester-raised RHP Porcello introduced in Boston

BOSTON – Rick Porcello didn’t hesitate when asked to recall memories of pitching in Fenway Park.

In his rookie season, he hit Boston’s Kevin Youkilis in the back with the first pitch of the second inning. 507 more words