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Ray Herbert, Detroit sandlot ace and 1962 AL All-Star, dies
Ray Herbert, a 1962 All-Star Game winning pitcher who threw batting practice for his hometown Detroit Tigers for decades after retiring, died peacefully in Plymouth, Michigan, five days after his 93rd birthday.
Orioles acquire Cole Irvin in trade with Athletics
Cole Irvin, who went 9-13 with a 3.98 ERA for the A's in 2022, has been traded to the Orioles with another player for infield prospect Darell Hernaiz.
Astros hire Braves scouting executive Dana Brown as new GM
Dana Brown, a longtime scouting executive who spent the past four seasons with the Braves, has been hired by the Astros as the team's general manager.
Joey Votto isn't just a future Hall of Famer, he is the future of the Hall of Fame
Think Votto to Cooperstown is a stretch? We compare the Reds star to an all-time great to show how the definition of a Hall of Famer must evolve.
Lars Nootbaar, Masataka Yoshida join Japan's WBC roster
Japan completed naming its 30-man roster for the World Baseball Classic, which includes outfielders Lars Nootbaar of the Cardinals and Masataka Yoshida of the Red Sox.