NASA Participates in Boca Raton Clinic

NASA Participates in Boca Raton Clinic

About Legends for Youth Clinic Series: Legends for Youth is a charitable program running more than 100 free events each year nationwide. Its mission is to promote the game of baseball to America's youth using positive sports images and personalities. Make a contribution to the LFY Program or the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA). Thanks for your support!Read more

White Sox trade for Jeff Samardzija

The Chicago White Sox pulled off Part 2 of their pitching staff coup Tuesday, trading for starter Jeff Samardzija in a deal with the Oakland Athletics. The move comes on the heels of the White Sox signing former New York Yankees closer David Robertson via free agency Monday. Editor's Picks More from ESPN.com Jeff Samardzija is happy to be back home in Chicago and confident the White Sox can "win now," Jon Greenberg writes. More from ESPN.com Jeff Samardzija signing with the White Sox is much more than just a homecoming, Doug Padilla…Read more

Seattle Mariners’ Lloyd McClendon fourth in A.L. Manager of the Year voting

Seattle Mariners skipper Lloyd McClendon finished fourth in American League Manager of the Year voting, the MLB announced Tuesday, losing out on the prestigious award to Buck Showalter of the Baltimore Orioles. McClendon, 55, took over last offseason and all but transformed the Mariners ballclub. Armed with new weapons in such stars as Robinson Cano and Fernando Rodney, McClendon took Seattle from a 71-91 record in 2013 to 87-75 this past season. What’s more, the M’s found themselves in postseason contention all the way up until Game 162. Seattle missed the playoffs by…Read more
Rockies’ closer LaTroy Hawkins celebrates 1,000th major league appearance

Rockies’ closer LaTroy Hawkins celebrates 1,000th major league appearance

The applause inside the visitors’ clubhouse was loud and sustained as the Rockies celebrated closer LaTroy Hawkins late Saturday night. They also presented him with a signed bottle of Dom Perignon. And why not? It’s not often that a teammate joins a baseball fraternity that includes the likes of Mariano Rivera, Dennis Eckersley, Hoyt Wilhelm, Trevor Hoffman and Goose Gossage. The 41-year-old Hawkins made the 1,000th appearance of his major-league career, becoming just the 16th pitcher to hit that magical mark. For the record, he has 124 saves and has pitched 1,428 2/3…Read more