As he approached the casket to pay his respects to Ernie Banks, a steady flow of memories came rushing back to Billy Williams. There were so many from their Hall of Fame careers with the Chicago Cubs and their decades of friendship. ''People not…ANDREW SELIGMAN (AP Sports Writer)
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Orioles first baseman Steve Pearce has agreed to a $3.7 million, one-year contract and avoided a salary arbitration hearing.
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Braves pulled off another trade in their busy offseason Friday, dealing right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.
Craig Biggio was ''kind of speechless'' after completing his pre-induction tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ''This is crazy!'' Biggio said Friday, sitting in the Plaque Gallery of the hall.JOHN KEKIS (AP Sports Writer)
TORONTO (AP) -- Infielder Ramon Santiago has agreed to a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays and will report to major league spring training.