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Reds break ground on new Arizona spring facility

The Cincinnati Reds began a new chapter in spring training with the groundbreaking of a Goodyear training facility.The Cincinnati Reds paved the way for a 2010 spring-training move with a groundbreaking of a new Goodyear, Az. spring-training complex. The $33-million complex, located south of Interstate 10 along Estrella Parkway, doesn’t look like much now: it’s […]

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Bender, Coolbaugh awards to Jim Rantz, Bobby Jones

Minor League Baseball announced two more award winners: the Minnesota Twins’ Jim Rantz and Oklahoma City RedHawks manager Bobby Jones.The inaugural recipients of Minor League Baseball’s annual Sheldon “Chief” Bender and Mike Coolbaugh Awards are Minnesota Twins Director of Minor League Operations Jim Rantz and Oklahoma City RedHawks manager Bobby Jones.  The duo will be […]

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Reds break ground for new spring facility

Bigwigs from the Reds and Goodyear will be on hand to commemorate the launch of construction on the team’s new spring home.The Cincinnati Reds and officials from Goodyear, Az., will be on hand today for a ceremonial groundbreaking on the new spring-training facility for the team. The Reds are shifting spring-training operations from Sarasota’s Ed […]

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Cuban charged with insider trading

Potential Cubs buyer Mark Cuban may find himself under a legal cloud after charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission.Potential Cubs buyer Mark Cuban may find himself under a legal cloud after charges filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC is alleging Cuban dumped shares of Mamma.com after he discovered the firm […]

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Recession? What recession?

Teams are preparing to throw truckloads of money at free agents like C.C. Sabathia and Manny Ramirez, seemingly oblivious to the financial crisis facing the rest of America.When next season’s free-agent signing period opened on Friday, MLB teams responded like there was no financial crisis plaguing the rest of America: The Yankees offered pitcher C.C. […]

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