Ernie Banks, legendary Cubs player, dead at 83

Ernie Banks, one of baseball's most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed.

Known worldwide as "Mr. Cub," Banks became the Cubs first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-time...

Cubs legend Ernie Banks dead at 83

Ernie Banks, one of baseball's most ebullient and optimistic ambassadors, died Friday, his wife, Liz, confirmed.

Known worldwide as "Mr. Cub," Banks became the Cubs' first African-American player on Sept. 17, 1953, and went on to become an 11-...

Giants, Vogelsong agree to one-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO -- Ryan Vogelsong's final words of the 2014 season came on the stage at city hall following a parade down Market Street. He turned, faced the crowd and playfully yelled, "Vogey out!"

On Friday, the Giants made sure Vogelsong is ...

Braves claim OF Perez off waivers from Yankees

The Braves added more speed and some centerfield insurance Friday when they claimed Eury Perez off waivers from the Yankees.

Perez, 24, stole 268 bases and hit .305 with a .360 on-base percentage in 698 games over eight minor league seasons with ...