Cubs make room for Maddon by firing Renteria

The Chicago Cubs paved the way for Joe Maddon by announcing Friday they have fired manager Rick Renteria after only one season..

Renteria, who as recently as three weeks ago was told he was returning for his second season, was offered a variety ...

Rangers surveying trades more than free agents

Executives, scouts and development personnel in the Texas Rangers' organization spent last week in Surprise, Ariz., in part to get a handle on how they will proceed now that the annual overhyped, overpriced off-season market is open.

Even though ...