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Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams

Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams

CHICAGO (AP) — As he approached the casket to pay his respects to Ernie Banks, a steady flow of memories came rushing back to Billy Williams.

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Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser

Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser

NEW YORK (AP) — Omar Minaya is switching sides.

January 29, 2015 1:08 pmLoading…
White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox were looking to add versatility to their lineup, so they decided to bring back infielder Gordon Beckham after tra…

January 28, 2015 10:14 pmLoading…
Marlins finalize $2 million, 1-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki

Marlins finalize $2 million, 1-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki

MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

January 28, 2015 12:51 pmLoading…
Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after …

January 28, 2015 12:47 pm Photos

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AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Wi…

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Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball

Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot…

January 26, 2015 6:44 pmLoading…
Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday.

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Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

CHICAGO (AP) — To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of …

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AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and workin…

January 24, 2015 5:56 pm Photos

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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.

January 24, 2015 9:01 am Photos

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Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong visited the Houston Astros this week and had an uncomfortable feeling about how he might fit in, and he ha…

January 23, 2015 4:39 pmLoading…
AP source: Marlins, Suzuki agree to $2 million deal

AP source: Marlins, Suzuki agree to $2 million deal

MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has decided to play for the Miami Marlins.

January 23, 2015 12:22 pmLoading…
Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride.

January 22, 2015 3:55 pmLoading…
Details of Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer's contract

Details of Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer's contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a pres…

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Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'

Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner if he got swept up in the scene.

January 21, 2015 8:33 pm Photos

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Rasmus excited about future in Houston

Rasmus excited about future in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Colby Rasmus never really took to living in Toronto in the 3 1/2 seasons he played for the Blue Jays.

January 21, 2015 3:30 pmLoading…
Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Bonds, Martinez

Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Bonds, Martinez

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds as the New York Yankees third baseman prepares to return from a season…

January 21, 2015 3:25 pmLoading…
Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contract with the New York Mets has been auctione…

January 21, 2015 2:28 pmLoading…

Rooftop owners sue Cubs over Wrigley renovations

CHICAGO (AP) — The owners of two rooftop businesses overlooking Wrigley Field are suing the Chicago Cubs and owner Tom Ricketts to try to bloc…

January 20, 2015 6:53 pmLoading…

Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams

Ernie Banks left great memories for teammate Billy Williams

CHICAGO (AP) — As he approached the casket to pay his respects to Ernie Banks, a steady flow of memories came rushing back to Billy Williams.

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Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser

Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser

NEW YORK (AP) — Omar Minaya is switching sides.

January 29, 2015 1:08 pmLoading…

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo

White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo

CHICAGO (AP) — The White Sox were looking to add versatility to their lineup, so they decided to bring back infielder Gordon Beckham after tra…

January 28, 2015 10:14 pmLoading…

Marlins finalize $2 million, 1-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki

Marlins finalize $2 million, 1-year deal with Ichiro Suzuki

MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has passed his physical and finalized a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins.

January 28, 2015 12:51 pmLoading…

Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

Chicago Cubs' Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after …

January 28, 2015 12:47 pm Photos

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AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

AP source: Yanks thinking of not making $6M payment to A-Rod

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Wi…

January 27, 2015 8:33 amLoading…

Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball

Manfred knows he'll get hit as commish _ his name is on ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred knows he'll get pounded now that he's baseball commissioner — his name is printed in blue script on the sweet spot…

January 26, 2015 6:44 pmLoading…

Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

Family attorney: Cubs great Ernie Banks died of heart attack

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died after a heart attack, an attorney representing the Hall of Famer's family said Sunday.

January 25, 2015 5:13 pm Photos

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Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

Hall of Famer Ernie Banks mourned in sports world and beyond

CHICAGO (AP) — To Chicago Cubs fans, Ernie Banks was sunshine that cut through decades of darkness. To baseball players, he was the spirit of …

January 24, 2015 6:29 pm Photos

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AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

AP Interview: Selig says MLB could expand internationally

NEW YORK (AP) — Bud Selig began his 8,173rd and final day in charge of baseball by waking up in a Manhattan hotel, having breakfast and workin…

January 24, 2015 5:56 pm Photos

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Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks dies at 83

Even as the Chicago Cubs lost one game after another, Ernie Banks never lost hope.

January 24, 2015 9:01 am Photos

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Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

Ryan Vogelsong, Giants agree to $4 million, 1-year deal

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ryan Vogelsong visited the Houston Astros this week and had an uncomfortable feeling about how he might fit in, and he ha…

January 23, 2015 4:39 pmLoading…

AP source: Marlins, Suzuki agree to $2 million deal

AP source: Marlins, Suzuki agree to $2 million deal

MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki has decided to play for the Miami Marlins.

January 23, 2015 12:22 pmLoading…

Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

Tigers say they weren't shocked by Scherzer's departure

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride.

January 22, 2015 3:55 pmLoading…

Details of Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer's contract

Details of Nationals right-hander Max Scherzer's contract

WASHINGTON (AP) — Because of deferred money, pitcher Max Scherzer's $210 million, seven-year contract with the Washington Nationals has a pres…

January 22, 2015 9:14 amLoading…

Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'

Scherzer's $210M deal done, Nationals think about 'winning'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Forgive Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner if he got swept up in the scene.

January 21, 2015 8:33 pm Photos

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Rasmus excited about future in Houston

Rasmus excited about future in Houston

HOUSTON (AP) — Colby Rasmus never really took to living in Toronto in the 3 1/2 seasons he played for the Blue Jays.

January 21, 2015 3:30 pmLoading…

Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Bonds, Martinez

Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Bonds, Martinez

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds as the New York Yankees third baseman prepares to return from a season…

January 21, 2015 3:25 pmLoading…

Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

Strawberry's deferred compensation auctioned for $1.3M

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The deferred compensation agreement included in Darryl Strawberry's 1985-90 contract with the New York Mets has been auctione…

January 21, 2015 2:28 pmLoading…

Rooftop owners sue Cubs over Wrigley renovations

CHICAGO (AP) — The owners of two rooftop businesses overlooking Wrigley Field are suing the Chicago Cubs and owner Tom Ricketts to try to bloc…

January 20, 2015 6:53 pmLoading…

Male team of the year: Billings Mustangs

Male team of the year: Billings Mustangs

Championship dreams? Of course the 2014 Billings Mustangs began the season with them.

December 28, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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New Mustangs owners see Dehler as blank canvas

New Mustangs owners see Dehler as blank canvas

The ‘I’s are dotted, the ‘T’s crossed. Major League Baseball has officially approved the sale of the Billings Mustangs and the last of the fra…

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Mustangs sale OK'd by MLB

Mustangs sale OK'd by MLB

Major League Baseball on Monday gave official approval of the sale of the Billings Mustangs to new owners Dave Heller and Bob Herrfeldt of Mai…

December 22, 2014 6:45 pm Video Photos

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Gregorius arrives in New York with title: Sir Didi

Gregorius arrives in New York with title: Sir Didi

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter earned five titles for the New York Yankees. His successor at shortstop already has one: Sir Didi Gregorius, proud memb…

December 12, 2014 4:15 pmLoading…

Welsch column: Is Billings ready for new Mustangs' energy?

Welsch column: Is Billings ready for new Mustangs' energy?

The old Billings Mustangs merged with the new for about an hour Friday afternoon in the clubhouse at Dehler Park, and the contrast couldn’t ha…

December 06, 2014 6:30 pm Video Loading…

Mustangs' owners envision grand ballpark experience

Mustangs' owners envision grand ballpark experience

The news that former Mustangs shortstop Didi Gregorius was acquired by the Yankees on Friday as a potential replacement for retired legend Der…

December 05, 2014 6:30 pm Photos

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'An exciting day' as Mustangs announce sale to Iowa group

'An exciting day' as Mustangs announce sale to Iowa group

With best wishes from the former ownership, the two new owners of the Billings Mustangs said hello to Dehler Park and the Magic City on Friday…

December 05, 2014 3:00 pm Video Photos

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Mustangs set press conference; sale imminent

Mustangs set press conference; sale imminent

The Billings Mustangs minor league baseball organization has called a press conference for 3 p.m. Friday at Dehler Park to announce that the t…

December 04, 2014 11:50 am Photos

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Schofield returning to manage Mustangs

Schofield returning to manage Mustangs

Dick Schofield is coming back to manage the Billings Mustangs.

December 01, 2014 4:30 pm Photos

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Original Mustangs player Barnes passes away at 88

Original Mustangs player Barnes passes away at 88

Les Barnes, the starting shortstop for the Billings Mustangs during their inaugural season in 1948, passed away Nov. 5 at the age of 88.

November 08, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

Mustangs' Roller named top Pioneer exec

Billings Mustangs general manager Gary Roller has been named the Pioneer League’s 2014 executive of the year.

September 29, 2014 7:55 pmLoading…

'Playing for each other' part of Mustangs' recipe for Pioneer League title

'Playing for each other' part of Mustangs' recipe for Pioneer League title

The Billings Mustangs are Pioneer League champions for the first time since 2003. Fans might not have thought that possible during the middle …

September 13, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Mustangs hang on to beat Owlz; win Pioneer League championship

Mustangs hang on to beat Owlz; win Pioneer League championship

OREM, Utah – The longest championship drought in Billings Mustangs’ rookie-league history is over.

September 11, 2014 9:49 pmLoading…

Mustangs beat Owlz in 11th inning; 1 win away from Pioneer League title

Mustangs beat Owlz in 11th inning; 1 win away from Pioneer League title

Shed Long rounded third base and saw the throw from Orem’s Raul Linares bounce in the dirt at first base. And he realized the Billings Mustang…

September 09, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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Moran, Mustangs ready for championship series

Moran, Mustangs ready for championship series

Luke Moran stood alone holding a football in the Dehler Park outfield, waiting for somebody to join him for a little pigskin toss. It’s a comm…

September 08, 2014 5:00 pmLoading…

Mustangs playoff tickets on sale Monday

Mustangs playoff tickets on sale Monday

Tickets for Game 1 of the Pioneer League Championship Series go on sale Monday at 9 a.m.

September 07, 2014 4:12 pmLoading…

Mustangs sweep Great Falls for division title

GREAT FALLS — The Great Falls Voyagers never truly solved the right arm of Tyler Mahle.

September 06, 2014 11:12 pmLoading…

Mustangs pound Great Falls 10-3 in playoff opener

Mustangs pound Great Falls 10-3 in playoff opener

The Mustangs’ first postseason game in six years was a microcosm of the past month, as hitters scratched and clawed in two-strike counts and p…

September 05, 2014 10:55 pmLoading…

Mustangs 'amped' to begin first Pioneer League playoff appearance since 2008

Mustangs 'amped' to begin first Pioneer League playoff appearance since 2008

The 76-game grind is over. Now the fun begins.

September 04, 2014 11:02 pmLoading…

Mustangs stay hot, rout Helena 8-1

Six pitchers combined on a two-hitter, and the playoff-bound Billings Mustangs continued their second-half surge by beating Helena 8-1 in Pion…

September 03, 2014 9:50 pmLoading…

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