Category: MLB

Yankees Trade Chase Headley to Padres, Lowering Payroll

Photo Chase Headley was a steadying force in the Yankees’ clubhouse, but his departure could allow the team to retain Todd Frazier, who is a free agent. Credit Michael Dwyer/Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — The Yankees finally found a way to shed Chase Headley’s contract. General Manager Brian Cashman, looking to reduce the team’s financial…

Alan Trammell and Jack Morris Elected to Hall of Fame

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown. Morris, a big-game pitcher, and Trammell, a star shortstop, were picked by a 16-member Modern Baseball Era committee that considered 10 candidates whose biggest contributions…