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Rockies go after Taiwan pitcher

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By Barney HutchinsonNovember 29, 2001 DENVER–Two players from one country does not constitute a “pipeline.” But for the Rockies, it definitely demonstrates a trend. Colorado has approached 16-year-old pitcher Luo […]

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Dent to manage Triple-A Omaha

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By Alan EskewNovember 29, 2001 Bucky Dent is going back to the minors. Dent, who has been the bench coach for the Rangers the past seven years, was named manger […]

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Pirates name Creech scouting director

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By John PerrottoNovember 21, 2001 PITTSBURGH–After nearly a three-month search, the Pittsburgh Pirates found a new scouting director late Tuesday night. The Pirates hired Ed Creech to replace Mickey White, […]

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Jays hire Ricciardi

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By Larry MillsonNovember 15, 2001 TORONTO–Holy Name High in Worcester, Mass., lost its basketball coach. That means the Toronto Blue Jays finally have their new general manager. That would be […]

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Economics drive contraction talk

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By Tracy RingolsbyNovember 8, 2001 MILWAUKEE — In the ’90s, Major League owners welcomed expansion, and the $450 million they divided from the expansion fees paid by the four new […]

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Ilitch seeks new fortune for Tigers

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By Pat CaputoNovember 8, 2001 With his franchise reeling, Tigers owner Mike Ilitch looked to Dave Dombrowski to turn around the organization’s fortunes. Dombrowski was named Detroit’s president the day […]

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Owners vote to contract

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November 6, 2001 ROSEMONT, Ill. — Major League Baseball owners voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to authorize Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to begin the process of contracting two teams prior to the […]

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Statement from Donald Fehr

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November 6, 2001 “Today’s announcement by the commissioner — that the clubs will attempt to immediately eliminate two as yet unnamed major league clubs — is most imprudent and unfortunate. […]

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Possible contraction scenario changes

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By John PerrottoNovember 6, 2001 Major League Baseball has revamped its possible contraction plan, which introduces major changes for the possible dispersal draft. Reports of two teams being contracted before […]

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Astros name Jimy Williams manager

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By Tom HalliburtonNovember 2, 2001 HOUSTON — Jimy Williams made no promises, gave very few thoughts, saying he had seen the Houston Astros play in nearly five years. The 58-year-old […]

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