Tampa Bay Rays


PHOENIX – The Cubs still haven’t been cleared in the Joe Maddon tampering case. 


MESA, Ariz. — This is how Joe Maddon’s mind works: The Cubs manager brought up a retired four-star general/former Secretary of State while breaking down Jason Motte’s impact on the bullpen. 


The Cubs capped off their face-to-face recruiting pitch by taking Jon Lester to dinner at RPM Steak, a trendy River North restaurant.


The American League East has seen plenty of up-and-down movement with its teams over the last five years, with the Yankees sinking into mediocrity and Baltimore turning into an annual playoff cont