Tampa Bay Rays


Throwing at 120 feet, Jesse Crain likes his progress as he continues to work back from biceps tendinitis surgery last year.


A fan stepped to the microphone in the middle of a hotel ballroom and told the Cubs prospects on stage: “We love you like we love our wives and our children.”


A trip to New York reminded Joe Maddon of the nowhere-to-hide scrutiny that comes with this job. But having no OFF switch must sound ideal to someone who loves the bright lights.


Dave Martinez is returning to Wrigley Field as Joe Maddon’s bench coach.


"Don't ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure."

That's one of Joe Maddon's go-to sayings, appearing on the top of his lineup cards.