Mar 24, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT
De La Rosa had been penciled in for the Rockies’ home opener, but that no longer seems realistic.
Mar 24, 2015, 8:17 PM EDT
Jose Abreu “put it on the board” with this solo shot Tuesday off Rockies reliever Jairo Diaz …
Mar 24, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT
Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported earlier this month that “serious concern exists” about the structure of Hector Olivera’s throwing elbow. That report has been refuted by Olivera’s representatives and the 29-year-old Cuban infielder still managed to score …
Mar 24, 2015, 6:19 PM EDT
Veteran reliever Heath Bell was released by the Nationals on Monday after walking five batters and surrendering five runs — four earned — over 6 1/3 Grapefruit League innings. And the 37-year-old righty is not going to try to latch on with another team.
Mar 22, 2015, 5:32 PM EDT
Joel Sherman of the New York Post has the story …
Mar 22, 2015, 4:25 PM EDT
It’s pretty good …
Mar 22, 2015, 3:39 PM EDT
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told John Lott of Canada’s National Post on Sunday that infielder Maicer Izturis will open the 2015 regular season on the 15-day disabled list because of a groin strain.
Mar 22, 2015, 2:24 PM EDT
Some good news this weekend out of Rays camp …
Mar 22, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT
Pastornicky was released by the Braves on Thursday.
Mar 22, 2015, 12:32 PM EDT
It was reported last week that the Marlins had reached agreement on a long-term contract extension with young outfielder Christian Yelich and now the deal has been made official.
Mar 22, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons announced Sunday morning in Dunedin, Florida that Brett Cecil will open the 2015 regular season as the team’s closer.
Mar 22, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT
Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Tigers’ home game against the Nationals and Martinez will DH on the road against the Braves. They’re both expected to get around three at-bats.
Mar 22, 2015, 8:54 AM EDT
Bryant is now batting .480 with a 2.072 OPS in 29 plate appearances this spring. He has more home runs than all of the players in Marlins camp combined.
Mar 19, 2015, 8:43 PM EDT
This was a top-heavy group last year and it killed them down the stretch. It’s top-heavy again in 2015.
Mar 18, 2015, 11:28 PM EDT
Get excited, Rockies fans.
Mar 18, 2015, 10:35 PM EDT
Rays right-hander Alex Colome was a late arriver to spring training this year because of visa issues in his native Dominican Republic and then he had to be sent to a local hospital with a case of pneumonia just a few days after unpacking his bags.
Mar 18, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT
The latest from Jon Heyman at CBSSports.com …
Mar 18, 2015, 8:34 PM EDT
Stanton is now sporting an .884 OPS in 21 at-bats this spring.
Mar 18, 2015, 7:47 PM EDT
The Cardinals have advanced to the NLCS in nine of the last 15 seasons — 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. Can this 2015 group follow in those footsteps?
Mar 18, 2015, 6:52 PM EDT
He’s batting .429 with a 1.217 OPS through 30 plate appearances this spring.
Mar 17, 2015, 11:18 PM EDT
MLB.com’s Ken Gurnick reports that closer Kenley Jansen is off his crutches for good and played catch from a distance of 60 feet on Tuesday afternoon.
Mar 17, 2015, 10:05 PM EDT
If the Cubs hold off on promoting Bryant until April 17, they can delay his potential free agency an extra year — from 2020 to 2021. A whole year of control for an easy 10-game delay. It’s a no-brainer.
Mar 17, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT
Red Sox closer Koji Uehara has not looked sharp this spring in the Grapefruit League, yielding seven hits and two earned runs in three innings. And now he’s going to have a little less time to iron things out.
Mar 17, 2015, 8:14 PM EDT
Yankees manager Joe Girardi described the strain as “mild, mild, mild,” so this isn’t something that should affect Ellsbury’s readiness for the beginning of the regular season.
Mar 17, 2015, 7:27 PM EDT
Mike Trout was doing Mike Trout things Tuesday in Arizona.
- Bryce Harper leads in the first round of National League All-Star voting 22
- Buster Olney: The Marlins should hire A-Rod to be their next manager 39
- Breaking down the Braves-Dodgers trade 15
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights 34
- So that Juan Uribe trade to the Braves is back on … 11
- Ruben Amaro apologizes for comments about fans, admits he may have been late on rebuild 24
- Jonathan Lucroy expected to rejoin the Brewers on Monday 0
- More drama in Miami: Marlins demote third base coach Brett Butler after “confusion” over signs 35
- And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights (133)
- Bryce Harper on Marvin Hudson ejection: “I don’t think 40,000 people came to watch him ump” (132)
- Bryce Harper ejected for second time in a week (122)
- And That Happened: Tuesday’s scores and highlights (101)
- And That Happened: Thursday’s scores and highlights (96)