Mar 15, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT
Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports wrote an interesting article last week about how Bryce Harper doesn’t exactly fit the villain role he’s been cast to play. And here’s further proof …
Mar 15, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT
The 28-year-old southpaw posted a shiny 1.32 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 28/6 K/BB ratio in 27 1/3 innings last season for the Mets, who now have a huge hole at left-handed relief.
Mar 15, 2015, 8:54 AM EDT
It’s probably nothing to worry about here in mid-March. Few players have appeared in more games over the last five years than ‘Cutch.
Mar 11, 2015, 11:20 PM EDT
Duda suffered an oblique strain two weeks ago, but he has been hitting in Mets camp since Monday.
Mar 11, 2015, 10:07 PM EDT
Mesoraco should be ready for more Cactus League action in about a week and he is fully expected to be ready for Opening Day. The 26-year-old hit .273/.359/.534 with 25 homers and 80 RBI in 114 games last season.
Mar 11, 2015, 9:14 PM EDT
Going all out in a Cactus League game — scary but impressive.
Mar 11, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT
The latest from Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com …
Mar 11, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was eased into activities this spring after undergoing season-ending surgery last August to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. But he made his 2015 Cactus League debut on Monday and then truly made his presence felt in his second Cactus League game on Wednesday …
Mar 11, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT
A-Rod is now batting .455/.538/.818 through five spring games.
Mar 10, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT
Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale acknowledged Tuesday to MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert that Tomas is struggling at third base, where the D’Backs want to play him despite a physical profile that fits much better in left field.
Mar 10, 2015, 9:53 PM EDT
Jake Locker officially announced his retirement from pro football Tuesday at the age of 26, stating that he no longer has “the burning desire necessary to play the game for a living” after four injury-plagued seasons as a quarterback for the Tennessee Titans.
Mar 10, 2015, 8:49 PM EDT
The latest report from Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports …
Mar 10, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT
Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons suffered a strained oblique near the end of February, but he’s been taking batting practice and doing fielding drills for the past week without any discomfort and the 25-year-old is now ready to make his spring debut.
Mar 10, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT
Soler and Bryant are both 23 years old and Baez is 22. It’s an exciting time to be a Cubs fan.
Mar 10, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT
Taylor logged 3,765 plate appearances in the minor leagues but only 114 plate appearances in the majors.
Mar 8, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT
Tanaka worked through a successful two-inning simulated outing on Saturday in Yankees camp and figures to go two innings in his first start of the spring.
Mar 8, 2015, 3:47 PM EDT
Minoso, the first black major leaguer in Chicago, passed away last week at the age of 92.
Mar 8, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT
From Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch comes word that right-handed starter Lance Lynn had to make an early departure from his Grapefruit League debut Sunday against the Marlins due to a left hip flexor strain.
Mar 8, 2015, 1:21 PM EDT
Some good news out of Tigers camp in Florida …
Mar 8, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT
Hamels posted a terrific 2.46 ERA (151 ERA+) and 8.7 K/9 in 204 2/3 innings last season for Philadelphia.
Mar 8, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT
Veteran left-hander Cliff Lee was limited to 81 1/3 innings last season due to elbow trouble, and he’s apparently not done with that battle.
Mar 8, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT
Drew Smyly is being viewed by many as a potential breakout candidate for the 2015 season, but this bit of news may throw a wrench into all of that …
Mar 8, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT
It’ll actually be his first time playing third base in a live baseball game since September 10, 2013.
Mar 8, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT
University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh served as the Athletics’ first base coach for part of Saturday’s Cactus League game against the Angels …
Mar 4, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT
MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez has an update on the ongoing extension negotiations between Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto and veteran closer Huston Street …
- Brad Ausmus receives a vote of confidence from new Tigers general manager Al Avila 6
- Title or no title, Dave Dombrowski’s tenure in Detroit was a success 20
- Dave Dombrowski out as Tigers General Manager, team president; Al Avila takes over 56
- Blue Jays’ Aaron Sanchez, John Gibbons disciplined in the wake of Sunday’s plunkings 69
- Believe the hype: Carlos Correa is already a superstar 34
- Gregg Zaun to Yordano Ventura: “stop writing checks with your mouth that your skinny ass can’t cash” 93
- And That Happened: Monday’s scores and highlights 55
- Adrian Beltre needs just five innings for the third cycle of his career 16
- The benches cleared in Friday’s Giants-Rangers game (208)
- Blue Jays acquire David Price from the Tigers (113)
- Rangers land ace left-hander Cole Hamels from Phillies (106)
- Gregg Zaun to Yordano Ventura: “stop writing checks with your mouth that your skinny ass can’t cash” (94)
- And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights (88)