Masahiro Tanaka will have the honor of serving as the Yankees’ Opening Day starter for the second consecutive season, manager Joe Girardi announced on Thursday.
The Orioles continue to be at a standstill regarding the status of outfielder Hyun Soo Kim.
Led by Jonathan Schoop’s three-run homer, the Orioles capped Grapefruit League play with a 6-1 win over the Braves on Thursday afternoon at Ed Smith Stadium.
Chris Tillman will get the ball on Monday at 3:05 p.m. ET to start a new season, a chance for the right-hander to set himself — and the Orioles — on the right foot.
Old friends treated Jake Odorizzi rudely in his final outing of the spring as the Pirates beat the Rays 13-8 on Thursday at Charlotte Sports Park.
Major League Baseball once again returns to Montreal this weekend. The Blue Jays and Red Sox will play a pair of exhibition games at Olympic Stadium, with Friday’s game at 7:05 p.m. ET and Saturday’s contest at 1:05 p.m. Both games are on MLB.TV.
Johnny Barbato is packing his bags for New York, having been informed that he has earned a spot on the Yankees’ Opening Day roster, and the right-hander now has a little something extra to bring along on the trip.
This year, the best dining experiences in the Bronx just might be at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees on Thursday unveiled several new mouth-watering food and drink offerings available to fans beginning on Opening Day.
The pending baseball season, the Mets’ 55th and the 113th for the Yankees, ends with a 6, and that portends something special happening. The big city is all but guaranteed an extraordinary occurrence involving at least one of its two big league franchises because of the calendar.
Stephen Piscotty homered twice, while Brandon Moss and Jeremy Hazelbaker also went deep as the Cardinals wrapped up Spring Training with a 9-1 victory over the Yankees on Thursday at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Masahiro Tanaka answered all of the Yankees’ questions to their satisfaction this spring, and as he eyes an Opening Day rematch with Dallas Keuchel and the Astros, the right-hander has his mind focused on producing a different result than last year’s AL Wild Card playoff game.