A.J. Hinch has a lot to be excited about heading into Opening Day, and the Astros manager recently took some time with MLB.com to talk about some of the issues central to his team.
As Spring Training has played out, Angels manager Mike Scioscia has begun to see some encouraging signs from his offense.
Mike Trout had a pair of doubles and a walk in three plate appearances, scored a run and drove in three as the Angels completed a sweep with an 8-1 victory at Angel Stadium on Saturday night.
Before playing their spring finale at ‘The Coliseum’ in Oakland — yes, it’s been renamed again — several A’s players stopped by Oracle Arena on Saturday morning for a little friendly basketball competition. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, the festivities were to include a free-throw shooting contest and a three-point shooting contest. And […]
Your browser does not support iframes. After doing little of note in Friday’s exhibition game in Montreal, Boston Red Sox icon David Ortiz ended the final spring training game of his storied career on a high note Saturday afternoon, and made a lifelong memory for one young fan at Olympic Stadium, too. Ortiz, who received […]
New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller has been cleared to pitch by a hand specialist despite having a fractured right wrist, but there may be another solution to the lanky southpaw’s early injury woes. Jim Abbott, who pitched parts of 10 seasons in the majors despite not being born with a right hand, has offered […]
Your browser does not support iframes. It’s not every day you see a coach step to the plate during a game, but Milwaukee Brewers assistant hitting coach Jason Lane did just that on Saturday, and he made sure to leave his mark during his only plate appearance. The former big leaguer was sent to the […]
Baseball’s back! Here are sights and sounds from San Diego Padres’ FanFest 2016.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss announced Saturday that righty Jordan Lyles will start Friday’s home opener against the Padres, that lefty reliever Jason Gurka and outfielder Brandon Barnes claimed the final undecided roster spots, and that lefty Jake McGee will be the closer.
The Phillies and Reds have fallen out of contention in recent years but are in the midst of significant rebuilds. There are many reasons to be optimistic about each club’s future, starting with an Opening Day contest in Cincinnati on Monday at 4:10 p.m. ET. Right-hander Jeremy Hellickson will get the start for the Phillies […]