Six weeks after arriving simply looking to make a good impression at his first big league camp, John Gant exited Spring Training with the distinction of being a Major Leaguer.
Having closely tracked the fifth-starter battle between CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova this spring, former Major League outfielder Ken Singleton said he was glad the decision wasn’t his to make.
Giancarlo Stanton gave the Marlins all the offense they needed, driving in two runs, including an RBI single in the third inning that proved the difference in a 2-1 win over the Yankees on Saturday afternoon at Marlins Park in the spring finale for both clubs.
The Rays acquired catcher Carlos Corporan from the Yankees on Saturday in exchange for cash considerations.
Lefty reliever Andrew Miller wanted to pitch Saturday in the Yankees’ final Spring Training game, a 2-1 loss to the Marlins. And he got his wish, facing three batters in his first appearance since injuring his non-throwing hand on Wednesday. Miller walked one and struck out one.
White Sox prospect Trey Michalczewski got word a few days ago of his inclusion on this weekend’s exhibition trip to San Diego.
Count longtime Twins broadcaster Dick Bremer as one of those who believes Minnesota will build on its 2015 campaign that saw the club post a winning record for the first time since 2010.
The Nationals and Twins played their final exhibition game of 2016 at Nationals Park on Saturday afternoon, and the two teams found themselves in a slugfest. When it over, they played to an 8-8 tie. The Twins finished the spring with a 19-11-2 record, while the Nationals ended the spring with a 19-4-4 mark.
Tigers radio and television play-by-play voice Dan Dickerson reads down the list of star hitters in the batting order and sees the potential for massive numbers. Where he looks for improvement, however, is further down to the youngsters.
The Tigers will put a half-dozen players on the disabled list when they set their Opening Day roster on Sunday. And yet, as manager Brad Ausmus packed up camp, he could justifiably breathe a sigh of relief.
As the Royals prepare for Sunday’s Opening Night against the Mets and a rematch of the World Series, manager Ned Yost discussed the surprises of camp, his deep bullpen and his Opening Day starter.
Scott Servais has been through numerous Opening Days during his 11-year Major League career as a catcher and the last 10 years as a director of player development with the Rangers and Angels. But this Monday, he’ll step on the field for the first time as a manager when the Mariners line up for Opening […]