The Dodgers started 12 players in left field in 2017, and the position appears no more settled as Spring Training begins.
Plenty of position battles will take place in the Rays’ camp this spring, but none will have as many involved as second base.
The Reds open Spring Training today with the arrival of pitchers and catchers at camp, and thus formally begins the deepest and most competitive battle for a job — the fifth spot in Cincinnati’s rotation.
Whoever fills the void in the Pirates’ outfield won’t be asked to replace Andrew McCutchen. For one, it’s not possible to supplant the former face of the franchise who was also, by most metrics, Pittsburgh’s most productive hitter a year ago.
When first asked about the Mets’ rotation this winter, new manager Mickey Callaway left things purposefully vague. Jacob deGrom and Noah Syndergaard, the Mets’ twin aces, are of course guaranteed spots. After that? Callaway isn’t saying.
The back end of the Giants’ starting rotation will move to the forefront among Spring Training priorities.
Mike Minor is gone. So is Scott Alexander. And Joakim Soria. As the Royals’ pitchers and catchers report Tuesday for Spring Training, an intriguing camp battle looms in the back of the bullpen.
Among the questions facing the Mariners as they prepare to open Spring Training this week will be the health of outfielder Guillermo Heredia. And, in turn, should Heredia not be ready to start the season as he recovers from shoulder surgery, who steps up to fill the role of fourth outfielder on a team that […]
Every year since they began contending back in 2012, the Nationals have entered Spring Training with their rotation set. This year, however, the Nats’ No. 5 starter will be decided in camp.
When the Yankees were preparing to set their 2017 Opening Day roster, several members of the coaching staff spoke in favor of promoting Gleyber Torres to the big leagues, even though the infielder had yet to play above Class-A ball.
The Pirates’ vision — before, during and since their three-year run of success that began in 2013 — has been a window-less existence, a steady run in which they compete every season, never pushing all the way in or pulling all the way out. But their window closed with consecutive losing seasons, so they chose […]