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 multi-part “Around the Horn” series, which features a look at Oakland’s projected starters and backup options at each position heading into the season, begins at second base.
Could Tim Beckham become the Rays’ second baseman of the future? Is Blake Snell better suited in a relief role? Beat reporter Bill Chastain answers those questions and more in the latest Inbox.
Returning to the Pirates’ rotation and pitching less than an hour away from his hometown, Chad Kuhl was bursting with energy Thursday night at Citizens Bank Park. But Andrew McCutchen and the rest of the Bucs’ bats provided the power, crushing five home runs en route to a 15-2 win over the Phillies that secured […]
More than 100 friends and family members of Pirates rookie righty Chad Kuhl will be in attendance as he returns to the rotation against Jerad Eickhoff and the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park on Thursday.
Starlin Castro has dazzled the Yankees on both sides of the ball this spring, hitting with authority while contributing a few defensive plays that offered reminders of Robinson Cano’s smooth style. As he prepares to call Yankee Stadium his new home, Castro just might be the team’s X-factor this season.