The concept of showing up to spring training in the best shape of his life is not something that applies to Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto. While most players enter camp after spending their offseason gaining the right kind of weight to add power, or losing pounds to up their speed and agility, Votto […]
The 2018 Cardinals’ roster will have some significant changes from the previous season.
Albert Pujols arrived at Angels camp Friday looking leaner and stronger after dropping 13-15 pounds over his first surgery-free offseason in two years.
It could have been a whole lot worse for Detroit Tigers southpaw Travis Wood. The 31-year-old, who joined the Tigers on a minor-league contract last month, almost came to camp without one of his fingers. He did arrive on Wednesday with both hands intact, but had a splint on his right hand thanks to a […]
Gary Sanchez absorbed the criticism of his defensive abilities last season, both within the Yankees organization and outside of it. As he heads into his second full big league season, the 25-year-old promises to be a more complete presence on both sides of the ball.
The Cubs welcomed Yu Darvish to their Spring Training facility on Tuesday.
Instead of celebrating the new beginning that is spring training, MLB teams and players are still dealing with the remaining questions from a winter when nothing happened — and wondering how to avoid a repeat.
Where's the pitching? It's the most pertinent question facing the Phillies in these last few days before the first official workout of spring training. Anybody with two working eyes and a general understanding of what a competitive big league rotation looks like should know that it should look
Fans will celebrate the return of baseball next week when pitchers and catchers report for spring training, but it's the business side of baseball that's making headlines and creating hard feelings that could linger for years. With an unprecedented number of high-profile free agents still without
The long offseason is set to come to an end as pitchers and catchers report to Arizona and Florida in less than two weeks, but there’s still much to do before spring training opens. More than 100 free agents remain on the market – including some of the league’s best players – while commissioner Rob […]
So what are the Marlins getting with the position player prospects snagged in five trades this offseason? Some perspective from talent evaluators: ▪ Outfielder Lewis Brinson, acquired in the Christian Yelich deal with Milwaukee. Rated MLB's No. 13 overall prospect. Hit .106 in 21 games for the Brewers
Brandon Moss doesn’t have much sympathy for fellow players who are bemoaning the slow-as-molasses offseason and the lack of big free-agent signings. In fact, the first baseman believes the players did it to themselves. Moss, who was recently acquired by the Oakland Athletics in a trade with the Kansas City Royals, feels the last round […]