Giancarlo Stanton hit a long home run for the second straight day, a two-run drive off Jack Leathersich in the seventh inning that hit the top of a practice field behind the left-field wall Monday during the Miami Marlins' 11-1 rout of the New York Mets.
Brandon Beachy became the second straight Atlanta starting pitcher forced to leave early, exiting the Braves' 8-1 win over Philadelphia on Monday because of tightness around his right elbow.
Russell Martin hit his fourth home run of a torrid spring training Monday, but Steve Pearce and Michael Almanzar each hit two-run homers to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 7-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Florida State's Jameis Winston started his first two games of the season last week — both as a designated hitter — had his first extra-base hit of the season and earned his second save of the year.
These prospects have moved up in our composite rankings recently: Masahiro Tanaka (#4)... Archie Bradley (#9)... Maikel Franco (#18)... Lucas Giolito (#21)... Corey Seager (#36)... Mookie Betts (#76)... See our detailed prospect rankings for more info. (3/10/2014)
PHOENIX -- When the Dodgers opened camp last month, there was only one starting job up for grabs. Now that competition may be drawing to a close as well, with Dee Gordon looking more and more like the opening day second baseman.
Because the Los Angeles Angels have baseball’s best player in Mike Trout and one of the largest payrolls in the league, you’d think they’d be a powerhouse. But they’re not. The Angels last made the playoffs in 2009, and their efforts to buy their way back into October with the recent signings of Albert Pujols, C.J. Show More Summary
The Boston Red Sox won the World Series in 2013 despite sending just three players to the All-Star Game —Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz and Clay Buchholz. Which other Red Sox have the potential to be chosen for this year's midseason classic in Minneapolis? Here are the team's top 10 candidates and their chances of being selected, as well as a few honorable mentions. Begin Slideshow
In a National League West oozing with talent, it is only appropriate to offer a ranking of the top 25 players in the division. Does pitching rule the NL West? Which newcomers will make impacts? Take a look to find out! Note: Rankings are based on how well the player has performed in previous seasons and his potential to play well in the future. Begin Slideshow
All the talk in Major League Baseball right now is about spring games, prospects who have looked good and established starters battling injuries. There are plenty of those stories to go around, but there is also a budding trade market developing. Of course, any trade talk this time of year comes with a caveat. Show More Summary
Every day that passes for the Washington Nationals serves as another reminder that they failed to meet their expectations in 2013. Two weeks into 2014's spring training, however, and Washington has every reason to believe that it can...Show More Summary
As we continue toward the midway point of spring training, the Cleveland Indians lineup has begun to take shape. Most of the lineup will look familiar to fans, as it is largely similar to the go-to lineup the Indians utilized towardShow More Summary
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
The New York Yankees' outfield is crowded, and there may not be room for 40-year-old veteran Ichiro Suzuki—not even in a reserve role. Offseason acquisitions of Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran drastically altered the outfield picture...Show More Summary
In the later part of his career, Barry Bonds had the build of a prolific slugger. Now that he has been retired for a few years, it looks like he has slimmed down quite a bit. When the 49-year-old showed up to San Francisco Giants spring...Show More Summary
Nobody expects or wants their team to peak during spring training. Many players do head into spring training with hype and expectations surrounding them, though. They are expected to produce numbers that leave fans excited for the regular...Show More Summary
The Atlanta Braves have completed two weeks of spring training, and things are beginning to take shape. Every spring training there are a few players who really stand out. This spring training has been no different. While we still have...Show More Summary
With the start of spring training competition and Opening Day steadily approaching, fans and teams are setting predictions and goals for their players to accomplish in the 2014 season. Starters, role players and bench players alike will...Show More Summary
In baseball, momentum is only as good as the next day's starting pitcher. For the New York Yankees, that adage has taken on increased importance this spring as the battle for the No. 5 rotation spot rages on in Tampa, Fla. The top of...Show More Summary