For a team that came within two wins of the World Series last year and is returning nearly all of its key players this season, it's tough to find many weaknesses when looking at the Los Angeles Dodgers as they prepare for the 2014 campaign. The...Show More Summary
We're exactly three weeks away from Opening Day, and the Marlins' starting lineup for the start of the 2014 season has begun to form. On March 2, Marlins manager Mike Redmond named Jose Fernandez, the 2013 National League Rookie of the Year, as his starting pitcher against the Colorado Rockies. Show More Summary
After two-and-a-half weeks in Tampa, Fla., the New York Yankees have just about reached the midway point of 2014 spring training. Thirteen games have already produced a number of good signs for the team's positional players, and considering...Show More Summary
MLB spring training is the time of year when all sorts of players put up video game numbers. Of course, spring stats can be notoriously unreliable indicators of future success. For that reason, the early breakout stars who made thisShow More Summary
With spring training in full swing, the St. Louis Cardinals are getting to take some early peeks at a handful of players who will be fighting for roster spots as Opening Day draws near. The usual suspects are already putting on a show. Matt...Show More Summary
The 2014 edition of March Madness is just over a week away, meaning that (with apologies to spring training) the national pastime for the next 10 days is going to be predicting upsets. Even with most of the field of 68 still up in the...Show More Summary
Ruben Tejada is a subject of intense focus in spring training as the Mets try to determine if he can handle the starting job at shortstop.
The Boston Red Sox reported to spring training this year with one mission in mind: to defend their World Series title. As they proved in 2013, it takes all 25 guys on a roster—usually more when dealing with injuries—to win a championship. A prime example is Xander Bogaerts. Show More Summary
Justin Ruggiano went 3 for 3 with a two-run homer and three RBIs, raising his spring training batting average to.583 as the Chicago Cubs outlasted a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 10-8 Sunday.
After falling two games short of a World Series berth, the Detroit Tigers again come into a season as a leading contender to win the American League pennant. So far, Tigers have made headlines for taking shots at former teams, turning scars into smiley faces, kissing alligators and posing in bikinis with swimsuit models. Show More Summary
A.J. Pollock drove in two runs with his second triple of spring training, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied the San Diego Padres 2-2 in 10 innings Sunday.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of spring training for Miami and the Marlins lost to the Tigers 3-1 on Sunday.
Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Kris Medlen left Sunday's spring training game against the New York Mets after 3.2 innings with an injured forearm. Mark Bowman of MLB.com provided the details: Medlen has a right forearm strain. He'll...Show More Summary
The St. Louis Cardinals and Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz have agreed to a deal, the team announced Sunday: The St. Louis Cardinals have signed Cuban free-agent shortstop Aledmys Diaz. Diaz will report to Cardinals Spring Training camp on Monday. — St. Show More Summary
The odds of getting your car hit by a baseball are usually pretty low. For MLB players, you would expect the odds to be even slimmer. At 33 years old, Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson will be playing in his 10th season in the MLB this year. Show More Summary
Earlier this week the Boston Red Sox were forced to apologize for not sending any of their star players to play in a spring training game at the Miami Marlins. Red Sox owner John Henry then took to Twitter and burned the Marlins, taking a blatant shot at their low-payroll roster. Show More Summary
The Miami Marlins and Boston Red Sox have been getting into it recently during spring training. Now, Red Sox owner John Henry has joined in. According to Juan C. Rodriguez of the Sun Sentinel (h/t Nate Scott of For The Win), Miami executives...Show More Summary
Trevor Rosenthal had a pain-free spring training debut and Michael Wacha pitched three effective innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-4 tie with a Washington Nationals split squad that was called after 10 innings Saturday.
Major League Baseball is already in spring training and the regular season will begin in less than a month. So it would make sense that MLB Advanced Media would have its revival of R.B.I. Baseball ready to go around the time teams throw out the first pitch. And sure enough, it appears that R.B.I. Baseball will take the field for Xbox 360, PS3, iOS, and Android on April 10.
Spring training is important, but you cannot always judge regular-season success based on how people perform in this month of exhibitions. For example, some guys do great all spring but never seem to stick on a major league team. On the flip side, some of the best players in baseball aren ’t very good at spring training for some reason. Show More Summary