Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old nonroster invitee in spring training, hit a seventh inning home run to lift the Washington Nationals over the San Francisco Giants.
Clint Robinson, a 30-year-old non-roster invitee by Washington in spring training who had just 13 major league at-bats before this season, hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to give the Nationals a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Friday night.
On behalf of the Spring Data team I’d like to announce the availability of the final service release of the Spring Data release trains Evans and Dijkstra. Evans SR3 ships 114 tickets fixed, Dijkstra SR6 has 56 bugs squashed. Dijkstra is the last release train compatible with Spring 3.2 and picks up the latest service release of that as well. Show More Summary
At many moments this season, Dan Uggla seemed destined to depart. Few expected him to turn a spring training invite into a roster spot when Yunel Escobar arrived via trade. With the help of some injuries, he made the team.Read full article >>
Andrew Heaney entered his first spring training with the Angels hoping to win the fifth rotation spot but wound up pitching his way to triple-A, going 1-2 with a 7.03 earned-run average in six exhibition games in which he allowed 19 runs and 29 hits, struck out 19 and walked 10 in 24 1/3 innings.
The NFL is the season that never ends, but the closest thing to respite is the brief downtime between the end of the spring workout program (mid-June) and the beginning of training camp (late July). The Miami Dolphins are only just beginning...Show More Summary
The 2015 spring workout program is done. Training camp is about a month away. Now is as good a time as any to catch up on the New England Patriots from an overall perspective. A lot will change between now and the start of the regular season as the Patriots trim down their roster from 90 to 53 players. Show More Summary
Former NFL linebacker Brandon Magee went to spring training on a lark. It’s apparently become something more than that. Magee debuted last night for the Lowell Spinners, the Single-A affiliate to the Boston Red Sox. Playing left field in a 6-3 loss to the Hudson Valley Renegades, Magee was 0-2 at the plate, with a…
With the spring workout season complete and training camps about a month away, NFL teams are starting to get an idea for what their depth charts might look like for the 2015 season—and which of their rookies might end up in significant...Show More Summary
Terry Collins moved his father to Florida last winter, but as spring training approached, the old man’s compass pointed back to Michigan.
When Justin Turner joined the Dodgers shortly before spring training last year, he did so on a minor league contract.
Boston Red Sox Manager John Farrell laid out his team’s policy on cellphones, iPads and other social media devices during spring training. “Prior to 6:30 (about 40 minutes before first pitch for a standard night game), everything gets shut off,” Farrell said at the time, per ESPN’s Gordon Edes. “The only thing running at that […]
Kyle Schwarber is doing exactly what a young baseball player’s bosses ask. Through one full game, at least. Whether in spring training or during a surprise call-up during the season, Major League Baseball executives all say the same thing when it comes to prospects competing for a big league gig. Show More Summary
Josh Jackson has impressed coaches and scouts alike as he trains with the USA U19 team in Colorado Springs, Colo. 6-8 Josh Jackson is a special player. For HS guy, he has a great motor & major athleticism. Shooting stroke coming, too. @usabasketball — Fran Fraschilla (@franfraschilla) June 17, 2015 The 6-foot-8 wing out of […]
Back in spring training, when Bryce Harper laughed “Where’s my ring?” and the Nationals’ rotation looked like it had the potential to be one of the best ever, Jim Bowden predicted the Nationals would win the division title by five games en route to their first World Series title.Read full article >>
Metropolitan Diary: Spring and fashion season had arrived, and a commuter found herself studying the daily outfits of a flawless-looking fellow rider on the No. 6 train.
Training camp for the United States U19 National Team opened Saturday in Colorado Springs, and on Monday the team made its final cuts. T.J. Leaf, Silas Melson, Eric Paschall, Malik Pope and Seventh Woods were cut. The official roster is below. The United States, the reigning world champion at the U19 level, departs June 21 for […]
By JOSH NEWMAN Training camp for the United States U19 National Team opened Saturday in Colorado Springs, but it did so minus three players expected to attend. Maryland freshman Diamond Stone, 2016 Michigan commit Tyus Battle and uncommitted 2016 star Malik Monk all withdrew from consideration for the National Team, citing family and health reasons, […]
Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a bill into law Wednesday that will officially allow the Nationals and Astros to move forward with a joint spring training facility in West Palm Beach. Scott’s signature represented the final okay needed from the state, approving a change in a land-use regulation, though it was largely a formality. Show More Summary
In spring training, Tigers ace Justin Verlander injured his triceps and was slated to start the season on the disabled list. The severity wasn’t initially thought to be too serious, but two months into the season and we haven’t seen him on the hill yet. But Verlander is finally healthy enough to give it a […]