Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a single and sacrifice fly, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to an 8-4 victory over the New York Mets on Sunday.
Michael Pineda pitched three hitless innings and the New York Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 Saturday in a split-squad game.
Alex Rodriguez drew a mix of cheers and boos in his first road game this spring, and a New York Yankees split squad lost to the Toronto Blue Jays 1-0 Saturday.
Both the Mets and former senior vice president of ticket sales Leigh Castergine issued a joint statement Friday announcing the end of the Brooklyn federal court lawsuit.
While Gattis’ questionable catcher skills were a big reason he was jettisoned, the presence of prospect Christian Bethancourt was another, and the timing was right to give the 23-year-old the chance in 2015.
Masahiro Tanaka thought his spring training debut on Thursday was “good.” His teammates used another word: “great.”
The star of “Anchorman,” ”Elf” and several sports-related flicks played all 9 positions and coached for 10 teams in five Arizona ballparks Thursday in a spring-training blitz chronicled for an HBO special.
The Yankees insist there’s nothing behind the curious omission of Alex Rodriguez’s first home run since 2013 on their Twitter page. But fans have taken notice.
Normally, a player entering his sixth full season in the bigs has too much experience for a list like this, but digging deeper, Drew Storen fits here. The Nationals on paper are stacked, with established studs in their rotation from top to bottom and starters set at each position on the field.
Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.
President Barack Obama said in December the U.S. was re-establishing relations with the communist island nation.
A trade is more likely to come midseason, if at all, but the Phillies can feel confident that when the time comes, Ken Giles is waiting in the wings.
Sometimes it’s best not to mess with a good thing, and Aaron Sanchez in the back end of the Blue Jays’ bullpen near the end of the 2014 season was a very good thing.
Mr. October bought the letters after the Yankees’ last game at the stadium in 2008. They had adorned the ballpark, which was built in 1923, since 1976.
Alex Rodriguez made his exhibition debut at third base, cleanly handling his only chance, and the New York Yankees beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 Sunday.