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David Ortiz ended an 0-for-8 spring training start with an RBI double in the fourth inning as the Boston Red Sox beat the Atlanta Braves 4-1 Friday.
New York Mets captain David Wright was 0 for 3 in his spring training debut and St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Tavares went 1 for 3 with a run in his first appearance of the exhibition season, a 5-5 tie Friday.
The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.
Derek Jeter got two hits that ended an 0-for-10 slide at the start of spring training and Masahiro Tanaka gave up a home run to Freddy Galvis in the New York Yankees’ 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.
Thursday’s Marlins-Red Sox game in Jupiter, Florida, drew a sellout crowd, but most of the Red Sox stars were across the state at the team’s complex in Fort Myers.
Three big pieces of the New York Mets’ pitching staff are closer to appearing in spring training games.
Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart.
The replay review in the St. Louis Cardinals’ game against the Boston Red Sox went less than smoothly but still took only about a minute.
Matt Harvey may not throw a single pitch this season, but he’s already earned $60,000 in bonuses.
Gio Gonzalez pitched one-hit ball for two innings in his spring training debut, Ian Desmond homered for the second straight day and the Washington Nationals roughed up a New York Mets split squad 11-5 Wednesday.