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David Phelps (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Phelps With Five Scoreless Innings As Yanks-Rays Tie At 3 In 10

By MARK DIDTLER,  Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay […]


BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 30:  David Ortiz #34 of the Boston Red Sox points to the dugout after hitting a two-run single against the Chicago White Sox during the fourth inning at Fenway Park on August 30, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Winslow Townson/Getty Images)

Ortiz Doubles As Red Sox Beat Braves 4-1 At Spring Training

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.


David Wright (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets, Cardinals In 5-5 Tie

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.


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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

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.


Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees (Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Two Hits For Jeter In Yanks’ Spring Training Defeat Of Phillies

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.


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Weather Ends Red Sox-Marlins In 0-0 Tie

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.


Jon Niese (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) (Bartolo Colon (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) Bobby Parnell (Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Niese, Colon, Parnell All Pitch Batting Practice After Injuries

Three big pieces of the New York Mets’ pitching staff are closer to appearing in spring training games.


Rich Hill (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Sport)

Red Sox Pitcher Arrives At Camp After Personal Tragedy

Red Sox pitcher Rich Hill starts spring training with a heavy heart.


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Slight Glitch In Red Sox First Video Replay Experience

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.


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$60k in 2013 Bonuses For Groton’s Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey may not throw a single pitch this season, but he’s already earned $60,000 in bonuses.