New York Yankees starter Ivan Nova has thrown his first batting practice session since elbow ligament- replacement surgery last April.
Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies on opening day. By October, he could be pitching at Fenway Park.
Dillon Gee is rejoining the New York Mets’ starting rotation after Zack Wheeler’s elbow injury, which likely will require season-ending surgery.
New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka threw 23 of 29 pitches for strikes Saturday in a simulated game broken down into two innings.
The Boston Red Sox recalled right-hander Anthony Ranaudo from Triple-A Pawtucket on Tuesday.
The Boston Red Sox hired John Farrell to be their new manager on Sunday, obtaining their former pitching coach from the Blue Jays in a trade for infielder Mike Aviles.