Spring Training

Designated hitter Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees follows through as he hits a single to left field in front of catcher Tommy Joseph #73 of the Philadelphia Phillies during the first inning of a spring training game on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Singles, Walks In First At-bat Following Drug Suspension

Alex Rodriguez lined a single into short left field Wednesday in his return to the New York Yankees after a 17-month absence.

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Clay Buchholz #11 of the Boston Red Sox poses for a portrait on March 1, 2015 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Florida. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Buchholz, Porcello, Red Sox Pitchers Stop 2 College Teams

Clay Buchholz started with one perfect inning and Boston Red Sox pitchers dominated the rest of the day in sweeping a pair of college teams, beating Northeastern 2-1 and edging Boston College 1-0 Tuesday.

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Alex Rodriguez (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

A-Rod An Early Arrival At Yankees Camp

By MARK DIDTLER   Associated Press    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8 1/2 minutes about his season-long drug suspension. But […]


Joe Girardi (Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

25% Of Girardi’s Spring Training Questions Deal With A-Rod

Even before Alex Rodriguez arrives, his looming return dominates spring training for the New York Yankees.


GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 22: A general view during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch on March 22, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Get Excited For Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams, with 5 teams reporting yesterday to their various spring training locations.


Starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Yanks’ Masahiro Tanaka Throws For 34 Minutes On Level Ground

Masahiro Tanaka threw for 34 minutes on level ground in his first workout of the year at the New York Yankees’ minor league complex.


Jonny Gomes, Red Sox (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Clean-Shaven Gomes Arrives In Fort Myers

Looking much younger than his 33 years, Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes arrived at spring training after having his beard shaved off on national television last Wednesday. Some Red Sox teammates from last year’s club that won the World Series were shocked at his new, almost unrecognizable appearance.


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Pedroia Upbeat After Thumb Injury

Dustin Pedroia had surgery to repair his torn ulnar collateral ligament 14 days after the Red Sox won the World Series in Game 6 against St. Louis. He wore a cast for about a month. Then he worked on regaining his strength. On Monday he took batting practice three days before the first official full-squad workout.


Carlos Beltran

Now He’s With The Yankees, Beltran Hopes For A Championship

Now 36 and still in search of his first World Series title, Carlos Beltran left the St. Louis Cardinals for a $45 million, three-year deal with the Yankees, his sixth major league team in 17 seasons.



Best Places To Visit Off Season In The US

New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.




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