Alex Rodriguez lined a single into short left field Wednesday in his return to the New York Yankees after a 17-month absence.
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.
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 […]
Even before Alex Rodriguez arrives, his looming return dominates spring training for the New York Yankees.
Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams, with 5 teams reporting yesterday to their various spring training locations.
Masahiro Tanaka threw for 34 minutes on level ground in his first workout of the year at the New York Yankees’ minor league complex.
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.
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.
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.
New Orleans, Orlando, Maui, Phoenix, and San Francisco are among the best places to visit in the U.S. in the off season.