MLB Spring Training

FILE - In this Friday, June 22, 2018 file photo, Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Steven Wright delivers to the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for Human Growth Hormone. Major League Baseball made the announcement Wednesday, March 6, 2019 the latest in a series of setbacks for the 34-year-old knuckleball pitcher. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 06, 2019 - 11:41 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright will sit out the first 80 games of the season after testing positive for Human Growth Hormone, a second suspension for the knuckleballer who missed 15 games last year for violating baseball's domestic violence policy. Wright said in a...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, center, speaks with Boston Red Sox owner John Henry, right, and Boston Globe Managing Director Linda Henry, left, at a gathering of the Boston College Chief Executives Club, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — It's not collusion, it's a "distributional problem" that has shut dozens of baseball players out of the free agent market this offseason, commissioner Rob Manfred said on Wednesday. Speaking to a group of Boston business executives, Manfred said the percentage of revenue going to the...
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred addresses a gathering of the Boston College Chief Executives Club, Wednesday, March 6, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
March 06, 2019 - 5:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball is investigating whether new Philadelphia slugger Bryce Harper committed a tampering violation when he lobbied for Mike Trout, who isn't a free agent for two more seasons, to join the Phillies. Speaking to a group of Boston business executives on Wednesday,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo, San Francisco Giants catcher Joey Bart, center, works out during a spring training baseball practice, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The Giants' Joey Bart already looks like a big leaguer in his first camp. The same with Nick Madrigal of the White Sox and the four college pitchers the Royals chose within the first 40 selections last season. Perhaps they are the beginning of a trend toward quick-to-the-bigs draft picks _ guys who can provide rather immediate help not unlike the NFL or the NBA. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
March 06, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joey Bart already looks like a big league hitter in his first major league camp, especially when the San Francisco Giants catcher sends a misguided pitch soaring over the centerfield fence. The same with White Sox shortstop Nick Madrigal every time he makes a spinning stab...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez throws out Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier at first on a slowly rolling ground ball during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Perez will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, keeping the six-time All-Star off the field for the entire 2019 season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 06, 2019 - 3:01 am
Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez is headed for Tommy John surgery and out for the season. New York Yankees ace Luis Severino is shut down, too — at least through opening day. Hours after Severino stopped warming up in the bullpen because of an inflamed right shoulder, the Royals announced...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018, file photo, Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez throws out Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier at first on a slowly rolling ground ball during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Perez will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, keeping the six-time All-Star off the field for the entire 2019 season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 05, 2019 - 9:32 pm
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right elbow, keeping the six-time All-Star off the field for the entire 2019 season. The decision was made after Perez received a second opinion Tuesday from Dr. Neal...
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FILE - In this May 29, 2009, file photo, USA softball player Jessica Mendoza poses for a photo in the ESPN broadcast booth at the Women's College World Series in Oklahoma City. Mendoza has been hired as a baseball operations adviser for the New York Mets while remaining a broadcaster for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball." The move, announced Tuesday, March 5, 2019, is part of an increasing number of television commentators who also work for teams. (AP Photo/File)
March 05, 2019 - 12:04 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Jessica Mendoza was hired as a baseball operations adviser for the New York Mets on Tuesday while remaining a broadcaster for ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball." The move is part of an increasing number of television commentators who also work for teams. She will be involved...
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FILE - In this Oct. 28, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw winds up to throw during the first inning in Game 5 of the World Series baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Los Angeles. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says Kershaw is making steady progress in his recovery from left shoulder inflammation, but the ace may not be ready to start opening day. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 04, 2019 - 6:51 pm
Clayton Kershaw might not be on the mound when the two-time NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers start the season. The lefty ace is working his way back from shoulder soreness that caused him to shut down his spring training. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "that's fair" when asked Monday whether...
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March 04, 2019 - 3:58 pm
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers could be without Clayton Kershaw for the start of the season as the staff ace begins to rebuild from shoulder soreness that caused him to shut down his spring training last week. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said "that's fair" when asked Monday whether...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, file photo, Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney answers questions at a news conference for the NCAA college football playoff championship game in San Jose, Calif. On Sunday, March 3, 2019, Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St. Louis Cardinals and take a little batting practice, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
March 04, 2019 - 2:32 am
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — For a few hours at spring training, Dabo Swinney became the Kyler Murray of coaching. Swinney slipped away from Clemson's spring football practice to speak to the St. Louis Cardinals and take a little batting practice Sunday. "Kyler Murray's not the only guy with conflicts,"...
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