MLB Spring Training

January 19, 2018 - 5:44 pm
UNDATED (AP) — Tom Brady is staying mum on his status for the AFC championship game after suffering a right-hand injury earlier in the week. When asked today whether he would play in Sunday's conference title game against Jacksonville, Brady said a bit contentiously, "We'll see." The quarterback...
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January 18, 2018 - 7:30 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Rangers have signed three more players to minor league contracts that include invitations to major league spring training. Texas announced Thursday that it has signed catcher Curt Casali and re-signed outfielder Jose Cardona and right-hander Tayler Scott. The trio is...
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January 16, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Left-hander Wade LeBlanc has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Yankees and will report to major league spring training. The 33-year-old LeBlanc was 5-2 with a 4.50 ERA in 50 relief appearances last year for Pittsburgh, which declined his $1.25 million option for...
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January 13, 2018 - 1:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Outfielder-first baseman Scott Van Slyke has signed a minor league contract with the Miami Marlins after spending the past six seasons with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Right-handed pitchers Jumbo Diaz, Javy Guerra and Tyler Cloyd and left-hander Mike Kickham also signed minor league deals...
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December 21, 2017 - 4:26 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have signed right-handed pitchers Shawn Tolleson and Paolo Espino to minor league contracts with invitations to major league spring training. The 29-year-old Tolleson was 11-7 with 46 saves and a 3.84 ERA for the Rangers from 2014-16. He spent last season...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:52 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers have acquired outfielder Carlos Tocci from the Chicago White Sox and signed infielder Hanser Alberto and right-hander Kevin Jepsen to minor league contracts, with invitations to major league spring training. The Rangers got Tocci from the White Sox for cash...
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Milwaukee Brewers Manager Craig Counsell talks with media representatives during the Major League Baseball winter meetings in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Willie J. Allen Jr.)
December 11, 2017 - 3:08 pm
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell has reiterated that ace Jimmy Nelson will not resume throwing until spring training and won't be ready for opening day as he comes back from a shoulder injury. Nelson was 12-6 with a 3.49 ERA last season. The right-hander was...
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November 27, 2017 - 7:33 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma has agreed to a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners and will report to major league spring training. The deal announced Monday keeps Iwakuma with the only organization he has pitched for in the majors. Iwakuma, 36, managed just six starts last...
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Brandy Halladay, widow of Roy Halladay, talks about her husband during a memorial tribute at the Philadelphia Phillies' spring training stadium, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, in Clearwater, Fla. Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner, died Nov. 7 at age 40 when the private plane he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
November 14, 2017 - 8:28 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man. A 91-minute "Celebration of Life for Roy Halladay" attracted more than 1,000...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2010, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Roy Halladay celebrates with catcher Carlos Ruiz (51) after throwing a no-hitter to defeat the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 during Game 1 of baseball's National League Division Series, in Philadelphia. Authorities have confirmed that former Major League Baseball pitcher Roy Halladay died in a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Florida, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Rob Carr, File)
November 09, 2017 - 6:27 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — A celebration of Roy Halladay's life will take place next Tuesday at Spectrum Field, the spring training home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The two-time Cy Young Award winner died this week at age 40 when the private plane he was piloting crashed into the Gulf of Mexico. "We...
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