MLB Spring Training

Chicago Cubs' Yu Darvish pitches in a simulated game at spring training in Sloan Park, Friday, March 6, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. Amid widespread concern about the coronavirus, Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish decided to be extra careful after he developed a cough this week. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
March 06, 2020 - 7:48 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Amid widespread concern about the coronavirus, Chicago Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish decided to be extra careful after he developed a cough this week. The Japanese right-hander visited with at least two doctors and stayed away from the team for a day before throwing three innings in a...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge speaks at a news conferece after a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 06, 2020 - 7:27 pm
Now the New York Yankees know what's wrong with Aaron Judge. As to when he'll be OK to play, no telling. Judge has a broken rib and it's uncertain whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he can return to the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich arrives at the Brewers' spring training facility to announce his multi-year contract extension Friday, March 6, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
March 06, 2020 - 7:06 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Yelich took to Milwaukee so much he staked his long-term future to the Brewers. “I've said many times that I've only been here for two years, but it feels like it's been a lot longer," the two-time NL batting champion said Wednesday after finalizing a $215 million, nine-...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge runs during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
March 06, 2020 - 6:13 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge has a broken rib and it's not clear whether he will need surgery, leaving doubt when he'll be back in the lineup. Manager Aaron Boone said he thought the star right fielder hurt himself making a diving catch late last season. “Frustrated,...
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March 06, 2020 - 4:00 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge has broken rib.
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Chicago White Sox third baseman Yoan Moncada looks on during baseball spring training Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 06, 2020 - 1:25 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago White Sox announced their $70 million, five-year contract with Yoán Moncada on Friday, He gets a $4 million signing bonus, payable in equal installments each Nov. 15 from 2020-23, and salaries of $1 million this year, $6 million in 2021, $13 million in 2022, $17...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Matt Ball works against a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the eighth inning of a spring training baseball game Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 06, 2020 - 12:26 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have fired longtime visiting clubhouse manager Brian “Bubba” Harkins for allegedly aiding opposing pitchers in obtaining illegal substances to put on baseballs, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Thursday night. The person...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 05, 2020 - 8:37 pm
Chris Sale tried to make the best of the latest diagnosis on his left elbow. The Boston Red Sox star won't need Tommy John surgery — for now, anyway. Sale felt discomfort Monday, a day after throwing his first batting practice of spring training. He had an MRI that was reviewed by team physicians...
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Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. gets back to first safely on a pickoff attempt to Houston Astros first baseman Nick Tanielu during a spring training baseball game, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
March 05, 2020 - 7:17 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — By recent standards, the heckling the Houston Astros heard at JetBlue Park was rather tame. Some boos during pregame introductions, a chant of "cheaters!" in the ninth inning. Maybe that's because Jose Altuve, Alex Bregman and rest of their All-Stars were missing from the...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Yu Darvish looks on before starting the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 05, 2020 - 6:42 pm
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs scratched right-hander Yu Darvish and second baseman Jason Kipnis on Thursday because of illness. In a series of tweets in Japanese, Darvish said he had a cough Wednesday and expressed reluctance about entering the clubhouse amid the coronavirus outbreak, but he...
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