| Apr 5, 2015
Derek Jeter is gone, the final remaining link to the New York Yankees' last dynasty. He left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 6:50 PM
2014: 96-66, first place. Last year in playoffs: 2014.
Baltimore led baseball in home runs last season with little help from Manny Machado and Matt Wieters. If both play this season — Wieters will open on the DL...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 4:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The first sign of rancor came when the New York Yankees' lineup was introduced, and a photo of Alex Rodriguez appeared on the video board beyond center field at Nationals Park.
More full-throated jeers arrived in the top of the...
| Apr 4, 2015
| 12:23 PM
A look at what's happening today as spring training comes to a close:
BEST VS. WORST
The World Series champion San Francisco Giants, who have the most losses in spring training this year, visit the Coliseum to take on the Oakland Athletics, who...
| Apr 3, 2015
| 4:06 PM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 8-2 Friday in the final spring training game in Florida for both teams.
Strasburg allowed up six hits, struck out six...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 8:36 PM
Over the last three years, Yasmani Grandal has been called everything from a potential All-Star to a drug cheat.
Now, with the Dodgers about to break camp, the 26-year-old catcher is embracing a new identity: servant.
“You are a servant to your...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:49 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — When tainted slugger Alex Rodriguez arrived early at Yankees camp last month, team officials fumed over the fact he didn't tell them he was coming.
It was a preemptive strike from "A-Rod,'' getting his apology out of the way before...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 6:56 PM
CLEARWATER, Fla. — Aaron Nola, who faced major league hitters for the first time in his career Friday at Bright House Field, didn't get a chance to talk to Cole Hamels before his outing.
Hamels would have advised him: Don't try to do too much....
| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:44 AM
Rock guitarist Scott McCaughey speaks with considered reverence about baseball, its traditions and strategies, and the experience of watching a game in person, including his first game, an Arizona spring-training contest at age 8 or 9 that left him with...
| Mar 25, 2015
| 3:42 PM
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka is staying away from one pitch and working on another.
Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:16 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez plans to meet with New York Yankees' officials before reporting to spring training.
Having served a one-season suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, Rodriguez is due to start...