3/19/2014 | Blue grit: For Mattingly, toughness breeds success
The Dodgers showed fortitude in storming from worst to first last season, and Don Mattingly feels his team is tough enough to go all the way in 2014.
3/19/2014 | Angels finally get to debut everyday lineup
Josh Hamilton was ready to play left field and the Angels were coming off an off-day, so manager Mike Scioscia was finally able to debut what's expected to be his everyday lineup at Camelback Ranch on Wednesday.
3/19/2014 | New infield coach clicking with youngsters
New Cubs third-base and infield coach Gary Jones is making sure players are putting in work defensively.
3/19/2014 | Ellsbury set to test calf; earliest return is Friday
Jacoby Ellsbury said that he will soon be able to test his sore right calf by jogging and shagging fly balls in the outfield, and he does not expect the time off to affect his preparation for the season.
3/19/2014 | Minors options factor into Twins' roster decisions
Several Minnesota players battling for jobs -- including three (Samuel Deduno, Vance Worley and Scott Diamond) of the four candidates for the fifth-starter spot -- are out of options, meaning they can't be sent to the Minor Leagues without first passing through waivers and giving every other organization a chance to claim them.
3/19/2014 | Machado to visit doctor who performed surgery
O's third baseman Manny Machado will leave camp on Thursday morning and fly to Los Angeles for a quick day trip to be re-examined by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who performed his October knee surgery.
3/19/2014 | Crawford sidelined a few days with flu
Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford has the flu and will be held out of workouts and game action for at least a couple of days, a member of the training staff said at Camelback Ranch on Wednesday morning.
3/19/2014 | Timetable for Santana, Minor becomes clearer
While Ervin Santana remains on track to join Atlanta's starting rotation by the end of the second week of the regular season, it appears the Braves are going to wait until the second half of April to activate Mike Minor from the disabled list.
3/19/2014 | Offseason of change: Utley working year-round
Rather than taking time off after a long and grueling season, Chase Utley works out every day, and it has helped him to overcome numerous knee injuries.
3/19/2014 | D-backs all in to win in 2014
Key additions and upgrades and a record payroll have the D-backs primed for success after consecutive 81-81 seasons.
3/19/2014 | Whether leadoff or not, Segura entrenched atop lineup
Coming off a breakout 2013 campaign, Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is set for another season at the top of the lineup.
3/19/2014 | Maddon: Cobb considered for Opening Day start
Even though naming David Price as the Rays' Opening Day starter would seem to be a no-brainer, manager Joe Maddon said that Alex Cobb deserved consideration.
3/19/2014 | Rays set mark with 20-hit performance
Tampa Bay recorded 20 hits Tuesday night in a 11-3 win over the Twins at Hammond Stadium in Fort Myers, Fla., which is a spring record in the "Rays" era.
3/19/2014 | Ellis improving, nearing return to lineup
Mark Ellis, sidelined since last Thursday with left knee tendinitis, is aiming for a weekend return to Grapefruit League play, manager Mike Matheny said on Wednesday.
3/19/2014 | Blue Jays trim roster by cutting Romero, Stroman
Ricky Romero is set to start another season in the Minor Leagues, while top prospect Marcus Stroman will need to wait at least a little bit longer to make his big league debut.
3/19/2014 | Bautista belts pair of homers in win over Phillies
Jose Bautista homered twice as the Blue Jays overcame a rough start by left-hander J.A. Happ to defeat the Phillies, 11-6, on Wednesday afternoon at Florida Auto Exchange Stadium.
3/19/2014 | Rollins, Amaro: No truth to trade report
The Phillies had just started batting practice Wednesday morning at Bright House Field when general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. called over Jimmy Rollins to talk about a recent report asserting that a trade of the shortstop would be in the club's best interest.
3/19/2014 | Beck, Surkamp among six White Sox cuts
The White Sox cut six players on Wednesday, trimming their Major League camp to 38 players. Josh Phegley, Andre Rienzo and Eric Surkamp were optioned to Triple-A Charlotte, while Andy Wilkins Chris Beck and Cody Winiarski were reassigned to Minor League camp.
3/19/2014 | Hale's dreams become reality with hometown Braves
While the success he encountered last year helped, David Hale has gained a spot in Atlanta's depleted rotation courtesy of the injuries that have sidelined Kris Medlen, Brandon Beachy and Mike Minor. But if Hale can keep that success going, there's a chance he could keep a rotation spot until Minor is deemed ready to pitch at the big league level during April's second half.
3/19/2014 | Spring performance points to Nova's evolution
Ivan Nova said that he has been making that necessary transition from a thrower into a pitcher. As he attempts to build on a strong second half of last season, the spring results have been falling right into line.
3/19/2014 | Nova's spotless effort backed by Beltran
Ivan Nova went 6 1/3 strong innings and Carlos Beltran began his three-hit performance with a first-inning RBI single that propelled the Yankees to a 7-0 win over the Braves on Wednesday afternoon at Champion Stadium.
3/19/2014 | Hernandez worthy of Cardinals Hall consideration
Keith Hernandez was the co-winner of the 1979 National League Most Valuable Player Award and helped lead the Cardinals to the '82 World Series championship.
3/19/2014 | Meulens cherishes AFL coaching experience
Giants batting coach Hensley Meulens always will appreciate his experience with the 2005 Peoria Saguaros of the Arizona Fall League.
3/19/2014 | Immense pitching depth has Marlins looking up
At the moment, the Miami Marlins may have as many talented power arms as any team in the big leagues.
3/19/2014 | Inbox: Who will take center stage in center field?
In the latest installment of the Inbox, Mets reporter Anthony DiComo discusses how the outfield could shake out, as well the team's options at first base.
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