MLB Spring Training

San Diego Padres' Manny Machado, center, reacts after hitting a grand slam during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Monday, June 3, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
June 04, 2019 - 1:25 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado drove a high fly ball to right field and all Bryce Harper could do was turn, run to the wall and watch it sail over his head into the home run deck at Petco Park. Machado's grand slam carried the San Diego Padres to an 8-2 victory against the NL East-leading...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius calls for time out after sliding into third base during the first inning of a Gulf Coast League baseball game Monday, May 20, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Gregorius is playing for the first time since having Tommy John surgery. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 20, 2019 - 7:49 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. "It was good," Gregorius said. Outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge also...
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FILE - In this July 31, 2018, file photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks on before a minor league baseball against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays top prospect says he feels ready to finally make the jump to the majors, while adding the decision is out of his control. Blue Jays assistant general manager Joe Sheehan said this week the team is still evaluating when to make the move. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)
April 19, 2019 - 7:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — While saying he's ready to make his major league debut, Toronto Blue Jays prospect Vladimir Guerrero didn't need a translator to insist he's not frustrated over still playing in the minors. "No. No," Guerrero said before continuing in Spanish on Friday. Interpreter Jesse...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher James Paxton delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
April 16, 2019 - 9:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton and Chris Sale came out firing in this year's first edition of baseball's biggest rivalry. Paxton pumping 99 mph, and Sale nearing 98. Only one of those hard-throwing lefties got results to match. Paxton struck out 12 in his first pinstriped clash with Boston, Sale...
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Los Angeles Angels' Tommy La Stella, left, high-fives teammates to celebrate his home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Tuesday, April 9, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 10, 2019 - 2:39 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tommy La Stella is providing an unexpected power boost for the Los Angeles Angels during their interleague series against the Milwaukee Brewers. The second baseman homered twice and drove in four runs to lead the Angels to an 11-8 victory Tuesday night after Mike Trout exited...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich is doused after his winning double against the St. Louis Cardinals during the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
March 31, 2019 - 5:57 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich led the way for the Milwaukee Brewers, from his first swing to the very last one for the game. So it was a pretty typical day for the reigning NL MVP. Yelich hit his fourth homer in the first inning and a two-run double in the ninth, lifting the Brewers to a...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly hits an RBI double during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, March 30, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
March 30, 2019 - 4:05 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carson Kelly went to the batting cage three or four times as the innings rolled on. He put on his catching gear and took it off a couple of times as well, waiting for double switches that never happened while the game stretched well past midnight. When Kelly finally got to make...
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March 29, 2019 - 5:55 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brewers reliever Corey Knebel says he will have Tommy John surgery and miss the season, a major setback for the NL Central champions. Knebel revealed his decision Friday before Milwaukee played St. Louis. The 27-year-old right-hander had been pitching with a damaged ulnar...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
March 28, 2019 - 11:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Washington pitcher Max Scherzer took over from Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout as baseball's highest-paid player at $37.4 million and the World Series champion Boston Red Sox remained the sport's biggest spender for the second straight year, according to a study of major...
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Toronto Blue Jays Marcus Stroman warms up in the outfield before an opening day baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Toronto, Thursday, March 28, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 28, 2019 - 6:49 pm
The Latest on opening day (all times EDT): 5:45 p.m. The Dodgers have chased Arizona's Zack Greinke with three homers in the fourth inning on opening day. After Enrique Hernandez and Austin Barnes hit back-to-back homers, Corey Seager celebrated his return from Tommy John surgery with a solo shot...
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