Stories tagged: MLB
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 11:35 P.M.
Spring Training Roundup: Royals return as KC’s Duffy, Perez back in Cactus League
Danny Duffy stepped off the big stage and back into spring training. Following a stint with Team USA at the World Baseball Classic, Duffy allowed three runs over six innings …
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 5:40 P.M.
Kyle Seager a steady productive presence for Mariners
Kyle Seager is starting to feel like one of the old guys in the Seattle Mariners clubhouse.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017, 8:05 P.M.
Mariners’ Iwakuma zones it and delivers top-form to beat Royals
Hisashi Iwakuma limits Kansas City to one run in four hits in 5 2/3 innings in his last extended start prior to the regular season.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 11:37 P.M.
Spring Training roundup: Zack Greinke has solid start against Cubs
Zack Greinke has one more spring start before he embarks on what he hopes is a bounce-back season for him and the Arizona Diamondbacks.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 9:52 P.M.
Mariners happy to see Felix Hernandez in top form with six strong innings
Felix Hernandez allowed just one hit in six scoreless innings against the Giants in his first spring start since returning from the World Baseball Classic.
THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017, 3:25 P.M.
Mariners Log: Dan Vogelbach optioned to AAA-Tacoma
In a somewhat surprising move, the Seattle Mariners optioned 1B Dan Vogelbach to triple-A Tacoma on Thursday before their spring training game against the San Francisco Giants.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 8:25 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Max Scherzer says finger healed, should pitch in opening week
Saying his finger feels normal, Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer proclaimed himself healed following his first exhibition start this year, a 6-1 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 9:01 P.M.
World Baseball Classic final features three former Spokane Indians
Wednesday night’s World Baseball Classic championship game, pitting the U.S. against Puerto Rico, had a local-to-Spokane flair with three former Indians on the rosters of the two teams.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 11:31 P.M.
Mariners get sluggers back from WBC but fall to Athletics
With the Dominican core of their roster back in camp, the Mariners ran out their likely opening-day lineup Tuesday night against American League West-rival Oakland at Peoria Stadium.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:55 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Yankees SS Didi Gregorius out 6 weeks; Bonds rejoins Giants
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season after straining his right shoulder while away at the World Baseball Classic. Gregorius …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:24 P.M.
Mariners’ Cody Martin refuses to let slim roster chances affect his outlook
Right-hander Cody Martin knows from experience what happens when you worry about what you can’t control.
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:24 P.M.
Mariners’ Shawn O’Malley expected to undergo appendectomy
Utilityman Shawn O’Malley was scheduled to undergo an emergency appendectomy Tuesday night after being hospitalized earlier in the day because of severe stomach cramps.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 5:31 P.M.
Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton has rare speed, power combo
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Keon Broxton is hoping a successful end to his rookie season will carry over into a strong performance this year. He has a rare combination of …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 8:23 P.M.
Off the Wall: Mariners’ GM Jerry Dipoto shows off skills during pitcher’s fielding practice
Seattle Mariners GM Jerry Dipoto participated in pitcher’s fielding practice in a lighthearted competition – and showed the kids a thing or two.
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 3:09 P.M.
Carols Beltran’s ability in left could free space for Houston at DH
What designated hitter Carlos Beltran can do defensively this season will have a direct impact on what manager A.J. Hinch can try offensively. Beltran turns 40 in the first month …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 2:44 P.M.
Injured Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius expected to miss 1st month
New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius is expected to miss the first month of the regular season because of a strained right shoulder. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Gregorius …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 12:30 P.M.
White Sox, SS Tim Anderson agree to $25M, 6-year contract
The rebuilding Chicago White Sox and promising shortstop Tim Anderson have agreed to a $25 million, six-year contract. The 23-year-old Anderson, selected 17th overall in the 2013 amateur draft, was …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 10:22 A.M.
Barry Bonds rejoins Giants as special adviser, calls team ‘family’
Barry Bonds is coming back to the San Francisco Giants as a special adviser. The team says he will attend a few days of spring training and will also visit …
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 9:15 A.M.
Phillies’ Aaron Nola aims to stay healthy, stay in rotation
Aaron Nola was headed toward ace status until an elbow injury put everything on hold.
MONDAY, MARCH 20, 2017, 8:50 P.M.
Mariners have decisions to make before opening day
The Seattle Mariners open the season two weeks from Monday at Minute Maid Park in Houston, and an interminable spring training lengthened by the World Baseball Classic will come to …
SATURDAY, MARCH 18, 2017, 7:33 P.M.
Mariners erase late deficit to knock off Giants
Three walks in the eighth inning, including two with the bases loaded, preceded Mike Freeman’s
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 11:33 P.M.
Puerto Rico beats United States 6-5 to advance to WBC semis
Yadier Molina and Puerto Rico are moving on to the World Baseball Classic semifinals after scoring four runs in the first inning and then holding on for a wild 6-5 …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:52 P.M.
Spring Training notes: Masahiro Tanaka, Yankees team up to no-hit Tigers
No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. No hits off him or the New York Yankees’ bullpen, either. Tanaka and two relievers combined on a spring training no-hitter against the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:01 P.M.
Ryan Casteel’s slam highlights seven-run ninth as Mariners top Diamondbacks, 9-5
Mariners erase three-run deficit in the ninth inning by scoring seven runs. Ryan Casteel delivers the winning blow by crushing a grand slam high into the batter’s eye beyond the …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10 P.M.
M’s notes: Drew Smyly returns to Mariners
The deal was one and done. And lefty Drew Smyly complied.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10 P.M.
Mariners option two to Tacoma
The Mariners optioned right-handed pitcher Chase De Jong and outfielder Boog Powell to Triple-A Tacoma prior to the first game of Friday’s split-squad doubleheader.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:04 P.M.
Recovery timetable suggests Mariners unlikely to have Shae Simmons for opener
Power reliever Shae Simmons hasn’t yet resumed throwing after being diagnosed with a strained forearm that surfaced in a March 11 outing. Once cleared, he will need to build his …
FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 2017, 10:51 A.M.
Surge at the 6-spot could signal end of the glove-first shortstop
More than 30 years after his retirement, Larry Bowa’s breed is nearing extinction in the major leagues. Carlos Correa, Addison Russell and a bumper crop of sluggers at shortstop hit …
THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:04 P.M.
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer ‘probably’ not ready for opening day
N.L. Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer probably will miss the Washington Nationals’ opener against Miami on April 3 because of a stress fracture in his right ring finger.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, MARCH 16, 2017, 9:29 P.M.
Mariners’ Yovani Gallardo relishes WBC experience even if outcome shaky
The World Baseball Classic can draw a variety of reactions from players, coaches, managers, front-office personnel and fans. Some love it. Some loathe it. Others wish it would just go …