Houston’s Alex Bregman was hit on the back by a breaking ball from St. Louis reliever Ramon Santos, the seventh Astros player plunked in five spring training games.
South Korean star Kwang Hyun Kim is proving problematic for major league hitters so far.
The New York Yankees continue to have health problems, a year after they set a major league record by putting 30 players on the injured list.
The Houston Astros continued to get booed on the road at spring training as they visited the home of the New York Mets.
Miguel Sano impressed the Minnesota Twins last season when he bounced back from a winter injury and hit a career-high 34 home runs.
Oft-injured New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right cal
Kendall Graveman’s voice softened and even wavered a little discussing the memory.
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino has an elbow injury that requires Tommy John surgery.
For J.P. Crawford, his new path of commitment to finding success at the major league level ran parallel to another sort of long-term commitment – home ownership.
You can see them together virtually every desert morning, Shed Long and Perry Hill, working on whatever quirky drill the 67-year-old zen master of the infield has devised.
Former Colorado Rockies star Larry Walker was a bundle of nerves after touring baseball’s Hall of Fame to prepare for his induction this summer.
New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2020 season.
Three-time All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp is mounting a comeback with the Miami Marlins.
The creators of the original Phillie Phanatic accused the Philadelphia Phillies of “an affront to our intellectual property rights and to Phillies fans everywhere“ with the team’s redesign of the 42-year-old mascot.
Chaim Bloom has been the Red Sox chief baseball officer for less than four months and he’s already made two big decisions that will shape his legacy.
Spring training roundup:
Seattle Mariners ace Marco Gonzales didn’t make it out of the first inning in his 2020 spring training debut, his first outing in a game since signing a four-year, $30 million contract extension earlier this month.
Simply put – and I realize I am last in on this, but I only write once a week and I also sleep in weekday mornings, mainly to avoid bad news – Major League Baseball should vacate the Houston Astros’ 2017 World Series title. I understand there is some Astros fatigue right now, but this sign-stealing saga has generated more reader mail than any issue in recent memory. In fact, if I paid out $1.25 to every Astros-related Ask The Slouch submission, I’d be writing this column at a loss.
Arizona Diamondbacks left-hander Madison Bumgarner has been competing in rodeo events under the alias Mason Saunders and even won $26,560 in a team-roping competition in December, according to a story published by The Athletic.