Astros designated hitter Gattis has sports hernia surgery

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston designated hitter Evan Gattis underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Gattis had the surgery on Tuesday and will be out four to six weeks. He will join the Astros on time for...

Moreland's $5.7M deal with Rangers avoids arbitration

PHOENIX (AP) — First baseman Mitch Moreland has agreed to a $5.7 million, one-year contract with the Texas Rangers, avoiding a salary arbitration hearing set for Wednesday.

Moreland gets a raise without an...

Clippard says D-backs' potential drew him to Arizona

PHOENIX (AP) — Reliever Tyler Clippard says that Arizona's potential to contend for a title was a big reason he signed with the Diamondbacks.

"They've proven this offseason that they're taking the steps in...

Longtime Reds clubhouse manager Bernie Stowe dies at age 80

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bernie Stowe, who started working as one of the Cincinnati Reds' clubhouse attendants in 1947, died on Tuesday. He was 80 years old.

The Reds announced Stowe's death. He had been slowed by...

Darvish feeling strong in rehab, eager to rejoin Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish is feeling stronger than he did before elbow surgery, and has a renewed passion for the game after missing all of last season as the Texas Rangers were winning the AL...

Brewers pack up truck to prepare for spring training

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have packed up a moving truck to get ready for spring training.

Equipment managers and clubhouse personnel were at Miller Park on Tuesday to load more than 1,500 pieces...

RHP Mat Latos agrees to $3M, 1-year deal with White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — Mat Latos agreed Tuesday to a $3 million, one-year contract with the Chicago White Sox, giving manager Robin Ventura another option for the back end of his rotation.

Latos had consecutive...

Tanaka making progress after offseason elbow surgery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, has thrown off a bullpen mound.

Yankees pitching...