• Jimmy Rollins adjusts to new uniform back home in California

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Jimmy Rollins savors a bite of bacon at his locker, then steals a quick glimpse at the bright blue No. 11 uniform hanging behind him. It's before 8 a.m. in the desert and the veteran shortstop becomes a bit poetic about it all, the cross-country move back to his...

  • Jed Lowrie happy to be back with Astros

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jed Lowrie was away from the Houston Astros for two seasons — not by choice. Houston traded him to Oakland in February 2013 as part of a five-player deal that brought Chris Carter to the Astros. "To be honest, I was a little disappointed," Lowrie said Friday....

  • Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat. Sky News published a photo Friday of Mohammed Emwazi, who officials say is the masked frontman for IS hostage...

  • Settled with Twins, Perkins has 'zero desire' to leave

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The contract Glen Perkins has with the Minnesota Twins goes through at least 2017, so the All-Star closer wouldn't have to think about switching teams for a while. He already has. He would never do it. "I won't go anywhere else. Not at this point. I've been...

  • Who's the ace? Red Sox starters want to prove they have many

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Who's the ace? It's a question the Boston Red Sox have been asked to address since Jon Lester was traded last summer and then signed a $155 million, six-year contract with the Chicago Cubs rather than return to Fenway Park. "There's only so many times you can...

  • Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday. The New York Mets ace threw 43 pitches to David Wright, Michael Cuddyer, Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy in his first time...

  • Adam Wainwright may miss Cardinals' season opener

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Adam Wainwright won't pitch in exhibition games until mid-March because of his abdominal strain, a delay that could prevent the St. Louis Cardinals ace from starting the major league season opener at the Chicago Cubs on April 5.' Wainwright was hurt Monday while...

  • Sabathia throws 41 pitching during 3rd bullpen session

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — CC Sabathia threw 41 pitches during his third bullpen session at spring training. The 34-year-old left-hander was hobbled by a degenerative cartilage problem in his right knee last season and didn't pitch after May 10. He had surgery in July. "No problems,"...

  • Young Giants duo confident after playing key role

    Updated: Fri, Feb 27, 2015

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Joe Panik is young but full of confidence at spring training. It helps that the 24-year-old is the projected starting second baseman for the defending champion San Francisco Giants after a stellar half-season in 2014 that saw him hit .305 in 73 games and log...

  • Atlanta Braves shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strain

    Updated: Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain. On the day of the team's first full-squad workout, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez couldn't give a date when Simmons will be ready for exhibition games but said the injury wasn't serious....

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