David Phelps boosted his bid to become the New York Yankees' fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.
Ronny Cedeno drove in a run in the Philadelphia eighth inning as the Phillies and Minnesota Twins played to a 1-1 tie in spring training action on Sunday.
The St. Louis Cardinals signed Cuban free agent shortstop Aledmys Diaz to a major league contract and he'll report to spring training on Monday.
Jesus Montero smacked a pair of homers and the Seattle Mariners defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers, 8-5, in spring training action.
Jeff Manship entered free agency last Oct. 19, two days after the pitching-starved Colorado Rockies discarded the righthander. His resume boasted nothing extraordinary; a 6.42 ERA in 52 career games, a few starts, and a checkered health history.
As he warmed up in the bullpen for his second spring training start, Stephen Strasburg felt strong. Perhaps a little too strong.
Clay Buchholz pitched three hitless innings, Mike Carp hit a long homer and the Boston Red Sox beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 4-1 on Sunday.
J.J. Hardy hit a three-run homer as the Baltimore Orioles posted a 9-2 Grapefruit League win over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Matt Kemp might be one step away from taking the field in a game.
TEMPE, Ariz. - Kole Calhoun is having a little identity crisis.
The Miami Marlins' fifth starter competition figured to be among the most compelling positional battles in camp. It's looking like a no-brainer.
Giancarlo Stanton hit his first home run of spring training for Miami and the Marlins lost to the Tigers 3-1 on Sunday.
Chris Davis had a long home run and three RBIs, J.J. Hardy hit a three-run shot and Wei-Yin Chen pitched three shutout innings to help the Baltimore Orioles beat a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad 9-2 on Sunday.
Scottsdale, AZ (Sports Network) - The Colorado Rockies agreed to one-year contracts with 26 players for the 2014 season on Sunday.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The next time Edwin Jackson decides to devise a strict game plan in an exhibition game, he might be wise to consult with the authorities.
PHOENIX - Coming into spring training, the fifth spot in the Los Angeles Dodgers rotation appeared to be Josh Beckett's to lose.
Antoan Richardson scored the game-tying run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning, as the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays played to a 3-3 stalemate on Sunday in spring training action.
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm, and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
Atlanta Braves right-hander Kris Medlen left Sunday's spring training start against the New York Mets in the fourth inning with a forearm strain in his pitching arm.
Willie Bloomquist isn't a player who gets introduced at a news conference. He doesn't have Jay Z rapping about him or trying to be his agent. He can't even return home - as a much-improved player, mind you - without some Mariners fans mocking the move.
Los Angeles starter Josh Beckett gave up three home runs in three innings in the Dodgers' 8-5 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night in split-squad game.
Juan Nicasio pitched four scoreless innings, Kyle Parker drove in five runs and the Colorado Rockies beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 on Sunday.
Halfway through his six spring training appearances, R.A. Dickey feels like an old pitcher with a new beginning.
Jason Castro hit a two-run home run to help the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in Grapefruit League action on Sunday.
Clayton Kershaw and Hyun-Jin Ryu will be the Dodgers' starting pitchers in their two-game season-opening series in Australia against the Arizona Diamondbacks.