Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the last two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates in Boston, the result of a $183 million spending spree the Red Sox are hoping will lift them out of the AL East cellar.
An array of delays has forced the Chicago Cubs to make contingency plans in the event that construction on the Wrigley Field outfield bleachers isn't completed by the April 5 season opener against the National League Central champion St. Louis Cardinals.
Ryan Jackson, who is with his fifth franchise in a little over a year, was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2009. He missed most of the past season with an injury while in the San Diego Padres organization.