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Tanaka, relievers no-hit Tigers at spring training

/ Mar 18, 2017

Tanaka, relievers no-hit Tigers at spring training

No runs once again off Masahiro Tanaka. No hits off him or the New York Yankees’ bullpen, either. Tanaka and two relievers combined on a spring training no-hitter against the Detroit Tigers in a 3-0 win Friday. New York manager Joe Girardi didn’t keep ...

/ Mar 8, 2017

Darvish feeling no pain in elbow

Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish says he is no longer having strange feelings in his elbow when he starts throwing again in a new inning or game. Darvish returned to the Rangers’ rotation late last May after missing all of the 2015 season following ...

Ichiro makes spring training debut

/ Mar 6, 2017

Ichiro makes spring training debut

Now that he has Ichiro Suzuki back on the field, Miami manager Don Mattingly looks forward to resting him — at least once the regular season starts. The 43-year-old Ichiro made his Grapefruit League debut on Sunday, going 0-for-2 as the Marlins’ designated hitter ...

/ Mar 4, 2017

Red Sox say ace pitcher Price won't need surgery or injection

After David Price consulted two renowned orthopedic doctors, the Boston Red Sox said Friday the left-hander will not need surgery or an injection in his ailing left arm. Price traveled to Indianapolis on Thursday for consultation with Drs. James Andrews and Dr. Neal ElAttrache, ...

Tanaka impresses in spring debut

/ Mar 1, 2017

Tanaka impresses in spring debut

Masahiro Tanaka’s first pitch of spring training was a wild one, sailing all the way to the backstop. Then, the New York Yankees ace quickly settled in. Tanaka struck out two over two hitless innings during his initial exhibition start Tuesday in the Yankees’ ...

/ Feb 23, 2017

MLBPA agrees to intentional walks without pitches

There won’t be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season. The players’ association has agreed to Major League Baseball’s proposal to have intentional walks without pitches this year. “It doesn’t seem like that big of a deal. I know they’re trying to cut ...

/ Feb 23, 2017

Ichiro held out of workouts following collision

The Marlins held Ichiro Suzuki out of workouts following an outfield collision during what officials termed a “communications drill.” Ichiro was kneed in the quadriceps on Tuesday by fellow outfielder Brandon Barnes, sending the 43-year-old Ichiro tumbling to the ground. Marlins manager Don Mattingly ...

/ Feb 22, 2017

Wieters, Nationals agree to deal

Wieters has played his entire career in the AL with the Baltimore Orioles after being taken with the No. 5 overall pick in the 2007 amateur draft. The defending NL East champion Nationals had opened spring training — the first official full-squad workout was ...

Ichiro suffers knee bruise after collision

/ Feb 22, 2017

Ichiro suffers knee bruise after collision

Miami Marlins outfielder Ichiro Suzuki suffered a bruised right knee after a minor outfield collision with a teammate during spring training on Tuesday. Ichiro, who last August became the 30th player in history to reach 3,000 career hits in the majors, collided with non-roster ...