3/27/2013 | Zimmerman's trio leads Nats' homer parade
In the final Grapefruit League meeting of two National League East heavyweights who figure to duke it out for the division title this year, the Nationals blew by the Braves, 11-2, on Wednesday afternoon at Space Coast Stadium.
3/27/2013 | Standing tall: Lester named Opening Day starter
After weeks of speculation, manager John Farrell made it official on Wednesday morning. Jon Lester will be Boston's first pitcher out of the gate for the third consecutive season.
3/27/2013 | Pirates set rotation and bench with nine cuts
The Pirates made nine cuts Wednesday, including rotation hopeful Kyle McPherson. With the moves, and Brandon Inge's likely pending DL assignment, the Bucs have set their Opening Day roster.
3/27/2013 | Gattis wins spot on Braves' Opening Day roster
Rookie Evan Gattis' amazing journey will continue on to Atlanta, as the young slugger has earned a spot as the Braves' backup catcher.
3/27/2013 | Yanks might have the answer to age-old question
Wouldn't it be a kick in the pants if the Yankees ended up back in the postseason? They'd be the story of the year, wouldn't they? To see them succeed as gritty underdogs, to see them overcome all the departures and all the injuries. Are those feel-good Disney movies still big?
3/27/2013 | Projected Opening Day lineups for all 30 clubs
Projected Opening Day lineups for all 30 clubs
3/27/2013 | Don't forget about me: Injured players eye big returns
There is a group of sidelined stars that won't be ready to hit the diamond on Opening Day, but that doesn't mean that their impact won't be felt when they return to the spotlight this season.
3/27/2013 | Garland makes strong first impression with Rox
Jon Garland performed as advertised in his first outing with the Rockies on Tuesday night, keeping the ball down, getting ground balls and continuing what has been an impressive spring.
3/27/2013 | Ethier exits early with 'little soreness' in hamstring
Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said the decision to pull Andre Ethier after one at-bat Tuesday night was precautionary.
3/27/2013 | Hill, Kubel, Bloomquist hurt in nightcap
Second baseman Aaron Hill (pinkie), outfielder Jason Kubel (ankle) and shortstop Willie Bloomquist (oblique) were all injured in the D-backs' 7-1 victory over the Angels on Tuesday night.
3/27/2013 | Cuddyer swinging hot bat as spring winds down
It's about that time of Spring Training that a veteran like Michael Cuddyer knows the bright lights are coming on and the real games are about to begin.
3/27/2013 | Angels announce TV schedule
The Angels announced on Wednesday that FOX Sports West will televise approximately 150 games during the 2013 season, beginning Opening Day from Cincinnati on Monday at 12:30 p.m. PT.
3/27/2013 | Rockies believe Triple-A time will boost Pomeranz
Rockies senior vice president Bill Geivett said the decision to send left-hander Drew Pomeranz down to Triple-A wasn't an easy call.
3/27/2013 | Wells' departure complicates roster decisions
With Vernon Wells joining the Yankees, the Angels no longer have that everyday-type player in reserve, and manager Mike Scioscia may go down to the wire with his final roster decisions.
3/26/2013 | D-backs set rotation for opening series
The D-backs will start Ian Kennedy, Trevor Cahill and Brandon McCarthy, in that order, in their opening series against the Cardinals. If healthy, Wade Miley will start the fourth game of the season.
3/26/2013 | Signs point to Ross starting season on DL
The D-backs still aren't saying it, but all signs point to outfielder Cody Ross starting the year on the 15-day disabled list. After the retroactive adjustment, Ross would only have to miss five games.
3/26/2013 | Rehabbing Hudson returns to the mound
D-backs right-hander Daniel Hudson threw off the mound on Tuesday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery in July. "It felt good, surprisingly good, actually," Hudson said of the 30-pitch session.
3/26/2013 | Peacock strengthens case to be No. 4 starter
Brad Peacock or Alex White? That's the decision that awaits Astros manager Bo Porter. One of the final things the Astros must decide before the start of the season is whether Peacock or White will occupy the club's fourth spot in the starting rotation, and Peacock strengthened his case Tuesday night by allowing one run and two hits in five innings against the Yankees.
3/26/2013 | Chavez offers tour as Fan Cave opens its doors
It is now becoming traditional for the game's hub of off-field activity, the MLB Fan Cave, to also symbolize the sense of relaunch, reload and redesign that comes with Opening Day and a long and adventurous run that would last until Halloween if someone wins the World Series in seven.
3/26/2013 | Nieves named D-backs' backup catcher
Wil Nieves enjoyed Monday's off-day more than usual after learning following Sunday's game that he had beaten out Rod Barajas for the D-backs' backup-catcher spot, and the veteran expressed his excitement before Tuesday's matchup with the Angels.
3/26/2013 | Mesoraco earns backup job; Olivo mulling options
The Reds have decided that Devin Mesoraco will be the No. 2 catcher behind Ryan Hanigan.
3/26/2013 | In midst of great spring, Hoover now waits
J.J. Hoover has had a tremendous spring, but is in a tight battle for one of the Reds' final bullpen spots.
3/26/2013 | Berry likely to switch spots with Speier
Even after returning to Arizona from Cincinnati, where he learned he has cancer, Reds third-base coach Mark Berry has not been working on the field during games. Berry has been on the bench with manager Dusty Baker while bench coach Chris Speier is in the coaching box behind third base.
3/26/2013 | Anderson ready to get season under way
Brett Anderson's ready to leave the desert. The A's lefty found that his breaking ball was "kind of non-existent" in his final exhibition start against the Indians on Tuesday, and he's thinking that it will be right back to form once throwing in air that isn't so dry again.
3/26/2013 | Sandoval looking more likely to play opener
Giants manager Bruce Bochy sounded upbeat about Pablo Sandoval's troublesome right elbow, indicating Tuesday that the switch-hitting third baseman's chances of playing in Monday's season opener at Los Angeles had improved.
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