8:13 AM EST, Fri February 24, 2017
MLB Trade Rumors 13 hours ago

Potential Trade Destinations For Derek Norris

The Nationals’ reported two-year agreement with Matt Wieters (which contains a player option/opt-out clause after the first season) gives the team four catchers on the 40-man roster, as Wieters now joins Derek Norris, Jose Lobaton and young Pedro Severino. While Severino was likely to open the year in the minors anyhow, the addition of Wieters immediately made…
Newark Star-Ledger 2 hours ago
Our best photos from Yankees' spring stadium tour are mostly of delicious food

Our best photos from Yankees' spring stadium tour are mostly of delicious food

The Yankees spent $40 million renovating George M. Steinbrenner Field to be ready before Friday's spring training opener.
TalkingChop 12 hours ago
Braves sign ex-NFL defensive back Sanders Commings to minor league deal

Braves sign ex-NFL defensive back Sanders Commings to minor league deal

Apparently leaving no stone unturned, the Braves have signed a Georgia product who appeared in two NFL games to a minor league deal. It’s been no secret that the rebuilt Braves scouting staff, led by Brian Bridges, loves two-sport athletes. Usually, that descriptor is applied to high schoolers who play multiple sports en route to being drafted in June. This time, however, it looks like that has extended not to a high schooler, but to a former Georgia product that appeared in two NFL games as a free safety before injuries derailed his football career. Sources: #Braves signing OF Sanders...
Around the Empire: Yankees news - 2/24/17

Around the Empire: Yankees news - 2/24/17

Romneys looking to buy ownership stake; Rotation will at least be intriguing; Betances sharp early in spring; Girardi advocates for headsets; Judge, destroyer of baseballs; Torreyes will see time in OF FanRag Sports | Jon Heyman: Mitt Romney’s family is apparently in talks to buy a small stake of the Yankees. The Romneys had previously tried bidding for the Marlins (offering $1.4 billion) but when that fell through set their sights on the Yankees. If this does go through, nothing would really change as the Steinbrenners would still likely be the majority owners and the Yankees have other...
Kansas City Star 13 mins ago

For $4.5 million, you can own Royals pitcher Kevin Appier’s grand Paola ranch

The 185-acre ranch just outside Paola comes with an 8,500-square-foot log cabin that looks like a luxury ski lodge in Vail; a restored horse barn that dates to 1890; and …

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MASN Sports 3 mins ago

A look at the importance (or not) of spring training games - Steve Melewski

Spring training games don't mean much, but mean a lot for players trying to make team
MASN Sports 6 mins ago

Orioles lineup vs Tigers - School of Roch

SARASOTA, Fla. - Hyun Soo Kim is riding the bus to Lakeland for today's exhibition opener against the Tigers. He counts as a regular. Kim is playing left field and batting third. Chris Dickerson is playing right field and leading...
CSN New England 14 mins ago

Farrell angered after Castillo fails to run out grounder

The Red Sox signed Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract bn August 2014. Over parts of three seasons, the 29-year-old has

Orioles exhibition opener not exactly a star-studded affair

The Orioles will open their Grapefruit League exhibition season today against the Detroit Tigers in Lakeland, but you're not going to see any of the club's stars until Saturday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Bradenton. Managers are under instructions from MLB to bring at least three starting...

Which spring training stats actually matter?

Which spring training stats actually matter?

Take it from Philly -- Boston's 'Big Three' is no World Series guarantee

Take it from Philly -- Boston's 'Big Three' is no World Series guarantee
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago

8 questions for the Mets ahead of Grapefruit League play

It's been nearly two weeks since Mets pitchers and catchers reported to spring training and exactly a week since position players arrived in Port St. Lucie. We know that Matt Harvey and Zack Wheeler are back on the mound throwing again, but David Wright isn't throwing quite as much as them, but there's plenty we don't know about the Mets heading into their first Grapefruit League game Friday, agains the Boston Red Sox at JetBlue Field in Ft. Myers, Fla. Here are eight questions for the Mets ahead of their first spring training game.
Plain Dealer 1 hour ago
Cleveland Indians play ball! Coming attractions, great expections in Arizona -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Indians play ball! Coming attractions, great expections in Arizona -- Terry Pluto (photos)

Cleveland Indians open their spring schedule with 2016 unlikely hero Ryan Merritt on the mound with big dreams in mind.
Newark Star-Ledger 1 hour ago
Why Yankees' Clint Frazier's breakfast with Matt Holliday meant so much

Why Yankees' Clint Frazier's breakfast with Matt Holliday meant so much

Clint Frazier and Matt Holliday had a 20-minute talk about baseball and life over breakfast on Thursday.
Grand Rapids Press 1 hour ago
Detroit Tigers Gameday: It's Day 1 of the Grapefruit League

Detroit Tigers Gameday: It's Day 1 of the Grapefruit League

Starter Michael Fulmer is only expected to pitch one inning. LAKELAND, Fla. -- After a test run on Thursday, the Detroit Tigers will open the newly renovated Joker Marchant Stadium for real on Friday. "My impression of the stadium even before we had a game was it was one of the top stadiums in all of spring training -- Florida and Arizona. Maybe the top," said manager Brad Ausmus.  No rain is in the forecast. The game time temperature is predicted to be 79 degrees. GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers vs. Baltimore OriolesWhen: 1:05 p.m.Where: Joker...

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