Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88.
Teheran, Zimmermann each throw 3 scoreless innings
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Julio Teheran worked around six base runners to match Jordan Zimmermann with three scoreless innings and lead the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves on Thursday night.
Herrera homers, Brewers beat Rockies 5-3
PHOENIX (AP) — Elian Herrera hit a solo home run in the seventh inning off the glove of leaping right fielder Ryan Wheeler and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the mistake-prone Colorado Rockies 5-3 Thursday.
Wilson, Haren sharp, Angels and Dodgers tie in 10
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Starters C.J. Wilson of the Los Angeles Angels and Dan Haren of the Los Angeles Dodgers each pitched four shutout innings Thursday as the teams played to a 4-all, 10-inning tie.
Jeter ends 0-for-10 slide as Yanks beat Phils 4-3
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter got two hits that ended an 0-for-10 slide at the start of spring training and Masahiro Tanaka gave up a home run to Freddy Galvis in the New York Yankees' 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.
Fielder stays hot; Rangers beat Padres 8-4
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Prince Fielder kept up his hot spring training start by lining an RBI single in a two-run first inning and then doubling in the Texas Rangers' 8-4 victory over the San Diego Padres on Thursday.
Hudson scoreless again as Giants beat Reds 3-2
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tim Hudson extended his spring training scoreless streak to five innings, Pablo Sandoval homered to lead off a three-run fifth and the San Francisco Giants defeated the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 Thursday.
Wood goes 3 shutout innings, Cubs fall to Indians
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Travis Wood could be in position to pitch for the Chicago Cubs on opening day and if his first start at spring training is any indication, he's going to make it a tough decision for manager Rick Renteria.
Montero helps Mariners beat White Sox 7-4
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Fernando Rodney gave up a run and two hits in his debut with the Seattle but Jesus Montero had two singles and an RBI to help the Mariners beat a Chicago White Sox split-squad 7-4 Thursday.