TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani didn't quite dazzle in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Boone walked to home plate for his first game as a manager at any level and was greeted by Detroit's Ron Gardenhire, a 60-year-old baseball lifer back in charge of a big league team for the first time in four years.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Detroit agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with left-hander Francisco Liriano, giving the Tigers added pitching depth.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox didn't commit $110 million for J.D. Martinez to be a part-timer.
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — As soon as Giancarlo Stanton touched down with their main rivals, the Boston Red Sox were eager to take on New York — the Yankees, or maybe even the Jets and Giants.
J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have, at long last, come to an agreement.
GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — On his first day back at spring training after his dad's funeral, Terry Francona seemed to exhale when the questions eventually turned to baseball.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — For a few years now, the lowly San Diego Padres have preached about "the process" of their deep rebuild via the draft and signing international players after their win-now attempt with pricey veterans failed so spectacularly in 2015.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract Monday night.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Rizzo's parents were among the first homeowners in Parkland, Florida. The Chicago Cubs first baseman has watched his tight-knit community grow and change dramatically. He remembers as a boy when there were no stoplights in town to the four there are now.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make it all the way to Citi Field in the future.
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — It was hard for Elias Diaz to explain exactly what went through his mind when he found out his mother had been kidnapped.
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse.