Alex Rodriguez will not play in the New York Yankees' exhibition opener against Philadelphia in Clearwater on Tuesday. Back from a season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor contract, Rodriguez was not on the…
Pat Venditte is used to it by now. He hopes that versatility will make him a perfect fit for an Oakland club that values it so much. Count manager Bob Melvin among the A's in awe of Venditte, who can make for serious matchup problems in the later…JANIE McCAULEY (AP Baseball Writer)
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Relief pitcher Mike Adams and the Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.
Max Scherzer was warming up in the bullpen, getting ready to head onto the field to throw his first batting practice session for the Washington Nationals. ''You've got to simulate it like it's a real game,'' Scherzer said Sunday. ''It's always…CARL KOTALA (Associated Press)
Growing up in Cuba, Jorge Soler had limited access to major league games on television. Only the best teams and the most famous players made the news on the communist island. Manny Ramirez was one of them. ''In Cuba, you always hear about the…RICARDO ZUNIGA (AP Sports Writer)