Bud Norris' spring has been forgettable. In his fifth start, which won't count in the official statistics because the Baltimore Orioles' game with the Tampa Bay Rays was canceled by rain after 3 1/2 innings, Norris was not sharp. His…
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Masahiro Tanaka will start the New York Yankees' opener April 6 against Toronto.
Justin Verlander left with cramping in his right triceps Friday during the third inning of the Detroit Tigers' 4-1 rain-shortened loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. Kyle Ryan replaced Verlander, who allowed one run and one hit over 2 2-3 innings. Drew…MARK DIDTLER (Associated Press)
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Gregory Polanco and Tony Sanchez hit solo home runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to rain-shortened 4-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday.MIKE BERARDINO (Associated Press)
A cousin of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez who was the star's longtime personal assistant pleaded guilty Friday to a federal drug charge, the last remaining defendant in the probe into steroids illegally provided to athletes through a South…CURT ANDERSON (AP Legal Affairs Writer)