Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night. Gonzalez exited after striking out in the top of…MIKE CRANSTON (Associated Press)
Yordano Ventura pitched seven innings of no-hit ball before being lifted because of pitch count, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. The Royals' opening-day starter walked two and struck out…ALAN ESKEW (Associated Press)
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) -- Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez has left a spring training game with pain in his surgically repaired left knee.
Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins was suspended for 80 games on Friday for the use of performance-enhancing drugs. Major League Baseball announced Rollins' suspension, saying he tested positive for Stanozolol, a synthetic anabolic steroid.…
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: ''I never knowingly took any steroids.'' And this, too: ''I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.'' The remarks by the 39-year-old designated hitter came in a column Thursday for The Players'…The Associated Press