New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left a minor league intrasquad game Sunday with a bruised right knee after being hit by a pitch. After he returned to Steinbrenner Field from the minor league complex, Teixeira said he was ''fine.'' He…
Jaime Garcia was scratched from Sunday's start by the St. Louis Cardinals because his surgically-repaired shoulder doesn't feel right, making it unlikely he will start the season on the active roster. Garcia, who had been among three pitchers…CHUCK KING (AP Sports Writer)
Colorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez felt pain in his surgically repaired left knee and panicked. Gonzalez declared himself pain-free Sunday, two days after leaving early in a game against San Diego. ''I'm not going to go against him…MIKE CRANSTON (Associated Press)
Henderson Alvarez has been picked to start the Miami Marlins' opener against the Atlanta Braves on April 6. Alvarez went 12-7 with a 2.65 ERA for Miami last season. The right-hander, who turns 25 on April 18, was the favorite because Jose…CARL KOTALA (Associated Press)
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Top prospect Carlos Correa and Matt Dominguez, Houston's regular third baseman for the last two seasons, are among eight players cut by the Astros from their big league spring training camp.