Mike Napoli started a seven-run fourth inning with a broken-bat homer and Justin Masterson allowed one run in 5 2-3 innings as the Boston Red Sox rolled to a 14-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night. Napoli had his bat sawed off on an…JOHN PERROTTO (Associated Press)
Third baseman Kris Bryant was reassigned by the Chicago Cubs to their minor league camp on Monday despite an outstanding spring training at the plate, triggering a threat of litigation from the players' association. Bryant hit .425 in the…JASON P. SKODA (Associated Press)
Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals. Storen issued a two-out walk to Kolten Wong, then left the mound in the sixth inning. ''You start…CHUCK KING (Associated Press)
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) -- Justin Verlander will miss his scheduled spring training start Thursday but hopes to take his first scheduled regular-season turn for the Detroit Tigers on April 8 against Minnesota.
Despite some poor spring training outings, Alfredo Simon says he was never worried. ''I feel better today,'' Simon said Monday after allowing one run in six innings in the Detroit Tigers' 4-2 loss to the Atlanta Braves. After leaving the ball up…