Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday. There is some question about…JAY COHEN (AP Sports Writer)
When Johan Santana walked into the Blue Jays' clubhouse for the first time early Saturday morning, a surprise was waiting inside his locker. Taped in the upper left hand corner, directly above his blue No. 57 jersey and cap, was a photograph of the…JEFF ODOM (Associated Press)
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ronald Belisario has fractured his non-throwing shoulder in a swimming pool accident and is not expected to be ready for the start of the season.
Alex Rodriguez might be in the New York Yankees' lineup for Tuesday's spring training opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said a decision will come Monday. ''See where he's at physically.'' Rodriguez, who turns 40…MARK DIDTLER (Associated Press)
Cuba could be a spring training destination once more. Major League Baseball is considering playing future spring exhibition games on the island nation and baseball hotbed, which used to routinely host American teams in the days before Fidel Castro…TOM WITHERS (AP Sports Writer)