Giants ace Bumgarner has surgery on broken left pinkie

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner has undergone surgery to have three pins inserted into the broken pinkie on his pitching hand....

Red Sox ace Sale hit by liner, expects to be OK for opener

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- This was not what the Boston Red Sox wanted to see in Chris Sale's final spring training tuneup: Their ace crumpled on the ground, knocked off the mound by a line drive....

Ex-NFL lineman Evan Mathis selling prized Mickey Mantle card

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After retiring from the NFL a little more than a year ago, Evan Mathis decided to move closer to where he grew up in Alabama....

BASEBALL 2018: Beastly teams, Ohtani and make way for MVs

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Just the thought of Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge in the same lineup sent fans into a frenzy. Come opening day, all of baseball will see which teams really have the muscle....

Bumgarner breaks hand when hit by line drive, needs surgery

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- For the second consecutive season, the San Francisco Giants will be without injured ace Madison Bumgarner for a while....

Bumgarner breaks pitching hand when hit by liner drive

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- San Francisco Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner is hurt for the second straight year, breaking a bone in his pitching hand when hit by a line drive off the bat of Kansas City's Whit Merrifield during a spring training game on Friday....

Baseball players in minors to lose minimum wage protection

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Minor league baseball players who make as little as $5,500 a season were stripped of the protection of federal minimum wage laws under a provision in government spending legislation signed Friday....

Tiger Stadium site gets new life as youth sports facility

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DETROIT (AP) -- A Detroit corner that has been a stage for many of baseball's greatest players now will host youth games, events and other programs for young people....

Will flip-flopping fielders be baseball's latest trend?

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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- New Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler's progressive approach includes a strategy straight from a slow-pitch softball league....

Shohei Ohtani's arrival leads Angels into a fascinating year

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- The Shohei Show is about to begin for the Los Angeles Angels....