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Colorado Rockies' Ian Desmond (20) loses his helmet on a swing as Cincinnati Reds catcher Curt Casali, right, gets out of the way during the second inning of a spring training baseball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Kopech heats up in 1st game for White Sox since 2018

Mar. 10, 2020 8:34 PM EDT

Michael Kopech quickly got back up to speed for the Chicago White Sox. In his first game since having Tommy John surgery 18 months ago, Kopech threw 11 pitches — and six reached 100 mph. "Yeah, I might have been a little geeked," he said Tuesday. The 23-year-old right-hander started against Texas and threw...

FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2020, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates' Derek Holland is shown during a spring training baseball workout in Bradenton, Fla. Holland is one of several older players trying to hang on with teams that don't figure to be contenders in 2020. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Working the count; 30-somethings grinding to extend careers

Feb. 28, 2020 2:27 AM EST

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Jarrod Dyson kept waiting for the phone to ring. As December faded and the hot stove cooled, one thought kept running through the free agent outfielder's mind. “You mean to tell me I can't help nobody win?" said Dyson, who stole 30 bases for Arizona in 2019 before hitting the...

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2020, file photo, Detroit Tigers' Spencer Turnbull takes part in a drill during a spring training baseball workout in Lakeland, Fla. Christin Stewart homered in the top of the 10th inning to lift Detroit to a win in its season opener last year. A few days later, Spencer Turnbull took the mound for the Tigers as the starting pitcher for their first home game. Those are moments each player can look back on with pride, but both enter 2020 with a lot still to prove. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)

Stewart, Turnbull facing crucial 2020 season for Tigers

Feb. 18, 2020 4:15 PM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Christin Stewart homered in the top of the 10th inning to lift Detroit to a win in its season opener last year. A few days later, Spencer Turnbull took the mound for the Tigers as the starting pitcher for their first home game. Those are moments each player can look back on with...

FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo ,Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run off of Chicago White Sox's Reynaldo Lopez during the first inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski, File)

Tigers' Cabrera arrives with something to prove

Feb. 17, 2020 4:05 PM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera acknowledged Monday that he has something to prove after a disappointing season. But the Detroit Tigers slugger is definitely done tinkering with his swing. "I don't want to change my swing anymore," Cabrera said before the Tigers' first full-squad workout of the...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees center fielder Cameron Maybin smiles as he heads to the field during the ninth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. Maybin is back with the Detroit Tigers again. The Tigers announced that they have agreed to terms with the 32-year-old outfielder on a major league contract. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Maybin notices changes as he starts third tour with Tigers

Feb. 16, 2020 6:09 PM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Maybin is starting his third stint with the Detroit Tigers. This one feels a bit different. “The first two times around, there were a lot of familiar faces," the veteran outfielder said Sunday. "Not that many now.” Maybin began his big league career with Detroit...

FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees center fielder Cameron Maybin smiles as he heads to the field during the ninth inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers, in Detroit. Maybin is back with the Detroit Tigers again. The Tigers announced that they have agreed to terms with the 32-year-old outfielder on a major league contract. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson, File)

Tigers reach $1.5M, 1-year deal with OF Cameron Maybin

Feb. 13, 2020 12:46 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Maybin is back with the Detroit Tigers. The Tigers and the 32-year-old outfielder agreed Wednesday on a $1.5 million, one-year contract. He can earn $750,000 in performance bonuses for plate appearances: $100,000 each for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 and 550, and $150,000 for 600....