Latest MLB Spring Training News

2B Scooter Gennett rejoins Reds after missing all season

Jun. 28, 2019 4:57 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Scooter Gennett spent a lot of time watching the Cincinnati Reds on television as his severe groin injury healed slowly over three months. The Reds activated Gennett from the injured list Friday and had him in the lineup at second base for the opening game of a series against the NL...

Reds' Gennett begins rehab assignment from groin injury

Jun. 17, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Scooter Gennett began a rehab assignment Monday, the final step in returning from a severe groin injury in spring training that has sidelined the Cincinnati Reds second baseman all season. Gennett will play five days with Single-A Daytona and move up to Triple-A Louisville to continue the...

Machado's grand slam carries Padres over Harper's Phillies

Jun. 4, 2019 2:26 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado drove a high fly ball to right field and all Bryce Harper could do was turn, run to the wall and watch it sail over his head into the home run deck at Petco Park. Machado's grand slam carried the San Diego Padres to an 8-2 victory against the NL East-leading Philadelphia...

Relaxed, hard-hitting Twins are stressing out opponents

May. 29, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The signs of a potent lineup were evident with the Minnesota Twins in spring training, factoring in the addition of a few accomplished power hitters and the anticipation of further development by their homegrown players. Even the most optimistic member of the organization would've had...

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

May. 25, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana. Each move is pending a successful physical, and both players are expected to report to the club's spring training complex in...

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing

May. 22, 2019 6:02 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees will have to wait a little longer for the return of the Giancarlo Stanton. The outfielder took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won't play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness. Shortstop Didi Gregorius moved...

Yanks' Gregorius plays for 1st time since Tommy John surgery

May. 20, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday at extended spring training in his first game action since Tommy John surgery on Oct. 17. "It was good," Gregorius said. Outfielders Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge also took...