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Pirates' Skenes retires Orioles' Holliday in Grapefruit League matchup between top draft picks

Feb. 29, 2024 21:08 PM EST

Pittsburgh Pirates starter Paul Skenes retired the Baltimore Orioles' Jackson Holliday on a grounder to second base Thursday in a spring training matchup of the top overall picks in the last two amateur drafts. Skenes, a 6-foot-6 right-hander, was the first pick last year after going...

Players' union head Tony Clark hopeful 2024 uniforms will soon be altered following complaints

Feb. 29, 2024 17:40 PM EST

TAMPA. Fla. (AP) — Baseball players’ association head Tony Clark is hopeful 2024 uniforms will soon be altered following complaints by his members. The uniforms designed by Nike and manufactured by Fanatics have been criticized by players for pants that are somewhat see through...

Yankees pitcher Cortes emerges pain-free from first spring training start after injury-marred 2023

Feb. 26, 2024 18:11 PM EST

Nestor Cortes wasn't exactly nasty in his first spring training appearance, but the New York Yankees left-handed emerged from Monday's game against Minnesota feeling good. After an injury-marred 2023, it's a start. “Everything positive, pitches really crisp,”...

Marcus Stroman has first outing with Yankees. Mets' Senga won’t throw for at least 3 weeks

Feb. 25, 2024 17:34 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Marcus Stroman threw 2 1/3 innings in his first spring training start with the New York Yankees on Sunday, giving up three runs on four hits and a walk while striking out two. The 32-year-old right-hander — who grew up on Long Island about 55 miles from Yankee...

Orioles' Corbin Burnes looks sharp in first game appearance with his new team

Feb. 24, 2024 19:05 PM EST

Corbin Burnes’ first outing with his new team looked like an abbreviated version of a typical performance with his old one. Burnes worked one scoreless inning for the Baltimore Orioles and struck out the first two batters he faced Saturday in the 2021 NL Cy Young Award winner's...

Keller getting biggest contract for Pirates pitcher while Mets shut down Senga, their All-Star RHP

Feb. 22, 2024 19:06 PM EST

One National League All-Star right-hander is getting the largest contract for a Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher, and another is expected to miss the season's start for the New York Mets. Mitch Keller and the Pirates have agreed to a $77 million, five-year contract, a person with knowledge...

Gleyber Torres enters final season ahead of free agency saying 'I want to be a Yankee for life'

Feb. 21, 2024 16:02 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Starting what could be his final season with the New York Yankees, Gleyber Torres was clear about his intent. “I don’t want to leave,” the 27-year-old infielder said Wednesday. “I want to be a Yankee for life.” Torres was an All-Star in...

Aaron Judge's big toe more than a New York Yankees footnote after injury last year

Feb. 20, 2024 17:28 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Aaron Judge's big toe is more than a footnote for the New York Yankees. Judge missed 42 games after tearing a ligament in his right big toe when he crashed into the right-field fence at Dodger Stadium last June 3, a big reason the Yankees fell from postseason...

Latest Yanks star arrives for spring training wearing T-shirt saying: 'The generational Juan Soto'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:50 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Juan Soto gave some new meaning to pride of the Yankees. On his first day with his new team, the 25-year-old star outfielder walked into a news conference in the tent behind third base wearing a navy T-shirt with white print that proclaimed: “The generational...

At 34 and after 5 seasons of injuries, Yanks' Stanton says he's 'got to change the narrative'

Feb. 19, 2024 15:27 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton's condition was dissected on his first day back at Yankees spring training much like pastrami at a New York deli: how lean? A markedly slimmer Stanton stood by his corner locker after arriving in the refurbished clubhouse and discussed his...