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Houston Astros outfielder George Springer yells as he and other outfielders come off the field during baseball spring training Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Springer heckled as Astros continue spring boobird swing

Feb. 26, 2020 5:46 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — George Springer could only stand there all alone and listen. The Houston Astros leadoff man had no choice when he stepped into the batter's box a bit too early and was showered with loud boos Wednesday at an exhibition game against the New York Mets. Mets pitcher Noah...

New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton takes batting practice during a spring training baseball workout Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Stanton likely to miss opening day with strained right calf

Feb. 26, 2020 5:04 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton was hurt near the end of defensive drills on Tuesday. An MRI...

FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees starting pitcher Luis Severino leaves the game against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning in Game 3 of baseball's American League Championship Series in New York. Severino needs Tommy John surgery and will miss the 2020 season, another setback for the two-time All-Star and the rotation of the AL East favorites. “His plan is to have it done as soon as possible,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Yanks' Severino needs Tommy John surgery, out for year

Feb. 25, 2020 10:40 PM EST

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Luis Severino will miss the season with an elbow injury that requires Tommy John surgery, and the New York Yankees' rotation no longer looks all that imposing. New York announced Tuesday that the 26-year-old right-hander has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, a development...

New York Yankees' Luis Severino delivers a pitch in the bullpenn during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yanks' Severino needs Tommy John surgery, will miss season.

Feb. 25, 2020 8:55 PM EST

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino has an elbow injury that requires Tommy John surgery. The team said Tuesday the 26-year-old right-hander has a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, a development that means the two-time All-Star will miss all of 2020 after being sidelined for nearly all of 2019. Mets...

In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Larry Walker poses near the wall of plaques, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Walker said on Tuesday that his Hall of Fame plaque will show him in Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. He added the key to picking the Rockies is that Colorado was

Walker bundle of nerves after touring Hall of Fame

Feb. 25, 2020 4:21 PM EST

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Walker's right hand was shaking ever-so-slightly as he reached to sign the space where his plaque will hang in baseball's Hall of Fame. Reality was still sinking in, a month after his selection. “It doesn’t seem legit. I feel like I just won a lottery ticket,"...

Yankees outfielder granted restraining order against fan

Feb. 25, 2020 12:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A Bronx Supreme Court judge granted a protective order for Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner against a fan. Gardner, 36, filed the request last week against Gina Devasahayam and said in court documents she has "harassed and menaced" him and his family, The New York Post reported. Bronx...

Altuve booed, nicked by pitch in spring debut for Astros

Feb. 25, 2020 3:06 AM EST

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker...

New York Yankees' Gerrit Cole throws to first base during a spring training baseball workout Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Yanks' Cole strikes out 2 in hitless inning of spring debut

Feb. 24, 2020 8:44 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole got off to a fast start in his spring training debut for the New York Yankees, throwing a 97 mph heater on his first pitch and striking out two in a hitless inning against Pittsburgh on Monday night. “It went well," Cole said. “It was fun. Made some good...

Yanks' Cole strikes out 2 in hitless inning of spring debut

Feb. 24, 2020 7:54 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out two and walked over a hitless inning in his spring training debut for the New York Yankees against Pittsburgh on Monday night. Cole's first pitch to Adam Frazier was a 97 mph fastball. After Frazier popped out and Bryan Reynolds struck out, Cole Tucker drew a walk....

Pittsburgh Pirates' Chris Archer, left, talks to fans Harley Fagan, 6, center, and her brother Landon, 9, after a spring training baseball workout Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Bradenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Pirates' Archer scratched from start due to neck tightness

Feb. 24, 2020 3:14 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates right-hander Chris Archer was scratched from his scheduled Monday night against the New York Yankees and Gerrit Cole due to neck tightness. Pittsburgh said the move was precautionary and that Archer is day to day. Archer went 3-9 with a 5.19 ERA in 23 starts last...