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Mets pitcher Kodai Senga is dealing with some arm fatigue after throwing at spring training

Feb. 21, 2024 15:37 PM EST

New York Mets right-hander Kodai Senga experienced some arm fatigue after throwing a side session during spring training. Mets manager Carlos Mendoza said Wednesday that Senga was being examined by the team's trainers. Mendoza wasn't sure at that point if they were going to get an...

NHL's Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium increases total to 41 played outdoors

Feb. 18, 2024 19:19 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The two Stadium Series games at MetLife Stadium this weekend increased the NHL's total of outdoor games to 41. Each of the four teams featured five players who previously played in a pro game in the open air. “Outdoor experiences,...

Shohei Ohtani won't play in Dodgers' spring training opener, stays away from live batting practice

Feb. 18, 2024 18:58 PM EST

Shohei Ohtani did not participate in live batting practice Sunday, and his Los Angeles Dodgers spring training debut is on hold. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Ohtani, who is coming back from elbow surgery, will not play in Thursday's opener against the San Diego Padres. The...

Tanner Scott beats Marlins in last salary arbitration case. Players finish 9-6

Feb. 17, 2024 14:54 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Tanner Scott beat the Miami Marlins on Saturday in the year's final salary arbitration case, leaving players with a 9-6 margin in decisions this year. Scott was awarded $5.7 million instead of the Marlins’ $5.15 million offer by Robert Herman,...

Alec Bohm beats Philadelphia Phillies in arbitration, assuring players of winning record

Feb. 16, 2024 18:11 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alec Bohm beat the Philadelphia Phillies in salary arbitration on Friday, clinching the players' first winning record since 2019. The third baseman and first baseman was given a $4 million salary rather than the team’s $3.4 million offer by Brian Keller,...

New uniform designs drawing plenty of scrutiny during opening days of spring training

Feb. 16, 2024 16:39 PM EST

What players are wearing has garnered as much attention as what they’re doing at spring training. Major League Baseball teams are wearing newly designed uniforms this year aimed at improving performance and helping players stay cool throughout games in the summer months. The new...

Manfred expects A's to play in new Las Vegas stadium starting in 2028

Feb. 15, 2024 23:31 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is confident the Oakland Athletics will be playing in Las Vegas starting in 2028. "The reality of the situation is that whenever you’re leaving a market where you’ve been for decades and you’re going to make a move to a...

World champion Rangers among 18 teams that get going with pitchers and catchers on the field

Feb. 14, 2024 18:27 PM EST

The new sign outside the Texas Rangers’ training facility in Surprise, Arizona, became a favorite photo opportunity on Wednesday. “World Series Champions. 2023.” “I’ve gotten even a deeper appreciation of what these guys did. It was just incredible year with...

Japanese pitcher Shintaro Fujinami finalizes $3.35 million, 1-year contract with New York Mets

Feb. 14, 2024 12:27 PM EST

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets finalized their $3.35 million, one-year contract with Japanese pitcher Shintaro Fujinami on Wednesday. A 29-year-old right-hander, Fujinami can earn an additional $850,000 in performance bonuses for games: $100,000 for 35 and $250,000...

MLB's free agent market begins to thaw, Soler agrees to $42 million deal with Giants, AP source says

Feb. 13, 2024 20:13 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The San Francisco Giants and slugger Jorge Soler agreed to a $42 million, three-year deal on Tuesday, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations, taking one of the remaining marquee free agents off the market as most of the 30 teams reported for spring training...