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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox ace Chris Sale to have Tommy John surgery

Mar. 19, 2020 8:25 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, an operation that would keep him out the entire 2020 baseball season if and when it resumes after the coronavirus pandemic. “There’s no real way to sugarcoat this. It's not what anyone wants,”...

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw looks on during spring training baseball Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dodgers' Kershaw to start opening day for 9th time

Mar. 9, 2020 4:59 PM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw will start the Los Angeles Dodgers' opener against the visiting San Francisco Giants on March 26. Manager Dave Roberts announced the decision on Monday. Kershaw will extend his franchise record for opening day starts to nine. His streak of consecutive opening day...

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb (17) and relief pitcher Shawn Armstrong (43) and other pitchers warm up during spring training baseball, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

O's: Mancini needs 'non-baseball-related medical procedure'

Mar. 7, 2020 9:01 PM EST

In a gloomy season for the Baltimore Orioles last year, one of their few bright spots was Trey Mancini. Now they'll have to do without him for a while. The big-hitting Mancini will undergo what the team is calling “a non-baseball-related medical procedure." Manager Brandon Hyde said Saturday that Mancini...

FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Collin McHugh throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game in Minneapolis. McHugh agreed to a $600,000, one-year contract with the pitching-needy Boston Red Sox, a deal that allows him earn up to $4.25 million. (AP Photo/Jim Mone, File)

Collin McHugh joins pitching-needy Boston Red Sox

Mar. 5, 2020 4:36 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Right-hander Collin McHugh agreed Thursday to a $600,000, one-year contract with the pitching-needy Boston Red Sox, a deal that allows him earn up to $4.25 million. However, he is recovering from a flexor injury in his pitching am and is not expected to be ready for opening day. He...

Los Angeles Angels' Anthony Rendon singles during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Rendon, Betts, Cole among baseball's big offseason movers

Mar. 5, 2020 10:47 AM EST

Anthony Rendon won a World Series in Washington and then left the Nationals to join Mike Trout and Albert Pujols with the Los Angeles Angels. Gerrit Cole went to the New York Yankees to try to put them over the top. Mookie Betts, the 2018 AL MVP, and two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber were shipped out by...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale, left, talks with Pedro Martinez during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Red Sox ace Chris Sale has MRI for elbow soreness

Mar. 3, 2020 5:22 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Red Sox starter Chris Sale has soreness in his throwing elbow and has undergone an MRI, the team announced two days after the 30-year-old left-hander faced batters for the first time this spring. Manager Ron Roenicke said Sale felt the soreness in his elbow Monday morning,...

Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon watches during the first inning of a spring training baseball game Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Maddon sees Cubs, Price debuts for Dodgers, Keuchel goes 4

Mar. 3, 2020 1:26 AM EST

Joe Maddon hugged Anthony Rizzo, shared an in-game microphone with Kris Bryant, slapped hands with the Cubs' mascot and drew a warm reception from the Chicago fans at Sloan Park. As if he'd never been away at all. The manager who guided the Cubs to an elusive World Series championship in 2016 and parted ways with...

Los Angeles Dodgers center fielder Cody Bellinger runs off the field during the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Dodgers' Bellinger scratched from spring training game

Mar. 2, 2020 8:51 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — NL MVP Cody Bellinger was scratched from the Los Angeles Dodgers' starting lineup on Monday for a spring training game against the Cincinnati Reds. The outfielder took part in a charity event on Sunday night at a Topgolf facility in Scottsdale, and a video showed him hitting a long...

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher David Price exits a spring training baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds during the second inning Monday, March 2, 2020, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Price makes 1st spring training appearance for Dodgers

Mar. 2, 2020 7:19 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — David Price felt a rush of nervous energy leading up to Monday. Acquired by the Dodgers last month from from Boston, he made his first spring training appearance for Los Angeles. Price allowed two runs and three hits in 1 1/3 innings during a 6-2 loss to Cincinnati with three...

FILE - In this Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019 file photo, Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Rodriguez pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston. Boston pitcher Eduardo Rodríguez argued his case Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020 asking for a raise to $8,975,000 rather than the $8.3 million offer of the Red Sox. A right-hander who turns 27 in April, Rodríguez was a career-best 19-6 with a 3.81 ERA in 34 starts last season, when he made $4,325,000. He is eligible for free agency after the 2021 season.(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)

Red Sox lefty Rodriguez aims to repeat healthy, winning ways

Feb. 29, 2020 6:36 PM EST

FORY MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Flanked by higher profile starters, left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez spent much of the past few seasons mostly out of the limelight -- and, at times, on the injured list. Until last season, that is. In 2019, Rodriguez stepped out of the very large shadows cast by fellow left-handers...