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

Feb. 21, 2024 18:16 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 if the Japanese pitcher would have an MRI. ...

Eric Hosmer retires from baseball following a 13-year career and a World Series title

Feb. 21, 2024 13:21 PM EST

Eric Hosmer announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday following a 13-year career that included winning four Gold Gloves and helping lead Kansas City to victory in the 2015 World Series. Hosmer, 34, was released by the Chicago Cubs on May 25 after hitting .234 with two home...

Premium talent is still available on MLB's free-agent market, but GMs don't seem in a hurry

Feb. 20, 2024 19:26 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cleveland's new manager, Stephen Vogt, isn't sure why this year's free agent market has entered a deep freeze even as temperatures heat up during spring training in Arizona and Florida. He just wants to see it thaw as quickly as possible. ...

Rafael Devers lobbies Boston Red Sox front office for roster help

Feb. 20, 2024 18:06 PM EST

Rafael Devers is looking for some help — from the front office of the Boston Red Sox. With the Red Sox ramping up at the start of spring training, Devers made it clear Tuesday that he felt the franchise should have done more to improve the roster over the winter. ...

Noah Garden promoted by Major League Baseball to deputy commissioner of business and media

Feb. 20, 2024 10:25 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Garden has been promoted by Major League Baseball to deputy commissioner of business and media. MLB said Tuesday the promotion was effective Jan. 1. Garden becomes the second deputy commissioner alongside Dan Halem, who has been deputy...

Trout says he wants to stay with Angels. Rendon discusses where baseball ranks on his priority list

Feb. 20, 2024 09:57 AM EST

Mike Trout discussed his future and Anthony Rendon talked about his priorities as the Los Angeles Angels stars spoke Monday when position players started workouts at spring training camps across Arizona and Florida. Trout, a three-time MVP and 11-time All-Star who has played in only...

All Sacramento State's Matt Masciangelo can do is say ouch and laugh after getting plunked 8 times

Feb. 19, 2024 15:46 PM EST

It was a bruising opening weekend for Sacramento State's Matt Masciangelo. The Hornets' junior left fielder was hit by pitch on eight of his first nine plate appearances against Loyola Marymount. “I’ll take it — any way I can get on base for the team,”...

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...

Padres, GM A.J. Preller under pressure to produce despite an expected lower payroll

Feb. 17, 2024 23:28 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — A.J. Preller had the benefit of a free-spending and patient owner during his past few seasons as general manager of the San Diego Padres. That might not be the case anymore. Eric Kutsenda has taken over as the San Diego Padres control person...

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,...