TAMPA, Fla. - Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera returned from injuries to make their 2013 spring training debuts Saturday in the New York Yankees' 2-1 loss to the Atlanta Braves.
His baseball career has taken him from Danville to Rome to Lynchburg. This winter, it took him south of the border to Panama.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Houston Astros hope the regular season doesn't look like this.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Even though the Toronto Blue Jays have plenty of new faces after a winter makeover, newcomer Josh Johnson said the team's already one big happy family.
TAMPA, Fla. - Atlanta second baseman Dan Uggla escaped a scary incident without serious injury.
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Tim Hudson was pleased with his performance - when he was pitching out of jams.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Atlanta Braves would be happy to see a power display like this during the regular season.
KISSIMEE, Fla. - Craig Kimbrel was like a little kid Saturday in the Braves clubhouse, talking excitedly about his chance to work with a couple of Atlanta greats at the World Baseball Classic.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Carlos Pena wasn't signed by the Houston Astros because of his .197 batting average or 19 homers last year.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Jason Heyward worked on his bunting. Jordan Zimmermann tried out a new pitch. And Bryce Harper just kept doing what he's been doing all spring.
CLEARWATER, Fla. - Ryan Howard hit his first home run of spring training, an opposite-field drive to left off All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel that helped the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 10-5 Thursday.
LAKELAND, Fla. - The Detroit Tigers have six pitchers fighting for five spots in the starting rotation. Rick Porcello got his second chance to audition for Tigers manager Jim Leyland on Wednesday in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves and gave up three runs in three innings, his longest outing of the spring. Porcello, however, didn't make the impression he wanted to make. The Tigers' first round pick in 2007 (27th overall) started out ...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman were walking back to the Atlanta clubhouse, having finishing up a stint in the batting cages on a rainy morning, when they spotted Bryce Harper sitting at the end of the Washington dugout.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Don't call this just another spring training start for Washington's Ross Detwiler.
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - Kris Medlen is not exactly imposing - listed at 5-foot-10, and that's being generous. He munches on peanut butter-and-honey sandwiches before every start. He never stops fidgeting, whether it's bouncing around the clubhouse before a game or just chatting up a couple of players after a spring training start.
CINCINNATI - Dan Uggla hit a pair of solo homers and Juan Francisco added his first career grand slam as the Atlanta Braves recovered from last night's stunning last-swing loss by beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Wednesday.
CINCINNATI - Craig Kimbrel was one strike away from getting career save No. 100. Five pitches later, he was walking off the field stunned.