The Blue Jays announced they signed free agent Dayan Viciedo to a Minor League contract with an invite to Major League Spring Training on Sunday.The 25-year-old outfielder was released by the White Sox in February.
Upon arriving in camp for the first time this spring, new shortstop Didi Gregorius received these words of wisdom from manager Joe Girardi: Try to be the best Didi Grigorius you can be. Don't try to be like Derek Jeter, the icon he's replacing on the left side of the Yanks infield.
The D-backs' newly signed Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas will see time at third base and in the outfield during Spring Training in order to get as many at-bats as possible.
MLB.com's Statcast player tracking system won an Alpha Award for Best Analytics Innovation/Technology at the annual Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.
Getting hit by a pitch was bound to happen sometime. For Giancarlo Stanton, it happened to be on his third plate appearance in the Marlins' first simulated game of the spring.
D-Backs' brass came out in force Saturday to get a first look at Cuban right-hander Yoan Lopez, who threw his first live batting practice session since signing with the organization in January.
The Twins began the day with their customary rapid-fire infield drills and saw live batting practice between pitchers and hitters for the first time this spring. Trevor Plouffe, however, was absent from the drills but is expected to return soon.
Madison Bumgarner, already named the Giants' Opening Night starter, also will begin San Francisco's Cactus League schedule by facing the Oakland A's on Tuesday in Mesa.
Despite everything two-time Cy Young award winner Johan Santana has been through over the years he hasn't given up the dream of returning to Major League Baseball.
Rockies manager Walt Weiss said Troy Tulowitzki and Carlos Gonzalez would miss the team's Spring Training opener, but the club is pleased with their progress as they return from injuries suffered last season.
Josh Hamilton's potential suspension for a drug of abuse would not hinge on his recovery from shoulder surgery. The Angels' outfielder would begin serving a suspension at the beginning of the regular season, regardless of whether he would've started the year on the disabled list, according to people familiar with the process.
The threat of rain didn't stop the A's from gathering for a four-inning intrasquad game at Fitch Park on Saturday morning. The defense greatly impressed manager Bob Melvin, and pace of play was an object of interest.
It was an offseason of changes for the Twins after their fourth straight year of a least 92 losses, and as a result, Joe Mauer sees more optimism heading into this season than in years past.
Yankees utility infielder Brendan Ryan said on Saturday that he's making progress in his recovery from a strained muscle in the middle of his back, and he hopes to resume baseball activities next week.
Nick Swisher had not faced live pitching since last August until stepping to the plate for a live batting practice session Saturday morning. The veteran was welcomed back by hard-throwing Indians right-handers Carlos Carrasco and Danny Salazar.
As if they don't have enough of them, the A's welcomed in another new face Saturday morning. Right-hander Chad Smith, claimed off waivers from Detroit on Thursday, arrived at Hohokam Stadium excited for his latest opportunity.
C.J. Cron made his name throughout the Angels' Minor League system by hitting the type of home runs teammates told stories about, and catching prospect Jett Bandy has two of his own.