D-backs first baseman Paul Goldschmidt has not played in Cactus League games for the past two days due to stiffness in his legs, but is expected to play against the Angels on Saturday.
Former Royals pitcher Ervin Santana is still on the open market and is still talking to clubs -- including the Royals.
A close play at first base was upheld by the new instant replay system Friday in the Rays' 6-3 victory over the Blue Jays in Dunedin.
On the Angels, Albert Pujols and Mike Trout work in tandem. The veteran is a daily, present reminder to Trout of the commitment level it takes to maintain annual MVP-type production, and the young superstar serves as a daily, present reminder of the value of youthful exuberance.
Making his Orioles debut against the Phillies, right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez put together two perfect innings and got plenty of run support from his new teammates as Baltimore beat Philadelphia, 14-4, at Ed Smith Stadium on Friday afternoon.
Rangers pitcher Matt Harrison, who was set back early in camp because of some back issues, is getting closer to pitching in a game. Harrison threw 12 minutes of batting practice on Friday without any issues.
Reds center fielder Billy Hamilton agreed to the interview with MLB.com but then suddenly realized the time. It was 7:53 a.m. Two minutes before early bunting work.
The D-backs are near an agreement on a two-year contract with free-agent left-hander Oliver Perez, a baseball source confirmed. The deal is pending a physical and the finalizing of contract language
Two of Boston's key injured players are getting closer to a return to the field. Manager John Farrell said Friday morning that Shane Victorino and Jake Peavy should both be able to play by next week, contingent upon them continuing to make progress in their recoveries.
C.J. Wilson is one of countless pitchers whose careers were extended -- and, in many cases, heightened -- by the revolutionary procedure that Dr. Frank Jobe invented 40 years ago.
On Friday, one day after a controversial play at home plate -- where expanded replay and baseball's new rule governing collisions converged -- Mike Trout still couldn't figure it all out.
Baseball isn't held in the same esteem in Australia as cricket and "footy," but it has a grand history Down Under, dating far back into the 19th century and into the modern day, as dozens of Aussies have been making it to the Major Leagues.
Brad Penny's comeback attempt took a hit on Friday when the Royals released the veteran right-hander.
The matchup of American League East rivals Baltimore and Tampa Bay in Sarasota, Fla., Thursday was washed out by rain.
This series is designed to evaluate the role prospects play in each Major League organization, looking at the short and long-term needs of each club and illustrating how prospects fit in both scenarios. Here's my look at the Astros.
The Astros' loaded farm system can be a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, it's an exciting acknowledgment of strong scouting and player development work. On the flip side, having a great system sounds great on paper, but if it doesn't funnel players through the pipeline to turn things around at the highest level, it's a bit hollow.
Cole Hamels is not feeling any pain in his left shoulder, but he has not been able to bounce back from his Saturday bullpen session. He hopes to resume throwing in the next week.