Posts Tagged Arizona

Clark says players against radical speed-up changes

Tony Clark, executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, smiles as he sits down to talk with writers after a closed-door meeting with San Francisco Giants players in the clubhouse on his first stop to meet with players from all the MLB teams Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Major league players are against many of the radical changes introduced during the Arizona Fall League to speed up games.

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Islanders roll past Coyotes 5-1

New York Islanders center Ryan Strome (18), center Anders Lee (27), center Brock Nelson (29) and defenseman Travis Hamonic celebrate Lee's goal as Arizona Coyotes center Antoine Vermette (50) skates away in the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Uniondale, N.Y.  (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Martin and Johnny Boychuk scored less than a minute apart early in the third to break a tie and the New York Islanders went on to rout the Arizona Coyotes 5-1 on Tuesday night.

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D-Backs have only 3 positions settled as workouts begin

In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, new Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team manager Chip Hale, left, puts on a Diamondbacks hat as he is introduced by chief baseball officer Tony LaRussa at a news conference in Phoenix. As position players report to spring training for the Diamondbacks, competition looms for a spot in the opening day lineup under new manager Chip Hale. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks begin full-squad workouts with uncertainty at five of the eight non-pitching positions.

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After 2 years, Arians, Keim get raise they didn’t ask for

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, and general manager Steve Keim speak during a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. Both Keim and Arians were given contract extensions after their successful 2014 season. (AP Photo/Matt York)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — As NFL coaches and general managers go, Bruce Arians and Steve Keim already make up quite a tandem.

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4 Reds pitchers battling for 2 open rotation spots

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price speaks with the media before a spring training baseball workout Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/John Locher)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — With everyone in camp, the Reds can finally start to sort out two openings in their rotation.

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