Posts Tagged MLB Spring Training

A’s begin baseball’s mandatory domestic violence training

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler (16) makes a play during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL’s recent troubles.

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Yanks’ Tanaka nears 1st batting practice session

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, of Japan, throws in the bullpen during a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka threw 40 pitches in his third bullpen session Thursday and could be ready to throw batting practice early next week.

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Yankees’ Tanaka throws in bullpen for 3rd time

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka threw 40 pitches in his third bullpen session and could be ready to pitch batting practice for the first time early next week.

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Jays’ Michael Saunders injures knee injury, out until July

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders stepped on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls, tearing cartilage in his left knee and sidelining him until the All-Star break.

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Darvish feels good facing hitters for 1st time since August

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Yu Darvish throws during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish faced hitters for the first time since last August, throwing 30 pitches against teammates during batting practice Wednesday.

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