Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Who’s the ace? Red Sox starters want to prove they have many

Boston Red Sox's Clay Buchholz winds up to throw a ball as he warms up with fellow pitchers at baseball spring training in Fort Myers Fla., Wednesday Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Who’s the ace?

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Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery

New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey reaches for a ball during spring training baseball practice Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday.

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Adam Wainwright may miss Cardinals’ season opener

St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright throws in a steady rain during spring training Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. Rain forced the Cardinals indoors on Friday, but Wainwright played catch for a few minutes outside after missing two days of baseball practice due to an abdominal strain. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Adam Wainwright won’t pitch in exhibition games until mid-March because of his abdominal strain, a delay that could prevent the St. Louis Cardinals ace from starting the major league season opener at the Chicago Cubs on April 5.’

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Atlanta Braves shortstop Simmons slowed by oblique strain

Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons flexes his muscle at the conclusion of media interviews in the dugout during spring training practice Thursday, Feb 26, 2015, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/The Atlanta Jounral-Constitution, Curtis Compton) MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT) LOCAL STATIONS OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Atlanta Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons has a slight left oblique strain.

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New Rangers manager Banister addresses team: ‘Why not us?’

Texas Rangers players take part in a drill during spring training baseball practice Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — New Texas Rangers manager Jeff Banister finally got to address the entire team Thursday, more than four months after getting the job.

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