Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Rodriguez participates in Yankees first full-squad workout

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez waves as he does drills at third base during a spring training baseball workout, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A sixth-grader making his first visit to spring training stood along a fence outside George M. Steinbrenner Field waiting to get a glimpse of his favorite player.

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Nationals’ Werth still rehabbing from shoulder surgery

In this Sept. 14, 2014, file photo, Washington Nationals' Jayson Werth looks on during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. Werth participated in outfield drills Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, during the Nationals’ first full-squad workout. But the left fielder was generally limited as he recovers from offseason shoulder surgery. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

VIERA, Fla. (AP) — The Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth is back on the field, just not 100 percent yet.

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Kelly feeling ‘very fortunate’ to be back with Twins

Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor watches as catchers run through drills at baseball spring training in Fort Myers Fla., Tuesday Feb. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Former manager Tom Kelly has arrived at Minnesota Twins spring training, ready to work again as a guest instructor five months after a minor stroke.

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AP source: Francisco Rodriguez returns to Brewers

In this April 19, 2014, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Francisco Rodriguez (57) throws against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers. A person familiar with the agreement tells The Associated Press that the veteran closer reached a two-year, $13 million deal with the Brewers on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Francisco Rodriguez will be jogging out of the bullpen again for the Milwaukee Brewers.

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Marlins’ Stanton faces first live pitches since being hit

Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton speaks during a news conference ahead of the first official full squad spring training baseball practice for the Marlins Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton saw his first live pitches since his beaning back in September. The Marlins will have to wait at least one more day to watch Stanton take his first swing.

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