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  • Yankees get infielder Gregorio Petit from Astros for cash

    NEW YORK (AP) — In need of another healthy infielder by opening day, the New York Yankees have acquired Gregorio Petit from the Houston Astros for cash. The teams announced the deal Wednesday night. New…

  • Letters from old Yankee Stadium fail to sell at NYC auction

    NEW YORK (AP) — The giant letters that spelled “Yankee Stadium” atop the original Bronx ballpark failed to find a buyer at an auction in New York. They were estimated to fetch between $300,000 and…

  • Rizzo hits 3-run homer as Cubs beat Brewers and Lohse 11-7

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run homer off Kyle Lohse, and Jason Hammel allowed one run in five innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 Wednesday. Tommy La Stella…

  • Ryan hurts calf in Yankees’ 3-0 loss to Rays

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — In the first season following Derek Jeter’s retirement, the Yankees have concerns about shortstop less than a week before opening day. Four days after projected starter Didi Gregorius got hurt, backup…

  • LEADING OFF: Harvey makes last spring start

    A look at what’s happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Thursday: ___ FINAL START The Mets and Cardinals wrap up Grapefruit League play in Jupiter, Florida. Mets right-hander Matt Harvey (Tommy John…

  • Padres rout Samardzija and White Sox 8-2 as Shields tunes up

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — James Shields allowed three hits in three scoreless innings, Jedd Gyorko hit a three-run homer in a five-run first inning against Jeff Samardzija, and the San Diego Padres beat a Chicago…

  • Rockies send down Brothers, Barnes; Betancourt makes team

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Colorado Rockies have sent veteran reliever Rex Brothers and outfielder Brandon Barnes to the minors. The moves Wednesday mean 39-year-old reliever Rafael Betancourt has made the opening-day roster in his…

  • Archie Bradley dominant in outing vs Reds

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Diamondbacks top prospect Archie Bradley pitched one-hit ball for six innings and Yasmany Tomas had a three-run double, leading Arizona to a 3-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday. Tomas,…

  • Tulowitzki, Gonzalez show off power as Rockies beat Rangers

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Troy Tulowitzki homered twice and Carlos Gonzalez added his first spring home run for the Colorado Rockies in a 10-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday. Both sluggers have impressed…

  • Garcia homers, Abreu has 2 more hits for White Sox in win

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Avisail Garcia homered among his three hits and drove in four runs, Jose Abreu added to his sizzling spring training with two more hits and a Chicago White Sox split squad…

  • Hughes, Buchholz look sharp in Twins-Red Sox 4-4 tie

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Phil Hughes and Clay Buchholz each had a final spring training tuneup Wednesday as the Minnesota Twins and a Boston Red Sox split squad played to a 4-4 tie in…

  • Bumgarner outpitches Kluber as Giants beat Indians 5-2

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner outpitched AL Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber, and the San Francisco Giants completed their Arizona portion of the exhibition season by beating the Cleveland Indians…

  • Red Sox catcher Vazquez says he will have Tommy John surgery

    BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow. The Red Sox said Dr. James Andrews will operate Thursday in Gulf Breeze, Florida. Vazquez had been…

  • White Sox 12, Mariners 4

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  • White Sox 12, Mariners 4

    Chicago Seattle ab r h bi ab r h bi Bonifacio cf 5 1 1 0 Au.Jackson cf 3 0 2 0 Me.Cabrera lf 4 1 2 2 Ruggiano cf 1 0 1 0 A.Engel…