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  • Now with Blue Jays, Johan Santana aims for another comeback

    DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — When Johan Santana walked into the Blue Jays’ clubhouse for the first time early Saturday morning, a surprise was waiting inside his locker. Taped in the upper left hand corner, directly…

  • Phegley hopes his style will catch on in Oakland

    MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It appears as though 2015 is shaping up to be quite a year for Josh Phegley. His wife, Jessica, is due to give birth to the couple’s first child any day…

  • Newcomer Anthony Gose ready to get going in Tigers’ outfield

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Gose isn’t known for his bat. He plans to change that this year, his first with the Detroit Tigers. Gose was acquired in an offseason trade with Toronto. The Tigers…

  • Vince Coleman off and running as White Sox instructor

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Vince Coleman still moves quickly. The former steals king, in spring training camp to work with White Sox runners, has already earned a lot of attention with his energetic, direct approach.…

  • Longoria eyes “bounce-back” year with revamped Rays

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Evan Longoria trusts the Tampa Bay Rays to get it right, so he has no complaints about the club’s winter makeover. Not that the star third baseman was happy to…

  • Rays reliever Belisario fractures shoulder, out indefinitely

    PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ronald Belisario has fractured his non-throwing shoulder in a swimming pool accident and is not expected to be ready for the start of the season.…

  • Royals 1B Hosmer hoping to build off postseason success

    SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a basketball, football and volleyball for a PlayStation commercial at Surprise Stadium, the spring training home of the Kansas City Royals. Hosmer said the basketball was the easiest…

  • Indians’ Kluber rises quickly to become star AL pitcher

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Corey Kluber was suddenly on a roster of baseball immortality. It was all so surreal, almost overwhelming. In New York last month to receive his 2014 Cy Young Award, Kluber sat…

  • RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, “Rain, Rain, Go Away.” Aside from Saturday’s gray skies and precipitation in…

  • Alex Rodriguez might play in Yankees’ spring training opener

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Rodriguez might be in the New York Yankees’ lineup for Tuesday’s spring training opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said a decision will come Monday. “It’s something…

  • M’s Ackley welcomed son early on way to spring training

    PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Dustin Ackley and his 7-months-pregnant wife were about an hour from stop No. 2 in their cross-country trek from Michigan to Arizona for the start of spring training when her water…

  • Players’ union head: future spring games in Cuba possible

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Cuba could be a spring training destination once more. Major League Baseball is considering playing future spring exhibition games on the island nation and baseball hotbed, which used to routinely host…

  • White Sox ace Sale breaks bone in foot, out at least 3 weeks

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale is out for at least three weeks after breaking a bone in his right foot in what the team described as an accident at home.…

  • 2015 Spring Training Schedule

    Times EST (Subject to change) Sunday, March 1 U. of Tampa vs. Phillies at Clearwater, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Monday, March 2 FIU vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Florida Southern vs. Detroit at Lakeland,…

  • Ex-Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long helping Mets batters

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets hitting coach Kevin Long walked into the interview room underneath the Tradition Field stands wearing a blue T-shirt and white pinstripe pants. The pinstripes are familiar,…