New York Mets All-Star reliever Jeurys Familia accepted a 15-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, which stems from an altercation with his wife
What's a new MLB season without some award predictions? Ken Rosenthal now opens the preseason envelopes! NL MVP: Bryce Harper, Nationals: He worked out like a demon in the offseason AL MVP: Francisco Lindor, Indians: It will take an extraordinary performance to beat Trout, but Lindor can do it NL Cy Young: Clayton Kershaw, Dodgers: Practically a lock as long as he stays healthy AL Cy Young: Jose Quintana, White Sox/Astros: Quintana will be traded within the AL (conveniently), keeping his candidacy viable NL Manager: Torey Lovullo, Diamondbacks: Arizona's no contender but voters often prefer managers from teams that exceed expectations, AL Manager: A.J. Hinch, Astros: Find a "surprise" team in the AL; it i
Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day
The Washington Nationals say President Donald Trump has declined an invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before their game on opening day
Royals outfielder Jorge Soler will likely begin his first season in Kansas City on the disabled list after straining his oblique in a minor league game
David Ortiz appeared in more than 2,000 career games as a designated hitter, but Big Papi's retirement after last season took away one of the few remaining players whose primary job is to hit
To paraphrase Tommy Lasorda: You win 54, lose 54, and it's about what you do with the other 54 These teams did OK with the "other" games in '16, but don't expect the same win total this year Mariners (86 wins in '16): Busy offseason but they may crumble like the overhyped D-Backs of last year Cubs (103 wins): Too many potential pitfalls for the starting rotation to crack 100 again Tigers (86 wins): This team has .500 written all over it and it boils down to (lack of) starting pitching White Sox (78 wins): Chris Sale is gone and now they're in full-fledged rebuilding mode Rangers (95 wins): Luckiest team in history (95 W's with a run differential of +8!) is due for regression
Miami Marlins right-hander Edinson Volquez chats with Jessica Blaylock after his final spring outing Tuesday afternoon, saying he is ready to go for Opening Day.
Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly discusses the team's spring training, saying aside from a couple of injuries, he is happy with how the team worked and made it through.
The Tigers will be without fantasy baseball slugger J.D. Martinez for at least the next 3-4 weeks, while the Mets' starting rotation injury bug bites again.