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Kiké returns to Dodgers on 1-year deal

6:07 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Even after a busy offseason, the Dodgers weren’t quite done making moves for their 2024 roster. On Monday, the Dodgers traded away veteran outfielder Manuel Margot to the Twins, along with prospect Rayne Doncon, in exchange for shortstop Noah Miller, who was ranked as the No. 23

Twins get OF Margot in trade with Dodgers

6:01 PM EST

TAMPA -- The Twins traded for some insurance Monday, adding the productive and versatile Manuel Margot to an outfield unit that is returning Byron Buxton from injury. Margot, 29, was acquired from the Dodgers, who got him and marquee right-hander Tyler Glasnow from the Rays in December. Margot has a

Cardinals agree with 3-time All-Star shortstop Crawford (source)

6:18 PM EST

JUPITER, Fla. -- With Tommy Edman’s availability for Opening Day still unclear following offseason right wrist surgery, the Cardinals agreed to terms with veteran shortstop Brandon Crawford as insurance behind rookie sensation Masyn Winn, a source confirmed to on Monday. Crawford, 37, must pass a physical at the team’s

1 dark horse candidate to make each Opening Day roster

February 25, 2024

From seasoned veterans to up-and-coming young players, Spring Training provides an opportunity for everyone to shine. While only 26 players per club will crack the Opening Day roster when all is said and done, those who stand out during the spring often find themselves rewarded. With the help of each

Soto looking to add final 6 parks to HR collection

5:05 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. -- Juan Soto has an incomplete set, something that the Yankees outfielder hopes to rectify this season. Soto has hit regular-season homers in 24 of the current 30 Major League stadiums. Now that he is in the American League, he’ll have the opportunity to begin chipping away at

Journeyman starter clears air with Harper over 2015 regret

5:29 PM EST

FT. MYERS, Fla. -- David Buchanan had something on his mind when he got to Phillies camp this month: He wanted to apologize to Bryce Harper. Buchanan, 34, had the opportunity because he's back with the organization where everything started more than a decade ago. The Phillies selected him in

We've seen some wild Minor League jerseys -- and then there's this one

1:08 PM EST

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Soler gives glimpse of tantalizing strength with pair of knocks

7:32 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It wasn’t nerves that caused Jorge Soler to lose his bat in his first trip to the plate while making his Giants debut on Monday. It was just, well, him. The power that the All-Star slugger had on display as he dug in for his first at-bat

Bogaerts on a mission to make the transition

7:38 PM EST

PEORIA, Ariz. -- Batting practice ends shortly after 11 a.m. MT. Most of the Padres gather their gear and make for the clubhouse or the lunch room. Xander Bogaerts and infield coach Tim Leiper, meanwhile, retreat to the far reaches of the Peoria Sports Complex -- the half-field where infielders

9 ways Minor League teams are celebrating Black baseball history

@BensBiz and @JoshJacksonMiLB
February 27, 2024

When Jackie Robinson made his debut as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in Spring Training of 1946, his jersey number was not the 42 he'd come to be associated with. That spring in Daytona Beach, and throughout the ensuing season with the Triple-A Montreal Royals, he wore number

X-rays negative, Evan Carter day to day after HBP

Rangers' rookie phenom hit in left forearm area during first-inning at-bat
6:45 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rangers rookie sensation Evan Carter left his Cactus League matchup with the Giants in the first inning on Sunday afternoon after getting hit by a pitch in his left hand/wrist area. MLB Pipeline’s No. 5 overall prospect, Carter initially took his base before chatting with first-base coach

Ohtani to make Dodgers debut Tuesday; Yamamoto to start Wednesday

2:05 PM EST

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The wait is finally over. Shohei Ohtani gave the green light to announce when he will see his first Cactus League action with the Dodgers. Ohtani will start as the designated hitter on Tuesday at 3:05 p.m. ET/12:05 p.m. PT against the White Sox at Camelback Ranch.

Will Cubs make another big signing soon?

1:34 PM EST is keeping track of all the latest Cubs-related free agent and trade rumors right here.

MLB, Rangers unveil All-Star Week events schedule

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Major League Baseball and the Texas Rangers on Monday announced the 2024 All-Star Week schedule of fan events taking place in Arlington, Fort Worth and the North Texas region from Friday, July 12 – Tuesday, July 16. The 94th Midsummer Classic will be played at Globe Life Field on Tuesday,

'It's crazy how much I've grown': Fried reflects on 8th Spring Training

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NORTH PORT, Fla. -- Braves fans will always fondly remember the night Max Fried helped secure the 2021 World Series title by throwing six scoreless innings after his ankle was trampled. Fried’s right ankle was crushed by Michael Brantley during a bang-bang play at first base. But the Braves' hurler

Rizzo smiling and 'feeling great' in return from concussion

5:02 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. -- Anthony Rizzo pounded his glove at first base and scanned the faces in the crowd, an ocean of spectators enjoying their afternoon in the Florida sunshine. He tossed a warmup baseball into the seats, pointed his index finger at a young boy, and grinned brightly. Man, it

PCA doing 'the right things' in wake of Bellinger return

Cubs' top prospect ready for whatever team asks of him ahead of '24 season
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MESA, Ariz. – A few weeks ago, Cubs shortstop Dansby Swanson had a long conversation over the phone with prospect Pete Crow-Armstrong. It was an opportunity for the young center fielder to ask questions and have an open and honest chat about a wide array of topics. “We just kind

Kimbrel is 8th on all-time saves list, and yes he can name all 7 players he trails

12:15 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. -- When Craig Kimbrel held an introductory Zoom call with members of the Baltimore media in December, the 35-year-old right-hander was asked if he remembered the player who hit the only home run he’s allowed at Camden Yards in his 14-year MLB career. “[Trey] Mancini hit me pretty

Castillo brings early heat: 'It's telling me that I'm healthy'

Veteran right-hander opens with 96 mph fastballs vs. Reds in Cactus League debut
6:19 PM EST

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- For much of last season, Luis Castillo was firmly in the conversation for the American League Cy Young Award. A beacon of consistency who never missed a start. A workhorse who navigated early jams and somehow cleared the seventh inning. A strikeout artist who didn’t need data

Rosario's work ethic on display as he figures out role with Rays

6:52 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Shortly before newcomer Amed Rosario made his defensive debut on Monday, the Rays’ shortstop took off his cap, bent down and etched a few words into the infield dirt. It’s something he’s done countless times in the past; so many, in fact, it takes him a minute

With Bellinger off the board, who will sign next?

February 25, 2024

Cody Bellinger's offseason finally came to an end on Sunday, as a source told that he agreed to return to the Cubs on a three-year, $80 million contract that includes opt-outs after each of the first two seasons. Bellinger’s agreement took one of the five most prominent remaining free

Holliday isn't the only prospect turning heads at O's camp

Povich, Mayo impress in Baltimore's split-squad game vs. Tampa Bay
5:56 PM EST

SARASOTA, Fla. -- Once again this year, Orioles Spring Training is flush with talented prospects. Much of the early attention has been on MLB Pipeline’s No. 1 overall prospect, Jackson Holliday, who went 0-for-2 with a walk in Baltimore’s 2-1 split-squad win vs. Atlanta on Monday afternoon in North Port.

Injuries: J-Rod, Domínguez, Senga, Rangers, Edman

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Stay up-to-date with all the latest news on injured and recovering players from across Major League Baseball.

Gray to be key piece of injury-riddled Rangers rotation

5:04 PM EST

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Rangers’ rotation -- and potential competition for the No. 5 spot -- has been the talk of camp, and with a trio of pitchers in Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Tyler Mahle opening the season on the injured list, it’s easy to see why. So with

Cora confirms Sox recently met with Jordan Montgomery

3:58 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Could Jordan Montgomery wind up with the Red Sox after all? The longer the 31-year-old lefty remains on the market, perhaps the better chance Boston has of finding common ground with a starting pitcher who would fit perfectly at the top of the team’s rotation. Before