New York Mets

Countdown to Spring Training: Day 47

A Florida outfielder  has earned an invite to the big league as the names of those receiving  spring-training invites continue to trickle in. Outfield/third-base prospect Dustin Lawley, who led the Florida State League with 25 homers, has earned a


MLB Announces 2014 Spring Training Schedule

The 2014 Spring Training exhibition schedule will begin with a pair of games on Tuesday, February 25th as the Detroit Tigers host Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida and the New York Yankees square off against Florida State University


Rays Expect Sam Fuld To Return Monday

The Rays expect outfielder Sam Fuld to return to the spring training lineup Monday, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports. Fuld was forced to leave Thursday’s game with a hamstring issue, but there doesn’t appear to be any


Hooters Girl Wrecks Phillies Game Again

It was kind of funny when that Hooters ballgirl the Phillies (or the ballpark, I’m not sure which) employ for their spring training games picked up a live ball and gave it to a fan last week. But this

Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter’s Ankles Keep Him Out Again

Yankees SS Jeter out of lineup again TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York captain Derek Jeter remains out of the Yankees’ lineup. Jeter was not listed to start for the second consecutive game on Wednesday because of ankle discomfort.


Jeter Still Not 100% Could DH Opening Day

Worth watching, as it may suggest that Jeter’s ankle is going to need a lot of rest this year. Which, as anyone who has had a broken bone before can attest, is entirely possible. Those things ache sometimes. [blackbirdpie


Twins Pitcher Moved To Intensive Care

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins minor league pitcher Deolis Guerra has been moved to intensive care at a Florida hospital because of a blood clot in his pitching shoulder. The team says Guerra was feeling some numbness in the shoulder


Derek Jeter Injury And Spring Training Update

Earlier today in Charlotte, N.C., Yankees captain Derek Jeter had a routine and scheduled visit to see Dr. Robert Anderson, the surgeon who performed Jeter’s ankle surgery on Oct. 20, 2012. Jeter is expected to be in camp on


Jason Giambi To Make The Indians Squad

Indians manager Terry Francona is enjoying having 42-year-old Jason Giambi in camp. In fact, so much so that Giambi will very likely make the Indians’ roster when camp breaks at the end of the month. The Plain Dealer’s Bud


Mark Prior In Camp With The Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. – The minor leaguers reported to camp today. Among them was Mark Prior. Yes, that Mark Prior. Prior, a 32-year-old right-hander, has not pitched in the majors since 2006 because of shoulder problems. He’s made several comeback