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


Tigers Take Batting Practice On Rays 11-2

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Jim Leyland doesn’t know if Nick Castellanos will make his Opening Day roster. Castellanos may not have enough experience in left field, but the Detroit Tigers manager has no doubts about one thing. ”He’s


Beltran, Westbrook Hurt As Cards Beat Miami

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Beltran and Jake Westbrook limped to the St. Louis Cardinals’ clubhouse moments apart Thursday. Beltran bruised the little toe on his right foot when he was hit by a pitch in the first inning


Brewers Over White Sox

PHOENIX (AP) — Khrys Davis and Josh Prince hit their first home runs of the spring and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Thursday. The Brewers snapped a five-game losing streak, while the White Sox


Lance Berkman Scores Twice In Texas Debut

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Lance Berkman singled, walked and scored two runs in his Rangers’ spring training debut, a 10-0 win over the Cleveland Indians on Thursday that gave Texas its first exhibition victory this year after an 0-5


Shields Makes Royals Debut In Win

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — James Shields pitched a hitless inning in his Kansas City debut, and the Royals remained unbeaten this spring with a 5-4 win Thursday over the San Diego Padres. Shields was acquired in a big trade


Rockies Beat Split Reds

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Cincinnati’s project to turn hard-throwing Aroldis Chapman into a starter got off to a strong start Thursday in the split squad Reds’ 4-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies. Chapman has 16 starts in the minors


Kershaw Strikes Out 7 As Dodgers Beat Angels

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out seven over three innings, and the Dodgers beat the Angels 10-8 Thursday to leave their Los Angeles rivals 0-5-2 at spring training. Preparing to face San Francisco on April 1 in


Diamondbacks Beat Reds Split Squad 6-5

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Gerardo Parra drove in three runs and threw out a base runner Thursday, leading the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. Willie Bloomquist had three hits, including a double, and drove


Rays Beat Pirates 8-2

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Kelly Johnson had a new vantage point for the Tampa Bay Rays’ 8-2 victory Wednesday over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Johnson started in left field for the Rays, his first game in the outfield since he