Pirates Beat Rays 3-2 In Split Squad

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — Roberto Hernandez made a strong debut for the Tampa Bay Rays. Jeff Locke did the same for Pittsburgh. Hernandez needed just 12 pitches for a perfect first inning Saturday in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 3-2


Marlins Beat Cardinals 8-3

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — One game into spring training and the Marlins are already down a catcher. Jeff Mathis broke his right collarbone Saturday when he was hit by a foul ball during Miami’s 8-3 victory over the St.


Rays Spring Training Day 11: Ben Zobrist

DAY 11—The Rays completed an abbreviated full-squad workout today on the main field of Charlotte Sports Park, their final workout before starting the Grapefruit League schedule tomorrow. Manager Joe Maddon On camp so far: “The primary thing I always


Rays Spring Training Day 10: Jeremy Hellickson

TORRES ADDED TO VENEZUELA ROSTER—LH Alex Torres has been added to Venezuela’s roster for the World Baseball Classic…he is one of seven Rays expected to participate in the WBC, joining INF/OF Ben Zobrist (United States), RH Fernando Rodney (Dominican


2013 Red Sox Spring Training Notes

SCHOOL IN SESSION: The Red Sox open the 2013 spring season with a twin bill against Northeastern University and Boston College at JetBlue Park…It marks the 5th time the Sox have opened their spring exhibition schedule with a doubleheader

Alex Cobb hopes to build on his late-2012 success.

Rays Spring Training Day 8: Alex Cobb

DAY EIGHT—Today’s full-squad workout featured live BP…among those who threw to hitters for the first time were RH Jamey Wright, RH Jeremy Hellickson, LH Jake McGee, RH Alex Cobb, LH Matt Moore, LH Cesar Ramos, RH Chris Archer and


Rays Spring Training Day 7: David Price

DAY SEVEN—All 66 players have reported to camp and participated in this morning’s workout, which was abbreviated due to the Rays Charity Golf Tournament this afternoon…the workout featured the first live BP of the spring, with LH David Price,


Pierre, Figgins Together Again Like Good ol’ Days

JUPITER, Fla. — Fifteen years later, and it feels like Portland, Ore., all over again for Juan Pierre and Chone Figgins. Their friendship started in 1998 in — where else? — a batting cage. The two have stayed close


Price Aims To Repeat Success Of Last Year

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — David Price remembers what got him here, so he always packs extra socks. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner had a busy offseason, full of events that took place in venues from the


Rays Luke Scott Brings Stuffed Boars Head to Practice

It’s never a dull moment for everyone sharing a clubhouse with Rays designated hitter Luke Scott, via Roger Mooney of the Tampa Bay Tribune: Luke Scott promised to bring something interesting this morning for “show and tell” and he