BLUE JAYS CLAIM ANDERSON The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have claimed 1B LARS ANDERSON from the Chicago White Sox. ANDERSON, 25, batted .125 in eight games with the Boston Red Sox last season. The 6-4, 215 pound left-handed hitter has


Rays Beat Twins In 10-Innings 10-7

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP)—Joe Mauer was impressed with the Twins pitching staff Sunday despite Minnesota’s 10-7 loss in 10 innings to the Tampa Bay Rays. In his first spring training appearance, Mauer caught Kyle Gibson a 2009 first-round draft


Marlins Nationals 10-Inning Tie

Storen gives up lead in 9th, Nationals tie Marlins VIERA, Fla. (AP) — Drew Storen’s first chance to put last season’s playoff flop behind him didn’t go so well Sunday. The Washington Nationals reliever gave up a late lead


Curtis Granderson Out 10 Weeks With Broken Arm

Yankees OF Granderson breaks arm, out 10 weeks TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson is going to be out up to 10 weeks with a broken right forearm. The slugger was hit by a pitch


Rays Beat Red Sox 4-3 In Spring Opener

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Before he walked out to the mound, John Lackey paused for a moment and thought about all the rehabilitation he went through in order to take this next step. ”I kind of took a


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