PHOENIX (AP) After sorting out work visa issues in his native
Dominican Republic, the Brewers' Neftali Feliz arrived at Monday
morning, ready to get to work with his new team.
Feliz enters camp as Milwaukee's leading candidate to be the
closer after the team parted ways with Jeremy Jeffress and… read more
GOODYEAR, Arizona (AP) Scott Schebler needed a year to settle
in. Now he's ready to win.
A year ago Schebler was new to the Reds and was competing with
Adam Duvall, another newcomer, for playing time in left field.
"I think the biggest thing is I know people now," Schebler… read more
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) Team captain David Wright isn't sure
how an intangible issue like character factors into wins and losses
and the divisional race in the National League East.
Still, the career-long Met is impressed by the leadership
qualities in the clubhouse around him.
"I've never been around… read more
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Nick Swisher has arrived as a New York Yankees
guest spring training instructor and Alex Rodriguez is on deck.
Swisher worked with outfielders Monday during his first day,
which came three days after announcing his retirement as a
"I never have to worry about an 0… read more
PEORIA, Arizona (AP) Forget the batter's box, pitching mound or
anywhere else between the chalk lines of a baseball field.
According to Seattle Mariners manager Scott Servais, the
location of one of the biggest obstacles blocking a player from
consistently excelling isn't on the diamond.
"A lot of it with… read more
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Tom Kohler already understands why A. J.
Ellis is considered a pitcher's catcher even though they've only
been Marlins teammates for a week.
"He seems like he's a guy who's really going to push us," said
Kohler, who went 9-13 with a 4.33 ERA last season. "During… read more
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) Mitch Moreland knows he's likely the only
new player in Boston's lineup since David Ortiz retired at the end
of last season.
He's just not listening to those who say he needs to replace Big
Papi's lofty production.
"I try not to hear it because there's… read more