Spring Training

Yankees, Mets Issue Joint Statement on Training in NYC

The Yankees and Mets issued a joint statement Wednesday afternoon about Spring Training in New York, which reads as follows: “The Yankees and Mets have been in touch with Governor Cuomo’s office today and will work with the N.Y. State Health Department on a continuing basis to coordinate the return...
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MLB Teams Could Use Home Parks for 'Spring Training' When Season Resumes: Report

Baseball teams could train at their home ballparks in preparation for regular-season games should play resume, according to a report. The new proposal for MLB, which recent reports suggest has been gearing up to resume its season as some states and cities have eased lockdown restrictions, would...
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MLB Players Struggle to Stay Sharp During 'Offseason 2.0'

When is Major League Baseball going to return? This is the question that lingers each and every day as we trudge through this coronavirus-induced hiatus. While we wait, here is something else to ponder: Exactly how prepared are these guys going to be when they come back? This is a very real thing...
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MLB Proposal Would Replace AL, NL With Cactus, Grapefruit Leagues

Major League Baseball is reportedly weighing a proposal to realign its divisions if the season is allowed to begin amid the coronavirus crisis. The traditional American and National leagues -- and their three divisions each -- would be scrapped under the plan, according to Bob Nightengale of USA...
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Astros Ace Verlander Doubtful for Opening Day

Astros ace pitcher Justin Verlander is being shut down at spring training due to a "mild lat strain," general manager James Click told reporters Monday. Verlander said "it would probably take a miracle" for him to be back by Opening Day, the Houston Chronicle's Chandler Rome reported . Verlander...
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Giants Pitcher’s Wacky Windup Becomes the Talk of Spring Training

Want to see something TOTALLY normal? Well guess what, Chief? You clicked on the wrong article. What you’re about to see next is, to quote Gwen Stefani, bananas (B-A-N-A-N-A-S). You ready? I’m sure you’re not, but here it is. Roll the tape … This windup 🤯🤷‍♂️ pic.twitter.com/G2sBthWRmP — SF Giants...
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5 Top MLB Pitching Prospects Making Waves in Spring Training 2020

Opening Day is just a little more than three weeks away and spring training is in full swing. While most players ease their way back into things, the spring offers a chance to get a glimpse at the up-and-coming young talent and which of those players may find themselves on the roster come Opening...
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These Players Have the Most to Prove in Spring Training

The Spring Training doldrums are upon us. Pitchers and catchers have reported. Games are underway. All that remains between now and Opening Day is 30 mostly boring days of Arizona and Florida baseball. But if we’re paying attention, a lot will unfold before teams break camp and head north for the...
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12 MLB Prospects Who Could Make a Major Impact in 2020

The MLB season began on earnest Wednesday with pitchers and catchers reporting to spring training for several teams. Every MLB team relies on far more than the 25 players on its Opening Day roster during the course of the famously long 162-game campaign. Many of those players are rookies who are...
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Astros Owner Makes Stunning Claim About Team's Cheating

Owner Jim Crane is taking a bold approach to defending the actions of the 2017 Astros. After a lengthy MLB investigation, that 2017 team was found to have cheated using an electronic sign-stealing system. Players in the dugout would bang on a trash can to relay to hitters which pitch was coming...
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