Astros pass on Wandy for last roster spot

The club informed Wandy Rodriguez on Thursday evening that he would not be selected for the big league club, meaning James Hoyt or Michael Feliz will fill out Houston’s bullpen.

Blash’s 2 HRs lead Padres’ punch parade

Jabari Blash has flashed his power all spring for the Padres. On Thursday night at Southwest University Park, he slammed a pair of home runs — two of the six dingers hit by San Diego overall — in helping the Padres to an 13-9 win in an exhibition game against the El Paso Chihuahuas, their ...

Cubs beat the Mets behind stellar situational hitting

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Thursday’s recap: Cubs 5, Mets 1

The Cubs relied on a three-run fifth inning Thursday night, and seven pitchers scattered eight hits in coasting to a 5-1 victory over the Mets before a crowd of 11,025…

Cubs 5, Mets 1

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Cubs 'play' Las Vegas, where they're tops among bettors

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Joe Maddon laughs off possible Kris Bryant consecutive game streak

Before local media swarmed his son regarding his return to Las Vegas, Mike Bryant had an interesting suggestion for Cubs manager Joe Maddon. Bryant told two reporters to mention to…

Joe Maddon on Jon Lester's Wednesday HR: 'It didn't surprise me'

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Stubbs begins 3-day audition with Braves

Given the oddity of his current opportunity, it was only fitting that Drew Stubbs’ first official day with the Braves’ organization began with a cross-country flight, followed by extra batting practice before his two-hour drive to Sarasota to begin what is essentially a three-day audition for a spot on Atlanta’s Opening Day roster.

Cave placed on waivers; Reds roster not set

Immediately following their 3-1 loss to the Indians, the Reds broke camp and headed home for Cincinnati. Besides a plane full of players and coaches, they will be carrying a few unanswered roster questions.