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Spring Training 2012

Friday Feelings

Christopher Caen | Posted 06.06.2012 | San Francisco
Christopher Caen

Sure this town ain't perfect, but it's perfectly us, warts and all. So enjoy your Easter weekend of bunnies, baseball and beer. And I will be toasting my dad as the first pitch is thrown... he wouldn't miss it for the world.

Who's On Third? 'Minor League Guy'

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.27.2012 | Sports

With its long A.M. bus rides to mid-day, split-squad games at small ballparks and the uneven mix of fresh-faced prospects and veteran camp invitees, s...

49-Year-Old Pitcher Dominates In Spring Training

AP | Posted 03.23.2012 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Jamie Moyer pitched four perfect innings and made a case to join the Rockies' rotation by helping Colorado to a 7-0 win over a sp...

Ozzie Ejected From Spring Training Game

AP | Posted 03.12.2012 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the Miami Marlins worked on their hitting, pitching and fielding, new manager Ozzie Guillen practiced, too. His arguing, th...

Giants Manager Ejects Angels Scout From Spring Training Practice

AP | Posted 05.08.2012 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy apparently thought a rival scout was getting too much of a good look at his team. ...

Shields Throws 2 Perfect Innings As Rays Top Yanks

AP | Posted 03.07.2012 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. -- James Shields sailed through his first spring training start. The Tampa Bay right-hander pitched two perfect innings, and the Rays bea...

Darvish Impressive In His Big League Debut

AP | ARNIE STAPLETON | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

PEORIA, Ariz. — Yu Darvish struck out three in two scoreless innings and made a run-saving play in his spring training debut during the Texas Ra...

Orioles Newcomer Shines In Spring Training Debut

AP | Posted 05.07.2012 | Sports

SARASOTA, Fla. — Wei-Yin Chen looked totally at ease in his new surroundings. Chen made a neat exhibition debut, pitching two scoreless innings...

Reyes Debuts For Marlins In Spring Loss

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

JUPITER, Fla. -- Jose Reyes was hitless in three at-bats in his spring debut for the Miami Marlins, who lost 3-1 to the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday. Re...

Duncan's 3-Run Homer Lifts Indians Past Royals Split Squad

AP | Posted 05.06.2012 | Sports

GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Shelley Duncan is picking up where he left off last year for the Cleveland Indians. Duncan hit his second three-run homer in ...

Matt Cain Makes Spring Debut

AP | Posted 03.06.2012 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Matt Cain pitched two scoreless innnings in his spring debut for San Francisco before the Milwaukee Brewers rallied to beat the G...

Buchholz Leads Red Sox Past Twins

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Sports

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Clay Buchholz pitched two hitless innings, David Ortiz homered and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 10-2 on Monday...

Pirates Batter O's In Matusz's Spring Training Debut

AP | Posted 05.05.2012 | Sports

SARASOTA, Fla. — Brian Matusz had a forgettable 2011. His 2012 started shaky, too. Matusz allowed three runs in two innings in his spring debut...

Spring Training Game Delayed By Swarm Of Bees

AP | Posted 03.05.2012 | Sports

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- This was no `B' game. The Diamondbacks' grounds crew used a combination of cotton candy and lemonade to help disperse a swarm of...