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Yanks’ Stanton (calf) might miss start of season

New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton might miss the start of the season because of a strained calf.Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced Wednesday that Stanton has a Grade 1 strain in his right calf and will be out "a...

Tebow to play for Philippines in WBC qualifiers

Former Heisman Trophy winner and NFL quarterback Tim Tebow, who is in the New York Mets minor league system, will play for the Philippines in next month's World Baseball Classic qualifiers.Tebow's parents were missionaries in the Philippines when Tebow...

Red Sox prospect Liu quarantined as precaution

Boston Red Sox prospect Chih-Jung Liu, who arrived from his native Taiwan last week, is in quarantine as a precaution against the coronavirus.The 20-year-old right-hander is in his hotel room in Fort Myers, Florida, and says he feels fine.Liu...

Boras to honor Kobe’s wish, grant internship

Kobe Bryant will get his wish.Baseball superagent Scott Boras told the Los Angeles Times that he will create an internship for the teenage daughter of John Altobelli, the Orange Coast College baseball coach who, along with Bryant and his...

Source: Brewers give RHP Peralta 5-year deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed right-hander Freddy Peralta to a five-year contract extension, a source told ESPN's Jeff Passan.According to Passan, the deal is worth $15.5 million guaranteed and includes two club options.Peralta was 7-3 with a 5.29 ERA...

Why the Angels are doing the right thing in holding back Shohei Ohtani

TEMPE, Ariz. -- We should all take a moment, before salivating at the promise of the inimitable Shohei Ohtani, to commend general manager Billy Eppler for his restraint. Think about it. The Los Angeles Angels carry hopes of contention...

Angels’ Rendon goes 2-for-2 in spring debut

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Anthony Rendon had to laugh at the notion that he picked up right where he left off in helping the Washington Nationals win the World Series last year. Still, it was nice to leave his first...

Boras to honor Kobe’s wish, grant internship

Kobe Bryant will get his wish.Baseball superagent Scott Boras told the Los Angeles Times that he will create an internship for the teenage daughter of John Altobelli, the Orange Coast College baseball coach who, along with Bryant and his...

How much will the Yankees miss Luis Severino? Not as much as you think

Cliff Welch/Icon SportswireThe New York Yankees won the MLB offseason when they gave Gerrit Cole the toll rights to the Henry Hudson to bring him to the Bronx, instantly transforming a good rotation into a great one. But that...

Yankees’ Severino needs Tommy John surgery

Less than a week after the New York Yankees shut down starter Luis Severino due to forearm discomfort, the team announced Tuesday that the right-hander now needs Tommy John surgery."His plan is to have it done as soon as...