Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday....

What's on deck today at spring training

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What to watch for today at spring training:...

Players' union head: future spring games in Cuba possible

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GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) -- Cuba could be a spring training destination once more....

White Sox ace Sale breaks bone in foot, out at least 3 weeks

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale is out for at least three weeks after breaking a bone in his right foot in what the team described as an accident at home....

Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward

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BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates lost 95 games in 2005, the year they drafted outfielder Andrew McCutchen in the first round. Four years later, when McCutchen made his major league debut, they lost 99 games....

White Sox pitching ace Chris Sale has foot fracture

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Chicago White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale has a fracture in his right foot and may miss opening day....

Toronto OF Saunders could return in April after knee surgery

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DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders had surgery on his left knee Friday and could return to the team sooner than previously expected, perhaps in mid-April....

A-Rod shifts across the infield and works out at first base

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Stripped of his job at third base, Alex Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the New York Yankees....

Pirates call it sickening to see 'Jihadi John' in team hat
BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Pirates say it's "absolutely sickening" to see a photo of the Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John" wearing a Pirates hat....

Harvey throws to batters for 1st time since elbow surgery

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Harvey drew an ovation from the crowd of 100-150 fans and high-fives from teammates after stepping off the mound Friday....






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