4 hrs ago
Wilhelmsen's circuitous journey to the majors may turn out all right
Maybe, Wilhelmsen hopes, last season's struggles - when he not only lost his job as closer but was sent for a few weeks to Class AAA Tacoma - were just a last little tension-building subplot.
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8 hrs ago
Seattle Mariners option Jesus Montero to Triple-A Tacoma
Designated hitter/first baseman Jesus Montero, the one-time cornerstone for the rebuilding project that is the Seattle Mariners, will not be with the big-league club when the 2014 season begins in April after he was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
12 hrs ago
Sports Media 101
What a Relief: New York Yankee SP Michael Pineda Keeps ERA Perfect This Spring
Yankees 101 provides 24/7 obsessive sports coverage of the New York Yankees as a part of Sports Media 101 .
18 hrs ago
3/14 Morning BP: White Sox fall again; issues arise in Philly
Feb 28, 2014; Clearwater, FL, USA; Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins runs to first after hitting a home run during the spring training exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers at Bright House Field.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Pineda in control again, holds Orioles scoreless
Michael Pineda followed a strong outing Friday against the Tigers with 2 2/3 scoreless innings Thursday against the Orioles.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
M's Montero responds to tough words with work
There were no expectations for Jesus Montero after he arrived at Mariners camp a reported 40 pounds overweight, as general manager Jack Zduriencik made clear in a pointed early comment directed at the former big-time prospect whose career might be hanging in the balance.
Yankees' Michael Pineda isn't fat anymore. Here's why
The last time the Yankees realistically expected Pineda to contribute was in 2012.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Five fantasy pitchers who could break out - or not win jobs at all
Given how good of a season Shelby Miller had in 2013, it's easy to forget that this time last year he wasn't getting drafted in a lot of fantasy leagues.
New York Yankees: David Phelps Heats Up Competition for Fifth Spot
After being roughed up in his Spring Training debut, David Phelps bounced back in his next appearance and delivered a strong outing to make things more difficult for Joe Girardi and the rest of the New York Yankees ' staff.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Pineda, The Game Changer
Over several days at Grapefruit League games, Michael Pineda's outing against the Tigers was the performance that impressed me most.
Yanks Go Yard
Yankees Working To Bridge Language Barrier
Feb 18, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Yankees starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda talks with New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after they threw a bullpen session at Steinbrenner Field.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Why Viciedo To Seattle Could Work
James has already done a great job breaking down the newest White Sox rumor regarding the trade talks re: Dayan Viciedo to Seattle.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
New York Daily News
Harper: Yankees' starters may actually be better than expected
A Yankees spring training that began with so many questions, especially about pitching, is suddenly brimming with optimism that borders on giddiness, at least privately among the brain trust.
Saturday morning links, notes and line-ups: DJ Peterson starting...
When Ernie Banks said "let's play two." I don't think he was talking about a split-squad doubleheader with one game in Scottsdale and another in Glendale.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Yankees' Brian McCann on Michael Pineda: Slider 'unhittable'
Pineda threw two scoreless innings in his first action against major league hitters since 2011 at George M. Steinbrenner Field Friday.
What We Learned from Michael Pineda's Long-Anticipated Yankees Return
The last pitch he threw in the majors was in 2011, at which time he was still property of the Seattle Mariners and Jesus 's line score from Friday night is an encouraging sight.
Michael Pineda all smiles after impressive spring debut for Yankees
Michael Pineda could not conceal his smile. The towering Dominican right-hander, 22 months removed from major shoulder surgery, had just completed an impressive return to the Yankees Friday night with by overwhelming two-time reigning American League MVP Miguel Cabrera.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
New York Post
Whew! Yanksa spring already looking much better than last
Look! It's a happy, healthy Mark Teixeira and Derek Jeter on the field for Thursday's game.
Considering Nick Franklin as trade bait for the Yankees
The Mariners are rumored to be scouting David Phelps - hey, wait a minute. While we're coming up with Nick Franklin trade proposals, why not talk about that other team from New York? Ted Simmons, hair a little disheveled, top button undone, walked into the board room five minutes late.
Yanks Go Yard
The Yankees Should Deal With Seattle and Milwaukee
March 3, 2014; Peoria, AZ, USA; Seattle Mariners second baseman Nick Franklin throws to first to complete an out against the Colorado Rockies at Peoria Sports Complex.