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Philadelphia Phillies legend and Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt announced Sunday he is recovering from an advanced form of skin cancer after being diagnosed with Stage 3 melanoma in August and undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatment in the months that followed.
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This March 12, 2104 file photo shows Brian Wilson launching a small drone equipped with a video camera to fly over the scene of an explosion an explosion that leveled two apartment buildings in East Harlem in New York.
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Aaron Harang gave up a run on four hits in four innings and Nick Swisher hit a solo home run as the split-squad Cleveland Indians defeated the San Francisco Giants 5-1 on Sunday.
5 hrs ago | Boston.com
Chris Rusin threw four scoreless innings, while Donnie Murphy, Daniel Vogelbach, and Arismendy Alcantara each homered to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 6-3 victory over the New York Mets with both teams playing with split squads Sunday.
"His nickname here is Textbook," said Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter, who appreciates Hardy's defense far more than the bat that last year produced 25 home runs and earned the 31-year-old a Silver Slugger Award.
In addition to St. Patrick's Day parties, the city is hosting a major construction industry convention and Major League Baseball's Big League Weekend, featuring the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets at Cashman Field.
"It's the back of the elbow, which is good," Niese said. "I'm almost 100 percent sure it's nothing serious."
Tanaka, who signed a $155 million, seven-year contract in January, struck out six and walked two.
C.J. Wilson pitched into the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-3 in a spring game on Sunday.
The Detroit Tigers will start the season without Jose Iglesias , though just how long the injured shortstop is sidelined will not be known until after he sees a foot and ankle specialist on Tuesday.
Schmidt was diagnosed in August with stage 3 melanoma. He has undergone two operations, radiation and chemotherapy.
Left-hander Jon Lester pitched four innings of one-run ball for Boston. He gave up two hits, struck out five and walked one.
The 27-year-old Yoon didn't exactly face a Murderer's Row of Yankees, who sent most of their stars to Panama for an exhibition game.
Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw struggled in his final start before opening the regular season in Australia, allowing five runs on eight hits in 5 2-3 innings in the Dodgers' 5-4 loss to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night.
Chris Heisey hit his fifth spring homer and Cincinnati had 18 hits in a 16-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday after Reds starter Homer Bailey was scratched with a sore right groin.
Erik Bedard pitched into the fifth inning in his bid to win a spot in Tampa Bay's rotation, helping a Rays split-squad beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Saturday.
Johnny Cueto became the first Cincinnati pitcher to finish five innings this spring, limiting the Texas Rangers to five hits and one run in the Reds' 2-1 victory Friday.