Quote of the Day
"For me, it's a no-brainer -- I'm not scared. I don't think I'm going to fail, but I'm not scared to come back. I'm not worried about that. I'm going to trust that I know in my heart I'm doing the right thing. And I'm hoping and praying that it's going to be great". ~Andy Pettitte on his decision to come out of retirement.
Veteran Yankee Andy Pettitte announced that he is coming out of retirement and signed a minor league deal with the Yankees.
Padres outfielder Carlos Quentin will have knee surgery and miss four weeks.
Royals catcher Salvador Perez will also have knee surgery but will miss 12-14 weeks.
Red Sox released veteran starter Carlos Silva.
Nationals (5-7) tied the Marlins (split squad, 7-5) 1-1.
Red Sox (split squad, 8-4) beat the Orioles (split squad, 5-7).
Red Sox (split squad, 8-4) tied the Orioles (split squad, 5-7) 3-3 (10 innings).
Yankees (8-8) beat the Astros (7-7) 6-3.
Phillies (7-8) beat the Blue Jays (split squad, 12-4) 4-3 (10 innings).
Braves (split squad, 5-11) beat the Mets (3-10) 3-2.
Braves (split squad, 5-11) beat the Blue Jays (split squad, 12-4) 5-3.
Rangers (split squad, 4-10) beat the Cubs (split squad, 6-9) 12-7.
A's (split squad, 12-3) beat the Cubs (split squad, 6-9) 4-3.
Rockies (8-7) beat the Dodgers (split squad, 8-4) 8-6.
Dodgers (split squad, 8-4) tied the Giants (split squad, 11-4) 3-3.
Rays (4-9) beat the Pirates (6-8) 2-1.
Top Scorer: Rangers (split squad) beat the Cubs (split squad) 12-7.
Grapefruit League: Top: Tigers (11-1, .917 WPCT). Bottom: Mets (3-10, .231).
Cactus League: Top: A's (12-4, .750). Bottom: White Sox and Rangers (4-10, .286).
Offensive: AVG: Delmon Young (Tigers), .519 (14-27). Home runs: Ryan Raburn (Tigers), 5. RBI: Ryan Raburn and Delmon Young, 15. Stolen bases: Gregor Blanco (Giants), 7.
Pitching: Wins: Luis Mendoza (Royals) and Garrett Richards (Angels), 3. K's: Madison Bumgarner (Giants), Felix Hernandez (Mariners), Brian Matusz (Orioles), and Justin Verlander (Tigers), 13. ERA: Wade LeBlanc (Marlins), 0.00 (10.1 shutout innings). Saves: Danny Otero (Giants), 3.
Offensive: Jason Kubel (Diamondbacks): 3-4, 2 home runs (2), triple, 3 RBI, 2 runs, AVG up .081 from .160 to .241.
Pitching: Kris Medlen (Braves): 4 shutout innings, 1 hit, 1 walk, 4 K's (7), ERA drop: 1.12 runs from 2.25 to 1.13.
Worst Pitching Performance: Trevor Miller (Cubs): 1 inning, 5 earned runs, 4 hits, no walks, 1 K (2), ERA jump: 6.75 runs from 0.00 to 6.75.
Teams followed in this update: Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves
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HR: home runs. RBI: runs batted in. AVG: batting average. SB: stolen bases. ERA: earned run average. BAA: batting average against. K's: strikeouts. WPCT: winning percentage