Amazin' at-bat: Mets' Guillorme draws 22-pitch walk vs Hicks
“I don’t even think I’ve had a 13 pitch at-bat in my career.”Hicks was scheduled to pitch one inning. Carlos Martínez worked four innings in the start for St. Louis, allowing two runs and five hits. Pittsburgh starter Steven Brault allowed three runs on five hits and a walk in three innings. YANKEES 5, BLUE JAYS 1New York starter Deivi García gave up one hit and an unearned run in three innings. Dean Kremer allowed a run on three hits, walked two and struck out four in the start for Baltimore.
Spring games begin with fans, new faces, moment for Mancini
AdJazz Chisholm of the Marlins and Adam Haseley of the Phillies did even better — they led off games with home runs. Mancini took off his helmet to acknowledge a standing ovation that included the fans, the Orioles and the Pirates. Marco Gonzales made his first spring start for Seattle, allowing two hits and an unearned run in two innings. Center fielder Trent Grisham, coming off his first Gold Glove last season, doubled and scored a run for San Diego. Top prospect Jeter Downs had a two-run home run and RBI single, while Michael Chavis hit a solo shot.
Twins' Dominican slugger faces probe in kidnapping case
Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel San told a Dominican Republic newspaper he's being blackmailed, having been accused of kidnapping and assault. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)SANTO DOMINGO Authorities in the Dominican Republic are opening an investigation into allegations Minnesota Twins slugger Miguel San participated in the kidnapping and assault of a man, prosecutors said Thursday. The Twins, however, said they were told San was cleared of the accusations. Faced with a failure to reconcile, the Dominican justice system will open an investigation into the case, according to the prosecutor's office. They are what the ones who know, I dont know about this, San told The Associated Press when asked about what awaits him in the case.