As planned, Iglesias played one inning. He caught a popup in the top of the first and grounded out in the bottom half.
When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever.
“I was going to have enough money for the rest of my life regardless of what was going to happen,” Scherzer told Rosenthal.
Perry hasn’t pitched in the major leagues since 2012, when he appeared in seven games for the Washington Nationals. He pitched for the Tigers from 2009-11.
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.
“I think Detroit, in this moment, is one of the best teams in the league,” Cespedes said. “I think not only me, but what player wouldn’t want to be on this team?”
Last season Detroit’s bullpen had an ERA of 4.29, ranked 27th in the major leagues.
Ausmus said the power Castellanos shows in practice should eventually manifest more in games, but he needs to work on his pitch selection.
Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton was on the minds of his teammates Thursday, a day after he was in New York to meet with Major League Baseball officials about an unspecified disciplinary issue.
A sixth-grader making his first visit to spring training stood along a fence outside George M. Steinbrenner Field waiting to get a glimpse of his favorite player.