Miller solid in outing; Detroit's Martinez happy to be playing

...loss to the Braves, his first action of the spring following left knee surgery in February.Afterward, the 2014 American League MVP runner-up said he was happy with his debut."It feels great to get the first one outof the way," Martinez...

Baltimore catcher Matt Wieters shut down for now

...acquired via trade from the Arizona Diamondbacks last off-season, used a strong second half to bat .300 in 2014, with 26 doubles, 10 triples and 76 runs. He was also a finalist for the American League Gold Glove Award in center.

Astros' Keuchel has strong outing in tie

...Keuchel last season, recognizing him as baseball's best groundball pitcher and playing a part in his selection as the American League's Gold Glove pitcher."They have all different advanced stats now, like ground covered from the mound," Keuchel...

Alex Rodriguez reaches out to his likely replacement

...We'll put schedules together and things like that to try to keep him healthy." RETIRING: Jason Giambi, the American League MVP in 2000 with Oakland, says he's retiring after 20 seasons in the majors.The slugger told the New York Daily...

Madison Bumgarner struggles in spring debut

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Trade-happy clubs in West enjoy beefed-up rosters

...hear about it," Angels slugger Albert Pujols said of the switcheroos. "Obviously, the National League and the American League West have done some huge moves. I think it's going to be two good divisions to watch. It seems like over the last...

Braves: Gattis trade brings back more prospect talent

...the answer was almost always the same: He's an American League player. It was time for him to go while his stock...pace. The funny thing is, Gattis is moving to the American League and will still play left field. He has the advantage...

American League showing different lineups

...next week, and some things will be different in the American League. The Tigers switched divisions, moving from the...be surprised if the Indians come out on top in the American League. AL East: Player on the spot: Mo Vaughn, Red Sox...

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