Braves' Wandy Rodriguez struggles in first outing

...the Braves' 8-2 loss to the New York Mets in the spring training opener at Champion...batted only .229 in 100 games for the Mets last season. "I don't have first-year...and scored a run, leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves...

Alex Rodriguez reaches base twice in return

...when the Yankees open their season at home against Toronto on April 6. METS: Infielder Daniel Murphy says he disagrees with the "lifestyle" of people who are gay.The Mets hosted Billy Bean, a former major leaguer who came out after retiring...

Braves: Spring Training television schedule

...SportSouthMLB.tv = MLB.tv online paid subscription March 7 - vs. Mets, 1:10 p.m. (MLB.tv)March 9 - vs. Nationals, 1...tv)March 12 - at Yankees, 7:05 (MLB.tv)March 13 - at Mets, 1:10 (MLB.tv)March 17 - at Red Sox, 1:05 (MLB...

Cubs will ask for more time to finish upgrades

...elbow. OBITUARY: Jeff McKnight, a versatile player who spent six seasons with the Mets and Orioles, has died. He was 52.McKnight's family told the Mets that McKnight died Sunday after having leukemia for 10 years.

Braves' Melvin Upton Jr. out for rest of spring with foot injury

...weight back on a rack. He returned to St. Louis for an examination by Dr. Michael Brunt, who said the injury was minor.METS: Matt Harvey threw 43 pitches to David Wright, Michael Cuddyer, Curtis Granderson and Daniel Murphy in his first time facing...

Manny Ramirez, Kevin Youkilis hired by Cubs

...happened. But if I didn't take care of it, who knows what would have happened during the season if it would have come back." METS: First baseman Lucas Duda will not swing a bat for the next few days as he recovers from a left intercostal strain.

Braves: Spring Training Watch (Part 1)

...and the full squad reports Feb. 25. The first team workout is Feb. 26 before the Braves open Spring Training against the Mets on March 4. With Spring Training closing in, it's time to go through the roster and consider the storylines and what to watch...

Braves: Atlanta signs Young as platoon option

...Training. Young hit .229/.299/.311 with a 77 wRC+ and 30 stolen bases in 316 plate appearances and 100 games for the Mets last season. He owns a career .252/.320/.332 line and 77 wRC+ in parts of six seasons. The 29-year-old is capable...

Former Met Eric Young Jr., Braves agree on minor league deal

...29-year-old Young led the National League with 46 stolen bases in 2013 for Colorado and the New York Mets. He stole 30 last year with the Mets while batting .229 in 100 games.Young is a career .252 hitter since making his big league debut in...

Atlanta Braves enter Spring Training with many new faces, storylines

...reports by Feb. 25. The first team workout is Feb. 26 before the Braves open the Spring Training schedule at home against the Mets on March 4.The Braves overhauled the front office and roster this off-season for what could be a transition period, so new...