...look good on paper. He surrendered three earned runs on three hits and retired only one batter before leaving with pain in his elbow. "You feel bad for him, and I hope that the elbow thing isn't serious," GreenJackets manager Dave Machemer...
Rangers: Josh Hamilton and Michael Young returned to the lineup in Tuesday night's 6-5 victory over Kansas City after missing the series finale against Tampa Bay on Sunday.
TAMPA BAY: With wins in four of their first five games since the All-Star break, the Devil Rays clinched their first winning trip since 2004.... LHP Casey Fossum left the game in the fifth inning due to leg cramps after allowing singles on consecutive pitches.
CHICAGO -- Albert Pujols left a lasting impression on the Chicago Cubs.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla - Any questions about the state of John Smoltz's elbow have now been answered.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., - Breaking with tradition, Atlanta manager Bobby Cox announced his starting rotation Saturday, naming 21-game winner Russ Ortiz his Opening Day starter against the Mets on April 6.
MIAMI - The news that Paul Byrd will undergo ligament-replacement surgery today on his right elbow and be lost for at least a year barely caused a ripple in the visitors clubhouse Monday afternoon.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - If second baseman Marcus Giles, shortstop Rafael Furcal, catcher Javy Lopez and right fielder Gary Sheffield hold onto their All-Star voting leads, the Braves could send as many as six players to the midsummer classic.
...Sidelined with elbow tendinitis, he threw from a bullpen mound at Veterans Stadium Friday afternoon and reported no pain in his elbow. It was a positive first step in his comeback, but he didn't throw hard during the 20-minute session and threw...
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - The smile never leaves John Smoltz's face. If his comeback from last March's elbow surgery can be evaluated by his expression, then National League hitters are in for a long, frustrating season. "I've always had a passion for pitching, but it had been diminished," said Smoltz, who last pitched in the 1999 World Series. "Now, my elbow feels so good it's hard to hide those feelings."