Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt sidelined by sore right elbow

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — St. Louis first baseman Paul Goldschmidt will be out for several more games because of a sore right elbow. Goldschmidt's throwing was limited by the Cardinals du...

Nats' Max Scherzer misses start due to fatigue on right side

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - (AP) — Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer was scratched from Tuesday's scheduled start against Miami because of fatigue on his right side. “There's not...

Verlander has lat strain, unlikely to be ready for opener

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston ace Justin Verlander has a mild strain of a back muscle and said it would “probably take a miracle” for him to pitch in the Astros' opener at Oakland on March 26. ...

Better plate discipline could move up Robles in Nats' order

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Given a chance to play last season, Victor Robles swung right into action for the Washington Nationals. Now they'd like him to swing a little less. ...

DeJong emerging in Cardinals cleanup role

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Paul DeJong is proving he can be the answer to one of the most pressing spring training questions for the Cardinals. At the spring's midpoint, DeJong's bat is ea...

Groin doesn't bother Cards' Kim in 2 shutout innings

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Kwang Hyun Kim showed no signs of the groin tightness that kept him from making his previously scheduled start, pitching two shutout innings for the St. Louis Cardinals against th...

Wedding Card: Manager Shildt set to get married on off day

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Many major leaguers play golf during off days in spring training. Some go fishing. Or just chill. St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Shildt has o...

Verlander says groin tightness no longer a concern

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — As far as Houston ace Justin Verlander is concerned, the groin tightness that has bothered him much of the spring is done with. The reigning American League Cy ...

Cards' Andrew Miller loses feeling for pitches

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Miller has lost control, and neither he nor the Cardinals know why. The two-time All-Star and 2016 ALCS MVP with Cleveland will be sidelined for an undete...

Astros' McCullers pitches for 1st time since '18, fans Goldy

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Lance McCullers spun a curveball that Paul Goldschmidt swung over for strike three, then looked toward the Houston dugout. That was enough on this day. ...

Greinke makes 1st outing after later arrival with Astros

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Zack Greinke wants to sharpen his slider without neglecting his other pitches. “Sometimes if you spend a lot of time on something new, the stuff you do good some...

Scratched from start, Verlander pleased with simulated game

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched a two-inning simulated game on Thursday in place of what had been scheduled as his spring training debut, a switch made because of groin tightness...

Bregman becomes 7th Astros player hit by pitch in 5 games

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Houston's Alex Bregman was hit on the back by a breaking ball from St. Louis reliever Ramon Santos on Wednesday, the seventh Astros player plunked in five spring training ...

Kim works two perfect innings in debut as Cardinals starter

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Nervous or not, South Korean star Kwang Hyun Kim is proving problematic for major league hitters. The 31-year-old left-hander retired all six Miami batters he fa...

Verlander scratched from Thursday start with groin tightness

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander's spring training debut will be postponed at least a few more days while the Houston Astros ace deals with tightness in his groin. Verla...