NL West News and Rumors
LEADING OFF: Rockies' Gonzalez Expected to Return to Lineupnytimes.com Updated 3 hours agoA look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:Share Tweet
Kemp Homers as Padres Beat Mariners 8-5nytimes.com 7 hours agoMatt Kemp and Wil Myers homered, leading Andrew Cashner and the San Diego Padres to an 8-5 exhibition win against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday.Share TweetMatt Cain gave up three runs in four innings, Buster Posey and Angel Pagan each had two hits and drove in two runs and the San Francisco Giants beat a Los Angeles Dodgers split-squad 11-9 on Sunday.Share Tweet
Rockies Beat Diamondbacks 11-10 in MexicoMatt McBride homered twice and drove in four runs, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-10 in a split-squad game on Sunday.Share TweetDaniel Hudson looked strong in a short outing, showing both sides of the argument on whether he should start or relieve for the Arizona Diamondbacks in their 2-1 loss to the Colorado Rockies in a split-squad game Sunday.Share Tweet
Rollins Helps Dodgers Beat Rangers 10-5nytimes.com 10 hours agoJimmy Rollins hit a leadoff double in Los Angeles' five-run third inning, and a split-squad of Dodgers beat the Texas Rangers 10-5 in spring training on Sunday.Share Tweet
Rockies' Gonzalez pain-free after knee scareESPN.com 17 hours agoColorado Rockies right fielder Carlos Gonzalez acknowledges he was "scared" when he felt pain again in his surgically repaired left knee.Share Tweet
Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockiesnytimes.com Mar 28 (yesterday)Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.Share TweetYour browser does not support iframes. There's midseason form and then there's Mike Trout's advanced version of midseason form that only the man himself can achieve. On Saturday, we were fortunate enough to experience the latter during the Angels 5-4 lo…Share Tweet
Ross Strikes Out 12 in 6 Innings for Padres in Winnytimes.com Mar 28 (yesterday)Tyson Ross showed off his arm for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, striking out 12 in six dominant innings and leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.Share TweetSan Diego Padres newcomer James Shields has been picked to start on opening day.Share Tweet
Batting pitcher eighth not a new moveMLB.com Mar 28 (yesterday)Twice in the past week, Rockies manager Walt Weiss hit the pitcher eighth and a position player ninth. It is something he is thinking about using, at least on occasion, during the regular season, too.Share Tweet
Dodgers' Greinke Struggles in 8-4 Loss to Giantsnytimes.com Mar 28 (2 days ago)Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.Share Tweet
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
Leaving San Francisco Was Easy Call For SandovalMar 9ESPN SweetSpot blogger David Schoenfield discusses Pablo Sandoval's comments about feeling disrespected by the Giants.
Yasiel Puig Puts On A Big HeadMar 9While signing autographs during spring training, Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig decided to have some fun by putting on a giant head of himself.
Matt Kemp ConversationMar 7Padres outfielder Matt Kemp talks to Josina Anderson about moving on from the Dodgers' organization, preparing to play in a San Diego Padres uniform and addresses durability questions.
Extra Points: How the PAT Could Change by This FallMar 30We’re exactly one month out from round one of the NFL draft. There’s a lot to cover this week, including: Ten questions for eight coaches at the league meetings, which just concluded in Arizona Pete Carroll tells me he is not tortured. (Didn’t think he …
ESPN NowMar 28Seven of the top 21 players at the top of Chad Ford's draft Big Board are in action tonight.
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NBA - Kevin Durant's cautious approach a welcome changeMar 27Why OKC star's surgery path is preferable to the often reckless heroism of the past