Cubs' demotion of Kris Bryant sparks outcry

MESA, Ariz. -- The Chicago Cubs reassigned slugger Kris Bryant to minor-league camp Monday, prompting protests from the Major League Baseball Players Association.

The Cubs also optioned second baseman Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa and sent ...

J.J. Hardy expected to start the season on the DL

Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy is expected to be placed on the disabled list and miss Opening Day after a muscle strain in his left shoulder was discovered during an exam on Monday.

He will not be able to participate in baseball activities for at ...

A Hamilton return could affect Angels

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Josh Hamilton is out of sight but not out of mind, the questions about the outfielder's status -- if or when he will return, and how he might fit in if he does -- hovering over the Angels like a cloud.

Hamilton hasn't been with ...