Marlins name Alvarez Opening Day starter

Manager Mike Redmond before Sunday's 11-7 loss to the Nationals announced right-hander Henderson Alvarez would start on Opening Day, Monday, April 6 at home versus the Braves.

"I'm sure that's a surprise," Redmond said, facetiously. "This guy had...

Jimmy Rollins starts anew with Dodgers

PHOENIX -- Jimmy Rollins sat at his corner locker stall and nodded toward one locker designated for Yasiel Puig and another belonging to Clayton Kershaw.

"You've got 66 and 22. Those are the stars," Rollins said, referring to the players by their...

Dodgers' Huff might provide options

TEMPE, Ariz. -- David Huff doesn't know what he'll be asked to do this season.

Will he be a starter, as he was Saturday in the Los Angeles Dodgers' 5-4 victory over the Angels? Or a long reliever? Or a situational left-hander?

The 30-year-old, ...

Angels' Richards steps closer to return

TEMPE, Ariz. -- You could sense the excitement in Garrett Richards' voice as the Angels right-hander, seven months into his rehabilitation from major left-knee surgery, discussed the five scoreless innings he threw in a triple-A game against ...