Robinson Cano didn't spend much time dwelling on the searing comments a former assistant coach made about him. He was home in the Dominican Republic, recovering from surgery to repair a sports hernia that he played through for the final two months of last season.
Jose Reyes was an inspiration to Rafael Ynoa as he grew up in the same Dominican Republic city as the four-time All-Star.
Masahiro Tanaka is making progress after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his pitching elbow last October.
Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia became the first player to receive a lifetime ban under Major League Baseball's drug agreement after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time.
The first of four regional qualifiers for next year's World Baseball Classic begins Thursday with host team Australia aiming to advance to the final 16 and improve on its poor record in past tournaments.
Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball.
Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances.
Alejandro Soto pitched into the sixth inning, Yuniesky Betancourt hit a two-run double and the Mazatlan Venados of Mexico beat Venezuela's Aragua Tigers 6-4 Wednesday for a spot in the semifinal round of the Caribbean Series.
Major League Baseball has determined Texas Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish had no role in any of the activities that led to the arrest of his brother in Japan for allegedly running an illegal gambling ring.
Taiwanese Major Leaguer Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) on Tuesday officially signed with the Miami Marlins as he pledged to contribute his talents and skills to make the young team even more competitive.