New Padre Eric Hosmer to miss opening spring games
PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — San Diego Padres manager Andy Green says newly acquired first baseman Eric Hosmer won't play in at least the first two spring games.
The Padres open their spring schedule against the Mariners on Friday before visiting the Oakland Athletics on Saturday. The Padres visit the Angels on Sunday.
Hosmer agreed late Monday to a $144 million, eight-year contract. His first workout with the team was Tuesday.
PHOENIX (AP) — Jose Osuna was the last player cut from spring training for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He made it back to the big club, though, and now he's proving his worth.
Osuna hit a two-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning and Tony Watson escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning to lift the Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Sunday.
Osuna hit a 3-1 pitch from Tom Wilhelmsen (0-1) out to center field, forcing a split of a four-game series.
Mariners put RHP Wilhelmsen on DL; add relief pitchers
CHICAGO (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have placed right-hander Tom Wilhelmsen on the 15-day disabled list with lower back spasms and added depth to their bullpen.
Right-hander Dan Altavilla was selected from Double-A Jackson and Pat Venditte, who throws with either hand, was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma before Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
Broxton, Carter homers rally Brewers past Mariners
SEATTLE (AP) — After entering Sunday 0-59 when trailing after eight innings, the Milwaukee Brewers finally found some last-inning magic.
Keon Broxton and Chris Carter homered and Scooter Gennett had an RBI single during a four-run ninth, lifting the Brewers over the Seattle Mariners 7-6 on Sunday to end a six-game losing streak.
Paxton leads Mariners past Angels 3-1
SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton took a four-hitter into ninth inning before he was forced from the game after being hit on the left arm by a line drive, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 on Sunday.
Mike Freeman, making his Mariners debut after being called up earlier in the day from Triple-A Tacoma, had his first two major league hits, including an RBI single to cap a three-run fourth inning.
Paxton (4-5) was on the verge of his first career...