Kansas City Royals

MLB Notebook: Nationals let Nathan go

MLB Notebook: Nationals let Nathan go

Sports Xchange

March 27 Nathan posted a 3.86 ERA in 12 spring appearances for the Nationals as he attempts to fully return from a second Tommy John surgery. The 42-year-old signed a minor league contract with the Nationals in January FULL STORY

Player News: Rangers' Darvish gets Opening Day nod

Player News: Rangers' Darvish gets Opening Day nod

Sports Xchange

March 25 Darvish, 30, will face the Cleveland Indians on April 3 at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Texas, becoming the ninth different Opening Day starter for the Rangers in the past nine years. FULL STORY

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Snapshot: Farm report for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 22 Here is a mid-spring farm report for each team as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

Mid-spring Buzz: Spring surprises for all 30 teams

Mid-spring Buzz: Spring surprises for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 22 Outfielder Jose Martinez appears to have a good chance at sticking on his first Opening Night roster. Martinez is batting .400 this spring with four homers and 13 RBI, adding nine walks for an on-base percentage of .510. FULL STORY

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Mid-Spring Snapshot: Key question for all 30 teams

Sports Xchange

March 21 Here is a look at the biggest unanswered question of spring training for each team, as determined by The Sports Xchange's national network of baseball correspondents. FULL STORY

USA blanks Canada, advances in WBC

USA blanks Canada, advances in WBC

Sports Xchange

March 13 Five American pitchers combined to throw a four-hit shutout as the United States earned a berth in the second round of the World Baseball Classic with an 8-0 victory over Canada on Sunday night in Miami. FULL STORY