Spring Training

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015

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9 Tweets That Capture Will Ferrell’s Brief Career As An Oakland Athletic

The Oakland A’s spring training routine got a jolt Thursday from comedian Will Ferrell and his attempt to play in 10 positions for 10 teams in five different Cactus League games in one day.

03/12/2015

A general view of Scottsdale Stadium during a spring training game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics at Scottsdale Stadium on March 4, 2015 in Scottsdale, Arizona. (Photo by Rob Tringali/Getty Images)

Things Heating Up More Than Ever Before At Spring Training In Arizona

Every February, The San Francisco Giants gather for Spring Training at their home Park in Scottsdale, Arizona. In 1977, the A’s opened the newly built Hohokam Stadium in Mesa, Arizona.

03/11/2015

Pitcher Pat Venditte #74 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at HoHoKam Stadium on February 28, 2015 in Mesa, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Ambidextrous Pitcher Could Be 2nd In Modern Major League Baseball If He Cracks A’s Roster

Pat Venditte is used to it by now. Teammates, coaches and others regularly stop him for a chance to check out his one-of-a-kind glove, the same one he has used for years featuring space for either hand.

03/02/2015

KANSAS CITY, MO - OCTOBER 29: Madison Bumgarner #40 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after defeating the Kansas City Royals to win Game Seven of the 2014 World Series by a score of 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium on October 29, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri.

Madison Bumgarner Goes Full Paul Bunyan Mode For Giants Photo Shoot

The enduring image of Madison Bumgarner’s domination during his epic playoff performance for the San Francisco Giants last season is getting burnished even more following a photo shoot Monday.

02/23/2015

GLENDALE, AZ - MARCH 22: A general view during a game between the Chicago White Sox and the San Francisco Giants at Camelback Ranch on March 22, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

5 Reasons To Get Excited For Spring Training

Pitchers and catchers report today for 13 of the MLB teams, with 5 teams reporting yesterday to their various spring training locations.

02/19/2015

Tim Lincecum

Lincecum Escapes Major Injury On Grounder, A’s Beat Giants In Exhibition

Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum escaped what appeared to be a serious injury with only a bruised left knee in his final spring start.

03/28/2014

Pitcher Scott Kazmir #26 of the Oakland Athletics poses for a portrait during the spring training photo day at Phoenix Municipal Stadium on February 22, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Kazmir Sharp, A’s Defeat Giants In Exhibition

Scott Kazmir pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Josh Reddick hit a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 4-0 on Thursday night.

03/27/2014

San Francisco Giants Photo Day

Giants Defeat Rockies, Wrap Up Spring Training In Arizona

Jorge De La Rosa tuned up for his opening-day start with six shutout innings for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, but Hector Sanchez hit a game-ending two-run homer to give the San Francisco Giants an 8-6 win.

03/26/2014

San Francisco Giants Photo Day

Bumgarner Ends Spring With 1.19 ERA, Giants Top Brewers In Cactus League

San Francisco starter Madison Bumgarner extended his Cactus League scoreless streak to 21 1-3 straight innings and retired 13 of the first 14 batters before Khris Davis hit a long home run to left-center in the fifth.

03/25/2014

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