Andrew Marchand ESPN Senior Writer
A-Rod instructing at shortstop
A-Rod instructing at shortstop
Watch Cubs top prospect Eloy Jimenez take live BP. Righty Jake Buchanan is throwing to him.
Watch Cubs infielders work on turning double plays. As usual, Javier Baez is as quick as a cat.
A-Rod debuts as an instructor at Yankees camp.
As team-building activity, Red Sox will watch "Patriots Day" together tomorrow in movie theatre. Dustin Pedroia, incredibly, is only player left from roster on day of Boston Marathon bombing in 2013.
The Ferrari strength coach Tim Buss drove onto the field on Tuesday remains there as part of a larger message from Joe Maddon after the Cubs won the World Series: Stay humble.
In Dave Roberts' second ever full-squad speech at spring training, the Dodgers manager's theme Tuesday centered around the unfinished business of falling two victories short of the World Series. "There are definitely a lot of unfulfilled people in that room," Roberts said.
Watch the Cubs perform some sprinting drills.
Cubs gather before practice on Tuesday. Kris Bryant playing the older brother to Tommy La Stella here.
$5 million of the $21 million in Matt Wieters' deal with the Nationals is deferred.
After saga involving Drew Pomeranz's medical info last year, MLB & players discussed "more checks and balances and accountability and transparency" in CBA bargaining sessions, according to union chief Tony Clark, who called situation "unfortunate."
Former Dodgers prospect Franklin Gutierrez sounds motivated about his opportunity to return to the franchise that gave him his start. "I'm back here and glad to be around a group of guys that want to win," he said. "And I want to be a part of it." The expectation is that Gutierrez starts in the outfield when the Dodgers face left-handed pitching.
Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager has no problem with a "World Series or bust" theme this year: "Yeah, that's always got to be the mindset. The goal at the beginning of the year is always to win a World Series, and if you don't, it's a disappointment. Last year was a disappointment. It was a good year but still a disappointment to lose."
Hall of Famer Ozzie Smith is not in camp just to pose for pictures and sign autographs. Here the Wizard works with Shortstop Aledmys Diaz.
A team that has been talking with the White Sox says they've been waiting for Nats to sign Matt Wieters to rekindle David Robertson trade talks. White Sox need a catcher. Derek Norris or Pedro Severino could be a fit.
Washington Nationals are close to signing all star catcher Matt Wieters on a guaranteed 2-year deal with a player opt out after year 1. Scott Boras negotiated the deal with both the owner and GM according to sources. Salary has not been revealed. Deal was first reported by Fanrag Sports.
MLBPA chief Tony Clark on suggestion that baseball needs to be "fixed" with dramatic rules changes: "I think the game is pretty sexy the way it is."
Breaking in a new mitt is apparently a big deal when you're a Gold Glove winner, as Mookie Betts found out this morning.
Our own Randy Scott with today's junior reporter, Nicole, at Orioles camp today in Sarasota.