TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka has made his third start for the New York Yankees in a simulated game.
Tanaka, who signed a $155 million, seven-year contract in January, struck out nine of 18 batters he faced in four innings Tuesday. He gave up three hits, including a solo homer, to a pair of minor leaguers.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — In the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, there's always a heart-pounding thrill at the finish line in Nome, a rollicking frontier city on Alaska's western coast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin is nothing short of a lightning rod — for teammates, opposing players and referees. He also can play any kind of game required to keep the Los Angeles Clippers near the top of the Western Conference standings.