LOS ANGELES -- Hunter Pence's splint had been changed out for a softer one Saturday, but that doesn't mean the right fielder is any closer to meaningful baseball activities.
Well, here’s a surprise: The Mariners announced Saturday afternoon that they have reassigned hitting coach Howard Johnson and hired seven-time All-Star Edgar Martinez as his replacement.
Programming note: Giants-Dodgers coverage starts today at 3:30 p.m. with Giants Pregame Live on CSN Bay Area.
OAKLAND – A’s manager Bob Melvin gave strong backing for his ace, Sonny Gray, as a candidate to start the All-Star Game.
The Oakland A’s agreed to terms with three players from the 2015 First-Year Player Draft, including center fielder Skye Bolt (4th round, North Carolina), outfielder James Terrell (11th, St.