Rockies fans got a rare chance to ask questions to owner Dick Monfort, new general manager Jeff Bridich, manager Walt Weiss and pitching coach Steve Foster during an hour-long question-and-answer session on social media Friday afternoon.
The Cubs are headed back to Las Vegas to play the Athletics in split-squad Spring Training games March 13-14.
Since 2011, D-backs team president and CEO Derrick Hall and reliever J.J. Putz have talked about the right-hander coming to work for the organization once his playing career was over. Released by Arizona in June, Putz is now a special assistant to Hall.
In honor of Jackie Robinson's enrollment 75 years ago, UCLA renamed its athletic facilities "the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex" at a ceremony Friday.
The Giants added four Minor League right-handers to the roster -- relievers Derek Law, Ray Black and Cody Hall and starter Joan Gregorio. To make room, the Giants designated reliever Juan Gutierrez for assignment.