GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The population of his hometown is only 40,000, but Nolan Sanburn has designs to become its third current major leaguer and seventh overall.
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- He isn’t quite yet where he wants to be but David Robertson has improved.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Brad Penny allowed five hits but only one run in 3 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday afternoon.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Jason Hammel had a positive spin on his sub-optimal start Thursday against the Angels that went beyond the usual “it’s just spring, I’m getting my work in” line.
A year ago, the AL West had baseball's best regular season team (Los Angeles) and nearly sent 60 percent of its clubs (Oakland and Seattle) to the playoffs.