INDIAN WELLS (AP) - Teenagers Frances Tiafoe and Brona Coric grabbed the center-court spotlight when the men joined the women for first-round play Thursday in the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Kenta Maeda pitched three scoreless innings in his second start, A.J. Ellis had two hits and drove in three runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Oakland Athletics 8-3 on Thursday.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Hall of Famer Goose Gossage has criticized Toronto star Jose Bautista and New York Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes for the way the pair celebrated home runs during the playoffs last year.
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Sonny Gray pitched three innings in his first start of the spring and then was named Oakland's opening day starter after the Athletics hammered the Chicago White Sox 12-3 Wednesday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - San Francisco newcomer Johnny Cueto gave up five runs over 1 1-3 innings of his spring debut, and Carlos Gonzalez homered to help the Colorado Rockies beat the Giants 8-6 Wednesday.