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.
PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) - Jordan Spieth feels his game is in about the same spot as last year going into the Valspar Championship, which turned out to be the start of big run that carried him all the way to a green jacket.
OAKLAND (AP) - So what if coach Steve Kerr added a pair of extra turnovers to his team's ugly, uncharacteristic two-day total? He made his point that the Golden State Warriors' sloppy play of late must stop, well before the playoffs begin as the record-setting NBA champions chase another title.