Anthony Rizzo was excited at the chance to play third base, but soon realized he was out of his element. He played the ninth inning at the hot corner and didn't get a ball hit his way during a 13-9 Cubs win over the Reds.
Albert Pujols hit a three-run homer to become the major league career leader in home runs by a player born outside the United States, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 10-1 on Tuesday night.
Cubs star Kris Bryant exited after being hit in the left hand by a pitch, and lefty Anthony Rizzo wound up playing third base as Chicago beat the Cincinnati Reds 13-9 for their seventh win in nine games.
Royals first-base coach Rusty Kuntz shared several baseball stories with Lee Judge of the Judging the Royals blog during spring training. Here is one of them: When Kuntz was an outfielder for the Chicago White Sox, he went to grab a beach ball that fell on the field at old Comiskey Park. Even though he forgot to call timeout, it wound up being the right move. Video by John Sleezer, email@example.com
Rusty Kuntz on how retrieving a beach ball led to a great catch
A's manager Bob Melvin assesses strong debut by rookie pitcher Sean Manaea