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Manfred Encouraged by Impact of Mound Visit Rules

TORONTO (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred is encouraged by pace-of-play changes that have limited mound visits and reduced the time between innings at major league games this season.

Brandon Belt’s 21-Pitch Plate Appearance Most Since 1988

ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988.

White Sox Pitcher Farquhar Suffers Brain Hemorrhage

Chicago (AFP) – Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Danny Farquhar is hospitalized in stable but critical condition after suffering a brain hemorrhage during a Major League Baseball game, the team announced Saturday.

Phenom Ohtani Dazzles with His Bat and Arm for Angels

Anaheim (United States) (AFP) – Shohei Ohtani flirted with a perfect game in his home pitching debut on Sunday, retiring the first 19 batters to power the Los Angeles Angels to a 6-1 rout of the Oakland Athletics.

Tebow Cut from Mets Major League Camp After Hitting .056

Mets General Manager Sandy Alderson recently said that he believes Tim Tebow will play in the big leagues one day. However, after watching Tebow’s stint in Grapefruit League action this spring, Alderson might want to reevaluate his feelings on the matter.

Japan’s Ohtani Strikes Out Eight for Angels

Japanese prospect Shohei Ohtani struck out eight of the 12 batters he faced Friday for the Los Angeles Angels in a second-squad Major League Baseball game against Milwaukee.

Watch: Tebow Picks Up First Hit of Spring Training

New York Mets outfield prospect Tim Tebow notched his first hit of the spring Friday. The Heisman winner and former NFL quarterback served as the team’s cleanup hitter as they faced Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer. Tebow struck out on

WATCH: Russell Wilson Mashes Multiple Homers During Yankees BP

The Yankees are no stranger to having a lot of star power, at their Spring Training facility in Florida. Though, normally that star power is supplied by the likes of Billy Crystal. This time around, the star power comes in the form of an Super Bowl champion quarterback.

Mets GM Says, Yes, He Thinks Tim Tebow Will Play in Majors

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow arrived at the New York Mets spring training camp on Sunday, and the attention immediately turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder could make it all the way to Citi Field in the future.