Yankees shortstop Gregorius hurts shoulder, return uncertain

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has a bruised right shoulder, ending his time at the World Baseball Classic and leaving his status for opening day in doubt. Yankees manager Joe Girardi didn't put on a timetable on a return, only saying, "He's going to be sidelined for a bit." The Yankees start the regular season April 2 at Tampa Bay.

Red Sox newcomer Chris Sale tunes up for spring debut

Even a spring tuneup for Chris Sale drew a nice crowd. The Boston newcomer threw a two-inning simulated game Wednesday morning in preparation for his first spring training action, saying "everything is going as planned." Sale stayed at camp in Fort Myers, Florida, while the Red Sox traveled to Sarasota to face the Orioles.