Tanner Roark returns to Grapefruit League action as the Nationals take on the Astros on MASN and 106.7 the FAN and MLB.tv at 1:05 PM EDT. Before that, the Washington Nationals right-hander made just one appearance in relief for the U.S., but after a ten-day layoff in-between outings, Roark tossed four scoreless, allowing a walk and two hits in a 48-pitch effort in a 2-1 win on a rainy night last week in LAs Dodger Stadium. Arm felt good, felt nice and loose, Roark told reporters after the win.
Aaron Hicks of the Yankees comes up just a bit short with his slide. Would Tommy Joseph of the Phillies realize it in time? With that in mind, it would appear Aaron Hicks of the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph still have some work to do with a little more than one week until opening day.
Kansas guard Frank Mason and his teammates kept thinking the Jayhawks were going to mount a comeback against Oregon in the Ducks’ 74-60 Elite Eight win. Kansas has turned its past two NCAA tournament games from close contests to routs in a matter of seconds with second-half blizzards. Surely, when