"We're getting some kind of exotic bread flown in from France," Rangers president Nolan Ryan told Yahoo Sports. "And I don't know what kind of condiments you put on that. But I do want to look at it."
Notice, he didn't say he actually wanted to eat it.
Yes, I write it out!
Terry Collins is 62 and proud of it. The Mets manager logs every at-bat by every player in his spring camp by hand, written out in long rows on a yellow legal pad.
Asked why he didn't use a computerized spread sheet or just read the numbers online, he was incredulous.
"A computer?" he asked the New York Times. "Why would I want to use a computer?"
Bush being held
Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Matt Bush is being held on more than $1 million bail in Punta Gorda, Fla., on charges that he left the scene of an accident that seriously injured a motorcyclist.
The Braves said former MVP Chipper Jones needs arthroscopic surgery to repair torn meniscus in his left knee. The 39-year-old is expected to miss only the first six games of the regular season.
Twins GM Terry Ryan said minor-league pitcher Aaron Thompson, a 25-year-old lefthander, is facing a 50-game suspension for violating baseball's drug policy.
Houston lefthander Sergio Escalona will have ligament-replacement surgery on his left elbow, the team said.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed that reliever Joba Chamberlain dislocated his right ankle bouncing on a trampoline.
GM Brian Cashman visited Chamberlain in the hospital and said the 26-year-old pitcher said he could be back with the team in June.
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This article contains information from the Associated Press.