The 33-year-old right-hander went 9-10 with a 3.24 ERA in 32 starts for the Kansas City Royals last season and should make a huge impact with the battered Braves, who are facing the prospect of losing Kris Medlen for the season and opening with Brandon Beachy and Mike Minor on the disabled list.
Police reports say two women in their early 20s said Sharper drugged and sexually assaulted them at a Tempe apartment after a group including Sharper went drinking at bars in nearby Scottsdale.
Barry Bonds is wearing a San Francisco Giants uniform once again, now as a hitting coach at spring training.
Miguel Cabrera, two-time American League MVP, hit his first two home runs of spring training, leading the Detroit Tigers over the St. Louis Cardinals 17-5. AL Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer struck out five in 4 2/3 scoreless innings Monday.
After being active in free agency last year, the Kansas City Chiefs are expected to sign fewer players this time around.
Manager Ned Yost announced opening starters Saturday and said Wade Davis is no longer a candidate for a spot in the rotation.
St. Louis Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia will have his sore shoulder examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday.
Matt Carpenter called agreeing to a new $52 million, six-year deal with St. Louis a "no-brainer." The Cardinals are hoping their third baseman sticks around even longer than that.
Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run double in the first inning on the first pitch he saw this spring, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Saturday.
Trevor Rosenthal had a pain-free spring training debut and Michael Wacha pitched three effective innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-4 tie with a Washington Nationals split squad that was called after 10 innings Saturday.
Jose Abreu, who signed with the White Sox for six years and $68 million in October, connected for a two-run shot into Chicago's bullpen in right field off Brad Penny in the fifth inning during Thursday's game that ended tied 6-6.
The Royals, who entered the game with a Cactus League-leading .332 batting average, managed just four hits, only two after the first inning.
St. Louis outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, who had ankle surgery in August, made his spring training debut, going 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored.
Sure, players today still talk about baseball and spend plenty of time together — but not the way it used to be.
Canelo Alvarez didn't pick a walkover for his comeback fight, the first of what he hopes to be three bouts this year. Alfredo Angulo is a rugged and hard-hitting contender who may come into the ring as a big underdog but will have more than just a puncher's chance.
Sporting KC player Dom Dwyer says the regular season will seem like a vacation after the amount of practice the team has done to prepare for it.
The Cardinals' right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a row to help beat Boston 8-6. The game was a relaxed rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Red Sox.
Royals pitcher James Shields pitched three scoreless innings in the Royals' win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez each homered off Johnny Cueto and drove in three runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Tuesday.
An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he's ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other.
The basketball, he said, felt small as a golf ball.
The basket, to him, looked as wide as the ocean.
Best player in the game. Best game of his career.