Edmonds takes big step to playing in opener
JUPITER, Fla. -- St. Louis Cardinals center fielder Jim Edmonds took a big leap toward being ready for Opening Night, playing in his first spring training game Sunday.
Edmonds hit second in the batting order, drawing a walk and grounding out in a 6-5 loss to Baltimore. He was replaced in the top of the fourth inning by Skip Schumaker.
An eight-time Gold Glove winner, Edmonds has spent the spring recovering from offseason shoulder and toe surgeries.
"It was an easy ...
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SPRING TRAINING NEWS
Follow the day's news from spring training in the Grapefruit and Cactus leagues as we begin the countdown toward Opening Day on Sunday (Mets at world champion Cardinals, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN2):
• Colon, Weaver, Figgins on DL
• Pirates send Sanchez to the DL
• Rogers has clot removed, will miss first half
• Sabathia throws, says he's ready for opener
• Pavano to start Opening Day for Yankeees
• A's put Dan Johnson on DL with hip injury
• Walker signs minor league deal with A's
• Grapefruit: Towers wins spot in Jays' rotation
• Cactus: Big Unit to start season on DL