A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona on Wednesday:
Former outfielder Jason Lane gets the starting nod for the Padres against the Dodgers. The 38-year-old lefty is pitching in place of right-hander Ian Kennedy, who will throw in a minor league game to avoid facing a division rival.
Detroit's Victor Martinez...
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The Padres (46-59) were shutout by the Atlanta Braves (57-48) 2-0 at Turner Field yesterday. Jason Lane (0-1, 0.87) was tagged with the loss despite only giving...
Former outfielder Jason Lane is back in Major League Baseball — but this time as a pitcher.
After making two relief appearances for the San Diego Padres in June, Lane got his first major-league start Monday afternoon against the Atlanta Braves. Lane, who was called up to fill-in for the injured Ian Kennedy earlier in the day, became the ninth oldest pitcher in MLB history to make...
If the name Jason Lane rings a bell, that’s because it probably should. The former Houston Astros outfielder will make his first MLB start as a pitcher for the San Diego Padres on Monday. Lane will take the bump against the Miami Marlins more than 10 years removed from hitting a solo home run against the Atlanta Braves in the 2004 NL Division Series.
After getting off to a...
Silver linings being increasingly difficult to come by amid shutouts, strikeouts and more shutouts in a Padres season getting away, we come today with one plaintive question.
Where have you gone, Jason Lane?
Oh, baby, do we ever turn our lonely eyes to you. Wooo-wooo-wooo.
"Wasn't that great?" Padres manager Bud Black said after Lane's debut on the mound last week.
Jason Lane wills stay in the San Diego Padres organization accepting an assignment to Triple-A El Paso.
Lane, 37, will stick around as bullpen depth for the Padres. He was designated for assignment a few days ago to make room for Andrew Cashner on the Padres active roster.
In two appearances spanning 4 1/3 innings Lane struck out four batters while allowing just one hit. The former...