This Date in Baseball

April 5 1913 — Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field hosted its first game, an exhibition. Before a crowd of 25,000, the Dodgers beat the Giants, 3-2. Cas…

Braves release Wandy Rodriguez

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander Wandy Rodriguez has been released by the Atlanta Braves. The 36-year-old, at spring training with a minor…