Padres had lost four straight and seven of eight, falling to 20-24 and putting manager Bud Black's job in possible jeopardy. But Justin Upton's big day at the plate led the way to a positive day. That, plus Bernie Williams gets treated like a legend at Yankee Stadium in the Eye on MLB.
Carlos Martinez seemed like a safe bet for a rotation spot coming into spring training, but Jaime Garcia's performance has complicated the situation. Scott White touches on them as well as Mike Fiers, Wilmer Flores and Taijuan Walker.
James Shields remains unsigned, Jonathan Papelbon remains with the Philadelphia Phillies, the Toronto Blue Jays have new turf, Torii Hunter might play beyond 2015, and the stove really was hot for Billy Butler, who had breakfast with the Oakland A's for the first time.