Dayn Perry

CBS Sports Writer /

Spring training 2018: What to make of Shohei Ohtani's MLB debut as a pitcher

The Angels' Ohtani faced Milwaukee in Cactus League action on Saturday

College Baseball: New Mexico State posts fourth-biggest blowout in NCAA history

New Mexico broke the school and WAC single-game run record with a 39-0 victory over Mississippi Valley State

Spring training schedule: Watch, stream Shohei Ohtani's debut, other MLB games online

It's the first Saturday slate of spring training games, and Ohtani will be taking the mound for the Angels

MLB teams honor Stoneman Douglas victims as spring training games begin

Spring training play began on Friday, and the Stoneman Douglas tragedy was on the mind of MLB teams

Let's have some fun with the best pictures from 2018 MLB Photo Day

Baseball players forced to take pictures usually lead to fun for all of us

Spring training games schedule: How to watch the spring training games today

Spring training baseball gets underway Friday

LOOK: Angels prospect Jo Adell has got some serious hops

Adell shows part of the reason why Los Angeles drafted him 10th overall in 2017

Cubs' Willson Contreras says he's willing to break new rules on mound visits

Contreras said on Tuesday that he's willing to pay the price

The Rays are now the least interesting team in baseball

And their offseason decisions prove it

Eric Hosmer will wear No. 30 with Padres in honor of late teammate Yordano Ventura

Hosmer recently signed an eight-year contract with San Diego, and his usual No. 35 was spoken for

Rays send Steven Souza to Diamondbacks in three-way trade with Yankees

As part of the five-player deal, Brandon Drury is headed to the Bronx

Nearly every MLB team will wear hats to honor Florida school shooting victims

Stoneman Douglas caps will be worn during Friday's spring training games

Red Sox finally sign the power-hitting free agent they sorely needed in J.D. Martinez

J.D. Martinez is reportedly headed to Boston on a free-agent contract

Eric Hosmer fallout: Padres reportedly getting trade calls on Hunter Renfroe

There's now a crowded outfield in San Diego

Dayn Perry has been a baseball writer for CBS Sports since early 2012. Prior to that, he wrote for and He's the author of three books, the most recent being Reggie Jackson: The Life and Thunderous Career of Baseball's Mr. October. A native of Mississippi, he now lives in Chicago with wife, son, and dog.