Vesey's goal in third lifts Rangers past Blue Jackets, 3-2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Antti Raanta hadn't made a start in more than six weeks, due an injury and the reliable play of starter Henrik Lundqvist. Raanta had to be on his game Monday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets outshot the New York Rangers.

  • Written by MITCH STACY , AP Sports Writer

Bronson Arroyo gets chance with Reds to try to pitch

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are giving Bronson Arroyo a chance to find out whether he can still pitch more than two years after Tommy John surgery derailed his career.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ , Associated Press

Reds have opening at 2B after trading Phillips to Braves

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds opened a spot for 22-year-old Jose Peraza to become an everyday player when they traded second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Braves for a pair of pitching prospects.

  • Written by GARY SCHATZ , Associated Press