1. Matt Silverman: “The Wheels Are Spinning” on Potential Rotationupgrades

    The Rays are in a bit of a pickle as starters Drew Smyly and Alex Colome are both currently out of commission with a shoulder injury and pneumonia, respectively.....

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  2. Wieters Gets Back Behind Plate in Game Action

    Matt Wieters just wanted to see how it felt in a game scenario, so in between innings of Saturday's exhibition contest -- played on the back fields against the Puerto Rican development team -- he threw a ball to second base...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 14 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  3. Karns Makes Pitch for Rays' Rotation

    Tampa Bay right-hander Nathan Karns faced Baltimore for the second time this spring when the Rays took on the Orioles Saturday afternoon at Sarasota's Ed Smith Stadium.....

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  4. Buck Showalter on Matt Wieters: 'You Wouldn't Think He'd Ever Been Hurt'

    Oioles catcher Matt Wieters won't throw from the catching position in today's minor league exhibition game against the Puerto Rican developmental team today, but before the game, Wieters' throws were timed during a pregame workout...

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  5. Blue Jays Beat Yankees 1-0 as Daniel Norris Flashes Solid but Inconsistent Stuff

    A solid day for the Blue Jays this afternoon with a number of pitchers looking solid against the Yankees including Daniel Norris, Steve Delabar, Aaron Loup and Kyle Drabek...

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  6. Wieters Gets Back Behind Plate in Game Action

    SARASOTA, Fla. -- Matt Wieters will make his unofficial debut behind the plate this spring in today's exhibition game on the back fields against the Puerto Rican development team, which isn't expected to include any running...

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  7. Sandoval Fires Back at Ex-Teammate Huff

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- While the Giants have been measured in their response to critical comments made by Pablo Sandoval explaining his decision to leave San Francisco and sign with ...

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  8. Red Sox Make Highly Anticipated Introduction of Moncada

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The Red Sox and Yoan Moncada have both ventured into new territory with their union, and the club and the player both expressed plenty of excitement during Friday's news conference to get things started...

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  9. Sabathia to Make 1st Start Since Knee Surgery

    CC Sabathia is just days away from making his first start in more than 10 months. Sabathia, who hasn't pitched in a game since undergoing season-ending knee surgery last May, will ...

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  10. Yoan Moncada Introduced at Press Conference

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  11. Takeaways: Papi, Pablo Go Deep vs. Pirates

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Takeaways from McKechnie Field, where the Red Sox won their seventh straight game, 5-1, over the Pittsburgh Pirates , David Ortiz and Pablo Sandoval hit their ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  12. Alexi Ogando Shows Encouraging Signs

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- When a pitcher goes on the disabled list three times in one season with shoulder issues and follows that by missing nearly four months of the following season with ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  13. David Ortiz: 'You Always Need Spring Training'

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- There's this notion that David Ortiz doesn't need spring training, fueled by his spectacular start in 2013, when he did not play in a game in Florida , started the season on the disabled list with a sore Achilles, then hit ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  14. How Long Will We Have to Put Up with Stephen Drew?

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 49 reads 0 comments

  15. What Does Reggie Jackson Think of Alex Rodriguez This Spring?

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Alex Rodriguez spotted Reggie Jackson with his back turned Monday, looked past Jackson and intentionally bumped right into the 68-year-old Hall of Famer.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 51 reads 0 comments

  16. RHP Colome 'Out Indefinitely' with Pneumonia

    Rays right-hander Alex Colome, who has a good chance to crack the Opening Day rotation after impressing down the stretch last season, is now “out indefinitely” after being diagnosed with pneumonia...

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  17. The Story Behind How Yoan Moncada Landed with Red Sox

    The Tampa CPA is used to working long hours, and they usually start early. Feb. 22 was no different -- he awoke before 5 -- except it was completely, totally, 100 percent unlike anything he had ever experienced in his life...

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  18. Rays' Kiermaier Honing His Craft, Hopes to Cut Down on Errors

    All those diving catches last season? That was Kevin Kiermaier. The laser-like throw to the plate to nail a base-runner? That was Kevin Kiermaier. But the errors and the overthrows and the poor throws? “That wasn't me,” Kiermaier said...

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  19. How a Gruesome Surgery Saved Mike Napoli's MLB Career

    FORT MYERS, Florida — Nights were the worst. You think of a major league baseball player, you think of a dreamy life with plush hotels. There were no dreams for Mike Napoli ...

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  20. Russell Martin's 2015 Impact Potential Is Key Under-the-Radar Story

    When Marcus Stroman's knee went, it didn't take the Toronto Blue Jays ' playoff hopes with it.  Stroman is a key cog in the Jays' rotation and the news that the 23-year-old ...

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  21. Tanaka fires 2 perfect innings in spring debut

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  22. Sabathia Throws Simulated Game; Capuano Likely to Miss a Month

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  23. Game update and Norris on outing (O's lose 8-2)

    Former Oriole Mark Reynolds hit a three-run homer off Bud Norris in the bottom of the third inning to give the Cardinals a 3-1 lead. Norris was charged with three runs and four hits in 2 2/3 innings, with three walks, a strikeout and a hit batter...

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  24. Who should take Chris Capuano's spot in the rotation?

    Now that Capuano is injured, Adam Warren and Esmil Rogers seem to be the top two candidates to take the last spot in the rotation.....

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  25. Dickey Stole Norris' Van and Drove It onto the Infield at Blue Jays Camp

    Blue Jays prospect Daniel Norris lives in his van -- or did, at least, during the offseason. So when R.A...

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