1. Jeff Luhnow: 'Guys That Don't Produce Aren't Going to Stick Around'

    Although the Astros are still in a stage when they have young players finishing their development in the majors, general manager Jeff Luhnow is adamant that the club can no longer carry players who aren't helping the team win...

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  2. Royals Look to Hammer Down a Three-Game Sweep in Houston

    Scott Feldman is the highest-paid player for the low-budget Houston Astros , who gave the veteran a big contract this offseason despite likely being years away from contending...

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  3. A Closer Look at Scott Kazmir's Triceps Tightness

    kland Athletics starter Scott Kazmir's last start Sunday against the Seattle Mariners was cut short for precautionary reasons, as he began to experience triceps tightness in his pitching arm...

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  4. Crisp's Steal His Way Past Reggie, Nowhere Near Rickey

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  5. Watch Pablo Sandoval Throw Bullpen Session

    Is this the San Francisco Giants ' secret weapon? Watch third baseman Pablo Sandoval throw a bullpen session before Monday's game against the Dodgers -- as a lefty.....

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  6. Back at Wrigley, Cubs Aim to Turn Tables on Reds

    Returning to Wrigley Field after a road trip might normally be viewed as a haven of sorts for the Cubs . For this upcoming three-game series against the Reds ? Maybe not so much...

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  7. Gorzelanny Back on Course with Rehab

    After taking a week-long break from throwing to rest his surgically repaired left shoulder, Brewers reliever Tom Gorzelanny is back on track in his rehabilitation, manager Ron Roenicke said Wednesday...

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  8. Back home, Bucs out to avenge sweep by Brewers

    Mere days after the Brewers finished a three-game sweep of the Pirates at Miller Park, the Pirates get a chance for payback. The teams will meet again for a four game series beginning Thursday, this time on Pittsburgh's turf at PNC Park...

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  9. New Rule on Collisions Causing Confusion

    CINCINNATI -- Major League Baseball decided to put the safety of its players at the forefront when it instituted an experimental rule this past offseason outlawing old school collisions at the plate...

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  10. Milwaukee Brewers Top Prospect Jimmy Nelson Starting off Strong

    The Brewers farm system isn't exactly highly touted around the major leagues–rather, it's usually the exact opposite. Baseball Prospectus ranked Milwaukee 29th among all teams in their organizational rankings...

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  11. Notes: Ron Roenicke OK with Free Swingers

    The season is just over two weeks long but it's no secret the Brewers ' lineup is full of free swingers who don't take a lot of pitches. That aggressiveness has worked well to this point, but some question whether it is sustainable over a full season...

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  12. Joey Votto on Fire After Move to Two Hole

    CINCINNATI -- There are those who don't believe in coincidences, particularly every detective on every cop show ever produced...

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  13. How White Sox's Chris Sale Went from Anomaly to Ace

    When it came time to talk about the tall, skinny kid who threw like nobody else, the debate wasn't much of a debate at all. The Kansas City Royals held the fourth pick in the 2010 draft...

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  14. Aroldis Chapman to Toss Second Bullpen Session

    By the end of their three-city, 10-game road trip, the Cincinnati Reds could have Sean Marshall back in the bullpen and Aroldis Chapman well on his way...

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  15. Verlander Faces Indians' Strikeout Star Danny Salazar Today

    It's not often that Justin Verlander faces a pitcher who has more strikeouts for the season than he does.....

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  16. Brewers notes - Weeks no fan of lesser role

    Brewers veteran second baseman Rickie Weeks is not happy about the dramatic reduction in playing time he is experiencing.....

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  17. Oakland A's Biggest Early-Season Surprises and Disappointments

    The Oakland A's have the best record in the American League and the third-best record in baseball. This is not a surprise if you've been following the team for the last three years...

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  18. Tigers Have Some Problems in Their Lineup

    A young season often hides blemishes. Concealment attracts contentment. If you can't see it, why worry about it? And you fool yourself into believing that a problem doesn't exist.....

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  19. Tigers Will Not Reach Potential Offensively Until Alex Avila Reaches His

    DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have a starting lineup that is predominantly right-handed. Most opposing starting pitchers are right-handed. That combination makes it even more important that the Tigers get production from their left-handed hitters...

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  20. Weaver Looks to Right Ship When Halos Hit Motown

    Detroit left-hander Drew Smyly is set to make his first start of the season in the series opener against the Angels on Friday.....

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  21. Trout Doesn't Expect to Change Approach on Bases

    Just one more reason why the Angels ' cleanup spot in Josh Hamilton's absence remains under pressure: Mike Trout's running game.....

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  22. Angels' David Freese Is Trying to Get His Bat Going

    Many players would be thrilled if even a few weeks of their career mirrored that of probable Hall of Fame member Albert Pujols, but David Freese might be following one part of the script a little too closely...

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  23. Blue Jays, Twins to Cap Series with Twin Bill

    The Blue Jays and Twins are set to play a split doubleheader on Thursday after their Wednesday game was postponed because of bitterly cold weather and the chance of snow...

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  24. Reviewing the Twins' First-Round Picks from the Last Ten Years

    Including supplemental first-round selections, in ten seasons worth of MLB drafts the Twins have picked 22 first rounders. That's not too shabby. How have the Twins performed when it's come to their most valuable picks? Let's find out...

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  25. With Doubleheader Thursday, Twins Recall Infielder Nunez

    Wednesday's postponement enabled the Twins to promote the infielder for the two games against the Blue Jays ...

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