1. 5 Bold Predictions for the 2015 Pirates

    Having followed up 20 years of losing records with back-to-back playoff appearances, the Pirates enter 2015 as a team that everyone now knows is a contender, as 2013 was no fluke...

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  2. Giants Know They Will Miss Pablo Sandoval

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The three-time World Series champion San Francisco Giants may be Buster Posey's team, but even Posey acknowledges that they are going to look a little different ...

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  3. Mike Sweeney Pays Tribute to Ailing Father

    Mike Sweeney's first two calls to share the news of his election to the Royals Hall of Fame went to his wife, Shara, and father, Mike, or “Big Mike,” as Sweeney said he's known...

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  4. Baldoquin's Camp Debut Stalled by Visa Issues

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Angels are going to have to wait a little longer to get their first look at Cuban infielder Roberto Baldoquin.....

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  5. Sandberg Showing Signs of Savvy

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  6. Cody Asche Has a Healthy Diet — and Attitude

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  7. Logic in Phillies Passing on Yoan Moncada, Right or Wrong

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  8. Trumbo Happy to Put Arbitration Behind Him

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- D-backs outfielder Mark Trumbo was prepared to hear the worst when he walked into his salary-arbitration hearing last week, but it all worked out in the end for him...

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  9. Striving to Improve, Rendon Ready to Take over 3B

    VIERA, Fla. -- Anthony Rendon finds it amazing that he is replacing Ryan Zimmerman at third base, because while growing up in Houston , Rendon admired Zimmerman from afar...

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  10. Skip Schumaker Can't Change His Style of Play

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  11. Mike Scioscia Looks Ahead, Not Behind

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- On the morning before the Angels first full squad workout of the spring, Mike Scisocia made his customary address to the team.....

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  12. Yunel Escobar 'Comfortable' with 2B Move

    New Nationals second baseman Yunel Escobar met on reporting day Wednesday with manager Matt Williams and general manager Mike Rizzo, and Escobar, after initially having strong misgivings ...

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  13. Yu Darvish Pleased with 1st Throwing Session

    SURPRISE, Ariz. — Texas Rangers right-hander Yu Darvish threw to hitters for the first time since Aug. 9, 2014, on Wednesday.....

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  14. Harvey Poised to Face Batters Friday

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Matt Harvey is due to face batters on Friday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery 16 months ago.....

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  15. Huston Street Still Inspired by His Late Father

    TEMPE, Ariz. – He serves as his own agent, this spring possibly negotiating a contract extension with the Angels .....

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  16. Crane: Goal Is to Make Playoffs This Season

    KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Astros manager A.J. Hinch has said expectations are high this year, and general manager Jeff Luhnow is on the record as saying his team could finish 2015 with its first winning record since 2008...

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  17. Anthony Rizzo Tells Sammy Sosa to Reunite with Cubs

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  18. Alfaro Learning What It Takes to Make Majors

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Rookie catcher Jorge Alfaro is in big league camp for the first time. The Rangers are hoping he backs up what he is saying and pays attention to what is going on around him...

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  19. Manny Ramirez 'Blessed' to Be with Cubs

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  20. Cubs' Albert Almora on Rebounding from Tough 2014

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  21. Cubs Sell Ownership Shares to Help Finance Wrigley Renovation

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  22. Building Chemistry a Spring Priority for A's

    MESA, Ariz. – A's co-owner Lew Wolff addressed his team Wednesday morning, but only after being introduced by a doctored version of “Louie, Louie” as his walkup song...

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  23. Ichiro Adds Depth to Successful Outfield

    Perhaps the best fourth outfielder in baseball, the 41 year old arrives at spring training preparing to spend the 2015 season playing behind arguably the best outfield in the major leagues...

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  24. Lee Faces Hitters, Ready for Next Step

    After throwing off the mound with the rest of the Phillies projected starting rotation on Thursday, the first day of official workouts in Clearwater, Cliff Lee did not join Cole Hamels ...

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  25. Dodgers Facing High Expectations

    Pedro Gomez reports from Glendale, Ariz., where the Dodgers are optimistic they will get over the hump this year with the additions of SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Howie Kendrick; he addresses ...

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