1. Gregerson named Astros closer

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Luke Gregerson has the tools to be a successful closer. He gets ground balls, he's durable, he doesn't walk many batters and he has the type of determination that's needed on the mound when the game is on the line...

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  2. Lester Frustrated by Kris Bryant's Demotion

    Ace left-hander Jon Lester didn't make his major league debut until more than two months into the 2006 season, so he knows about the service time issue surrounding minor league stars...

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  3. Chapman Leaves Game with Trainer After Just 1 Batter

    After much discussion about something ailing Reds close Aroldis Chapman, he leaves after facing one batter...

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  4. Chad Gaudin Has Neck Nerve Irritation, Will Stay Behind in Arizona

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dodgers non-roster pitcher Chad Gaudin was diagnosed with neck nerve irritation, his MRI results showed, and the right-hander will remain at Camelback Ranch in Arizona after camp breaks on Wednesday...

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  5. Phils' Closer in Waiting Giles Leaves Game Early

    Philadelphia Phillies closer-in-waiting Ken Giles had his Tuesday outing cut short after departing with tightness in his lower back...

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  6. Robertson Has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs in Wild Rays Loss

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  7. Lester on Bryant: "They Can Say 'Development, This Is a Business'"

    Lester on Bryant decision: "They can say 'development, development, development' all they want. But this game is a business...

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  8. Giancarlo's G-Shaped Face Guard Has Been Approved for Use by MLB

    Marlins star Giancarlo Stanon's personalized face guard has been approved for use in the regular season by MLB , people familiar with the situation say...

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  9. Tigers SP David Price Open to Extension Talks During Season

    Tigers starting pitcher David Price told reporters after his final start of the spring that he's not going to rush contract negotiations, and is open to extension talks during the regular season, per MLB ...

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  10. Report: Gregerson Named Astros Closer

    The Astros signed Luke Gregerson and Pat Neshek to improve a bullpen that had a league-worst 4.80 ERA. The Astros announced today that Gregerson will enter the 2015 season as the Astros closer - as reported by MLB ...

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  11. Hutchison Draws Opening Day Start

    DUNEDIN, FLA. — The Blue Jays will open their season in New York next Monday with 24-year-old right-hander Drew Hutchison on the mound.....

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  12. Wainwright (Ab) Gets Cards' Opening Day Nod

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  13. Top Prospect Pederson Poised to Become Dodgers' CF

    Joc Pederson has elicited nothing but praise this spring from Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly, who hinted again Tuesday that the 22-year-old will likely take over as the club's everyday center fielder in 2015...

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  14. Robbins hits first homer; Price makes final spring start

    LAKELAND, Fla. -- The Pirates roughed up David Price in his final Spring Training tuneup before Opening Day, following a four-run fourth inning with a three-run sixth on their way ...

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  15. Zunino Taking Charge with Mariners' Pitchers

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Mike Zunino has caught more games and innings than any catcher in the Cactus League this spring, but Mariners manager Lloyd McClendon says both the 24-year-old and his pitching staff are benefiting from the early work load...

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  16. Panik Scratched with 'Minor' Ankle Injury

    Giants infielder Joe Panik was scratched from Tuesday's spring game against the Rockies with a minor ankle twist, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. Panik is hitting .220 in 59 at-bats this spring...

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  17. Duffy Wins a Spring Award, but His Spot on Giants Roster Is Not Assured

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  18. John Axford Leaves Rockies' Spring Training After Son, 2, Is Bit by Rattlesnake

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  19. Tigers' Verlander Could Miss His First Start of Season

    LAKELAND, Fla. – Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander won't start Thursday, which was scheduled to be his final turn of the spring.....

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  20. Henning: Tigers Need to Fix Bullpen or Miss Playoffs

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  21. Humberto Quintero will wait 'a couple of more days' to make decision on opt-out

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — For a brief time, when news first came down that Christian Vazquez's right elbow was going to sideline the catcher for quite a while, Humberto Quintero thought there was a window to make the Red Sox ' Opening Day roster...

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  22. White Sox's Cure for Winter Blues? Cheap Tix

    Getting White Sox fans to buy a package of 11 weekday home games in April and May is near impossible, except if you sell them for close to nothing...

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  23. Position Battles: Morrow or Despaigne?

    With the Padres optioning youngsters Robbie Erlin and Matt Wisler to Triple-A El Paso within the last week or so.....

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  24. Giants' Vogelsong Adapting to New Role as Long Reliever

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  25. Teammates Empathize with Kris Bryant

    MESA, Ariz. – Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant hasn't spoken publicly about his demotion to the minor leagues yet, but there was a consensus in the Cubs' locker room among those present Tuesday morning: “We've all been there...

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