1. Nationals Announce Season-Opening Rotation Order

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — Less than a week after announcing Max Scherzer as their Opening Day starter, the Nationals announced the order for the rest of their rotation to open the season...

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  2. Black Pegs Shields to Start on Opening Day

    San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller's offseason makeover will be on full display April 6 as free-agent signing James Shields gets the ball for Opening Day...

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  3. If Crisp Can Play Tuesday, Then He Should Start Opening Day

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  4. Twins Prospect Lewis Thorpe to Undergo Tommy John Surgery

    Rough news for the Twins this morning, as LaVelle E. Neal III of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that prospect left-hander Lewis Thorpe needs season-ending Tommy John surgery...

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  5. Black Pegs Shields to Throw Opening Day

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  6. Verlander's Triceps Remains Sore; Optimistic on Start

    Lakeland, Fla. – No news wasn't necessarily bad news. At least regarding Tigers righthander Justin Verlander and his sore triceps...

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  7. Angels Release Matt Lindstrom

    The Angels have released righty Matt Lindstrom, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register tweets. Lindstrom had an out clause, so the release frees him to pursue a job elsewhere...

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  8. No MRI Scheduled for Verlander

    No MRI exam for Justin Verlander, who said his level of concern is minimal. Still optimistic he'll make his next scheduled start Thursday...

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  9. Verlander Saturday morning update: No update

    Justin Verlander was an early arrival at the Tigers clubhouse Saturday morning, settled into his locker and checked in with head athletic trainer Kevin Rand. As of mid-morning, however, there was nothing official on his status...

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  10. Storen Returns to Mound, Williams Unhappy with Offense

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  11. White Sox Want Rodon to Be 'Complete Product' in Debut

    MESA, Ariz. -- The prevailing school of thought concerning Carlos Rodon and breaking camp with the White Sox is that once he arrives in the Major Leagues, he's there to stay...

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  12. 'Athletic' Sale Makes Progress During Simulated Game

    MESA, Ariz. -- The highlight of Chris Sale's five-inning, 75-pitch simulated game Friday at Camelback Ranch came near the end of the session...

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  13. Christian Vazquez Says He's Nervous About His Elbow

    Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez has only appeared in six Grapefruit League games this spring due to a sore right elbow and triceps. It's increasingly clear that he won't be ready for the start of the season...

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  14. Hicks Won't Be Twins' CF on Opening Day This Year

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Aaron Hicks, the presumed frontrunner this spring for the Twins ' center field job that he has lost twice before, won't be on the team's Opening Day roster...

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  15. MLB Spring Training 2015: Intriguing Cuts Who Could Still Make an Impact

    The crack of the bat, the pop of the ball meeting leather and roster cuts —they're all an indelible part of spring. While the first two elicit nostalgia, the last one is an undeniable bummer...

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  16. Gonzalez Exits, Shields Struggles as Padres Beat Rockies

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Colorado right fielder Carlos Gonzalez left with pain in his surgically-repaired left knee, and new San Diego ace James Shields struggled in the Padres ' 7-5 victory over the Rockies on Friday night...

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  17. Dodgers' Greinke Struggles in 8-4 Loss to Giants

    GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night...

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  18. Brewers Hold off Reds by 8-6 Score

    Goodyear, Ariz. - The Brewers ' offense continued to roll Friday night, leading to an 8-6 exhibition victory over the Cincinnati Reds ...

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  19. Gennett, Lucroy Power Brewers to 8-6 Win over Reds

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Scooter Gennett opened the game with a solo homer and Jonathan Lucroy had a two-run shot in the first inning to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night...

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  20. Dodgers' Greinke Struggles in 8-4 Loss to Giants

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2/3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night...

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  21. Carlos Gonzalez Exits Rockies Spring Game with Sore Knee

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's game with a a sore left knee in the fourth inning, a worrisome setback for the Rockies ' star right fielder...

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  22. Marcus Stroman to Complete His College Degree While He Rehabs

    Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman, out for the season after undergoing knee surgery due to a torn ACL, announced on Twitter.....

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  23. Yordano Ventura Pitches 7 Innings of No-Hit Ball for Royals

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  24. Shaughnessy: Ortiz's Story Doesn't Add Up

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  25. Barnes Commits to New Approach at Plate After Poor '14

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Brandon Barnes carried a sour taste in his mouth into the offseason last October. His .257/.293/.425 slash line was by no means terrible, but the Rockies outfielder never truly felt comfortable at the plate...

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