1. Cards Have Edge with DeWitt as Owner

    JUPITER, Fla. • The secret to the Cardinals ' sustained success starts at the top. And yes, it really is a secret, because no one really thinks of the owner as the creative mind that powers his team's winning baseball operation...

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  2. Reliever Walden Has a Hop to His Step

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  3. Martin on Dickey's Knuckleball: 'That's Filthy, Man'

    Toronto Blue Jays newcomer Russell Martin began Wednesday to familiarize himself with the signature pitch of R.A. Dickey, holding himself at the mercy of the 40-year-old's fluttering knuckleball in their first bullpen session of the spring...

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  4. Gomes: Braves Are 'Here to Win It All'

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Don't tell Jonny Gomes the Atlanta Braves are rebuilding. He's not buying that idea, and refuses to perpetuate the notion that the Braves are weak because the team dealt many of its star players during the offseason...

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  5. Why Did BOS Pay Moncada Instead of Lester?

    FORT MYERS, Fla. – A question hovered like a balloon in the wake of the Red Sox ' decision to commit $63 million to sign dazzling but unproven 19-year-old Yoan Moncada: If the ...

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  6. Pence (of Course) Delivers Keynote Address, Bochy Mulls Leadoff Change

    Chris Stratton is like many other minor league players in their first big league camp with the Giants . He felt intimidated when he first walked into a clubhouse populated by Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey and Matt Cain...

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  7. Mark Teixeira Discusses New Diet, Potential Impact on Production for Yankees

    Lost in the madness of everything going on with Alex Rodriguez is the way Mark Teixeira has lost any semblance of value for the New York Yankees over the last two years...

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  8. California Lawmaker Proposes 'Smokeless Tobacco' Ban at All Baseball Venues

    For decades, Major League Baseball's goofy love affair with chewing tobacco was so passionate that the gooey stuff was stocked by teams in clubhouses as surely as jocks and socks...

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  9. After Year of Heartbreak, Segura Primed for Big Season

    PHOENIX -- Shortstop Jean Segura arrived at Maryvale Baseball Park on Tuesday bearing news of a better finish to what was an otherwise nightmarish 2014 season...

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  10. Ortiz on New Pace-of-Play Rules: 'I Call That Bull----'

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  11. Back Stiffness Keeps Ryu out of Workouts

    Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was held out of workouts on Wednesday becase of mid-back stiffness, manager Don Mattingly said...

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  12. Gluten-Free Teixeira Eyes 30 HRs, 100 RBIs

    New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is now gluten free, sugar free and dairy free, which he hopes will keep him injury free...

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  13. Rockies Closer LaTroy Hawkins Will Retire After Season at Age 42

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  14. Angels' Garrett Richards: 'Opening Day Is Still Very Possible'

    Angels starting pitcher Garrett Richards told reporters Wednesday his goal is to be ready for opening day, regardless of the team's expectations...

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  15. Giants' Cuban Outfielder Still Maturing as Hitter in Minors

    When 19-year-old Cuban Yoan Moncada reports to Red Sox camp, he will be a big story. He should be, after drawing comparisons to Robinson Cano and costing Boston $63 million in bonus and signing penalty...

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  16. Reds' Homer Bailey Close to Throwing off the Mound

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  17. Yoan Lopez: Future Ace

    Last month, Yoan Lopez received the largest signing bonus ever in baseball's amateur system, international or domestic: $8.27 million, from the Arizona Diamondbacks ...

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  18. Dodgers Sign Gaudin to Minor League Deal

    Veteran right-hander Chad Gaudin, who missed all of last season with a neck injury, has signed a minor-league contract with the Dodgers ...

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  19. WATCH: Yoan Moncada Arrives in Fort Myers

    WATCH: Our Comcast SportsNet crew was there on Wednesday morning in Fort Myers as 19 year-old Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada arrives at the Red Sox facility, presumably to sign his contract with Boston...

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  20. Mariano Rivera Is in the House

    TAMPA, Fla. -- On the first day of full report, look who's here: Mariano Rivera is in the house as a guest instructor...

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  21. Ichiro Is Happy to Be Away from Joe Girardi

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  22. Didi Gregorius Already Getting Tips from A-Rod

    TAMPA — Didi Gregorius worked out with Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday for the first time at the Yankees ' minor league complex...

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  23. Syndergaard Motivated by 2014 Snub

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Top prospect Noah Syndergaard was brushing his teeth in a hotel room in Reno, Nevada, the morning after Triple-A Las Vegas was knocked out of the playoffs last September when he missed a call from Sandy Alderson...

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  24. Os Make Cabrera Deal Official

    The Orioles officially announced the signing of infielder Everth Cabrera to a one-year, $2.4 million deal on Wednesday, clearing a roster spot on the 40-man by designating Alex Hassan for assignment...

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  25. Nick Markakis Injury: Updates on Braves Star's Neck and Recovery

    Outfielder Nick Markakis will be a huge key to the Atlanta Braves ' success at the plate in 2015, but the 31-year-old veteran is still working his way back after offseason neck surgery ...

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