1. Braves Hope Former Closers Will Help Build Dominant Bullpen

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — No one in the Braves organization has gone so far as to suggest their revamped bullpen will overwhelm like last year's Kansas City 'pen, which featured ...

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  2. Ranking the 10 Biggest Distractions of 2015 Spring Training

    Most spring training storylines you're going to come across will be about baseball. The whole idea is to mark the return of baseball, after all, so that makes sense. But then there are the other storylines...

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  3. 5 Overreactions You Should Avoid in Spring Training Action

    Winter is a long, soggy slog for everyone, but it's especially brutal for Major League Baseball fans. Not only do we endure the ice and chill, but we also do it without a flicker of MLB action...

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  4. Bautista Excited About Additions to Clubhouse

    Jose Bautista gave a ringing endorsement to the additions Toronto made during the offseason on Friday afternoon. He suggested that the incoming players are "maybe an uptick or two more competitive than some guys who have been here in the past...

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  5. Ruben Amaro, Jr.: Howard Is in the Best Shape 'Since I've Known Him'

    Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr. spent a portion of the off-season taking heat and eventually apologizing for criticizing first baseman Ryan Howard during a radio appearance. Now, he may be going in the opposite direction...

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  6. Early Top Fits for Each Member of 2016's Stacked MLB Free-Agent Class

    David Price, Jordan Zimmermann and Johnny Cueto are among the nastiest starters in baseball. The trio is also slated to headline the stacked 2016 MLB free-agent class...

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  7. Giants' Lincecum Gets Good Early Reviews at Spring Training

    Tim Lincecum threw a fastball up, which is not his happy place, but got a huge swing and miss from Brandon Belt.....

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  8. Nationals Sign Pitcher Rich Hill to Minor-League Deal

    The Nationals signed pitcher Rich Hill to a minor-league contract with an invitation to spring training, the team announced Friday night.....

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  9. MLBPA Monitoring Cubs Handling of Kris Bryant

    The duration of time that Cubs slugger Kris Bryant spends in the minors this season will be monitored by the Major League Baseball Players Association, union head Tony Clark told CSN Chicago...

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  10. Pittsburgh Pirates Comment on Islamic State Militant Wearing Team Hat

    The Pittsburgh Pirates said it was "sickening" to see their famous "P" logo on a hat worn by Islamic State militant Mohammed Emwazi ...

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  11. Report: Blue Jays, Athletics Among Teams Talking to Viciedo

    Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos started making calls almost immediately after left fielder Michael Saunders tore his meniscus Wednesday, an injury that could sideline him until the All-Star break...

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 13 hours ago 284 reads 0 comments

  12. Under-the-Radar Mets Players Ready to Impress This Spring

    Spring training has begun in baseball, and the New York Mets are gearing up for what will hopefully be a successful 2015 season...

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  13. Torch Passed: Gordon, Pierre Show Love on Twitter

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  14. Not so Hot Corner: A-Rod Working at 1st Base

    TAMPA, Fla. -- He had no first baseman's glove, zero experience at the position and seemingly, not much enthusiasm for learning it on the first day...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 15 hours ago 364 reads 0 comments

  15. 3B Prospect Rio Ruiz Feeling Better About Trade to Braves

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Rio Ruiz passed up his dream of playing baseball and football at the University of Southern California in order to sign with the Astros in 2012, so ...

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  16. A Nice Sight for Cub Fans.

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  17. Melvin Upton Injury: Updates on Braves OF's Foot and Recovery

    Melvin Upton's tenure with the Atlanta Braves has been marred by injuries and disappointing play on the field. He is hoping for a fresh start in 2015, but the center fielder formerly known as B...

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  18. Upton Sent for MRI on Bothersome Right Foot

    Braves center fielder Melvin Upton Jr. missed Friday morning's workout because of a right foot ailment that might prove to be more significant than what the club had envisioned when it sent him to undergo an MRI...

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  19. Francona Isn't Buying into Metrics Skeptical of Michael Brantley's Defense

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  20. A's Like What They Have in Versatile Zobrist

    MESA, Ariz. -- Ben Zobrist came to Oakland from Tampa Bay by trade in January with a reputation as a versatile player, a tough out and a selfless, team-oriented guy...

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  21. Harvey Discusses Recovery

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  22. Lincecum Flashes "Deceptive" Stuff While Facing Giants Hitters

    There is no radar gun during live batting practice sessions, and the results aren't marked in a scorebook. But the informal sessions can still be informative, and the Giants took plenty of positives away from Tim Lincecum's time on the mound Friday...

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  23. WATCH: Mets' Matt Harvey Throws to Live Batters for First Time in 18 Months

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  24. Terry Collins' Best Mets Team Comes with a Short Leash

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  25. Jeff Francoeur Is Working with Charlie Manuel in Phillies Camp

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