1. B/R's 2017 All-Spring Training Team with 1 Week to Go

    I've said it before and I'll say it again: Spring stats don't matter, except when they do. Every year, scalding exhibition performances evaporate like a desert mirage once the games start to count...

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  2. Tim Tebow's New Minor League Baseball Team Courted Him Via Twitter 7 Months Ago

    The Columbia Fireflies' dreams became reality seven months after they set their sights on Tim Tebow . Shortly after Tebow made the announcement that he was transitioning from football ...

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  3. Tim Tebow to Be Assigned to Low-A Columbia by Mets

    The New York Mets are sending aspiring baseball player Tim Tebow to their low Class-A affiliate, the Columbia Fireflies, this season, according to Marc Carig of Newsday ...

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  4. Didi Gregorius Suffers Shoulder Injury, Pulls out of 2017 World Baseball Classic

    New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius suffered a shoulder injury and has been removed from the Netherlands roster for the remainder of the World Baseball Classic , according to Bryan Hoch of MLB ...

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  5. Every MLB Team's Biggest Spring Training Revelation

    Spring training is a chance for players on the fringe of an MLB roster to make a good impression and play their way into a team's Opening Day plans...

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  6. Shoes, Roommates and Tattoos: The Birth of the Cubs' Championship Family

    MESA, Ariz. — Over boxes stacked like skyscrapers and through tightening bonds that would lead to roommate arrangements, you could see the seeds beginning to sprout toward an eventual path to glory...

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  7. Bold Predictions for the 2017 MLB Season

    The baseball season is 162 games long, and so much that happens within each game is determined by luck. As a result, even the safest predictions for a given season can easily go awry...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 110,275 reads 0 comments

  8. Philadelphia Phillies Manager Pete Mackanin Fines Each Player $1 for Miscues

    Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin hates it when his players make mistakes, and he makes sure that each player on the roster pays for it. Literally. They pay for it ...

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  9. World Baseball Classic 2017: Qualified Teams, Updated Schedule for Semifinals

    The 2017 World Baseball Classic shifts to Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles for the championship round starting Monday night. Two-time tournament champion Japan is joined by the United States, Puerto Rico and the Netherlands for the semifinals...

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  10. Adam Jones Robs Manny Machado of Home Run at World Baseball Classic

    Manny Machado has been known to rob opponents of their hits with his great defense at the hot corner, but in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, he was on the opposite end of a defensive gem from a fellow Gold Glover...

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  11. World Baseball Classic 2017: Score, Reaction from United States vs. Puerto Rico

    Puerto Rico's run of dominance at the 2017 World Baseball Classic continued on Friday with a thrilling 6-5 victory over the United States...

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  12. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand, 2017 Mid-Spring Training Edition

    Months have turned to weeks, baseball fans. There's a light at the end of the tunnel, as we're now just a few short weeks removed from Opening Day...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 115,924 reads 0 comments

  13. Bryce Harper's Spring Power Surge Could Signal 2017 MLB Rebound

    Early spring training stats mean little, and early spring proclamations of improved health can sometimes mean even less...

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  14. San Francisco Giants: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training So Far

    There's no point panicking about the losing record the San Francisco Giants have this spring. It's spring training —t hey'll be fine. Provided, of course, that some of the key players complicit in the club's poor spring turn things around...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 17,036 reads 0 comments

  15. The Top 15 Highest Scoring MLB Games in History

    MLB fans who enjoy quick, low-scoring pitching duels came to the wrong place. As teams gear up for Opening Day, baseball seeks answers to expediting pace of play. Signaling an intentional walk will spare a few seconds...

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  16. Former Big-Name Prospects Making Waves in 2017 Spring Training

    Established veterans shaking off the rust and heralded prospects trying to make an impression alongside big league talent—that's generally the storyline during spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 61,150 reads 0 comments

  17. World Baseball Classic 2017: Scores and Reaction from Thursday Results

    The Dominican Republic defeated Venezuela 3-0 Thursday night in a must-win game at the 2017 World Baseball Classic to keep its hopes of a semifinal berth alive...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 10,699 reads 0 comments

  18. Miguel Cabrera Injures Back vs. Dominican Republic in World Baseball Classic

    Detroit Tigers and Venezuela star Miguel Cabrera was ruled out for the remainder of Thursday's World Baseball Classic game against the Dominican Republic with back tightness, per Bob Nightengale of USA Today...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 7,323 reads 0 comments

  19. Los Angeles Dodgers: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have looked like what they are this spring: a deep, talented team capable of winning a fifth straight division title and competing for the franchise's first championship since 1988...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 12,481 reads 0 comments

  20. Jose Fernandez Was Piloting Boat at Time of Fatal Crash, Per Investigators

    A Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission investigation into the fatal boat crash involving Miami Marlins star Jose Fernandez and two friends concluded the MLB starting pitcher was piloting the boat at the time of the accident...

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  21. MLB Position Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Third Basemen

    There might be no position in baseball more top-heavy than third base. Nolan Arenado, Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson and Manny Machado represent four of the game's truly elite talents ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 70,013 reads 0 comments

  22. New York Mets: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training So Far

    So far, there are mostly positives to take away from New York Mets camp. From Yoenis Cespedes to Curtis Granderson to Lucas Duda to Neil Walker to Asdrubal Cabrera to Travis d'Arnaud and Michael Conforto, their big bats are producing...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 13,247 reads 0 comments

  23. Each MLB Division's Next Big Things Entering 2017

    Baseball moves on. David Ortiz is done as an active player. So is Alex Rodriguez . Nothing against them, but they're yesterday's thing. Baseball moves on, and not just to Mike Trout, Bryce Harper and Kris Bryant, who are today's thing...

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  24. Clayton Kershaw Proves Even the Best Pitcher in the World Can Be Underrated

    It took four Cactus League starts for Clayton Kershaw 's ERA to rise above 0.00. On Sunday, the Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander surrendered his first run of the spring, a solo homer off the bat of Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 17,237 reads 0 comments

  25. Chicago Cubs: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    The Chicago Cubs are the MLB champions and boast a galaxy of budding stars, but even they aren't immune to underwhelming spring performances...

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