1. 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...

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  2. 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 10,705 reads 0 comments

  3. 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...

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  4. 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 12,493 reads 0 comments

  5. 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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  6. 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 70,105 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 13,255 reads 0 comments

  8. 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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  9. 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 17,241 reads 0 comments

  10. 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...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 20,311 reads 0 comments

  11. Agent, Trainer Convicted in Cuban Baseball Player Smuggling Case

    Sports agent Bartolo Hernandez and baseball trainer Julio Estrada were convicted by a jury Wednesday for smuggling Cuban baseball players into the United States...

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  12. AL West Rivals Mariners and A's Trade Shots in Spring Training Twitter Battle

    With less than three weeks until Opening Day, American League West rivals Seattle Mariners and Oakland Athletics appear ready to battle...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 14,765 reads 0 comments

  13. Netherlands Home Run Hits World Baseball Classic Fan in a Painful Spot

    When Yurendell de Caster of the Netherlands launched a home run to the seats in left-center against Cuba, one World Baseball Classic fan in Tokyo was eager to try to make a play on the ball...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 7,100 reads 0 comments

  14. Jose Fernandez's Mother, Girlfriend to Share Control of Pitcher's Estate

    A Miami judge ruled on Wednesday that the estate of deceased Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez would be split between his mother and his girlfriend, Maria Arias, according to TMZ Sports ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 month ago 4,539 reads 0 comments

  15. Anthony Rizzo Inspired Cubs Before Game 7 of World Series with Naked Speech

    After the Chicago Cubs managed to bounce back from a late blown lead in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series and come out of a rain delay swinging, much was made of the team's clubhouse meeting as it waited for Mother Nature to cooperate...

    Kyle Newport Written by Kyle Newport about 1 month ago 25,580 reads 0 comments

  16. Adrian Gonzalez Says He'll Never Play in World Baseball Classic Again

    Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez spoke out about the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday and stated he'll never play in the tournament again...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 1 month ago 59,735 reads 0 comments

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

    Pool E play wrapped up Wednesday in the World Baseball Classic , while Pool F action continued with the United States attempting to make a run at its first WBC title...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 1 month ago 24,441 reads 0 comments

  18. The 107 MPH Man: Michael Kopech's Quest to Be the Hardest Thrower of All Time

    TYLER, Texas — To the classic Bull Durham scene in which we learn candlesticks make nice wedding gifts, add this: Trailer hitches make awesome Christmas presents. It's true...

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  19. New York Yankees: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training so Far

    It's not all sunshine and bat flips this preseason. For every player exceeding expectations and making a name for himself, there's an underperforming veteran making fanbases cringe or a fringe player hurting his chances of winning a roster spot...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 1 month ago 17,642 reads 0 comments

  20. Biggest Surprises, Disappointments at 2017 Spring Training Halfway Point

    It's often said that what happens during spring training doesn't matter. And that's sometimes true. Yet it still has the power to surprise. And to disappoint...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 87,269 reads 0 comments

  21. Cubs' Willson Contreras Ready to Become the Gary Sanchez of 2017

    Don't expect to see any catcher do exactly in 2017 what Gary Sanchez did in 2016. That's the kind of lightning that's unlikely to strike twice in two years...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 22,584 reads 0 comments

  22. Top Prospect Report Cards Midway Through 2017 MLB Spring Training

    Spring training is an opportunity to stretch muscles, shake off cobwebs and get in reps. For MLB 's blue-chip prospects, however, it's a lot more than that...

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  23. Boston Red Sox: The 5 Most Disappointing Players in Spring Training So Far

    We're several weeks into spring training, which means you're sick of hearing about how the stats don't matter. It's true to an extent. This is a time of year when grains of salt should be sprinkled liberally, and panic buttons securely stowed...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 1 month ago 10,591 reads 0 comments

  24. Kevin Kiermaier, Rays Agree to 6-Year Contract Extension for Reported $50M

    The Tampa Bay Rays and outfielder Kevin Kiermaier finalized a six-year contract extension, the team officially announced on Monday morning...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 1 month ago 5,816 reads 0 comments

  25. Interpreter for Dodgers' Kenta Maeda Deadlifts 405 Pounds

    As the Los Angeles Dodgers prepare for the upcoming MLB season, they have received some spring training motivation from an unlikely source...

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