1. CarGo 'Fine' After Exit; Gray Battling Groin Tightness

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  2. Giants Option Susac, Perez & 6 Others to Minors

    Quiroz, Hicks, Okert, Gutierrez and Brett Bochy reassigned to minor league camp. Susac, Duvall, Brown, Strickland, Perez optioned to AAA...

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  3. Verlander (Triceps) Plays Catch, Feels 'Better'

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Justin Verlander played catch briefly Sunday morning for the first time since leaving a start with a cramp in his right tricep, but it remained unclear when the Detroit Tigers ace would pitch again...

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  4. Predicting 5 Surprises from the Final Week of 2015 MLB Spring Training

    We are now just a week from the start of the 2015 MLB season, but there is still a lot of work to do as teams make their final and, generally, most difficult decisions to trim the roster down to 25 players...

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  5. Clay Buchholz Officially Named Red Sox Opening Day Starter

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — What has been apparent for several weeks is now official: Clay Buchholz will be the Opening Day starter for the Red Sox . Manager John Farrell made the announcement on Sunday...

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  6. Henderson Alvarez Named Marlins' Opening Day Starter

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  7. Garcia Thinks Arm Issue Is 'Minor Setback'

    JUPITER, Fla. • Jaime Garcia is down again, although he doesn't think it will be for long. The lefthander, scratched from Sunday's projected exhibition start against the New York ...

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  8. Henderson Alvarez Named Marlins Opening Day Starter

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  9. Vazquez to See Noted Surgeon Andrews for Second Opinion

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Christian Vazquez has an appointment to see noted orthopedic surgeon James Andrews in Pensacola on Wednesday, an indication that Friday's MRI on his elbow revealed the possibility that season-ending surgery is necessary...

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  10. MLB Power Rankings 2015: Examining League Hierarchy Before Opening Day

    This is the magical time of year when all 30 MLB teams stand on an even playing field, entering the new season with a fresh slate and an endless array of optimism. Let's fix that...

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  11. Angels' Garrett Richards Steps Closer to Return with Strong Outing

    You could sense the excitement in Garrett Richards' voice as the Angels right-hander, seven months into his rehabilitation from major left-knee surgery, discussed the five scoreless innings he threw in a triple-A game against Colorado on Saturday...

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  12. Josh Hamilton Could Become a Distraction for Angels If He Returns

    Josh Hamilton is out of sight but not out of mind, the questions about the outfielder's status — if or when he will return, and how he might fit in if he does — hovering over the Angels like a cloud...

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  13. Nats Have Tough Decision to Make on Uggla

    VIERA, Fla. — Dan Uggla has been in a big-league clubhouse during the final week of spring training for a decade now, but he hasn't found himself in this position — uncertain ...

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  14. Price: Chapman May Be Asked to Get More Than Three Outs

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Reds closer Aroldis Chapman has demonstrated effective pitching throughout the spring, but Saturday's outing was about as smooth as it could have been...

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  15. Uehara Experiences Setback; Unlikely to Be Ready for Opener

    The Boston Red Sox are preparing to start the season without closer Koji Uehara after the reliever felt discomfort in his hamstring during a bullpen session Saturday...

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  16. 'Unlikely' Uehara's Ready for Opener

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  17. Vazquez (Elbow) Seeing Dr. James Andrews

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  18. Buchholz Named Opening Day Starter

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  19. Fantasy Baseball 2015: Breaking Down Overall Rankings and Late-Round Sleepers

    Fantasy baseball players have a week left to draft a squad before the Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals open the season on April 5. Whether patiently waiting or lazily procrastinating, drafters have precious little time left to cram...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 20 hours ago 17,558 reads 2 comments

  20. Robbie Ross Making Case for Spot in Bullpen

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Robbie Ross feels like he finally can focus only on pitching again. A year ago, Ross was trying to convert from relieving to starting with the Texas Rangers , ...

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  21. Dominguez, Correa Among Astros Cuts

    The Astros trimmed their active spring roster by eight players Sunday morning, including top prospect Carlos Correa, a shortstop, and Matt Dominguez, who was the team's starting third baseman the past two years...

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  22. Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Bridich "Big on Team Structure"

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Rookie general manager Jeff Bridich and his lieutenants in the Rockies ' front office never got a honeymoon period. They were, after all, central characters for a team that averaged 93 losses over the past four seasons...

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  23. Will Mets Unseat King Yankees? These Matchups Will Decide

    Hal Steinbrenner expressed concern about losing twice — rather decisively at that — to the Mets in spring training...

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  24. Why Now Is Not the Time for Red Sox to Promote Blake Swihart

    I'll be as to-the-point as I can on this one: If Christian Vazquez requires season-ending Tommy John surgery, Blake Swihart is not the man to replace him...

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  25. Anthopoulos' Draft Record Shows His True Value as Jays GM

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