1. Cards Won't Look to Heyward to Lead off

    JUPITER, Fla. • When describing how stymied he felt at times batting leadoff for the Atlanta Braves , Gold Glove-winning outfielder Jason Heyward borrowed an analogy from the field...

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  2. Ron Roenicke Pondering Batting Order Options: JSOnline

    Phoenix - Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Monday it won't be easy deciding where to put each player in his batting order for 2015 because so many of the hitters fit in multiple spots...

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  3. Latos on Reds' Clubhouses in 2012 and '13: “Everything Went to [expletive].”

    Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports had a Q&A session with new Marlins starter Mat Latos and asked him a series of questions...

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  4. Spring Flings Serious Business for Reds Pitchers

    It has all the awkward tension of a junior-high dance: Nobody wants to be left out, everyone has an ideal mate in their head and the consequences can last an entire month...

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  5. Cardinals to Groom Infielders as Backup Catchers

    Though unlikely to appear behind the plate in actual Grapefruit League games, infielders Pete Kozma and Greg Garcia are targeted to get some work this spring in preparation for serving as potential emergency catchers for the Cardinals this season...

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  6. Belisle Benefits from Tipping-Pitches Exercise

    As reliever Matt Belisle took the mound on Sunday for his second bullpen session of Cardinals camp, he directed new teammate Adam Wainwright to get positioned behind the catcher and keep a watchful eye...

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  7. Pirates Studying Success of NBA's Warriors

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  8. Johnny Hellweg Progressing from Tommy John Surgery

    Brewers pitching prospect Johnny Hellweg is progressing nicely from Tommy John elbow surgery less than 10 months ago...

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  9. Reds Being Cautious with Prospect Stephenson

    All of the Reds pitchers and catchers passed the physicals that were taken on Thursday, but minor issues are occasionally presented. That's one reason why the club is going to limit No...

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  10. Burnett Back in the Only Place He Wanted to Pitch

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  11. Travis Wood: 2014 a 'Humbling Experience'

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  12. Matheny Grabs Mitt to Catch Cards' Top Prospect

    JUPITER, Fla. • When Cardinals manager Mike Matheny came out to the team's bullpen area Sunday afternoon he expected to find a catching prospect to work with on his receives pitches...

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  13. Lester Likely to Be Cubs' Opening Night Starter

    There's a ton of high expectations within this club house, especially Lester, who isn't a stranger to winner considering he's a two-time World Series champion. One of those titles was under Theo Epstein in 2007...

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  14. Reds' Marlon Byrd Welcomes Any Pressure to Perform

    The offseason fix to the Reds ' offensive woes showed up to the team's spring training complex on Saturday, and Marlon Byrd already feels the pressure on his shoulders...

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  15. Rotation Depth a Concern for Brewers

    The Milwaukee Brewers ' starting rotation at this point is about as clear-cut as it gets. In no particular order, Kyle Lohse, Matt Garza, Wily Peralta, Mike Fiers and Jimmy Nelson enter spring training as the team's top five...

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  16. Lester Likely to Be Cubs' Opening Night Starter

    No surprise but @CubsJoeMadd says @JLester34 will most likely be #Cubs Opening Night starter. Maddon: "I would think he has to be...

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  17. Joey Votto on Debate About His Approach 'It's Silly'

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. — Joey Votto reported to camp today. We'll get into his health later. First let's look at what Votto had to say about the ongoing debate about his approach at the plate that rages in Cincinnati ...

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  18. Cervelli hungry to learn all he can for everyday gig

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- As Francisco Cervelli was getting dressed to leave Pirate City early Friday afternoon, infielder Jung Ho Kang was on his way out of the clubhouse...

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  19. Lester Wants Cubs to Have Winning Mindset

    Jon Lester's side session on the first day of workouts for Cubs pitchers and catchers was probably like his initial session a year ago. David Ross was his catcher and Lester was wearing his camouflage spikes...

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  20. Cole's Grounded Attitude on Display as Camp Begins

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  21. Brewers React to MLB's Pace-of-Play Rules Changes

    Major League Baseball along with the MLB Players Association on Friday announced several rules changes designed to speed up the pace of play.....

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  22. Cubs Catcher Welington Castillo Can't Worry About Trade Rumors

    Welington Castillo smiled and shrugged his shoulders, not worrying about the trade speculation or calculating the probability he will be wearing a different uniform by Opening Day...

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  23. It's Maddon Time: 'Our Fans Are Entitled to Get Excited,' Cubs President Says

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  24. Welington Castillo Wants to Stay with Cubs

    MESA, Ariz. – Despite the acquisitions of Miguel Montero and David Ross, veteran catcher Welington Castillo wants to remain with the Chicago Cubs ...

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  25. Chicago Cubs Position-by-Position Breakdown at 2015 Spring Training

    For the first time in a very long time, the Chicago Cubs seem ready to compete for the playoffs. A lot of that has to do with their improved roster in every area of the team...

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