1. Josh Harrison Ready to Go Full Tilt

    BRADENTON, Fla. — Josh Harrison started at third base and batted leadoff Friday afternoon as the Pirates played host to the Minnesota Twins at McKechnie Field...

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  2. Arrieta Pleased with 'Crisp' Outing in 2nd Start

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  3. Final Predictions for Chicago Cubs' Key Spring Training Battles

    The Chicago Cubs don't have a ton of position competitions during this year's spring training, but a few key battles are currently going on. Most aren't at key spots, but the outcomes of the battles could end up being very important nonetheless...

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  4. Bryant: 'Surreal Feeling' Playing in Hometown Vegas

    LAS VEGAS -- Kris Bryant was able to spend time with his grandparents, his cat Wrigley, and relive some very good childhood memories Friday as he returned home...

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  5. Theo Epstein to Throw First Pitch at South Bend Cubs Opener

    SOUTH BEND — The South Bend Cubs announced Friday that Theo Epstein, the president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs , will throw out the first pitch at the home opener April 9 at Four Winds Field at Coveleski Stadium...

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  6. Lohse to Start Opening Day for Brewers

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  7. Milwaukee Brewers Ban High-Fives Due to Rampant Pinkeye

    Much like the zombie outbreak that will inevitably consume the globe and drive humanity onto floating colonies at sea, the spread of pinkeye can only be slowed by containment...

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  8. Wong Still Riding High After Magical Homer

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  9. Cards Try to Figure out Grichuk's Fit

    JUPITER, Fla. • When Cardinals outfielder Randal Grichuk is in the batting cage shaping the swing that will define his place in the majors, there are times that hitting coach John Mabry revs up the rookie with a colorful comparison...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 15 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  10. Dontrelle Willis Tells Brewers He Plans to Retire

    The D-Train is making its final stop. Dontrelle Willis told the Milwaukee Brewers that he's calling off his comeback and will retire after nine seasons, according to multiple reports...

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  11. Most Disappointing Cincinnati Reds Players in Spring Training so Far

    This is just a checkup. It's only a glimpse into faux baseball, one where starters routinely exit after two at-bats and the final score is irrelevant...

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  12. Pirates Prospect Stetson Allie Relishes Time Spent with Major Leaguers

    Stetson Allie stood out in the Pirates clubhouse Thursday at McKechnie Field. He walked in wearing a wide-brimmed straw hat and aviator sunglasses, his props for a “Pirate Idol” singing competition among rookies...

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  13. Could Jason Heyward Become Baseball's Next $200 Million Man?

    While Heyward isn't a consistent slugger and hasn't put up any numbers that would lead many to view him as a $200 million player, one major-league GM said he foresees Heyward getting ...

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  14. Lind Pleased with Spring Debut with Brewers

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  15. Kris Bryant and Cubs Super Prospects Exceeding the Hype Early in Spring Training

    By all rights, the biggest star on the field during Thursday's exhibition between the Chicago Cubs and Los Angeles Angels should have been the guy who played Ron Burgundy, Ricky Bobby and Lord Business...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 28,227 reads 81 comments

  16. Garcia's arm, Reynolds' bat help Cardinals defeat Orioles

    Punctuated by Mark Reynolds' first spring homer and a strong start from Jaime Garcia, the Cardinals defeated the Orioles , 8-2, at Roger Dean Stadium on Thursday.....

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  17. 5 Questions With... Jake Arrieta

    MESA, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta took time to answer five pressing questions at spring training.....

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  18. Maddon upset with Cubs' lack of fundamentals

    MESA, Ariz. -- It was the spring training equivalent of turning over a table. Manager Joe Maddon collected his team on the practice field Wednesday morning, reminded them that winning ...

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  19. Heyward Inheriting Beltran's Former Role

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  20. Martinez, Gonzales Revisiting Miller's Lessons

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. • Within the same month last season, young starter Shelby Miller lost his closest teammate in a trade and added an essential pitch to his craft...

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  21. Wainwright: 'More Than Enough Time' to Be Ready

    JUPITER, Fla. • Fresh from his second turn against teammates in a controlled batting practice situation, Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright didn't need to check the calender to ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 16 days ago 2,229 reads 0 comments

  22. Taillon Ready for Next Step on Long Road Back

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It's been almost a year since Pirates pitching prospect Jameson Taillon last stared down the mound and threw to a hitter...

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  23. Having His Job in Peril Nothing New to Mercer

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  24. Reds Minor Leaguer Rahier Suspended After Arrest

    Cincinnati Reds minor leaguer Tanner Rahier was suspended without pay by the commissioner's office Wednesday for his arrest on assault charges...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 17 days ago 30 reads 0 comments

  25. Garza using mechanical fix to maintain control

    The change is subtle to the naked eye, but Brewers starter Matt Garza underwent a mechanical overhaul over the winter aimed at quieting his delivery and limiting the risk of injury...

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