1. Raisel Iglesias and Jason Marquis Are in the Reds' Rotation

    Earlier this week the Reds announced that they're shifting Tony Cingrani to the bullpen–against the left-hander's wishes–and today they announced that both Raisel Iglesias and Jason Marquis will have spots in the Opening Day rotation...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 148 reads 0 comments

  2. Rose situation is unprecedented as far as Hall

    The news that new MLB commissioner Rob Manfred is going to hear Pete Rose's case for reinstatement from his lifetime ban raises more questions than it answers — especially as far as the Hall of Fame...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  3. Maddon: No. 2 Spot in Cubs' Lineup a Mystery

    MESA, Ariz. -- There's usually a surprise player in every spring camp. Manager Joe Maddon is looking for the mystery man in Cubs camp...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 151 reads 0 comments

  4. Scott Boras rips Cubs over Kris Bryant situation

    Super-agent Scott Boras used his megaphone to call out the Cubs on Tuesday, wondering why Kris Bryant, Baseball America's No. 1 overall prospect, would start the season at Triple-A Iowa...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 9 days ago 202 reads 0 comments

  5. Wong on 2B Job: 'This Is My Starting Position'

    JUPITER, Fla. • If Cardinals second baseman Kolten Wong had any question about what the club expects from him this season after his assertive October.....

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 9 days ago 29 reads 0 comments

  6. Theo Epstein Responds to Scott Boras' Comments Regarding Kris Bryant

    Budding Chicago Cubs star Kris Bryant has been on a tear throughout spring training, but with the Cubbies potentially mulling the possibility of starting him in Triple-A, a battle is brewing between Bryant's agent and Cubs management...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 9 days ago 19,505 reads 69 comments

  7. What Kris Bryant's Dominant Spring Roster Push Will Mean for Him, Cubs

    A couple weeks ago, you could look at Chicago Cubs superprospect Kris Bryant and ask two questions. First: Was he going to follow his explosive 2014 performance with a big ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 9 days ago 9,164 reads 29 comments

  8. Hammel Throws 4 Scoreless Innings, Cubs Top Royals

    Jason Hammel threw four scoreless innings and Anthony Rizzo reached base three times on Tuesday as the Chicago Cubs beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3. Hammel came in with a 10...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  9. Brewers Get Back on Track by Beating Padres, 6-4

    Peoria, Ariz. – Carlos Gomez hit a three-run home run to power the offense and the Milwaukee Brewers ' pitching was generally solid on Tuesday afternoon in beating the San Diego Padres , 6-4, at Peoria Sports Complex...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  10. Healthy, Confident Votto Expects Return to Form

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- He feels good. He feels confident. Little by little, he's finding he can do the things he usually has done better than almost anyone. In other words, he's feeling like Joey Votto again...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 9 days ago 419 reads 0 comments

  11. Gonzales, Peralta Lead Cardinals over Marlins Split Squad 7-1

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Jhonny Peralta had three hits, including his first homer of spring training, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over a Miami Marlins split squad 7-1 Tuesday...

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  12. Pittsburgh Pirates Fall to Houston Astros as Locke Struggles

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  13. Liriano to Start for Pirates Opening Day Against Reds

    For the second year in a row, left-hander Francisco Liriano will be the Pirates ' opening day starter, manager Clint Hurdle announced Tuesday...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 days ago 22 reads 0 comments

  14. Kris Bryant: Shoulder Feels Better

    MESA, Ariz. -- Top propsect Kris Bryant reported Tuesday that his right shoulder feels better and that he anticipates returning to the Chicago Cubs ' lineup soon...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 10 days ago 58 reads 0 comments

  15. Cubs Cut Eight; Roster Trimmed to 53

    MESA, Ariz. -- As expected, after a weekend of split-squad games the Chicago Cubs reduced their roster to 53 on Monday by sending eight players to minor league camp, the team announced...

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  16. St. Louis Cardinals of Peter Bourjos Again Shrinks from Competition

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  17. Scores & Stats

    Scouts have identified Cardinals left-hander Sam Freeman and Nationals left-hander Xavier Cedeno as logical trade candidates for the Mets .....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. St. Louis Cardinals Roster Moves: Tyler Lyons, Greg Garcia Optioned

    The St. Louis Cardinals announced roster moves on Tuesday morning as the club optioned pitcher Tyler Lyons and infielder Greg Garcia to the Memphis Redbirds (AAA).....

    Paige Kuhn Written by Paige Kuhn about 10 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Gonzales Works into Fifth, Allows One Run : Sports

    JUPITER, Fla. _ Young lefthander Marco Gonzales did nothing to harm his bid for a berth in the Cardinals ' rotation by holding the Miami Marlins to four hits and one run over 4 2/3 innings Tuesday...

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  20. Turner Will Rest Right Elbow, Start Season on DL

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  21. Cubs, Bryant and the Ridiculous 'Service Time' Rule

    Kris Bryant is a Major League-ready talent. That much isn't even worth debating anymore. He's clearly one of the Cubs ' 25 best players, and he's without question a better option at third base than Mike Olt...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  22. MLB's First 'New Zealander' Took Unique Path to Majors

    John Holdzkom's presence in the Pittsburgh Pirates ' spring clubhouse — all 6 feet, 7 inches of him — should be an inspiration to two groups not normally associated with ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 167 reads 0 comments

  23. Mesoraco Bounces Back from Concussion, on Target for Opener

    MESA, Ariz. -- Devin Mesoraco missed a week of Cactus League action before his return Sunday, but the Reds ' All-Star catcher didn't look like he missed a step of his progress toward Opening Day...

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  24. Cingrani on Bullpen Call: 'It's Not My Call'

    Cincinnati Reds left-hander Tony Cingrani wasn't exactly thrilled when he was scratched from Monday's scheduled start against the San Francisco Giants in favor of Raisel Iglesias...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 75 reads 0 comments

  25. ESPN: Byrd Shaping Up as Solid Addition for Reds

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- At Cactus and Grapefruit League sites throughout baseball, major leaguers regard spring training as drudgery, a useful means of building team chemistry, or an occupational necessity for the long season that lies ahead...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 10 days ago 25 reads 0 comments