1. 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...

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  2. Strong Pitching, 4 HRs Fuel Reds to Victory

    The Reds burst out of their offensive funk to take down the reigning World Series champs in a game that counts for absolutely nothing...

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  3. Reds Will Use Lefty Cingrani Out of Bullpen

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds moved left-hander Tony Cingrani into the bullpen on Monday, leaving others to compete for three open spots in the rotation...

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  4. Stark: Pirates Could Have Baseball's Best Outfield

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- Two longtime scouts are sitting in the stands of McKechnie Field on a balmy spring training morning...

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  5. Liriano's Unhittable Slider Making a Comeback

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- It was, quite simply, as devastating a pitch as the Major Leagues had in 2013. The time came that hitters, even the best of them, gave up even trying to deal with Francisco Liriano's slider...

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  6. Lackey Spotless in First Spring Start

    JUPITER, Fla. -- Cardinals right-hander John Lackey's Grapefruit League debut was perfect and Tigers lefty David Price's third outing this spring wasn't bad either...

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  7. Cubs' Bryant DHing to Get at-Bats, Rest Shoulder

    MESA, Ariz. -- Top prospect Kris Bryant was in the Cubs ' lineup Monday as the designated hitter and not at third base, in an effort to give his right shoulder more time to heal...

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  8. Wainwright: 'Real Game Is Next'

    JUPITER, Fla. • The crowd was big enough and partisan enough that Adam Wainwright joked his wife must have called around town to convince people to come and watch and give him the moral support he needed for his first time in a game-like situation...

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  9. Cards Trim Five from Camp, Including Gast and Ohlman : Sports

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  10. St. Louis Cardinals Fans Welcome Shane Robinson Back to Roger Dean Stadium

    Saturday's visit from the Twins also marked the return of former Cardinals outfielder Shane Robinson to Roger Dean Stadium.....

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  11. Bernie: Martinez Still Learning to Channel His Talent : Sports

    FORT MYERS, FLA. • The last time we saw a Cardinals player wearing No. 18 at Hammond Stadium, the bearer.....

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  12. Kris Bryant Receptive to Playing Outfield

    MESA, Ariz. -- Kris Bryant looks forward to playing the outfield once his right shoulder has recovered from fatigue.....

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  13. Outfielder Marte Figures to Be 'Run Producer' for Pirates This Season

    RADENTON, Fla. — Pirates outfielder Starling Marte has hit in every spot in manager Clint Hurdle's batting order except the No. 3 position — the residence of Andrew McCutchen...

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  14. Cubs' Joe Maddon No Fan of Travel Baseball

    MESA, Ariz. -- In assessing the talents of center fielder Dexter Fowler, Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon likes the versatility that Fowler brings from his days as a high school talent who turned down a chance to play basketball at Harvard...

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  15. Chicago Cubs: Kris Bryant Surpassing Extraordinary Hype, Future Is Very Bright

    Kris Bryant has been labeled a future star ever since his college days at the University of San Diego . He crushed a nation-leading 31 home runs in his junior season, and that incredible ...

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  16. Cubs' Bryant Gets Day off

    MESA, Ariz. — Kris Bryant will take Sunday off, if not a day or two beyond that, as he rests a balky throwing shoulder that Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he's not concerned about in the least...

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  17. Photo: Steel Structure for Jumbotron Put Inplace at Wrigley

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  18. Apparently Jake Arrieta Isn't a Fan of Cincinnati

    Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta isn't a fan of our fair city. In an article from ESPNChicago.com, the 29-year-old right-hander said Cincinnati is his least-favorite city to visit...

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  19. Bourgeois out 4-6 Weeks with Fracture in Left Shoulder

    Jason Bourgeois's chances of landing on the Cincinnati Reds ' Opening Day roster took a hit Sunday as it was announced that he'll miss the next four-to-six weeks with a fracture in his left shoulder...

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  20. Andrew McCutchen Injury: Updates on Pirates Star's Lower-Body Soreness, Return

    Andrew McCutchen has been the face of Pittsburgh Pirates baseball since he arrived in 2009. Fans haven't seen him on the field for a few days, though, and he doesn't ...

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  21. Burnett Back in His Comfort Zone with Bucs

    BRADENTON, Fla. -- A.J. Burnett never got an MBA at MIT. But he can still count. So he doesn't need CNBC's Jim Cramer to tell him that $12.75 million is a lot of money...

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  22. Pirates and Kang Optimistic Bat Will Translate to MLB

    The great migration to industrializing cities during the 1970s resulted in building, and living, vertically in South Korea...

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  23. Bailey Throws First Live BP, Likely to Open Season on DL

    GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- Reds starting pitcher Homer Bailey seems likely to open the season on the disabled list, but still keeps progressing well in his rehab from surgery...

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  24. Brewers Lose to Chicago Cubs Split Squad in Lucroy's Spring Debut

    Jonathan Lucroy made his spring debut Saturday and said he had no problems with a hamstring injury that had kept him out for four weeks and Adam Lind homered in just his second game, but the Milwaukee Brewers lost to a Chicago Cubs split squad 10-5...

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  25. DeSclafani Deals, Bruce Goes Hitless in Return to Lineup

    Going 2-for-3, Carlos Gonzalez had a nice game Saturday as he continued his work to return from knee surgery. But the Rockies didn't take a 1-0 win until scoring in the seventh inning on an error...

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