1. Jim Bowden Says Max Scherzer Will Help Stephen Strasburg Loosen Up

    Former Nationals general manager Jim Bowden picked the Nationals to win the World Series on Monday for the same reason a lot of other pundits have picked — or will pick — ...

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  2. MLB Investigating Claims Tying Marlins Pitcher Jarred Cosart to Gambling

    Starting pitcher Jarred Cosart came to the Miami Marlins last summer hoping for a fresh start after a sometimes rocky tenure with the Houston Astros . Instead, he finds himself this morning amidst a Twitter-storm of allegations tying him to gambling...

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  3. Complete Washington Nationals 2015 Season Preview

    This winter, the Washington Nationals set themselves up to mow down any team that stands in the way of a World Series title, but now it's time for the Nats to put their $156 million where their mouth is...

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  4. Markakis Confident He'll Be Ready for Opener

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Nick Markakis isn't where he wants to be with his swing and defense, but the Braves ' veteran right fielder is confident there's enough time to get there before opening day, or at least get close enough...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 days ago 65 reads 0 comments

  5. Wright's Bat Remains Hot as Gee Stretches out

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- David Wright continued his hot month at the plate with a two-run homer off former teammate Collin McHugh on Tuesday in the Mets ' 4-3 loss to the Astros at Tradition Field...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 2 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  6. Brown's Opening Day Status in Question

    CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Phillies right fielder Domonic Brown has just 13 days to get himself ready for Opening Day...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  7. Mets Manager Terry Collins and GM Sandy Alderson Show Signs of Friction

    PORT ST. LUCIE — Terry Collins has always gladly accepted the terms and conditions of managing for Sandy Alderson, and in most ways nothing has changed...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 2 reads 0 comments

  8. B/R Radio: Nats Far and Away NL's Best Team

    The Host from MLB Network Radio tells Jeff Rickard why he thinks the Washington Nationals are far and away the team to beat in the National League ...

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  9. Jimmy Rollins Says Blue-Collar Philly Not 'Conducive to a Superstar'

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  10. Domonic Brown Feels Better, Hopes to Avoid DL

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Domonic Brown says his troublesome Achilles tendon is “feeling much better,” but he can't yet say when he will return to game action, or if he'll be able to avoid starting the season on the disabled list...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Matt Harvey OK without opener assignments

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- New York Mets ace Matt Harvey offered no complaints Tuesday about being passed over for the team's Opening Day and home-opener assignments...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  12. Did Ticket Sales Influence Choosing Matt Harvey's Spot in Rotation?

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson indicated Tuesday having Matt Harvey slot into the third spot in the rotation was partly impacted by ticket sales for the team's first home series against the Phillies from April 13-16...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 197 reads 0 comments

  13. Watch: Escobar Notches Hit, Flashes Leather in Spring Debut

    VIERA, Fla. -- Yunel Escobar played his first game of the spring on Monday, and the second baseman showed that he is over his Grade 1 oblique strain in the Nationals ' 7-6 victory over the Yankees ...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 213 reads 0 comments

  14. Asche Keeps Homers Coming, Backs Buchanan's Strong Outing

    Phillies third baseman Cody Asche hit his third home run in five days in Monday's 3-0 victory over the Twins at Bright House Field...

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  15. Watch: Markakis Impresses in ATL Spring Debut

    The Atlanta Braves ' top free-agent acquisition of the offseason made his 2015 spring training debut on Monday...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 357 reads 0 comments

  16. Report: Nationals Release Bell from Camp

    Washington released veteran reliever Heath Bell, who signed a minor-league deal with the Nationals in December...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 24 reads 0 comments

  17. Fister Does Part on Hill, with Lumber vs. Yankees

    VIERA, Fla. -- The Nationals scored three runs in the seventh inning off Kyle Davies to edge the Yankees , 7-6, at Space Coast Stadium on Monday afternoon...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 27 reads 0 comments

  18. Mets 12, Marlins 3: Michael Cuddyer Homers Again

    JUPITER, Fla. -- The New York Mets had eight straight batters reach against right-hander Mat Latos to open the second inning in what became a 12-3 win against the Miami Marlins on Monday at Roger Dean Stadium...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 329 reads 0 comments

  19. Latos Embarrassed After Allowing 9 ER in 3 IP

    Before Tuesday's game manager Mike Redmond was asked about his team's Grapefruit League run of poor starting pitching...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 3 days ago 366 reads 0 comments

  20. Latos Embarrassed After Allowing 9 ER in 3 IP

    Marlins ' Mat Latos calls his outing -- 3 IP, 9 ER vs. Mets -- "borderline embarrassing." He's glad it's March, not April...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Minor, Upton Not Likely to Return Before May

    The Braves don't yet have an estimated return date for starting pitcher Mike Minor or center fielder Melvin Upton, but it's reasonable to assume neither will be ready for major league games before May...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 days ago 64 reads 0 comments

  22. Glimpse of the Future: Aaron Nola to Pitch for Phillies Friday

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Phillies will offer fans a glimpse of the future on Friday when pitcher Aaron Nola starts against the New York Yankees in a Grapefruit League game at Bright House Field...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 days ago 14 reads 0 comments

  23. 3 Moves the New York Mets Should Try to Make

    Spring training is more than halfway through, and the New York Mets recently received terrible news that Zack Wheeler will undergo Tommy John surgery and miss the entire 2015 season...

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  24. Roster Cuts: Braves Pass on Veal, for Now

    The Braves cut three more from their spring-training roster Monday when relievers Sugar Ray Marimon and journeyman left-hander Donnie Veal were reassigned to minor league camp along with catcher Brandon Schlehuber...

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  25. David Wright's Power and Fielding Indicate His Shoulder Is Strong

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