1. Catcher Jesus Flores Delayed by Visa Issues

    t seems there is always at least one Braves player whose arrival at spring training is delayed due to visa issues in his home country...

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  2. Braves Have Issues but McDowell Not One of Them

    Roger McDowell seems to be the only member of the Braves ' operation everybody can agree on. He hasn't been accused of botching lineups (manager) or making bad trades (front office) ...

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  3. At Nationals Camp, Uggla Sees Chance to Resurrect Career

    Not too long ago, Dan Uggla was perhaps the best second baseman in the National League , a perennial All-Star who slugged at least 27 home runs in each of the first six years of his career...

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  4. Motivated McLouth Taking It Slow After Shoulder Surgery

    The Nationals plan on allowing outfielder Nate McLouth to progress slowly this spring as he recovers from right shoulder surgery...

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  5. David Wright Making Safety Vows He Probably Won't Keep

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  6. Coming off Career Year, Catalyst Span Seeks More

    Nationals outfielder Denard Span arrived in camp Sunday and announced that he has fully recovered from December hernia surgery. However, Span indicated that he would take it slow early in the exhibition season...

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  7. McDowell Key to Stults Choosing Braves

    As the Braves were attempting to enhance the competition for the fifth spot in their rotation, pitching coach Roger McDowell made a successful recruiting pitch to Eric Stults...

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  8. Foltynewicz Looks to Harness Command at Braves Camp

    Mike Foltynewicz has arrived in Braves camp with the realization that he will be given a shot to win a spot in Atlanta's rotation...

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  9. Mike Minor's Early Work Encouraging for Braves

    The second day of workouts for Braves pitchers and catchers brought a most encouraging sight for manager Fredi Gonzalez: Mike Minor throwing off the mound and looking sharp...

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  10. Teheran Likely to Get Opening Day Assignment

    One year after losing two starting pitchers to season-ending injuries less than 24 hours apart, Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez does not want to test the baseball gods by naming his Opening Day starter during the first week of Spring Training...

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  11. Collins: Tejada in Shortstop Competition*

    Sandy Alderson already has made it perfectly clear that Wilmer Flores is the No. 1 shortstop. Still, Terry Collins is determined to at least give the appearance of a competition with Ruben Tejada...

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  12. Harvey: Facing Hitters Coming This Week

    Matt Harvey confirmed that he expects to face batters on Thursday or Friday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery...

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  13. B.J. Upton Will Now Go by Melvin Upton Jr.

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  14. News and Notes from Saturday's Workout

    VIERA, Fla. — It turned into quite an eventful day here. Much of the news had little to do with the Nationals ' first pitchers and catchers workout of the spring — Matt ...

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  15. Jack Leathersich Reminds Viola of El Sid

    Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola offered a 1980s-era Met as a comparison when discussing 24-year-old lefty reliever Jack Leathersich...

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  16. Phillies Cautious with Cliff Lee Early in Camp

    Cliff Lee threw his first bullpen session of the spring on Thursday. His group was back on the mound again Saturday...

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  17. Trade Talks Put Hamels in Difficult Position with Phillies

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  18. Busy Spring Begins for Braves Bethancourt

    Christian Bethancourt was 19 when he first walked through the clubhouse door here at Mickey's Wide World of Batting Practice and took a hard left into that area that serves as the room of the unknown Braves ...

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  19. Terry Collins: Mets Playoff-Worthy in 2015

    Four days after the death of his father Bud at age 95, Terry Collins returned to Mets camp for Saturday's first official workout and expressed gratitude for the many well-wishes...

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  20. Hamels Preps for Season

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  21. TC Confirms Gee to Pen If No Injury, Deal

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Terry Collins confirmed Saturday what had been pretty straightforward anyway: Dillon Gee would be the odd-man out and head to the bullpen if the Mets get through spring training healthy in the rotation...

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  22. Jordan Zimmermann on contract talks, walk year and Max Scherzer

    Jordan Zimmermann tries his best to do the same thing every offseason: go home to Wisconsin, relax with his family, watch his beloved Packers, take a month from baseball and then start working out again...

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  23. Mets Won't Put Strict Innings Limit on Matt Harvey

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla.—When Sandy Alderson agreed to take over as the Mets ' general manager before the 2011 season, he also agreed to take on a huge construction project...

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  24. Nats Pick Up Williams' Contract Option For2016

    VIERA, Fla. — On the morning of the first pitchers and catchers workout of the spring, the Nationals ensured the reigning NL Manager of the Year wouldn't go into the season as a lame duck...

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  25. Nats Exercise Williams' 2016 Option

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