1. Despaigne, Morrow to Battle for Padres' 5th Starter Job

    With all of the attention focused on the top of the San Diego Padres rotation this winter, an intriguing competition is unfolding at the backend...

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  2. San Francisco Giants: What Sets Them Apart from the Other Teams in Baseball?

    The San Francisco Giants have won three world championships in five years. In today's era of free agency, that level of success qualifies as a modern-day dynasty...

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  3. Tireless Hale Right Man for D-Backs' Revival

    He hasn't managed a Major League game yet, but don't let that little detail get in the way. Go ahead and put Chip Hale on your National League Manager of the Year watch list.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 13 hours ago 18 reads 0 comments

  4. Bumgarner Faces Pence, Sanchez in First BP

    Looking as powerful as ever, Madison Bumgarner, the Giants ' 2014 postseason hero, threw his first round of live batting practice this spring on Thursday.....

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  5. Giants Great Kent Has Connection with Third-Base Prospect

    For the next two weeks, Jeff Kent will wear a Giants uniform and wield a fungo bat while helping the organization's young infielders sharpen their skills.....

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  6. Dodgers' Ryu still dealing with back stiffness

    Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was held out of workouts with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day Thursday because of stiffness in the middle of his back.....

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  7. Dodgers' Position-by-Position Breakdown at 2015 Spring Training

    The Los Angeles Dodgers underwent their first full workout of spring training this week, officially turning the page on a busy offseason and opening the 2015 chapter with high hopes...

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  8. Colorado Rockies Build a Bullpen That Really Brings the Heat

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  9. With All Eyes on Yasmany Tomas, D-Backs' Jake Lamb Fights for Recognition

    Cuban Yasmany Tomas' life changed when he accepted the Arizona Diamondback's contract offer, a six-year, $68.5 million deal.....

    Ryan Ocenada Written by Ryan Ocenada about 19 hours ago 40 reads 0 comments

  10. Yasmani Grandal and the Art of Stealing Strikes

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Before every nuance of baseball came to be dissected, isolated and quantified, hitters used to assume that the best, most experienced catchers got the most calls from umpires...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 20 hours ago 29 reads 0 comments

  11. Dodgers' Ryu Still Dealing with Back Stiffness

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu was held out of workouts with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the second straight day Thursday because of stiffness in the middle of his back...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 20 hours ago 1 reads 0 comments

  12. Sandy Koufax Impressed with Julio Urias

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 20 hours ago 147 reads 0 comments

  13. Numbers Only Part of Equation for New Dodgers Boss Andrew Friedman

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  14. Here's a Shock: MadBum Dominating in Spring

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  15. Giants spring training Day 8: Adrianza in battle for roster spot

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Ehire Adrianza's defensive ability at shortstop got him to the big leagues, and it's what still makes him an intriguing player after so many years in the Giants organization...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 21 hours ago 12 reads 0 comments

  16. MRI on Ryu's Back Is Clean, Will Be Re-Evaluated

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 23 hours ago 11 reads 0 comments

  17. SF Giants' Buster Posey Voted #FaceofMLB

    Twitter users had their say, and on Thursday, Major League Baseball announced the winner of this year's hashtag-driven social media contest: San Francisco Giants ' catcher Buster Posey was voted the #Faceof MLB ...

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  18. Tomas Has Some Issues Taking Grounders at 3B

    At 10 a.m. on Wednesday morning, Yasmany Tomas emerged from the clubhouse and began to stretch with his teammates on the lawn at Salt River Fields...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 1 day ago 43 reads 0 comments

  19. Hudson Feels on Track After First Mound Session

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Tim Hudson took what he considered to be a significant step toward retaining a spot in the Giants ' starting rotation with a 25-pitch throwing session off a bullpen mound Wednesday...

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  20. Matt Kemp Thinks the Padres Have the Best Outfield in Baseball

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  21. O'Brien Turning Heads at D-Backs Camp

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- It can get a little slow during the first week of Spring Training when it is just pitchers and catchers in camp, but this year at Salt River Fields, D-backs catcher Peter O'Brien has made batting practice a must-see event...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 1 day ago 8 reads 0 comments

  22. Giants Know They Will Miss Pablo Sandoval

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The three-time World Series champion San Francisco Giants may be Buster Posey's team, but even Posey acknowledges that they are going to look a little different ...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 days ago 21 reads 0 comments

  23. Trumbo Happy to Put Arbitration Behind Him

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- D-backs outfielder Mark Trumbo was prepared to hear the worst when he walked into his salary-arbitration hearing last week, but it all worked out in the end for him...

    Jefferson Powers Written by Jefferson Powers about 2 days ago 3 reads 0 comments

  24. Dodgers Facing High Expectations

    Pedro Gomez reports from Glendale, Ariz., where the Dodgers are optimistic they will get over the hump this year with the additions of SS Jimmy Rollins and 2B Howie Kendrick; he addresses ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 2 days ago 5 reads 0 comments

  25. Pence (of Course) Delivers Keynote Address, Bochy Mulls Leadoff Change

    Chris Stratton is like many other minor league players in their first big league camp with the Giants . He felt intimidated when he first walked into a clubhouse populated by Madison Bumgarner, Buster Posey and Matt Cain...

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