1. Middlebrooks, Solarte Getting Along at 3B

    PEORIA, Ariz. — Ten days into spring training, the Padres ' closest competition may be at third base, where newcomer Will Middlebrooks and second-year big-leaguer Yangervis Solarte both have something to prove...

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  2. Adrian Gonzalez Supports New Pace-of-Game Rules

    Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez said he understands why baseball's new pace-of-game rules are necessary.....

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  3. Giants' Lincecum Gets Good Early Reviews at Spring Training

    Tim Lincecum threw a fastball up, which is not his happy place, but got a huge swing and miss from Brandon Belt.....

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  4. Lincecum Flashes "Deceptive" Stuff While Facing Giants Hitters

    There is no radar gun during live batting practice sessions, and the results aren't marked in a scorebook. But the informal sessions can still be informative, and the Giants took plenty of positives away from Tim Lincecum's time on the mound Friday...

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  5. A Q with Sandy Koufax

    Sandy Koufax's arrival at Camelback Ranch always sends ripples of excitement through camp, with fans chanting, "Sandy! Sandy!" when he moves between stations...

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  6. Dodgers Going Organic This Season

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Scott Van Slyke misses his junky, cheesy snacks. He can't get them at the Dodgers spring training facility, so he has to buy them in a 50-pack at Costco...

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  7. Dodgers Confident Joel Peralta Will Be Ready for Opening Day

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  8. Giants Closer Casilla Hit on Shin During Bp

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- San Francisco Giants closer Santiago Casilla was hit on his left shin by a batted ball and left for X-rays during a spring training workout Thursday...

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  9. Giants Sign Ronny Cedeno

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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.....

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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Colorado Rockies Build a Bullpen That Really Brings the Heat

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  18. 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.....

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  19. 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...

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  20. 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...

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  21. Sandy Koufax Impressed with Julio Urias

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

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

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  24. 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...

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

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