1. Clayton Kershaw is just as intense about ping-pong as he is about baseball

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  2. Brandon Belt Can Be San Francisco Giants' X-Factor

    The expectations for San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt have so far outlived the results. With Hunter Pence expected to be shelved for a significant amount of time early ...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 11 days ago 4 reads 0 comments

  3. Giants Coach Roberto Kelly Making Tough Switch Across the Diamond

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- This Giants spring training is perhaps more critical to one member of the team than any other in terms of on-the-job preparation...

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  4. Pagan Misses Second Straight Game with Stiff Back

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  5. Pagan's Troublesome Back Flaring Up in Spring

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  6. Rockies' Matzek Sees Spring Differently This Season

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Tyler Matzek is already looking back to those old days, that time not long ago when he was a completely different pitcher...

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  7. Is It Time to Officially Start Fearing Madison Bumgarner's 2014 Workload?

    Last October, Madison Bumgarner was superhuman —and that's barely hyperbole. You remember the image: the big left-hander, bearded and glowering, striding out of the bullpen ...

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  8. Brandon McCarthy savors a touch of failure

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Brandon McCarthy was fairly explicit in describing Wednesday's outing against the Chicago Cubs , using a term to describe the output of a horse's digestive system, but he also found a silver lining on a gray afternoon...

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  9. Middlebrooks, Solarte stay hot, Padres beat Rockies

    Will Middlebrooks and Yangervis Solarte gave no ground in their tight competition for San Diego's starting third base job, each driving a run in the Padres ' 10-3 victory over a Colorado Rockies split squad Wednesday...

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  10. Maurer returns, Ross makes third start

    For nearly two weeks, the Padres held right-hander Brandon Maurer out of Cactus League games with a sore back...

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  11. Rockies tab Kendrick, De La Rosa for openers

    The Rockies will start newly signed right-hander Kyle Kendrick on Opening Day in Milwaukee on April 6. Lefty Jorge De La Rosa -- the most productive Coors Field pitcher in club ...

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  12. New Dodgers Second Baseman Howie Kendrick Quickly Finds Comfort Zone

    If Howie Kendrick wondered how he would fit in with a new team after nine seasons with the Angels , those questions have been answered less than a month into his first spring with the Dodgers ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Erik Stordahl about 12 days ago 37 reads 0 comments

  13. Guerrero's Defense Catching Up with Touted Offense

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Alex Guerrero looks more comfortable defensively this spring, and the Cuban infielder said he worked all winter to make that happen...

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  14. Giants Not Actively Pursuing Outfielder

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  15. Giants Reacquire Jackson Williams for Cash Considerations

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  16. D-Backs Roster Remains in Flux as Opening Day Approaches

    The Ides of March have come and gone, and the Diamondbacks continue to have perhaps the most unsettled roster in baseball...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 13 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  17. Watch: Tulo, Arenado Combine for Rare 6-5-3 Putout

    Even for a players as good as Troy Tulowitzki and Nolan Arenado, they still need spring training to work out the kinks...

    James Wrabel Written by James Wrabel about 13 days ago 602 reads 0 comments

  18. Bochy Says It's Time for Giants to Shape Up Sloppy Play

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — All the hitting woes, pitching woes and defensive woes finally got to manager Bruce Bochy...

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  19. Dodgers Get a Little of Everything in 11-11 Tie with Texas Rangers

    You take your good with the bad in spring training, often within the same game, and all, naturally, spread around a decent amount of so-so...

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  20. Rockies' A-Side Lineup Shut Down by Angels Fill-in Pitcher

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — That was a Bronx cheer that bubbled up in the sixth inning Tuesday at Salt River Fields when Rockies catcher Audry Perez singled on a grounder to right field...

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  21. Shields, Norris Working to Get in Sync

    PEORIA, ARIZ. — One mound conference wasn't enough. Two wasn't, either, judging by the tape-measure blast that Carlos Gomez yanked off James Shields shortly after talking things over with catcher Derek Norris...

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  22. Diamondbacks 10, Giants 0: Snakes Rule on St. Patrick's Day

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  23. Manager Bruce Bochy Wants San Francisco Giants to Step It Up

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Spring training results aren't supposed to mean much, but Bruce Bochy is starting to tire of what he's seeing from his Giants ...

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  24. Clarity in Dodgers' Bullpen Remains a Long Way off

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  25. Offseason In Review: San Francisco Giants

    The World Series winners brought back some familiar faces from their latest championship team, yet they'll have to account for a Panda-sized hole in their lineup...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 13 days ago 2 reads 0 comments