1. Rays' Longoria Back at Camp After 3-Day Leave

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has returned to camp after missing three days due to the birth of his daughter. Longoria, and girlfriend Jaime Edmondson, welcomed Elle Leona Longoria, who was born more than a month premature, on Feb...

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  2. Hernandez Starts Strong in Rays Loss to Pirates

    Roberto Hernandez made a strong debut for the Tampa Bay Rays . Jeff Locke did the same for Pittsburgh. Hernandez needed just 12 pitches for a perfect first inning Saturday in the Pittsburgh Pirates ' 3-2 win over a split squad of Rays...

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  3. Pirates, Walker Seem Headed for Multi-Year Deal

    Two years ago, the Pirates approached center fielder Andrew McCutchen and second baseman Neil Walker about long-term contracts...

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  4. Locke Goes Three Hitless as Bucs Claim Opener

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  5. Simmons off to WBC; Braves Excited, Sloppy in Loss

    In his spring debut, Braves lefty Paul Maholm faced six batters in two innings (no hits, no walks, no strikeouts). He induced a double-play grounder by Mark Teixeira to end the first inning after first baseman Freddie Freeman's error...

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  6. Bundy and Showalter Speak After 5-3 Win

    Adam Russell stranded two runners in the top of the ninth inning to record the save in the Orioles ' 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins ...

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  7. Chris Davis Wants to Go from Defensive Disappointment to 'Team Gold Glove'

    Chris Davis blames himself. He came to the Orioles in 2011 with the reputation of being a pretty good defensive first baseman during his formative years with the Texas Rangers, but ...

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  8. Daytona Eyewitness: It Was Like a War Zone

    Terry Huckaby was 11 rows up from the frontstretch fence at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday when a long piece of flying metal gashed his brother's left leg...

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  9. Treat for Phillies in Spring Debut: Chase Utley Plays

    Chase Utley has yet to appear on the daily Phillies medical report so loathed by Charlie Manuel. The blue step stool used as an aid for fielding groundballs remains stored in a closet...

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  10. Stephen Strasburg Keeps Composure Despite Rough First Inning

    The paper cups, packs of sunflower seeds and water bottles inside the Washington Nationals’ dugout remained in their places, pardoned by the new, collected Stephen Strasburg...

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  11. Zack Wheeler Hurls Two Shutout Innings in Spring Debut

    It seems even Zack Wheeler believed the hype. The Mets pitching phenom made his much-anticipated Grapefruit League debut Saturday afternoon and needed a little intervention...

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  12. Saturday Notes: Phelps Keeps It Simple in First Spring Start

    David Phelps guessed that he threw four offspeed pitches today. The rest of the time it was all fastballs, focused on control and command. He wanted to get ahead in the count, and he was happy with his ability to do that...

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  13. Canadiens' Carey Price to Heckler: 'I'm Still Your Mom's Favourite'

    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price did not mince words with a hockey fan on Twitter late Thursday night following his team's 4-3 overtime loss to the New York Islanders ...

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  14. Note: Ryan McDonagh Has Not Returned

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  15. Canadiens 3, Rangers 0

    Carey Price made 17 saves, and the Montreal Canadiens topped the slumping New York Rangers 3-0 on Saturday night...

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  16. Passionate Poulter Again Fuelled by Matchplay Energy

    Whether it is the biennial Ryder Cup or the annual WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship, Ian Poulter has always been electrified by the challenge of one-on-one golf...

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  17. Poulter, Mahan Both Advance at Match Play

    Before the first shot of the Match Play Championship, and before the first snowfall, Hunter Mahan was asked for three players with the best reputation in match play. Ian Poulter was on his list...

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  18. Lindsey Vonn Rips Officials over Crash

    Lindsey Vonn said Friday her rehab from knee surgery is going well and she hopes to be stronger than ever when she tries to defend her Olympic downhill title a year from now in Sochi, Russia...

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  19. Australia Swim Team Used Sedative

    Members of Australia's Olympic swimming team said they used the sleeping medication Stilnox during a "bonding" session before the Games last year...

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  20. Harbaugh's Role Model for Truth-Telling: Judge Judy

    Jim Harbaugh has attributed many of his values – from toughness to work ethic to a positive attitude – to figures such as his father, Jack, and his former college coach, Bo Schembechler...

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  21. Bryzgalov on Meteors: 'We Can't Protect Ourselves from the Space Danger'

    Philadelphia Flyers goalie Ilya Bryzgalov is the Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson of the National Hockey League, having opined on the “humangous beeg” solar system and actually trained as a Russian Cosmonaut...

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  22. Tweet of the Day: Dodgers Have a Quiet Deadline

    The post-Frankie Parking Lots Dodgers are famous for, among other things, executing a leveraged buyout of the the Red Sox 's payroll and signing Zack Greinke and trading for Hanley ...

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  23. Price Backtracks from Facial Hair Comments, Calls Yankees 'Best Org. in Sports'

    Rays ace David Price made some rare spring training noise on Tuesday when he declared that if he were traded to the Yankees , he wouldn’t consider a lengthy extension because of the team’s strict rules regarding facial hair...

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  24. Yankees Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson Will Flip Positions for Camp

    Brett Gardner and Curtis Granderson will flip positions in Yankees camp, with Gardner moving center field and Granderson in left...

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  25. Sabres Still in Shock Over Lindy Ruff's Firing

    On his way out of the Air Canada Centre after a morning skate that was missing a familiar face, Ryan Miller reflected on Day 1 without his longtime coach Lindy Ruff...

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