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  • Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list

    Baseball notes: Giants put pitcher Matt Cain on disabled list
    The San Francisco Giants placed right-hander Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday because of a flexor tendon strain in his right forearm. Cain, 30, will return to San Francisco for further evaluation after an MRI exam revealed the strain, the...
  • Poquoson's Crockett expected to play bigger role in Cleveland's bullpen this season

    Poquoson's Crockett expected to play bigger role in Cleveland's bullpen this season
    HOUSTON —The Cleveland Indians' coaching staff pretty much knew during spring training that left-hander Kyle Crockett was going to make the team's opening day roster. They just didn't let Crockett in on their intentions. The former Poquoson High...
  • White Sox take a beating, but Jeff Samardzija leaves a mark

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In football, a lineman may intentionally commit an unsportsmanlike-conduct penalty during the opening series to let the other team know what they're in for the rest of the game. So perhaps White Sox starter Jeff Samardzija...
  • Alex Johnson dies at 72; former American League batting champion

    Alex Johnson dies at 72; former American League batting champion
    Former California Angels star Alex Johnson, the 1970 American League batting champion, died Tuesday in Detroit, the Angels announced. He was 72. Johnson played with eight teams over 13 seasons in the 1960s and '70s, but the left fielder's best season in...
  • Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins

    Wisconsin a slight favorite to win NCAA title, plus MLB odds as the season begins
    Big day today. The national championship game  in the NCAA tournament and the full rollout of Major League Baseball for 2015. Yes, there was a game on Sunday night in Chicago, but this is really Opening Day. From RJ Bell of Pregame.com, here's the...
  • Sports flashback: The story behind Bill Veeck's exploding scoreboard

     Sports flashback: The story behind Bill Veeck's exploding scoreboard
    The idea for one of baseball's greatest spectacles came while Bill Veeck was watching Jimmy Cagney in "The Time of Your Life." "This character in the film was always playing pinball machines," Veeck told the Tribune in April 1960. "Toward the finish...
  • Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages

    Marlins open 2015 with outfield for the young ages
    The Marlins' vaunted young outfield has received plenty of endorsements from many around the game. Perhaps none as great as that of Ichiro Suzuki, the future Hall of Famer the Marlins signed to serve as understudy to the trio of Christian Yelich,...
  • Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes

    Jerry Greene: MLB opening day means it's time for bobbleheads and gnomes
    Bobbleheads. Apparently they are never going away. When's the last time you saw a pet rock or Shrinky Dinks or, somewhat similar to bobbleheads, the gone-and-forgotten Weebles? But bobbleheads are bigger than ever — at least in Major League...
  • Better play from White Sox, Cubs makes it easier on announcers

    Better play from White Sox, Cubs makes it easier on announcers
    Steve Stone laughed and then repeated the question. "Is it easier to do a baseball broadcast when the team you're covering is doing well?" said the White Sox TV analyst. "I will say this. It is a lot easier for my partner." News flash: As the Sox go,...
  • Bethlehem's Matt McBride impresses Rockies but does not make roster

    Matt McBride made the decision as difficult for the Colorado Rockies as possible. He has familiarized himself with four positions. He hit the ball for power and average during spring training. But it was not enough for McBride to make the Rockies'...
  • AL East previews: Tampa Bay Rays

    AL East previews: Tampa Bay Rays
    Record in 2014: 77-85 (fourth place, 19 games back) Key additions: Stephen Souza Jr., acquired in a three-way trade from the Washington Nationals, was one of the minor leagues' top performers in 2014 and could be the Opening Day right fielder for the...