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  • Orioles' Matt Wieters to begin catch-and-throw drills Monday

    Orioles' Matt Wieters to begin catch-and-throw drills Monday
    Matt Wieters admitted that he consciously would think about his surgically repaired throwing elbow during the first few days of spring training, so catching in his first game-like scenario in Sunday’s intrasquad game would be a true test. Coming...
  • Phillies lose to University of Tampa; pitcher Paul Clemens sharp in debut

    Phillies lose to University of Tampa; pitcher Paul Clemens sharp in debut
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — It wasn't anywhere close to the lineup fans are going to see come Opening Day, although, a few players who could be on the 25-man roster come April 6 saw action Sunday afternoon as the Phillies hosted the University of Tampa for...
  • Phillies leaving left field and back up catcher open competitions as spring games begin

    Phillies leaving left field and back up catcher open competitions as spring games begin
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Phillies had trouble getting production from a number of places on the roster last year and left field was one of them. Domonic Brown has moved to right field, but with the outfield depth the Phillies have in camp, it doesn'...
  • Fernandez felt 'really, really normal' after first mound session

    He was the lone pitcher on the six-pack of mounds adjacent the Marlins' backfield behind Roger Dean Stadium. In addition to the usual cadre of front office and uniformed personnel, Jose Fernandez's parents, grandmother and girlfriend were on hand...
  • Orioles remembering Monica Barlow; Gausman excited about first spring start

    Orioles remembering Monica Barlow; Gausman excited about first spring start
    Orioles players are wearing orange Lungevity T-shirts for their spring training workout today, the one-year anniversary of the death of former public relations director Monica Barlow from lung cancer. Barlow battled lung cancer for 4 ˝ years before...
  • Matt Wieters to catch in intrasquad game

    Matt Wieters to catch in intrasquad game
    Orioles catcher Matt Wieters will be behind the plate in a game-like setting for the first time since May when he starts in Sunday's intrasquad game on the Ed Smith Stadium main field. Wieters, who had elbow ligament reconstruction surgery last June 16,...
  • Phillies pitchers announced for Sunday exhibition; Lee makes first start Thursday

    Phillies pitchers announced for Sunday exhibition; Lee makes first start Thursday
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Sunday marks the first exhibition game the Phillies play this spring and it's the only one they have before Grapefruit League play begins Tuesday against the New York Yankees. The Phillies host the University of Tampa at...
  • As Orioles take stadium field, they're trying to simulate more than noise

    As Orioles take stadium field, they're trying to simulate more than noise
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter is taking his team onto the Ed Smith Stadium field Friday so that they can use the sound system to pump crowd noise into the venue. (That exercise had initially been planned for Saturday.) The noise -- which will...
  • Phillies right-hander Billingsly ahead of comeback schedule

    CLEARWATER, Fla. Chad Billingsley on Friday morning took another step toward once again starting major league baseball games. After pitching what amounted to two simulated innings with a short break in between, the veteran right-hander said his arm felt...
  • Cardinals' Wainwright eyes first spring start within three weeks

    JUPITER, Fla. After experiencing a pinch in his lower abdomen and later discomfort when moving on the field, Cardinals starter Adam Wainwright did what so many in his position with an Internet connection would. He started surfing the web for injuries....
  • Orioles' crowd noise drill draws a noise complaint

    Orioles' crowd noise drill draws a noise complaint
    How loud was it during the crowd-noise-enhanced popup drills at Ed Smith Stadium on Friday? The stadium speakers blasting the recorded reaction to Delmon Young’s dramatic base-loaded double in last year’s American League Division Series at...