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  • Preparation and perspiration go hand in hand with Cubs' Jon Lester

    Preparation and perspiration go hand in hand with Cubs' Jon Lester
    After concluding his final tuneup of spring training Tuesday, Jon Lester was asked to elaborate on how much time he would devote to his opening night start against the Cardinals. "How much time do you got?" Lester replied. Lester said he always...
  • Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter

    Padres positioned to make big noise in NL West after whirlwind winter
    These should be the big, bold, brash San Diego Padres. They always could pitch. Now they can hit. Now they can win. You do not import an entire outfield of sluggers — Matt Kemp, Wil Myers and Justin Upton — and talk gingerly of hoping to...
  • White Sox and Cubs on brink: This could be the start of something big

    White Sox and Cubs on brink: This could be the start of something big
    Rejoice, Chicago. It's finally here. For the first time in years, both the White Sox and Cubs begin the season with realistic chances to get back to the postseason, where the Giants and Royals proved last year that anything's possible. The Cubs'...
  • Improved confidence gives Hector Santiago an inside track to Angels' rotation

    Improved confidence gives Hector Santiago an inside track to Angels' rotation
    Like many autograph collectors, Hector Santiago admits he is intimidated by the big stars. "Yeah for sure," he said. "Who wouldn't be?" Last year, for example, he spent most of the summer trying to work up the courage to approach Albert Pujols for his...
  • Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine

    Catcher David Ross' approach to game anything but routine
    MESA, Ariz. — It was supposed to be a routine rundown drill on a Sunday morning, with the first baseman trailing the play after throwing to the shortstop for the out. But backup catcher David Ross immediately noticed something was wrong, even as...
  • Managing a future possibility for David Ross

    MESA, Ariz. - David Ross has gained experience from playing for the likes of Bruce Bochy, Dusty Baker and Bobby Cox. And it wouldn't surprise former teammate Jake Peavy if Ross - who has made an impact in a short time as the Chicago Cubs' backup catcher...
  • Jose Quintana's confidence grows, but he knows he's not White Sox ace

    Jose Quintana's confidence grows, but he knows he's not White Sox ace
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — A sun-drenched opening day at Camelback Ranch isn't the most pressure-packed environment for a pitcher such as Jose Quintana, who has settled nicely in to his role in the White Sox rotation. But the left-hander and No. 3...
  • White Sox pitcher Frank Montas welcomes opportunity in first big league camp

    White Sox pitcher Frank Montas welcomes opportunity in first big league camp
    White Sox right-handed pitching prospect Frank Montas is among the players the Sox have mentioned could have a greater opportunity this spring while Chris Sale is out at least three weeks with a fractured right foot. The added opportunity is something...
  • Now Cubs have to trade prospects wisely to obtain major league talent

    Now Cubs have to trade prospects wisely to obtain major league talent
    MESA, Ariz. — General manager Doug Melvin was a curious World Series observer despite a shocking tumble that eliminated his Brewers from playoff contention. But Melvin's farm system could take credit for the development of speedy center fielder...
  • Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps

    Springing forward to Florida and Arizona for baseball training camps
    Before the San Francisco Giants enjoyed their third parade in five years, before a Chevrolet executive memorably advised World Series most valuable player Madison Bumgarner he had won a truck equipped with "technology and stuff," before the "Mad Bum"...
  • Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is

     Avisail Garcia lightens up -- on the pounds that is
    There are many words being used to describe Avisail Garcia, the Venezuelan-born outfielder who has garnered comparisons to Miguel Cabrera. Ask the White Sox slugger right now, though, and he might undersell himself a bit. "I'm skinny," Garcia said at...