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  • LEADING OFF: Davis debuts after drug suspension, Braun heals

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ DAVIS RETURNS Orioles slugger Chris Davis will be in the lineup at Tampa Bay. He missed the opener, sitting out while finishing his 25-game drug suspension imposed last year. YOU OK?...
  • Giants, Bumgarner beat Diamondbacks on opening day

    PHOENIX Madison Bumgarner rubbed up one baseball after another, shrinking them down to the size of eggs in his meaty hands. He stepped on the rubber with that doleful look of his and kept busting those mule-kicking cutters on the hands of opposing...
  • Cain gets MRI, Peavy officially scratched as Giants rotation goes into full scramble mode

    PHOENIX So much for the eternal optimism of opening day. The Giants' rotation issues are far bigger than whether Jake Peavy can pitch the second game of the season and could have much more significant long-term ramifications. Stalwart right-hander...
  • 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...