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  • Spring training: Dodgers 1, Padres 0

    Spring training: Dodgers 1, Padres 0
    AT THE PLATE: The Dodgers got just two hits but one of them was a towering solo home run by Joc Pederson with one out in the ninth to account for the game's only run. The Dodgers would like to open the season with Pederson as their everyday...
  • Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres

    Hyun-Jin Ryu sharp, Joc Pederson homers in Dodgers' 1-0 win over Padres
    Spring training can be a delicate dance, trying to get ready for the season while paying close attention when the body barks and says it might be best to back off a tad. The Dodgers went the cautious route with left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu when his back...
  • LEADING OFF: World Series rematch, Votto and Kluber debuts

    A look at the highlights of what's happening all around spring training today in Florida and Arizona: ___ SEEM FAMILIAR? It'll be a World Series rematch when James Shields makes his San Diego debut against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner in Scottsdale,...
  • Call him what you want, but Chris Tillman produces like a No. 1 starter

    Call him what you want, but Chris Tillman produces like a No. 1 starter
    It's pretty hard to find fault with the rotation that carried the Orioles to the American League Championship Series last season, but the perception remains that it lacks a true No. 1 starter. Chris Tillman doesn't take offense, even though he has...
  • Angels owner Arte Moreno discusses stadium lease at spring training

    Angels owner Arte Moreno discusses stadium lease at spring training
    The Angels and city of Anaheim have not progressed toward a new stadium lease after breaking off talks in September. "We are nowhere," owner Arte Moreno said Friday, as the Angels held their first spring-training workout. "We've had zero conversations...
  • On The Fly: FINALLY! Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Set (May 2)

    On The Fly: FINALLY! Mayweather-Pacquiao Bout Set (May 2)
    The fight is on. Better late than never, we guess. Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao have signed a contract — a process at least five years in the making — and will face each other May 2 in Las Vegas. It will be the biggest money-maker...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon. With the...
  • Nats' Scherzer faces new pressures

    Washington's star-studded rotation reports to Florida. Matt Harvey continues his comeback with the Mets. Russell Martin gets a closer look at Toronto's pitching staff. While much of the Northeast and Midwest navigates bitter cold and piles of snow,...
  • 9 questions facing Cubs in spring training

    9 questions facing Cubs in spring training
    Despite having an improved roster for 2015, there are many questions confronting the Cubs in spring training. Here are nine: When are the trades? Even though a late offseason flirtation with free agent James Shields fell through, the Cubs could deal...
  • Boundless optimism: It happens every spring

    Boundless optimism: It happens every spring
    Andy Warhol would have loved this winter. In only 3-1/2 months, every major league team seemed to have its own 15 minutes of fame, from the usual suspects to the perennial wannabes. The Blue Jays and A's started it with a blockbuster trade, the Red...
  • 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"...