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  • Spring training: AL Central preview

    Never underestimate Mike Ilitch's appetite for a championship. While the Tigers loved what they got from Anibal Sanchez a year ago, they didn't have $80 million budgeted to keep him off the free-agent market. But that's what Dave Dombrowski persuaded...
  • Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins

    Orioles travel to Fort Myers to face Twins
    The Orioles will head south to Fort Myers today to play the Twins for the second time this spring. The Twins will have a lineup that includes Joe Mauer, Josh Willingham and Justin Morneau, so they’re playing a number of regulars. As for the...
  • Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins

    Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens struggles with control vs. Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After struggling mightily with his control in an ugly one-inning start Thursday, Orioles right-hander Jair Jurrjens acknowledged that lingering flaws in his mechanics are rooted from nagging problems with his right knee. Jurrjens, who...
  • Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman holds his own against Twins

    Orioles prospect Kevin Gausman holds his own against Twins
    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Orioles pitching prospect Kevin Gausman struggled early but settled in his second inning of work Thursday, striking out major leaguers Chris Parmelee and Trevor Plouffe on a pair of 96 mph fastballs in his second career spring...
  • Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play

    Orioles fall to Twins, 7-1, to lose for first time in Grapefruit League play
    FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Orioles finally lost a Grapefruit League game. The Twins jumped out to a six-run lead Thursday afternoon, three of them off starter Jair Jurrjens in the first inning, as the Orioles lost their first spring game, 7-1, at...
  • Sports Legend Revealed: Was a bat autographed by 'Ken Griffey III' in 'Back to the Future II'?

     
    OLYMPIC LEGEND: In Back to the Future II, a bat "autographed" by "Ken Griffey III" is used in a scene set in 2015. STATUS: False. Few films seem to spawn as many rumors, myths and legends as the Back to......
  • Question of the Day: Which baseball players have been the biggest disappointment and biggest surprise this season? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the first several weeks of the MLB season. Check back throughout the day for more responses and feel free to weigh in with a comment of your own. Kevin Baxter, Los Angeles Times......
  • Former & current Phillies make SI's "Nicest players" list voted on by players

     
    I don't lie when I talk about who some of the nicest current/former Phillies are. In fact, there are 3 either current or former Phillies on Sports Illustrated's list, and all three have been great to deal with. The magazine......
  • MLB draft: Pirates select Gerrit Cole with first pick

     
    Alex Rodriguez … Joe Mauer … Stephen Strasburg … GERRIT COLE. Less than 24 hours after his college season ended abruptly, UCLA pitcher Gerrit Cole has moved on to the pros, in grand style. Cole joined the likes of Rodriguez......
  • Howie Kendrick not in Angels' lineup ... again

     
    Howie Kendrick has been the Angels' most consistent hitter for average this season, batting .299 with eight home runs, 25 doubles and a team-leading 55 runs, but the second baseman was not in the lineup Wednesday night for the game......
  • Angels move Pineiro to bullpen; Weaver expected to drop appeal

     
    Struggling right-hander Joel Pineiro was removed from the rotation and demoted to the bullpen before Thursday night's game against the Minnesota Twins, but Manager Mike Scioscia said he won't name a replacement until early next week. Because of Monday's...