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  • 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...
  • Going on 40, Torii Hunter still has ball to be played

    PROSPER, Texas Torii Hunter sat on a chair in the left side of the batter's box at Prosper High School last week, setting baseballs on a hitting tee for Jayson Nix. It was overcast and in the 50s, but spring training was in the air as Hunter and a couple...
  • Greg Holland agrees to one-year contract with the Royals

    Relief pitcher Greg Holland avoided arbitration with the Royals as he agreed to a one-year contract for 2015, the team announced Friday. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, the contract was worth $8.25 million. With Holland's case...
  • Veteran UCF baseball team eager to return to NCAA Regional

    JoMarcos Woods was a freshman outfielder the last time the UCF baseball team made an NCAA regional appearance. The Orlando native aspires to advance even farther in his final season with the Knights before walking away from UCF as the first person in...
  • Chronic Wasting Disease becoming a larger issue for Missouri deer population

    The concern over Chronic Wasting Disease continues in Missouri. The disease, which is contagious among deer populations and is fatal, once was of only mild interest to Missouri hunters, who watched the disease cause losses in states such as Wisconsin and...
  • It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields

    It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields
    Hmmm, are things getting interesting enough for the Dodgers to take a serious run at right-hander James Shields? Certainly looks like it. In which case, they absolutely should. Shields never appealed to me as the great ace he was being marketed as...
  • Lorenzo Cain, Mike Moustakas avoid arbitration with Royals, four cases remain

    The Royals continue to complete their housekeeping as they prepare to defend their American League crown, and on Tuesday they settled their arbitration cases with outfielder Lorenzo Cain, who agreed to a $2.75 million contract for 2015, and third...
  • At FanFest, Orioles' Chris Davis talks about suspension and his ADHD

    At FanFest, Orioles' Chris Davis talks about suspension and his ADHD
    As reporters crowded around him behind the stage at Saturday’s Orioles FanFest, suspended slugger Chris Davis joked that he was going to “go Marshawn Lynch on you,” a reference to the Seattle Seahawks running back who doesn’t speak...
  • Dan Duquette, Chris Davis among biggest questions facing Orioles at FanFest

    Dan Duquette, Chris Davis among biggest questions facing Orioles at FanFest
    The Orioles' annual winter convention, FanFest, is supposed to be a celebration of the upcoming season, a chance to talk to players and staff before they head down to spring training. Often, though, other storylines are thrust to center stage,...
  • With Shields headed to San Diego, Hamels likely staying with Phillies

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said three weeks ago that if he were to handicap it, he envisioned Cole Hamels starting for the Phillies on opening day. The chances of that materializing increased Monday, when the Phillies lost one possible...
  • Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm

    Jon Lester and Jason Hammel give Cubs' rotation huge shot in arm
    Whether the Cubs or White Sox won the offseason is really a determination that should be made as their moves play out on the field, but there's little doubt the teams at least won the attention of the baseball world. The clubs posted identical 73-89...