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  • LEADING OFF: Chris Sale to throw bullpen for White Sox

    A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today: ___ BIG SALE White Sox ace Chris Sale, who broke a bone in his right foot last month, is scheduled for a bullpen session. The left-hander is expected to miss the start of...
  • Morse having another spring power surge

    Morse having another spring power surge
    Based on his recent track record, Michael Morse finding his power stroke in March is not unexpected. In Monday's loss to the Mets, Morse deposited two pitches over the wall, giving him four this spring. Only Michael Cuddyer and J.D. Martinez (five apiece)...
  • Orioles prospect Pat Connaughton focused on Notre Dame's Sweet 16 run — for now

    Orioles prospect Pat Connaughton focused on Notre Dame's Sweet 16 run — for now
    Orioles scouting director Gary Rajsich first saw Pat Connaughton pitch in person last May in College Park. After throwing three wild pitches in the first inning, which led to the only runs in a 2-0 loss to Maryland, Connaughton settled down, retiring 12...
  • Rocky The Rock Cat Creator Sad To See Him Go

    Rocky The Rock Cat Creator Sad To See Him Go
    The New Britain Red Sox were losing their affiliation with the big league team in Boston, so a new identity was needed. Guy Gilchrist, a Connecticut cartoonist, was charged with rebranding the franchise. It was 1994 and minor league franchises were just...
  • Slugger Kris Bryant all set for Cubs' debut in left field

     Slugger Kris Bryant all set for Cubs' debut in left field
    MESA, Ariz. — Kris Bryant is ready to assume the position. The Cubs' slugging third-base prospect, who leads the Cactus League with nine home runs, will make his outfield debut Thursday against the Angels. "I want to get him out there (in left...
  • Yankees lose 7-2 to Mets

    Yankees lose 7-2 to Mets
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Masahiro Tanaka is staying away from one pitch and working on another. Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets. The...
  • Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera have relied on same batting coach

     Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, Hector Olivera have relied on same batting coach
    Yasiel Puig shares more than a home country with Hector Olivera, the Cuban infielder who agreed to a $62.5-million contract with the Dodgers this week. Puig and Olivera learned how to hit from the same person. "His father was my hitting coach," Puig...
  • Another rough outing for Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez in Phillies' 7-1 loss to Astros

    Another rough outing for Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez in Phillies' 7-1 loss to Astros
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Phillies pitcher Miguel Alfredo Gonzalez gave up eight hits and four earned runs in four innings in Philadelphia's 7-1 loss to Houston on Wednesday. Gonzalez entered camp competing for a spot in the Phillies' rotation,...
  • Nats ace Scherzer looks ready for opener, fans 9 Cards

    Nats ace Scherzer looks ready for opener, fans 9 Cards
    JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Max Scherzer looked amply ready to start on opening day for Washington, striking out nine in six shutout innings during the Nationals' 1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Nationals manager Matt Williams...
  • LEHIGH VALLEY SPORTS CALENDAR

    Items for the calendar must be typed and received at least 10 days in advance of your proposed publishing date at: Sports Calendar, The Morning Call, P.O. Box 1260, Allentown, PA 18105. They may be faxed to the sports department at 610-820-8654 or sent...
  • Yordano Ventura will start opening day for Royals

    SURPRISE, Ariz. Ned Yost only needed to see one season from Yordano Ventura to determine his readiness for the spotlight. As a rookie, Ventura lit up radar guns, earned praise from Hall of Famer Pedro Martinez and started a pair of World Series games. He...