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  • Former Yankee Ichiro Suzuki will fill many roles off the Marlins' bench

    Former Yankee Ichiro Suzuki will fill many roles off the Marlins' bench
    Marlins manager Mike Redmond has joked about the number of times this spring he has been asked how Ichiro Suzuki will be used. He provided that answer this week — by his actions, not his words. Redmond gave Ichiro a taste of what his season...
  • You want to love Chicago baseball, but it won't be easy

    You want to love Chicago baseball, but it won't be easy
    Your 2015 MLB preview edition is here, but we can't do that just yet. First, we have to acknowledge DePaul's latest coaching hire. A move that absolutely reeks of, let's see, apathy, cluelessness, laziness and a complete unawareness of the school and...
  • Clayton Kershaw finishes a sharp spring for the Dodgers

    Clayton Kershaw finishes a sharp spring for the Dodgers
    Clayton Kershaw won't say it, but his longtime catcher suspects he dislikes spring training. "There's really no reward at the end for him, as far as win or a loss," A.J. Ellis said. The next time Kershaw takes the mound, there will be a reward. He...
  • A healthy Starlin Castro believes he can get off to a fast start

    A healthy Starlin Castro believes he can get off to a fast start
    MESA, Ariz. — Starlin Castro achieved a minor accomplishment by not missing significant time as he had the last two spring trainings. "After last year and the year before that, I feel great," Castro said Wednesday before hitting a sacrifice fly....
  • Marlins name Alvarez Opening Day starter

    Marlins name Alvarez Opening Day starter
    Manager Mike Redmond before Sunday's 11-7 loss to the Nationals announced right-hander Henderson Alvarez would start on Opening Day, Monday, April 6 at home versus the Braves. "I'm sure that's a surprise," Redmond said, facetiously. "This guy had an...
  • Scouting report: Spring's baseball books lineup

    Baseball is a Rorschach sport: People see in it what they want to see in it. That goes for writers, too. As long as pitchers and catchers and fathers and their kids have been tossing a ball back and forth, writers have found the stuff of storytelling in...
  • MLB The Show simulation projects 106 wins for Marlins, MVP for Stanton

    MLB The Show simulation projects 106 wins for Marlins, MVP for Stanton
    Miami Marlins reliever Mike Dunn said it nicely. Video games are for the road because it's hard to find time to play them at home. Dunn isn't exactly Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside who became famous for wanting to  increase his NBA 2K15 rating....
  • Facebook MLB fan map shows Orioles holding steady in Maryland

    Facebook MLB fan map shows Orioles holding steady in Maryland
    Facebook released its map of MLB fan locations on Wednesday, with the newest data showing a steady border between Orioles country and Nationals territory outside of Washington, D.C., with just one northern Virginia county switching its allegiance from...
  • Phillies' Domonic Brown to start season on disabled list

    Phillies' Domonic Brown to start season on disabled list
    CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Domonic Brown will start the season on the disabled list. The 27-year-old was out of the lineup for the 12th straight game on Tuesday with left Achilles tendinitis. The former All-Star was...
  • Mike Olt believes there will be room for him and Kris Bryant

    Mike Olt believes there will be room for him and Kris Bryant
    MESA, Ariz. -- The scrutiny will be on Mike Olt at Wrigley Field, and the spotlight will be on Kris Bryant when their respective seasons start next month. But Olt, who will handle most of the third base duties with the Chicago Cubs, believes there...
  • 10 rookies to watch this spring

    10 rookies to watch this spring
    National League Kris Bryant, third base, Cubs: Minor League Player of the Year may not start the season with the Cubs, but likely will make his debut early in 2015 and is expected to be the face of the franchise in a few years. Drawing comparisons to...