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  • Starlin Castro feels at home with Cubs, Joe Maddon

    Starlin Castro feels at home with Cubs, Joe Maddon
    MESA, Ariz. -- Starlin Castro has been accustomed to change during his five seasons with the Chicago Cubs. But one move he has been somewhat reluctant to make involves his family and could affect his future with the Cubs. Castro said he is looking...
  • Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't see need to limit defensive shifts

    Orioles manager Buck Showalter doesn't see need to limit defensive shifts
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter continues to refine his array of defensive shifts — and to wonder why there is any talk of new rules that might restrict the use of them. He thinks baseball will adjust to the shifts organically and that there is...
  • Miami Marlins all-time great Juan Pierre announces retirement

    Miami Marlins all-time great Juan Pierre announces retirement
    A key member of the 2003 World Series Champion Marlins, fan favorite Juan Pierre Friday officially announced his retirement. Pierre played the last of his 14 major league seasons as a member of the Marlins in 2013. Pierre, who turned 38 in August, did...
  • Michael Morse excited about his South Florida homecoming

    Michael Morse excited about his South Florida homecoming
    Ever since he arrived here for spring training, Michael Morse has not stopped smiling as he becomes more acquainted with his new teammates. Players and coaches tend to gravitate toward Morse, who has an energetic and easygoing personality. He has made...
  • Odubel Herrera is one to watch in spring training for Phillies

    Odubel Herrera is one to watch in spring training for Phillies
    CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Phillies are in rebuild mode. It's been talked about a lot this offseason and will be talked about until it's complete. General manager Pat Gillick said the team won't compete until at least 2017, but who knows exactly how...
  • Jon Lester's jersey king of the hill in Chicago

    Jon Lester's jersey king of the hill in Chicago
    Expect to see plenty of Jon Lester jerseys at Wrigley Field this summer. The Cubs ace moved more jerseys than all other Chicago baseball players and cracked the top 10 overall, according to sales figures from sports apparel retailer fanatics.com....
  • Arismendy Alcantara's adaptability enormous asset in Joe Maddon's system

    MESA, Ariz. — Arismendy Alcantara didn't play the outfield until about one month before he was promoted to the Cubs in July. That may have been a solid career move for Alcantara, especially with Joe Maddon as the Cubs' new manager. Alcantara's...
  • Sandy Koufax expects Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to win in postseason

    Sandy Koufax expects Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw to win in postseason
    Sandy Koufax said he didn’t know what to make of the changes to the Dodgers roster or how teenage pitching prospect Julio Urias’ career will unfold. What the 79-year-old Hall of Fame pitcher sounded certain about was this: Clayton Kershaw...
  • Orioles announce one-year deal with Everth Cabrera

    Orioles announce one-year deal with Everth Cabrera
    The Orioles have made their one-year, $2.4 million deal with infielder Everth Cabrera official, announcing it Wednesday morning. Cabrera is expected to attend Wednesday's first full-squad workout at the Ed Smith Stadium complex. To clear a spot on the...
  • Numbers only part of equation for new Dodgers boss Andrew Friedman

    Numbers only part of equation for new Dodgers boss Andrew Friedman
    The first thing you notice about the Dodgers' new sabermetric savior is not a scribbled spreadsheet, but a square jaw. On a sunny morning at Camelback Ranch, that jaw is bulging with sunflower seeds, this forward thinker doing some old-fashioned...
  • Everth Cabrera will have to earn Opening Day roster spot, Buck Showalter says

    Everth Cabrera will have to earn Opening Day roster spot, Buck Showalter says
    The Orioles’ pending deal with infielder Everth Cabrera is expected to be finalized Wednesday as the team officially kicks off spring training with its first full-squad workout of the season. But when Cabrera arrives, he will do so with few...