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Spring Training

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  • Cubs get jolt from Dexter Fowler, Starlin Castro in 9-5 win vs. Rockies

     Cubs get jolt from Dexter Fowler, Starlin Castro in 9-5 win vs. Rockies
    DENVER — Aside from a tweak in the middle of the order, Cubs manager Joe Maddon wasn't about to revamp the lineup Saturday night despite their lack of clutch hitting. And after scoring only three runs in the first three games, the offense rewarded...
  • Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia gets 80-game suspension after positive drug test

    Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia gets 80-game suspension after positive drug test
    ATLANTA — New York Mets manager Terry Collins was shocked to learn Saturday that relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia had tested positive for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol. Major League Baseball has suspended Mejia for 80 games. "We're...
  • Rangers defeat Astros, 6-2

    ARLINGTON, Texas On Saturday, the sixth day of their season, the Rangers placed a sixth player on the 60-day disabled list. In most circles this would qualify as a troubling trend. For the Rangers, it merely looks like a repeat of last year. It may feel...
  • Phils edge Nats, 3-2, in 10 innings

    PHILADELPHIA Odubel Herrera stood up from the chair in front of his locker and turned to face the reporters waiting for him in the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse late Saturday night. Remnants from a postgame shaving-cream pie, courtesy of teammate and...
  • Adam Morgan happy to be back with the boys

    Adam Morgan happy to be back with the boys
    Adam Morgan's 2014 spring training was a real downer because shoulder surgery that January left him in rehab mode. The Phillies pitching prospect didn't throw at all, but at least he was surrounded by friends and teammates every day at the Carpenter...
  • Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nationals

    Herrera's first career hit lifts Phillies over Nationals
    PHILADELPHIA — Odubel Herrera doubled home the winning run in the 10th inning with his first major league hit, lifting the Philadelphia Phillies to a 3-2 comeback win over the Washington Nationals on Saturday night. Carlos Ruiz led off the...
  • Braves improve to 5-0 with victory over Mets

    ATLANTA The Braves are focused on so-called small ball pretty much by necessity. What else can they do after nearly all of their sluggers from the past two seasons were traded during the offseason? Yet the Braves showed on Saturday how such an approach,...
  • Jesse Biddle in the right place right now

    Jesse Biddle in the right place right now
    When Jesse Biddle tried to stretch out his left shoulder in the fifth inning of a spring training game earlier this month, you couldn't help but think the worst. After all, this is the same guy who suffered a concussion last May during a hailstorm,...
  • After victory, Jeff Samardzija and White Sox aren't singin' the blues

    After victory, Jeff Samardzija and White Sox aren't singin' the blues
    Jeff Samardzija bobbed his head and sang to no one in particular while at his locker before Saturday's game against the Twins. "I'm stranded, caught in the crossfire." When he was done singing along with Stevie Ray Vaughan, he relaxed and took in a...
  • Mariners end skid with 5-4 win in 11 innings at Oakland

    OAKLAND, Calif. Helping the Mariners stave off defeat in the bottom of the 10th inning wasn't enough for Brad Miller. The young shortstop decided to provide the winning run in the top of the 11th. Miller doubled home Logan Morrison with one-out in the...
  • Jonathan Papelbon doesn't 'really feel like much of a Phillie' but does it matter?

    Jonathan Papelbon doesn't 'really feel like much of a Phillie' but does it matter?
    It's safe to say Jonathan Papelbon never has, and never will, be a fan favorite in Philadelphia. From comments like "I didn't come here for this," following a 1-8 road trip in July of 2013 to last year's late-season crotch grab, Papelbon has always...