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Spring Training

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  • Jimenez optimistic, O's win arbitration case with De Aza, Hendrickson continues transition

    Jimenez optimistic, O's win arbitration case with De Aza, Hendrickson continues transition
    Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez hopes that he can carry over the success he saw late last season after making a few subtle mechanical adjustments to his delivery when he was sent to the bullpen. Jimenez drew praise from manager Buck Showalter for his...
  • Orioles pitching prospects draw a crowd at bullpen sessions

    Orioles pitching prospects draw a crowd at bullpen sessions
    Several of the Orioles’ young arms threw their first spring training bullpen session Saturday, and the display drew quite the crowd. As prospects Hunter Harvey, Tyler Wilson, Mike Wright and Tim Berry — as well as Rule 5 picks Jason Garcia...
  • White Sox lefty Chris Sale has simple goal: 'Winning a World Series'

    White Sox lefty Chris Sale has simple goal: 'Winning a World Series'
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Chris Sale probably isn't one in need of extra motivation, but the fiery White Sox left-hander couldn't help but feel a jolt as he watched the club's offseason unfold. The Sox tabbed Sale a South Side centerpiece in 2013 when they...
  • How long will it take for baseball to get up to speed?

    How long will it take for baseball to get up to speed?
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Those darn kids have done it again. Besides being on our lawns all the time, they now are forcing baseball to change the game to fit their 21st century attention spans. The rule changes implemented Friday to speed up the pace...
  • Cubs seem to be moving forward on the field at a quicker pace now

    Cubs seem to be moving forward on the field at a quicker pace now
    MESA, Ariz. — As Cubs' pitchers and catchers reported to their spring training facility Thursday, Cubs' attorneys and paralegals reported to a U.S. District courtroom back home in Chicago. The players may have little in common with the legal...
  • Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership

    Cubs manager Joe Maddon looking to lean on veterans for leadership
    MESA, Ariz. — The Cubs begin preparation for the 2015 season Friday, but they also hope to begin to a lay a foundation for long-term success when they conduct their first workout for pitchers and catchers under new manager Joe Maddon. With the...
  • Joe Maddon's mission: Gain trust of players

    Joe Maddon's mission: Gain trust of players
    MESA, Ariz. -- On the eve of his first workout as manager of the Chicago Cubs, Joe Maddon tried to keep details of his first meeting with pitchers and catchers under wraps. But Maddon, who joined the Cubs after nine seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays,...
  • New team, league, same determined Jon Lester

    New team, league, same determined Jon Lester
    MESA, Ariz. — Jon Lester changed leagues, uniform colors and spring training venues. But the confidence Lester developed over nine seasons with the Red Sox remains strong as he seeks to help the Cubs win a World Series for the first time in 107...
  • Robin Ventura on Carlos Rodon: Talent, you see it coming out of his hand

    Robin Ventura on Carlos Rodon: Talent, you see it coming out of his hand
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — White Sox pitchers line up in a tight row each morning on a field at Camelback Ranch to throw their bullpen sessions while coaches and executives observe from golf carts. Throwing in such close quarters in his first major...
  • Gordon Beckham's aim: Be second to none for White Sox

    Gordon Beckham's aim: Be second to none for White Sox
    GLENDALE, Ariz. — Gordon Beckham was back at his old locker Saturday at Camelback Ranch as if he had never left, but there is one major difference this spring for the White Sox infielder. Beckham, who played most of his first six seasons with...
  • Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick

    Sports flashback: White Sox and Cubs spring trainings in French Lick
    The White Sox and Cubs have conducted spring training in many exotic places, but perhaps none so surprising — or with a more tantalizing name — than French Lick, Ind. Because of World War II travel restrictions, Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain...