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Spring Training

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Top Spring Training Articles

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  • Before heading to minors, Tyler Wilson makes easy work of Yankees in 10-2 win

    Before heading to minors, Tyler Wilson makes easy work of Yankees in 10-2 win
    Making his first career big league spring training start, Orioles right-hander Tyler Wilson made easy work of the New York Yankees in an exhibition game Saturday afternoon, throwing four scoreless innings in a 10-2 victory at Steinbrenner Field. Wilson,...
  • Analyzing the Orioles' uncertain rotation as Opening Day nears

    Analyzing the Orioles' uncertain rotation as Opening Day nears
    Heading into spring training, some uncertainty clouded the Orioles' rotation. The club had six starters for five spots, but one was expected to shake loose before Opening Day on April 6. With eight days remaining before games count, the rotation is...
  • Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b

    Anthony Rizzo to bat leadoff; Kris Bryant returns to 3b
    MESA, Ariz. --  A little joking turned out to be a reality for Anthony Rizzo, as the Chicago Cubs' first baseman will bat leadoff Saturday in a split squad game against the Colorado Rockies at Sloan Park. "It was more of a joking around thing," Rizzo...
  • J.J. Hardy 'more sore' today (and Orioles lineup)

    J.J. Hardy 'more sore' today (and Orioles lineup)
    Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy said the left shoulder he jammed while sliding for a grounder on Friday afternoon, hurts more Saturday morning than it did Friday. He wasn’t supposed to go on today’s trip to Tampa to face the New York Yankees...
  • Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season

    Cubs' Jake Arrieta believes healthier diet will pay off during season
    MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta carried a half gallon of a green liquid in the Cubs clubhouse last summer that could have passed for a mint shake or green tea. But it was kale juice, a small but effective part of Arrieta's healthy routine that he has...
  • Service time debate, and Kris Bryant's talent, have players buzzing

    Service time debate, and Kris Bryant's talent, have players buzzing
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — No matter where you go in spring training these days, there's no escaping the Kris Bryant story. Will the Cubs keep Bryant on the roster, or send him to Triple-A Iowa for a couple of weeks, giving them seven years of control...
  • Paco Rodriguez remains nearly perfect but Dodgers fall, 8-4

    Paco Rodriguez remains nearly perfect but Dodgers fall, 8-4
    If you’re nearly perfect, you’d think that would mean something in spring training. You know, like a job. But the exhibition season is littered with those with spotless ERAs and high batting averages sent back to the minors. The Dodgers have...
  • Players will have to adjust to evolving Wrigley Field just as fans will

    Players will have to adjust to evolving Wrigley Field just as fans will
    Cubs fans aren't the only ones wondering how the Wrigley Field renovation project will affect their day at the ballpark. Players also will have to make some adjustments thanks to construction delays that affect the bleachers, the outfield batting...
  • On The Fly: Game Within The Game At NCAAs

    Wisconsin will play in the regional final Saturday against Arizona so sophomore forward Nigel Hayes and his teammates can continue their obsession with the stenographers who transcribe quotes from press conferences and hand them out to media on deadline....
  • Commissioner tells Kris Bryant's agent to butt out of Cubs business

    Commissioner tells Kris Bryant's agent to butt out of Cubs business
    FORT MYERS, Fla. — Theo Epstein got some support from Major League Baseball in the Kris Bryant saga on Friday while MLB's investigation in tampering charges against the Cubs in the Joe Maddon hiring enters its final stage. Commissioner Rob Manfred...
  • Tigers' Verlander leaves game with cramp

    DUNEDIN, Fla. Maybe it was the Starbucks coffee he drank this morning. Maybe it was the water that Justin Verlander didn't drink on his drive to the ballpark for his start against the Toronto Blue Jays. He felt a little bit dehydrated, he said. Or maybe...