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Spring Training

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Top Spring Training Articles

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  • The end of spring training in Fort Lauderdale?

     
    So some politicians and tourism officials aren???t ready to give up on keeping the nearly 50-year-old tradition of spring training at Fort Lauderdale Stadium. But are you? Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, Broward County Mayor Lois Wexler, and Greater...
  • On another scorching day...

     
    Good morning. Hope you had a wonderful weekend, filled with lots of shade, air conditioning and cold beverages.I’m supposed to play tennis tomorrow morning. I’ll be soaked in sweat after opening the can of balls.I spent last night at Michael&...
  • This, that and the other

     
    A moment of silence for former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Dwight White, part of the Steel Curtain defense of the ‘70s and winner of four Super Bowls, who died yesterday following “complications” from back surgery.If I'm part...
  • Being drafted is the easy part

     
    It didn???t happen until Day 2, but the six Owls picked in the MLB draft was the most since 2002, when six were also taken. FAU???s biggest year was 2000, when eight Owls were tabbed. No shock there, those were......
  • Spring training update and more

     
    Kevin Millar needs to improve his aim. If he’s going to slam another foul ball off his leg, at least hit the shin guard.Millar left the game, with Oscar Salazar replacing him at first base. Is there a better athlete......
  • Off the top of my head...

     
    In his latest round of allegations, NBA referee Tim Donaghy claims that his tailor altered his suit pants. I thought they looked suspicious.No truth to the rumor that the starting time for tonight's Orioles-Red Sox game has been changed to 5:30......
  • Please don't tell Milton Bradley where SNY booth is

     
    I wrote nice things about SNY's Gary Cohen in my Friday newspaper column, but the day might not end as well for him as it began. Milton Bradley and the Rangers are in town tonight, and after Bradley went after......
  • The fate of spring training in Fort Lauderdale?

     
    Could it be the decision on whether the Baltimore Orioles will continue spring training at Fort Lauderdale Stadium beyond 2009 is finally near? U.S. Rep. Ron Klein and Fort Lauderdale officials believe so. The city is hoping to convince the......
  • The latest on Randolph's firing (early Tuesday morning edition)

     
    ***** UPDATED AT 3:06 PST ********* BY DAVID LENNON ANAHEIM ??? Willie Randolph never knew that he had managed his last game for the Mets until about 90 minutes after their impressive 9-6 victory over the Angels on Monday night.......
  • Randolph, Peterson, Nieto all fired

     
    Ken Oberkfell, Dan Warthen, and Luis Aguayo Join Mets Coaching Staff ANAHEIM, Calif., June 17, 2008 ??? The New York Mets today named Jerry Manuel interim manager, replacing Willie Randolph. Manuel, in his fourth season with the Mets, had been......
  • Trembley's anniversary

     
    Today is the one-year anniversary of Dave Trembley’s promotion from bullpen coach to manager. I wonder how many readers of this blog, back on June 18, 2007, believed he was the right man for the job.His “minor league methods” weren&...