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Spring Training

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  • Braves relievers Vizcaino, McKirahan near end of PED suspensions

    WASHINGTON Reliever Arodys Vizcaino, serving an 80-game suspension for use of performance-enhancing drugs, has begun a minor league rehab assignment and could be added to the Braves bullpen as soon as July 4, the first day he's eligible. Rookie left-...
  • White Sox Q&A: Trades, farm system, Robin Ventura and more

    White Sox Q&A: Trades, farm system, Robin Ventura and more
    In 1983, when the White Sox finished the season with 99 wins, the team's record after 61 games was 29-32, which was only one win better than the 28-33 record the team had on the morning of June 15 this year. However, on June 15, 1983, when the Sox started...
  • Young executives Theo Epstein, Andrew Friedman keep raising bar

    Young executives Theo Epstein, Andrew Friedman keep raising bar
    When Dodgers owner Mark Walter lured general manager Andrew Friedman from the Rays with a record five-year, $35 million deal in October, Cubs President Theo Epstein had two good reasons to celebrate. Not only would Rays manager Joe Maddon be available...
  • Bob Brookover: Phillies president says his replacement likely will be hired soon

    It was the top of the second inning and there was cheering in the press box. Pat Gillick, the president of the worst team in baseball, had just watched Phillies third baseman Maikel Franco, second baseman Cesar Hernandez and catcher Cameron Rupp team...
  • Dodgers can only find safety behind the 'marathon' talk for so long

    Dodgers can only find safety behind the 'marathon' talk for so long
    So the baseball-is-a-long-season speech was getting a lot of play in the Dodgers' clubhouse after the Giants beat them Saturday for the ninth time in 11 games. "We still have to play over 90 games," said catcher Yasmani Grandal. "It's a marathon,"...
  • Q&A with pitcher Adam Morgan, making his major league debut today for the Philadelphia Phillies

    Q&A with pitcher Adam Morgan, making his major league debut today for the Philadelphia Phillies
    By the time you read this, Adam Morgan will have had three restless nights of sleep in the last four nights. It all started Wednesday night after the IronPigs starting pitcher was pulled after two innings and caught off guard by the reason for it....
  • IronPigs are fathers, too – they just don't get a special day

    IronPigs are fathers, too – they just don't get a special day
    Dave Brundage was packed and headed out of his Gwinnett, Ga., house late last month, when his 11-year-old daughter, Baylor, gave him an envelope. "Dad, you're never home on Father's Day, so I made this [card] for you," she told him. "It breaks your...
  • Cuban players with Dodgers or Angels

    Cuban players with Dodgers or Angels
    The Dodgers, who have signed five Cuban players, have been among the major league's most aggressive teams in pursuing talent from the Caribbean island. The Angels have signed one such player. A look at each of the players under the control of local teams:...
  • Orioles notebook: Mychal Givens excited to reach majors, Adam Jones at DH again

    Orioles notebook: Mychal Givens excited to reach majors, Adam Jones at DH again
    About four hours after walking into Rogers Centre on Saturday, Mychal Givens found himself warming up in the Orioles bullpen in the eighth inning of a tie game. When the Orioles needed an additional relief arm, they selected the contract of Givens...
  • Jonathan Papelbon is making the most of what may be his last opportunities with the Phillies

    Jonathan Papelbon is making the most of what may be his last opportunities with the Phillies
    You know the drill. The Phillies have the lead, it's the top of the ninth inning and Meek Mill's "Bout That Life," blares through the speakers at Citizens Bank Park as Jonathan Papelbon jogs to the mound from the bullpen ready to close another game....
  • What's the Dodgers' plan for Justin Turner when Hector Olivera arrives?

    What's the Dodgers' plan for Justin Turner when Hector Olivera arrives?
    Hector Olivera is coming! Hector Olivera is coming! Maybe not tomorrow or even next week, but he’s coming, and fairly soon. And then what? The Dodgers gave their latest Cuban phenom $62.5 million, and he's 30 years old. Pay someone that kind...