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Spring Training

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  • Playoff contenders line up for second half

    The Sports Xchange By John Perrotto, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: MLB Insider Column Playoff contenders line up for second half Bud Selig was using his two favorite words earlier this week during the All-Star Game festivities in Minneapolis. "I...
  • Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience

    Cubs prospects soaking up big league experience
    MESA, Ariz. — Shortly after front-line pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel were traded to the Athletics two weeks ago, Cubs pitcher Carlos Villanueva spoke of the importance of veterans in mentoring young players being promoted from the...
  • Orioles squeeze in West Coast practice as All-Star break ends

    Orioles squeeze in West Coast practice as All-Star break ends
    OAKLAND – The atmosphere at the O.co Coliseum during the Orioles’ workout on Thursday evening was more like one that took place on the back fields of the team’s spring training complex in February┬árather than the end of the All-Star...
  • Brewers midseason report: Happy to be in first

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Milwaukee Brewers - INSIDE PITCH MILWAUKEE -- Amazing what a difference one victory can make. The Milwaukee Brewers wrapped up in dramatic fashion, snapping a seven-game losing streak with an 11-2 thumping of the...
  • Mariners midseason report: a club on the rise

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Seattle Mariners - INSIDE PITCH SEATTLE -- The first 95 games of the Lloyd McClendon era might not have reminded Seattle's new manager of the recent Detroit Tigers teams that employed him as a bench coach, but...
  • Rangers midseason report: Few positives in injury-ravaged season

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Texas Rangers - INSIDE PITCH Texas manager Ron Washington pondered for several seconds the question just presented to him. What has been the biggest positive to you in the first half about your team? "Did you...
  • How the Rangers went from first to worst in two years

    Only two years ago, the Texas Rangers opened the second half of the season tied for the most victories in baseball. When they open the second half of the 2014 schedule, they will have the fewest. That wasn't the plan in November after the Rangers...
  • Phelps helps Yankees beat Reds

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Phelps helps Yankees beat Reds NEW YORK -- David Phelps easily could have won a starting job in spring training. Instead he is emerging as a consistent fill-in for a rotation ravaged by injuries....
  • Plantation Little League 10-11 All-Star team hits stride in summer

    The Plantation Little League 10-11 All-Star team made strides in their first season in travel baseball during the spring season and continued their progress into the summer months. The 10-11 team won the District 21 tournament at Plantation Central Park...
  • Some Second-Half Questions For Yankees, Red Sox, Mets

    As the second half of the season kicks off, we're faced with the possibility that it might be a quiet October in these parts. The defending champion Red Sox are in the cellar of the American League East, the Yankees are battling to stay in contention...
  • With second half set to begin, Orioles' Kevin Gausman ready to play key role

    With second half set to begin, Orioles' Kevin Gausman ready to play key role
    The Orioles' plan all along was to let Kevin Gausman loose in the second half of this season. It took some rigid discipline — limiting his innings and pitch counts earlier this year — in order to preserve him for the stretch run. It also...