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Spring Training

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  • Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself

     Jon Lester has a long way to go to get back to being himself
    While the Cubs' $155 million pitcher was put under the microscope last week for failing to hold runners in his debut, the team president threw a ceremonial first pitch at the mascot and got off scot-free. "He was crowding the plate," Theo Epstein said...
  • Cubs find help from all corners in improving to 4-2

     Cubs find help from all corners in improving to 4-2
    Jorge Soler took Jon Lester off the hook with two impressive home runs Monday night. And if not for a lingering injury to Tommy La Stella that raises the possibility of Kris Bryant getting promoted, Arismendy Alcantara wouldn't have had the...
  • Lester roughed up, Cubs rally to beat Reds in 10

    Jorge Soler came through big and helped the Cubs rally for a win after ace Jon Lester struggled in his second start with Chicago. Soler had a pair of two-run home runs — including a game-tying shot in the eighth inning — and Arismendy...
  • Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats

    Betts, Ortiz Homer As Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats
    BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer. All in the first two innings. Boston's athletic, young leadoff hitter and center fielder thrilled the...
  • Manny Ramirez still a big believer in Cubs prospect Javier Baez

    Manny Ramirez still a big believer in Cubs prospect Javier Baez
    Manny Ramirez helped Javier Baez recover from a slow start last season to reach the majors, and Ramirez looks forward to reuniting with the hard-swinging Cubs prospect. Ramirez, who re-signed with the Cubs in February as a hitting consultant, said he...
  • Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop celebrate 'cannons' with smoking gun salute

    Manny Machado, Jonathan Schoop celebrate 'cannons' with smoking gun salute
    When Danny Valencia bounced a chopper to the left of the pitchers mound late in Saturday’s win over the Toronto Blue Jays, second baseman Jonathan Schoop knew two things that would immediately follow. Third baseman Manny Machado bare-handed the...
  • Orioles reliever Wesley Wright out 4-6 weeks with shoulder inflammation

    Orioles reliever Wesley Wright out 4-6 weeks with shoulder inflammation
    The Orioles will be without left-handed reliever Wesley Wright for four to six weeks after an MRI on Monday showed inflammation around his sore left shoulder. Wright was placed on the disabled list Saturday after experiencing muscle discomfort in his...
  • Matt Wieters to DH in extended spring Tuesday, plus other other injury notes and lineups

    Matt Wieters to DH in extended spring Tuesday, plus other other injury notes and lineups
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter had lots of injury updates Monday during his pregame press conference, including news that catcher Matt Wieters (right elbow) will play designated hitter in an extended spring training game in Florida on Tuesday. According...
  • Big night in the Citi: Matt Harvey back at home with Mets

    Coming up at Citi Field, the night New York Mets fans have eagerly anticipated for more than a year and a half: Matt Harvey back on the mound in Queens. Harvey is set to make his first home start in nearly 20 months Tuesday when he faces the Philadelphia...
  • Giants raise World Series banner, then lose home opener to Rockies

    SAN FRANCISCO The Giants raised a World Series banner in their home opener. Then their offense responded to every clutch at-bat with a white flag. They left eight runners on base in the first three innings alone Monday afternoon, failing to take...
  • Mets Win Home Opener Behind Jacob DeGrom, 2-0 Over Phillies

    Mets Win Home Opener Behind Jacob DeGrom, 2-0 Over Phillies
    NEW YORK (AP) — Even without his sharpest stuff, Jacob deGrom got the Mets off to a successful start at home. He also gave Matt Harvey a nice round number to match: zero. The reigning NL Rookie of the Year, deGrom pitched into the seventh inning...