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Spring Training

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Dodgers lose to San Francisco Giants, 9-5

    Dodgers lose to San Francisco Giants, 9-5
    KEY MOMENT: The Giants blew open the game with a four-run seventh inning that expanded their lead to 9-3. Left-hander Daniel Coulombe walked Joe Panik with one out, then gave up a single to Angel Pagan. Coulombe was replaced by Josh Ravin, who gave up...
  • Dodgers' lineup shift not enough against San Francisco Giants

    Dodgers' lineup shift not enough against San Francisco Giants
    When Justin Turner joined the Dodgers shortly before spring training last year, he did so on a minor league contract. Friday night, with the first-place Dodgers opening a three-game series against the second-place San Francisco Giants, Turner batted...
  • Hughes, Plouffe lead Twins to 7-2 win over Cubs

    MINNEAPOLIS Well, spring training was four months ago. Maybe there's some things about base running Trevor Plouffe has forgotten. He was doubled off second base in the first inning as Kurt Suzuki lined back to Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks. He was on...
  • Defense lawyers: Cardinals' hack would have to prove 'malicious' to warrant criminal charges

    ST. LOUIS For federal prosecutors to file the most likely criminal charge to result from the hacking of a Houston Astros website, the attack would have to be both malicious and costly, said defense lawyers who have handled such cases. The Computer...
  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs pitcher Adam Morgan went from confused to emotionally overwhelmed by promotion

    Lehigh Valley IronPigs pitcher Adam Morgan went from confused to emotionally overwhelmed by promotion
    Adam Morgan was confused after Wednesday's start in which he was pulled from the IronPigs game after two innings. The explanation by manager Dave Brundage did little to clarify things for the 25-year-old left-hander. Thirty-six hours later, Morgan...