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Spring Training

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  • Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation

    Pitcher Buchanan ready to earn his spot in Phillies rotation
    David Buchanan recited the fifth inning of his June 8 start in Cincinnati as if it occurred yesterday. Most importantly, the 25-year-old remembers the mistakes he made in a game in which he had really good stuff. The right-hander got cute with a...
  • Revere, Ruf healthy and looking forward to season at Phillies Winter Banquet

    Revere, Ruf healthy and looking forward to season at Phillies Winter Banquet
    The East Coast may be bracing for a possible winter storm this weekend and there are still four weeks until pitchers and catchers report for spring training, but fans were thinking spring in the Sands Bethlehem Event Center on Thursday night. That's...
  • Ex-Liberty and Lehigh star Matt McBride returns to Colorado Rockies

    A free agent for the first time in his career this offseason, Matt McBride was curious to see what opportunities there might be for him in the baseball world. The 29-year-old Liberty grad and former Lehigh standout came to realize that the grass isn't...
  • Drew Sharp: Verlander finally healthy after surgery

    A visit to a New York physical therapist late last year proved illuminating for Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander. The therapist knew he was a major league pitcher but had no knowledge of the intricacies of pitching mechanics, Verlander said. As soon as...
  • Detroit Tigers trying to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride as offseason winds down

    Justin Verlander is doing his best to take Max Scherzer's departure in stride. Yes, the Detroit Tigers will miss Scherzer, one of the game's top right-handers. But his exit via free agency was by no means a shock. "Obviously you don't want to see a...
  • Phillies pitcher Lee on track to be ready for start of spring training

    Phillies pitcher Lee on track to be ready for start of spring training
    Cliff Lee enjoys his four days off between starts. But the Phillies left-hander is now 175 days removed from the last time he took the mound in a major league game. "I don't think Cliff likes sitting idle, not being able to pitch," Phillies general...
  • Alex Rodriguez getting hitting advice from Barry Bonds, Edgar Martinez

    Alex Rodriguez is getting hitting tips from Barry Bonds as the New York Yankees third baseman prepares to return from a season-long suspension. Rodriguez spokesman Ron Berkowitz confirmed the workouts, which the San Francisco Chronicle reported Wednesday...
  • Despite keel damage, Bella Mente keeps Key West lead

    Despite his boat grounding on an uncharted, underwater obstacle, Minneapolis skipper Hap Fauth and his Bella Mente crew continue to lead the IRC 1 class at the Quantum Key West sailing regatta off the Florida Keys. Tactician Terry Hutchinson of...
  • Brewers sign Dontrelle Willis to minor-league deal

    The Milwaukee Brewers have signed left-hander Dontrelle Willis, a major-league sensation 10 years ago, to a minor-league contract with an invitation to their spring training camp. Willis, 33, hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2011, when he went 1-6...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Holliday still the key to Cardinals' offense

    To improve their power and run-scoring production in 2015, the Cardinals need a lot of things to go right. It's a fairly long list. In no particular order: The Cardinals need new RF Jason Heyward to provide significant impact by rediscovering the...
  • Giants introduce Nori Aoki as dust settles from rebuild

    SAN FRANCISCO As the Giants held a news conference to introduce new outfielder Nori Aoki on Tuesday, construction noises filtered through the wall from where the team is reconfiguring the home clubhouse at AT&T Park. "We know our clubhouse is under...