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Spring Training

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  • Kris Bryant's promotion could cause chain reaction

    Kris Bryant's promotion could cause chain reaction
    Brandon Hyde could be in high demand once Kris Bryant arrives Friday morning at Wrigley Field.  As of Thursday night, no number had been assigned to Bryant, who will make his highly anticipated major league debut for the Chicago Cubs against James...
  • Orioles' early-season schedule is a throwback to the '30s

    Orioles' early-season schedule is a throwback to the '30s
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles' early-season schedule is a journey into the past, exclusively on East Coast time. Baltimore doesn't play a game outside of the Eastern time zone until June 1, in Houston. Until then, the Orioles won't have...
  • Some advice for Kris Bryant

    Some advice for Kris Bryant
    I expect Kris Bryant to get a standing ovation when he steps to the plate in the first or second inning today. It doesn’t matter that he has never batted in the majors. It matters only that he finally is batting for the Cubs in Wrigley Field....
  • Fifty years ago today, Jim Palmer began Hall of Fame career with Orioles

    Fifty years ago today, Jim Palmer began Hall of Fame career with Orioles
    Fifty years ago, he strode to the mound from the bullpen in Boston, a gangly 19-year-old playing his first game in the big leagues. "Nervous?" Orioles manager Hank Bauer asked the rookie right-hander. "A little … apprehensive," Jim Palmer said,...
  • Reports: Top prospect Kris Bryant headed to the Cubs

    Prized prospect Kris Bryant looks to be on his way to the Chicago Cubs. Multiple outlets reported Thursday night that Bryant will be called up before Friday's home game against the San Diego Padres, clearing the way for his much-anticipated major...
  • Steve McQuail goes from independent ball to swinging away for Cougars

    Steve McQuail goes from independent ball to swinging away for Cougars
    Back in 2013, Cougars designated hitter Steve McQuail was taking his hacks down the road, one of the stars on the Schaumburg Boomers' Frontier League championship team. In a season and a half for the Boomers, McQuail hit 40 home runs, winning the...
  • Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag

    Readers' Q&A: Mark Gonzales' Cubs mailbag
    Every year the Cubs complain about playing day games in the middle of the summer. This week, the Cubs played three night games. It's the money, right? -- Brian, Chicago First, a tip of the cap to the fans who attended Wednesday night’s game...
  • Travis Wood, Welington Castillo and Edwin Jackson thriving survivors

    Travis Wood, Welington Castillo and Edwin Jackson thriving survivors
    They were supposed to be playing for other teams before opening day and not play a part in the anticipated transformation. But Travis Wood, Welington Castillo and Edwin Jackson have provided an array of contributions to a stressed Cubs roster. Their...
  • Friday: Marlins at Mets, 7:10 p.m.

    Friday: Marlins at Mets, 7:10 p.m.
    Marlins at Mets When/where: 7:10 p.m., Citi Field, New York On the mound RHP David Phelps (0-0, 36.00) vs. RHP Bartolo Colon (2-0, 2.77): Phelps, away on paternity leave for most of the week following the birth of a son, was thrust into the starting...
  • Realmuto gets another start while Salty sits

    Realmuto gets another start while Salty sits
    Regarded as the Marlins' catcher of the future, J.T. Realmuto earned a second consecutive start with his eye-opening performance Wednesday in his first since being called up from the minors. With Realmuto in the lineup again for Thursday's series opener...
  • Sam Mellinger: Billy Butler returns to Kansas City for a fitting reunion

    First day of spring training. Billy Butler's first official work day in another uniform after a full decade with the Royals. This was always going to be weird. That he signed to play with the Athletics the team Butler's Royals beat in that outrageous Wild...