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Spring Training

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  • Reserves help Phillies beat Nationals, 4-1

    PHILADELPHIA The umpiring crew took its time to get out to home plate Friday night. The Phillie Phanatic noted the umps' tardiness, shaking his head in mock disgust and pointing to the imaginary watch on his wrist. Eventually, the managers of the two...
  • Pirates beat Brewers, 6-2

    MILWAUKEE Neil Walker and the middle of the Pirates' lineup found a rhythm Friday. Walker had three hits, Pedro Alvarez and Starling Marte homered, and the Pirates beat the Milwaukee Brewers, 6-2, to win their first game of the season. The Brewers...
  • Rangers' Holland has strain in shoulder, won't throw for at least a month

    ARLINGTON, Texas Derek Holland won't pick up a ball for at least a month with a subscapularis strain of his left shoulder. He's not likely to return to the Rangers' rotation until mid-June at the earliest. Holland, who left Friday's home opener after...
  • Justin Grimm's forearm injury believed to be minor

    Justin Grimm's forearm injury believed to be minor
    DENVER -- Justin Grimm pitched in 73 games last season, including 12 of the Chicago Cubs' first 20 games. Grimm managed to stay off the 15-day disabled list last year, but the Cubs aren't overly worried about his right forearm inflammation that caused...
  • Major league roster enough on Joe Maddon's plate

    Major league roster enough on Joe Maddon's plate
    DENVER -- Manager Joe Maddon wasn't glued to the Internet Thursday night to follow the 2015 debut of Kris Bryant and other Chicago Cubs top prospects. "I’m just being honest," Maddon said Friday morning. "I have too much to do here. I’ll...
  • Dodgers' Brett Anderson wants to keep this up, except for one pitch

    Dodgers' Brett Anderson wants to keep this up, except for one pitch
    PHOENIX — As Adrian Gonzalez's home-run streak came to an end Friday night, Brett Anderson had reason to believe he was starting a run of his own. In what Anderson envisioned as the first of 30 or more starts this season, he received a no-decision...
  • Russell Wilson: 'I may push the envelope' about playing baseball

    Russell Wilson: 'I may push the envelope' about playing baseball
    Russell Wilson has a pretty good gig as an NFL quarterback. In his three years as a pro, Wilson has already appeared in two Super Bowls, winning one of them. And he's on the verge of becoming an extremely wealthy man, as soon as he can get a contract...
  • Spring brings baseball, and its bards, to life

    Spring brings baseball, and its bards, to life
    The two men sat on stools at the tavern, eyes on the television set above the bar. The Cubs were playing the St Louis Cardinals. It was last Sunday night, opening day of a new Major League Baseball season, and a few minutes before the game began one of...
  • Angels' Tyler Skaggs alters plan in recovery from Tommy John surgery

    Angels' Tyler Skaggs alters plan in recovery from Tommy John surgery
    Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs has scrapped his goal of pitching in a minor league game this season, opting instead to give himself a full 18 months to recover from Tommy John surgery. The 23-year-old left-hander underwent the elbow reconstruction...
  • Former UConn Pitcher Oberg Called Up By Rockies

    Former UConn Pitcher Oberg Called Up By Rockies
    UConn’s presence in major league baseball continues to grow. The Rockies called reliever Scott Oberg, who pitched for the Huskies from 2009-12, to the major leagues on Sunday. Oberg’s promotion could be temporary. Colorado put veteran...
  • Chad Pinder starts season with Oakland A's AA farm team by hitting a home run in the victory

    Chad Pinder starts season with Oakland A's AA farm team by hitting a home run in the victory
    Here are a few catchup things on former Poquoson High and Virginia Tech infielder Chad Pinder, who saw some time with the Oakland A's big-league club during spring training. He's playing shortstop for the Midland, the A's AA farm team in the Texas League....