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  1. Former batting champion Alex Johnson dies at age 72

    Mar 3, 2015, 3:15 PM EST

    Alex Johnson Angels

    Johnson made the All-Star team in 1970 and went on to win the batting championship by hitting .329, marking his third straight season with a batting average above .300.

  2. Spring training quotes: Pants on, pants off

    Mar 3, 2015, 2:10 PM EST

    Miguel Cabrera AP

    Baseball has officially started, but opinions on pants vary.

  3. The Pirates have new matte batting helmets and they’re amazing

    Mar 3, 2015, 1:34 PM EST

    Gregory Polanco

    Also: there is baseball — honest to goodness baseball — on TV right now.

  4. Meanwhile in Maryvale: Brewers starters have some sweet bathrobes

    Mar 3, 2015, 12:30 PM EST

    Brewers logo

    As a man who knows from hanging around in loungewear all day, I can tell you: this is cool.

  5. Don Mattingly says Jimmy Rollins will be the Dodgers’ leadoff man

    Mar 3, 2015, 12:06 PM EST

    Jimmy Rollins

    Not exactly a ringing endorsement, but whatever.

  6. Joba Chamberlain’s son had a lot to do with him signing back with the Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 11:03 AM EST

    Joba Chamberlain

    The million a year helped, but Chamberlain’s son provided the definitive push back to Detroit.

  7. Sandy Alderson shoots down Dillon Gee trade rumors

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:48 AM EST

    Dillon Gee Getty

    Mets general manager Sandy Alderson was asked about a Dillon Gee trade rumor that made the internet rounds Monday night.

  8. Victor Martinez thinks he’ll be ready for Opening Day

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:30 AM EST

    Victor Martinez

    Which would be a little ahead of schedule.

  9. Twins working on a contract extension with Brian Dozier

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:10 AM EST

    Brian Dozier

    Dozier is making the minimum salary for this season and would then be under team control via arbitration for 2016-2018.

  10. Baseball media is rooted in public relations just as much as it is rooted in news

    Mar 3, 2015, 9:00 AM EST

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    A nice history lesson from Jack Moore at The Hardball Times.

  11. Russell Martin made a point to emulate Derek Jeter . . . and Joey Votto

    Mar 3, 2015, 8:30 AM EST

    Russell Martin

    Reds fans may wonder why anyone would WANT to be like Votto, but everyone who doesn’t listen to Marty Brennaman knows that Votto is a pretty swell guy to emulate.

  12. Curt Schilling lowers the boom on some men tweeting threats against his daughter

    Mar 3, 2015, 7:08 AM EST

    Curt Schilling

    Twitter does a pretty bad job of policing threats of violence against women. Curt Schilling does a much, much better job.

  13. Nationals sign Tony Gwynn, Jr.

    Mar 2, 2015, 11:05 PM EST

    Tony Gwynn Jr. Getty

    Gwynn will function as insurance with Jayson Werth and Nate McLouth each rehabbing from shoulder surgery.

  14. Diamondbacks to wear patch in spring training games in memory of Kayla Mueller

    Mar 2, 2015, 10:01 PM EST

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    Mueller died at the age of 26 last month while in captivity in Syria.

  15. Zack Wheeler isn’t a fan of defensive shifts

    Mar 2, 2015, 8:58 PM EST

    Zack Wheeler Getty

    The Mets cut back on defensive shifts with Wheeler on the mound last season because of his concerns.

  16. Today was a good day for the Tigers

    Mar 2, 2015, 7:45 PM EST

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    Some key players are making some encouraging strides on the health front.

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