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  1. Mark Appel to return to spring action on Monday

    Mar 15, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Mark Appel

    Mark Appel will make a split-squad start against the Nationals on Monday after missing a week and a half with a sore right forearm.

  2. Video: Motivational speaker Donnie Moore breaks a brick over Fredi Gonzalez’s chest

    Mar 14, 2015, 11:31 PM EDT

    Fredi Gonzalez

    Watch a motivational speaker break a brick over Fredi Gonzalez’s chest, if you’re into that kind of thing.

  3. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez could play in spring games next week

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers could get their two best hitters into spring action quite soon.

  4. Mets monitoring the left-handed reliever market

    Mar 14, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT

    Josh Edgin

    The Mets are on the lookout for lefty relievers with Josh Edgin battling left elbow issues.

  5. 37-year-old Wil Nieves says he is in “the best shape of my career”

    Mar 14, 2015, 8:20 PM EDT

    Wil Nieves

    Wil Nieves sounds like he’s ready to take over for Tim Federowicz as the Padres’ back-up catcher.

  6. Matt Silverman: “The wheels are spinning” on potential rotation upgrades

    Mar 14, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Matt Silverman

    The Rays are considering both internal and external options to fill two open rotation spots.

  7. Francisco Rodriguez says he turned down more money to return to the Brewers

    Mar 14, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Francisco Rodriguez Getty

    Francisco Rodriguez could have signed for more money elsewhere, but says that comfort and fit led him to sign with the Brewers.

  8. Kris Bryant scratched, still hits fifth and sixth spring homers

    Mar 14, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant has been as advertised as we near the midpoint of spring training.

  9. Pablo Sandoval responds to Aubrey Huff’s criticism: “Who is Aubrey Huff?”

    Mar 13, 2015, 11:46 PM EDT

    Pablo Sandoval

    There’s some bad blood between the Giants and Pablo Sandoval.

  10. Video: Mookie Betts makes a nice diving grab

    Mar 13, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Mookie Betts

    Mookie Betts is off to a nice start so far in spring training. Along with some nice defense, he was batting .400 entering Friday night’s game against the Yankees.

  11. James McCann hit a bird with a foul ball

    Mar 13, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT

    James McCann

    Do they make protective headgear for birds?

  12. Tim Federowicz out 3-6 months with a torn meniscus

    Mar 13, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    Tim Federowicz

    Tim Federowicz has been diagnosed with a complete tear of the meniscus in his right knee and will miss three to six months.

  13. Kyle Lohse will start on Opening Day for the Brewers

    Mar 13, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    Kyle Lohse

    With Yovani Gallardo out of the picture, Kyle Lohse will start on Opening Day for the Brew Crew.

  14. Ruben Amaro, Jr. made a perplexing comment about Jesse Biddle

    Mar 13, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Ruben Amaro Jr.,

    Fresh off of his Ryan Howard apology tour, Phillies GM Ruben Amaro downplayed prospect Jesse Biddle’s concussion suffered last season.

  15. Cliff Lee continues to feel discomfort in left elbow

    Mar 13, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    Cliff Lee

    Things aren’t looking good for Cliff Lee, who may have to undergo season-ending elbow surgery.

  16. Jason Heyward happy for a fresh start with the Cardinals

    Mar 8, 2015, 11:07 PM EDT

    Jason Heyward

    Jason Heyward sounds like he’s pleased with the newest chapter in his career.

  17. Rick Porcello doesn’t expect to negotiate an extension with the Red Sox

    Mar 8, 2015, 9:54 PM EDT

    Rick Porcello

    Rick Porcello appears headed to free agency after the season.

  18. Video: Yu Darvish took pitchers’ fielding practice as a lefty

    Mar 8, 2015, 8:41 PM EDT

    Texas Rangers v Kansas City Royals

    Yu Darvish won’t be using his right arm for a while, so he took infield practice as a lefty.

  19. D-Backs manager Chip Hale selects Josh Collmenter as Opening Day starter

    Mar 8, 2015, 7:27 PM EDT

    Josh Collmenter

    Manager Chip Hale announced that Josh Collmenter will toe the slab for the Diamondbacks on Opening Day.

  20. Nine Braves pitchers combine to no-hit the Astros in 10 innings

    Mar 8, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

    Atlanta Braves v St. Louis Cardinals

    It’s spring, and the Astros scored two runs, but it’s still a no-hitter!

  21. Play of the Day: Eric Young, Jr. dives to rob Wilfredo Tovar of a hit

    Mar 7, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT

    Eric Young Jr.

    Watch Eric Young, Jr. make a nice diving catch in the seventh inning against the Mets on Saturday.

  22. Sergio Romo cleared to pitch in spring games

    Mar 7, 2015, 9:20 PM EDT

    sergio romo getty

    Sergio Romo threw a bullpen and his shoulder checked out, so he should appear in Cactus League exhibitions soon.

  23. Braves, Padres, and Dodgers considered favorites to land Hector Olivera

    Mar 7, 2015, 8:15 PM EDT

    hector olivera getty

    Hector Olivera was declared a free agent by MLB on Friday and is already drawing a lot of interest.

  24. Rangers not expected to make a panic trade following Yu Darvish news

    Mar 7, 2015, 7:10 PM EDT

    Yu Darvish

    The Rangers aren’t expected to trade for Dillon Gee or Cole Hamels following the Yu Darvish news.

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