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  1. Video: Alex Rodriguez connects for his third home run of the spring

    Mar 28, 2015, 5:30 PM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez AP

    Rodriguez is now batting .306 (11-for-36) with three home runs, a double and a .925 OPS across 15 games this spring.

  2. Report: Mets talking contract extension with Lucas Duda

    Mar 28, 2015, 5:18 PM EDT

    Lucas Duda

    Lucas Duda is coming off a breakout year with the Mets and the two sides are now discussing a contract extension.

  3. Didi Gregorius suffers left wrist sprain, X-rays come back negative

    Mar 28, 2015, 4:13 PM EDT

    Travis d'Arnaud, Didi Gregorius

    Gregorius injured his wrist Saturday while trying to dive for a ground ball in the second inning.

  4. Felix Doubront granted his release by the Cubs

    Mar 28, 2015, 3:40 PM EDT

    Los Angeles Dodgers v Chicago Cubs

    Doubront really struggled during Cactus League action, allowing nine runs on 17 hits (including two home runs) in seven innings across four appearances.

  5. Rangers acquire left-hander Sam Freeman from Cardinals

    Mar 28, 2015, 2:51 PM EDT

    Sam Freeman Getty

    Freeman owns a 3.33 ERA with a 61/34 K/BB ratio over 70 1/3 innings in the majors.

  6. J.J. Hardy to undergo MRA on ailing shoulder

    Mar 28, 2015, 2:15 PM EDT

    St. Louis Cardinals v Baltimore Orioles

    The Orioles will already be without Matt Wieters on Opening Day as he makes his way back from Tommy John surgery and now suddenly J.J. Hardy’s status is also in question.

  7. Angels release veteran reliever Matt Lindstrom

    Mar 28, 2015, 1:32 PM EDT

    Matt Lindstrom Getty

    Lindstrom, who was in camp this spring on a minor league contract, posted an ugly 11.12 ERA and 5/4 K/BB ratio over 5 2/3 innings during Cactus League action.

  8. Twins prospect Lewis Thorpe to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Mar 28, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Thorpe, 19, owns a 2.80 ERA and 179/54 K/BB ratio over his first 157 2/3 innings in pro ball.

  9. Video: Yordano Ventura throws seven no-hit innings in Cactus League start

    Mar 28, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Yordano Ventura AP

    Yordano Ventura was recently named as the Royals’ Opening Day starter and he had a heck of a tuneup in his latest Cactus League outing last night.

  10. Blue Jays GM Alex Anthopoulos watched Jonathan Papelbon pitch Friday

    Mar 28, 2015, 11:01 AM EDT

    Jonathan Papelbon

    Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon said last month that he would be interested in a trade to the Blue Jays and it appears that the possibility might still have some legs.

  11. Mike Pelfrey not happy about move to bullpen

    Mar 28, 2015, 10:11 AM EDT

    Mike Pelfrey AP

    Pelfrey owns an ugly 5.56 ERA in 34 starts dating back to 2013.

  12. Christian Vazquez says he’s nervous about his elbow

    Mar 28, 2015, 9:30 AM EDT

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    An MRI showed “something” in Christian Vazquez’s right elbow.

  13. Carlos Gonzalez exits game with soreness in surgically-repaired knee

    Mar 28, 2015, 8:57 AM EDT

    Colorado Rockies Photo Day

    This isn’t what you want to hear with the start of the season just one week away.

  14. David Ortiz: “Nobody in MLB history has been tested for PEDs more than me”

    Mar 26, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

    Miami Marlins v Boston Red Sox

    In a first-person essay for The Player’s Tribune, Red Sox slugger David Ortiz came out swinging against his critics.

  15. The Mets continue to monitor the market for left-handed relievers

    Mar 26, 2015, 9:50 PM EDT

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    The Mets are keeping an eye on the Dodgers and Rockies as they look to replace Josh Edgin.

  16. New White Sox closer David Robertson is not worried about forearm soreness

    Mar 26, 2015, 8:29 PM EDT

    David Robertson Getty

    Robertson signed a four-year, $46 million deal with the White Sox over the winter to be their new closer.

  17. Unsigned 2014 No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken undergoes Tommy John surgery

    Mar 26, 2015, 7:31 PM EDT

    Brady Aiken

    After failing to reach an agreement with the Astros last year, unsigned No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken underwent Tommy John surgery.

  18. Rangers name Yovani Gallardo as their Opening Day starter

    Mar 26, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

    Yovani Gallardo AP

    It will be Gallardo’s sixth straight Opening Day start and first as a member of the Rangers.

  19. 2015 Preview: San Diego Padres

    Mar 25, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    A J Preller, Bud Black, Justin Upton, Derek Norris, Will Middlebrooks, Wil Myers

    Will the Padres’ bold moves lead to a playoff appearance?

  20. Jimmy Rollins says blue-collar Philadelphia is not “conducive to a superstar”

    Mar 24, 2015, 12:09 AM EDT

    Jimmy Rollins Getty

    Rollins told Rosenthal that he “loved” playing in Philadelphia and it made him what he is today, but it also sounds like he has a load off his back.

  21. Garrett Richards tosses four no-hit innings in minor league start

    Mar 23, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Garrett Richards AP

    Good news on Richards as he makes his way back from knee surgery.

  22. Nick Franklin suffers oblique strain, Opening Day in doubt

    Mar 23, 2015, 9:48 PM EDT

    Twins Rays Spring Baseball

    Logan Forsythe is now likely to begin the season as the Rays’ primary second baseman.

  23. Brandon Phillips doesn’t value on-base percentage, Joey Votto does. Does this matter?

    Mar 23, 2015, 8:39 PM EDT

    Joey Votto, Brandon Phillips

    Brandon Phillips says the focus on on-base percentage is “messing up baseball.”

  24. Rangers release veteran reliever Joe Beimel

    Mar 23, 2015, 7:31 PM EDT

    Oakland Athletics v Seattle Mariners

    The Rangers added veteran left-hander Joe Beimel on a major league deal earlier this month, but he pitched awful during Cactus League action and was given his release by the club this afternoon.

  25. Report: Cuban free agent infielder Hector Olivera likely to pick a team by Wednesday

    Mar 23, 2015, 6:33 PM EDT

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    And it’s reportedly down to the Dodgers and Padres.

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