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  1. Picture of the Day: Madison Bumgarner dresses up as Paul Bunyan because he can

    Feb 23, 2015, 9:45 PM EST

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    It was just an average day at Giants camp on Monday…

  2. Chase Utley wants to stay with Phillies, but would “listen” about a potential trade

    Feb 23, 2015, 7:49 PM EST

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    Times are changing in Philadelphia. The Phillies traded longtime shortstop Jimmy Rollins during the offseason and it’s likely just a matter of time before they cut ties with Ryan Howard and deal Cole Hamels elsewhere. But what about Chase Utley’s future with the rebuilding club?

  3. Drew Smyly criticizes the Yoan Moncada deal

    Feb 23, 2015, 6:22 PM EST

    Drew Smyly AP

    Rays pitcher Drew Smyly says it’s unfair that a 19-year-old from the United States can’t get a similar bonus as Yoan Moncada.

  4. Joey Votto on his critics: “I’m not going to use the word ignorant — but ignorant.”

    Feb 21, 2015, 3:00 PM EST

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    Votto addressed continued criticism of his approach upon arriving to Reds camp today in Goodyear, Arizona.

  5. The Mets won’t push back Matt Harvey’s season debut after all

    Feb 21, 2015, 2:15 PM EST

    Matt Harvey AP

    Mets manager Terry Collins said back in December that right-hander Matt Harvey might not make his season debut until the team’s home opener on April 13, but it appears that there has been a change of plans.

  6. Zack Greinke got an injection in his elbow

    Feb 21, 2015, 1:40 PM EST

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    But don’t panic, Dodger fans.

  7. Dodgers sign Brandon Beachy

    Feb 21, 2015, 12:35 PM EST

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    Beachy is currently working his way back from the second Tommy John surgery of his career.

  8. Giants manager Bruce Bochy expected back in camp Sunday following heart procedure

    Feb 21, 2015, 12:15 PM EST

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy was admitted to a local hospital Thursday to have two stents inserted after experiencing heart discomfort, but he won’t be away from his team for long.

  9. Red Sox extend John Farrell’s contract

    Feb 21, 2015, 11:09 AM EST

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    The Red Sox have extended Farrell’s contract through 2017 with an option for 2018.

  10. Orioles defeat Alejandro De Aza in arbitration hearing

    Feb 21, 2015, 10:31 AM EST

    Alejandro De Aza AP

    De Aza will make a $5 million salary in 2015.

  11. Rangers GM Jon Daniels defends Jurickson Profar against criticism over injury

    Feb 21, 2015, 10:05 AM EST

    Jurickson Profar AP

    Profar opted for rehab over surgery last September, which ultimately proved unsuccessful.

  12. Nationals pick up 2016 option on manager Matt Williams

    Feb 21, 2015, 8:57 AM EST

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    As a rookie skipper last year, Williams led the Nationals to a 96 wins and a first-place finish.

  13. Giants manager Bruce Bochy has two stents inserted after experiencing heart discomfort

    Feb 20, 2015, 12:07 AM EST

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    Bochy, who is set to turn 60 in April, underwent a medical procedure to have two stents inserted.

  14. Baseball America names Kris Bryant as baseball’s top prospect

    Feb 19, 2015, 11:01 PM EST

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    Bryant earned top honors after batting .325 with a 1.098 OPS while leading the minors with 43 homers in 138 games between Double-A and Triple-A last season.

  15. Report: MLB to announce pace of play rule changes on Friday

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:27 PM EST

    Rob Manfred AP

    New MLB commissioner Rob Manfred vowed to make pace of play a major issue when taking over for Bud Selig and he’s already poised to deliver.

  16. Mariners showing interest in reunion with Joe Saunders

    Feb 19, 2015, 10:17 PM EST

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    Saunders previously pitched for the Seattle in 2013 and posted an ugly 5.26 ERA and 107/61 K/BB ratio across 183 innings.

  17. Royals sign Franklin Morales

    Feb 19, 2015, 9:31 PM EST

    Franklin Morales AP

    Morales, 29, spent last season with the Rockies and posted an ugly 5.37 ERA over 22 starts and 16 relief appearances.

  18. Cubs will honor Ernie Banks this season by wearing No. 14 patches on jerseys

    Feb 19, 2015, 9:19 PM EST

    Ernie Banks AP

    Banks will also be honored in a pre-game ceremony prior to the season opener on April 5.

  19. Jayson Werth talks about his time in jail for reckless driving

    Feb 19, 2015, 8:39 PM EST

    Jayson Werth AP

    Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth recently completed a five-day jail sentence in Fairfax County, Virginia for a reckless driving charge.

  20. Masahiro Tanaka throws his first bullpen session of the spring

    Feb 19, 2015, 7:45 PM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    All eyes were on Masahiro Tanaka at Yankees camp today as he threw his first bullpen session of the spring.

  21. Huston Street says he has had “steady” extension talks with Angels

    Feb 19, 2015, 6:30 PM EST

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    Huston Street came over the Angels last July in a trade with the Padres and he wants to stay there for the long haul.

  22. Koji Uehara admits “physical” issue was behind struggles late last season

    Feb 16, 2015, 11:26 PM EST

    Koji Uehara AP

    Red Sox closer Koji Uehara struggled mightily down the stretch last season and he finally acknowledged to reporters today that it was injury-related.

  23. The Indians sign Bruce Chen

    Feb 16, 2015, 10:56 PM EST

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    Chen has pitched for 10 teams in the majors and could bring his total to 11 if he makes the Indians.

  24. The Athletics are reuniting with Barry Zito

    Feb 16, 2015, 10:21 PM EST

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    Zito began his career with the Athletics and won the AL Cy Young Award with the club in 2002.

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