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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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?

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.”

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. Clayton Kershaw needed dental work after being hit in the jaw by a comebacker Friday

    Mar 21, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT

    Clayton Kershaw AP

    Kershaw had one tooth extracted and another one repaired.

  19. Stephen Strasburg scratched from start with sprained ankle, expected to be fine

    Mar 21, 2015, 4:59 PM EDT

    at Space Coast Stadium on March 13, 2015 in Viera, Florida.

    Strasburg will rest for a few days, but the injury is not a major concern and no MRI is scheduled.

  20. Yunel Escobar on track to make Grapefruit League debut on Monday

    Mar 21, 2015, 4:15 PM EDT

    Yunel Escobar AP

    Yunel Escobar suffered a Grade 1 left oblique strain earlier this month, but he’s moving closer to game action.

  21. Cory Rasmus to have surgery for core injury, out 6-8 weeks

    Mar 21, 2015, 3:14 PM EDT

    Dustin Ackley, Cory Rasmus

    Rasmus, 27, had a 2.57 ERA and 57/17 K/BB ratio across 56 innings last season.

  22. Matt Wieters likely to begin season on disabled list

    Mar 21, 2015, 2:29 PM EDT

    matt wieters getty

    Matt Wieters came down with some tendinitis in his elbow earlier this week after catching in a game for the first time since Tommy John surgery and now he’s essentially been ruled out for the start of the season.

  23. Shane Victorino is giving up switch-hitting again

    Mar 21, 2015, 1:47 PM EDT

    Shane Victorino Getty

    Victorino is feeling soreness when he hits from the left side, so he’s giving up switch-hitting again.

  24. Chris Sale tests foot injury with 60-pitch bullpen session

    Mar 21, 2015, 1:00 PM EDT

    Chicago White Sox v Detroit Tigers

    The White Sox have already ruled out ace left-hander Chris Sale for Opening Day, but he continues to make solid progress from the avulsion fracture on the side of his right foot.

  25. Rob Manfred chats baseball with former President George W. Bush

    Mar 21, 2015, 12:02 PM EDT

    MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred and former President Bush

    Bush hosted Manfred in advance of a new baseball exhibit at the presidential library.

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