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  1. Gavin Floyd to undergo elbow surgery Tuesday

    Mar 16, 2015, 6:06 PM EDT

    Gavin Floyd AP

    The Indians took a gamble that Gavin Floyd would be healthy this season when they gave him a one-year, $4 million deal over the winter, but they might not get anything from him.

  2. Jarrod Parker faces hitters for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Mar 14, 2015, 5:31 PM EDT

    Jarrod Parker AP

    Parker missed all of last season following Tommy John surgery in March.

  3. Zack Wheeler undergoes MRI on tender elbow

    Mar 14, 2015, 5:15 PM EDT

    Zack Wheeler

    Wheeler had a 3.54 ERA with 9.1 K/9 and 3.8 BB/9 last season and the Mets are hoping he’ll take a step forward this season.

  4. Former AL MVP and MLB executive Al Rosen passes away at the age of 91

    Mar 14, 2015, 4:54 PM EDT

    Cleveland Indians Third Baseman Al Rosen

    Rosen was a four-time All-Star and won the American League MVP Award in 1953.

  5. Chris Taylor to miss 4-6 weeks with broken bone in wrist

    Mar 14, 2015, 4:14 PM EDT

    San Diego Padres v Seattle Mariners

    Chris Taylor has been competing with Brad Miller for the Mariners’ starting shortstop job this spring, but he’ll now begin the season on the disabled list.

  6. Read an interesting excerpt from a new book on Mets GM Sandy Alderson

    Mar 14, 2015, 3:13 PM EDT

    Sandy Alderson AP

    Steve Kettman’s new book provides an interesting perspective on the Mets GM.

  7. Zach Walters out 3-4 weeks with oblique strain

    Mar 14, 2015, 2:21 PM EDT

    Zach Walters AP

    Walters hit just .193 over 62 games last season, but launched 10 home runs in 137 plate appearances.

  8. Report: Hector Olivera is mulling over “several multi-year offers”

    Mar 14, 2015, 1:38 PM EDT

    Hector Olivera Getty

    The Dodgers, Padres, and Braves are among the teams who reportedly have strong interest in Olivera.

  9. Rangers manager Jeff Banister plans to use Leonys Martin as leadoff hitter

    Mar 14, 2015, 12:45 PM EDT

    Leonys Martin AP

    Martin will provide speed at the top of the lineup, but he owns a .316 on-base percentage over his first 334 games in the majors.

  10. MLB approves new version of padded cap for pitchers

    Mar 14, 2015, 11:35 AM EDT

    San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants

    The new version will include detachable padding to wear over a standard cap.

  11. MRI shows no structural damage in Vic Black’s shoulder

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT

    Vic Black Getty

    Good news for the Mets’ bullpen…

  12. CC Sabathia to make Grapefruit League debut on Tuesday

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:05 AM EDT

    CC Sabathia AP

    Sabathia was limited to just eight starts last season due to a knee injury.

  13. Video: Rangers prospect Joey Gallo shows off his power

    Mar 14, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    Joey Gallo Getty

    Listed at 6-foot-5 and 230 pounds, the 21-year-old Gallo hit 41 homers with a 1.009 OPS last season between High-A Myrtle Beach and Double-A Frisco.

  14. VIDEO: Cubs prospect Kris Bryant hits two more home runs

    Mar 12, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Chicago Cubs photo day

    Dare I say that Bryant looks…ready?

  15. Report: The Dodgers recently requested a second MRI of Hector Olivera’s elbow

    Mar 12, 2015, 10:38 PM EDT

    South Africa v Cuba - World Baseball Classic - Mexico City Day 1

    It was reportedly last week that Olivera could have ulnar collateral ligament damage in his elbow and questions obviously remain about his health.

  16. Masahiro Tanaka throws two perfect innings in spring debut

    Mar 12, 2015, 8:47 PM EDT

    Masahiro Tanaka AP

    Excellent news for the Yankees and their fans here…

  17. Chase Utley could make Grapefruit League debut tomorrow

    Mar 12, 2015, 7:41 PM EDT

    Chase Utley AP

    Chase Utley suffered a mild right ankle sprain when he stepped on a baseball during a workout in early January, but he’s close to making his spring debut.

  18. VIDEO: Will Ferrell fields ball in center field

    Mar 12, 2015, 6:46 PM EDT

    farrell

    Ferrell picked it up cleanly and hit the cut-off man. Not bad. Not bad at all.

  19. Bruce Rondon cleared for first game action since Tommy John surgery

    Mar 9, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT

    Bruce Rondon Getty

    Known for his triple-digit fastball, Rondon had a 3.45 ERA and 30/11 K/BB ratio across 28 2/3 innings as a rookie in 2013.

  20. Rangers will announce plan for Yu Darvish on Wednesday

    Mar 9, 2015, 10:01 PM EDT

    Yu Darvish Getty

    Darvish was recently diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and season-ending Tommy John surgery could be in his future.

  21. MRI confirms hip flexor strain for Lance Lynn

    Mar 9, 2015, 8:55 PM EDT

    Lance Lynn AP

    Cardinals right-hander Lance Lynn made an early exit from Sunday’s Grapefruit League start and will likely be limited over the next few days.

  22. Mets owner Fred Wilpon has lengthy meeting with Terry Collins after lopsided spring training loss

    Mar 9, 2015, 7:43 PM EDT

    Fred Wilpon, Terry Collins

    After six straight losing seasons, the Mets have high hopes for 2015, as many see them as a realistic possibility to contend for a playoff spot. One of those believers is Mets owner Fred Wilpon, who is putting the pressure on manager Terry Collins in early March.

  23. Matt Cain feels good after first start since last July

    Mar 9, 2015, 6:35 PM EDT

    Matt Cain AP

    Cain had season-ending surgery last August to remove bone spurs from his right elbow as well as ankle surgery in September.

  24. Nick Markakis is making progress from neck surgery

    Mar 7, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT

    Nick Markakis

    Not long after signing his four-year, $44 million contract with the Braves in December, outfielder Nick Markakis underwent surgery to repair a herniated disk in his neck.

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