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  1. Zack Greinke throws to hitters for first time this spring

    Mar 7, 2015, 8:57 AM EDT

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    Zack Greinke required a lubricating injection in his right elbow upon arriving to Dodgers’ camp in mid-February, but it was never a major concern and now he’s on the verge of making his Cactus League debut.

  2. Zack Wheeler on Bryce Harper: “We’re going to make it hard for him to get that ring”

    Mar 5, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper is understandably confident about his team’s chances, but Zack Wheeler thinks the Mets can make things interesting.

  3. Garrett Richards ready to face hitters for first time since knee surgery

    Mar 5, 2015, 9:45 PM EDT

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    Richards is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Saturday for the first time since knee surgery.

  4. Cliff Lee throws two scoreless innings in Grapefruit League debut

    Mar 5, 2015, 8:29 PM EDT

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    It was his first game action since last July 31.

  5. Hector Olivera’s camp denies any damage to ulnar collateral ligament

    Mar 5, 2015, 7:33 PM EDT

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    Yahoo Sports’ Jeff Passan hears that Cuban infielder Hector Olivera could have UCL damage in his elbow, but Olivera’s camp has strongly denied the report.

  6. UPDATE: Hunter Pence out 6-8 weeks with fracture in left forearm

    Mar 5, 2015, 7:07 PM EDT

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    The Giants will likely be without Pence for the first month of the season.

  7. Nationals sign Tony Gwynn, Jr.

    Mar 2, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

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    Gwynn will function as insurance with Jayson Werth and Nate McLouth each rehabbing from shoulder surgery.

  8. Diamondbacks to wear patch in spring training games in memory of Kayla Mueller

    Mar 2, 2015, 10:01 PM EDT

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    Mueller died at the age of 26 last month while in captivity in Syria.

  9. Zack Wheeler isn’t a fan of defensive shifts

    Mar 2, 2015, 8:58 PM EDT

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    The Mets cut back on defensive shifts with Wheeler on the mound last season because of his concerns.

  10. Today was a good day for the Tigers

    Mar 2, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

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    Some key players are making some encouraging strides on the health front.

  11. Alex Rodriguez to make Grapefruit League debut Wednesday

    Mar 2, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT

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    After facing a pitching machine during an intrasquad game today, Alex Rodriguez is ready for his first real-live game action since September of 2013.

  12. Coco Crisp is dealing with a case of pinkeye again

    Feb 28, 2015, 5:28 PM EDT

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    Athletics outfielder Coco Crisp missed more than a week down the stretch in 2012 due to pinkeye and now he’s dealing with it again.

  13. Craig Kimbrel made up some clever t-shirts for the new-look Braves

    Feb 28, 2015, 4:19 PM EDT

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    After trading the likes of Justin Upton, Jason Heyward, and Evan Gattis as well as adding a handful of veteran free agents, the Braves have a ton of new faces in camp this spring.

  14. Giancarlo Stanton was hit in the hip by a pitch during an intrasquad game today. Yes, he’s fine.

    Feb 28, 2015, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton had his season come to an end in horrific fashion last September when he suffered facial fractures and dental damage on a hit-by-pitch.

  15. Tweet of the Day: Juan Pierre has one regret as he heads into retirement

    Feb 28, 2015, 2:18 PM EDT

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    Juan Pierre showed his sense of humor on Twitter after announcing his retirement from baseball.

  16. Chris Sale will be sidelined for three weeks with foot fracture

    Feb 28, 2015, 1:03 PM EDT

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    Sale suffered the injury unloading something off the back of his truck on Friday.

  17. Alex Rodriguez takes reps at first base for first time in career

    Feb 28, 2015, 12:10 PM EDT

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    Chase Headley is expected to be the team’s regular third baseman this season, so Yankees manager Joe Girardi wants if Rodriguez can be a potential backup to Mark Teixeira.

  18. Nationals sign Rich Hill

    Feb 28, 2015, 10:02 AM EDT

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    Hill, who turns 35 next month, bounced around three different organizations last year and mostly pitched in the minors.

  19. Cliff Lee scheduled to make spring debut next Thursday

    Feb 28, 2015, 8:57 AM EDT

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    It will be his first game action since last July 31.

  20. Mets don’t intend to talk extension with Daniel Murphy

    Feb 26, 2015, 11:02 PM EDT

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    While Daniel Murphy would like to discuss a contract extension with the Mets, it looks like a foregone conclusion that he will test free agency after the 2015 season.

  21. Nick Markakis apologizes for his comments regarding contract talks with the Orioles

    Feb 26, 2015, 9:49 PM EDT

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    Braves outfielder Nick Markakis recently expressed frustration about how contract talks with the Orioles broke down over the winter.

  22. Shane Victorino is ready to go back to switch-hitting

    Feb 26, 2015, 8:40 PM EDT

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    Victorino gave up hitting from the left side late in 2013, but he’s ready to give it another shot.

  23. Matt Harvey tentatively scheduled to make spring debut on March 6

    Feb 26, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

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    It will be Harvey’s first game action since he underwent Tommy John surgery 16 months ago.

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