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  1. Video: Alex Rodriguez hits his second home run of the spring

    Mar 21, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    And in perhaps bigger news, the Yankees team Twitter account actually acknowledged it this time.

  2. 2015 Preview: San Francisco Giants

    Mar 20, 2015, 2:00 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner ,Buster Posey

    The Giants surprised last season with their third World Series title in the past five seasons. What are the chances of a repeat?

  3. Rusney Castillo could be ready for Grapefruit League action on Saturday

    Mar 19, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT

    Rusney Castillo AP

    Castillo has been sidelined for most of this month with an oblique strain.

  4. Manfred: MLB likely to have an exhibition game in Cuba in 2016

    Mar 19, 2015, 9:48 PM EDT

    Mike Timlin AP

    No MLB team has played in Cuba since the Orioles played against the Cuban national team on March 28, 1999.

  5. 2014 No. 1 overall pick Brady Aiken leaves start with IMG Academy after just 12 pitches

    Mar 19, 2015, 8:17 PM EDT

    Brady Aiken MLB Network

    The Astros selected Aiken with the No. 1 pick in last year’s draft, but they failed to come to an agreement.

  6. Marcus Stroman undergoes knee surgery

    Mar 19, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Marcus Stroman AP

    Stroman appeared primed for a breakout year in Toronto’s rotation.

  7. Rafael Betancourt suffers jaw contusion after being hit in face by comebacker

    Mar 19, 2015, 6:41 PM EDT

    Rafael Betancourt

    Betancourt, who turns 40 in April, is fighting for a spot in the Rockies’ bullpen this spring.

  8. Alex Gordon scheduled to make Cactus League debut Saturday

    Mar 19, 2015, 6:25 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon AP

    Royals outfielder Alex Gordon has been busy rehabbing his surgically-repaired right wrist this month, but he’s finally nearing his spring debut.

  9. 2015 Preview: Los Angeles Dodgers

    Mar 17, 2015, 12:00 PM EDT

    Andrew Friedman, Stan Kasten

    The Dodgers made a host of changes with their front office and their roster, but will it get them over the hump in October?

  10. Luke Hochevar expected to begin season on disabled list

    Mar 16, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

    Luke Hochevar AP

    Royals right-hander Luke Hochevar is in the final stages of his rehab from Tommy John surgery.

  11. Brad Ziegler ready to test surgically-repaired knee in Cactus League debut

    Mar 16, 2015, 9:49 PM EDT

    Brad Ziegler Getty

    Ziegler required microfracture surgery on his right knee last September.

  12. Randy Wolf signs minor league deal with Blue Jays

    Mar 16, 2015, 8:59 PM EDT

    Randy Wolf AP

    Wolf, 38, had a 5.26 ERA and 19/6 K/BB ratio over 25 2/3 innings with the Marlins last season and hasn’t been an effective pitcher in the majors since 2011.

  13. Alex Gordon feels good after taking live BP for first time since wrist surgery

    Mar 16, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT

    Alex Gordon AP

    Gordon had right wrist surgery in January, but he’s progressing on schedule.

  14. Dillon Gee expected to replace Zack Wheeler in Mets’ rotation

    Mar 16, 2015, 7:15 PM EDT

    Dillon Gee Getty

    Gee was a trade candidate for most of the winter and was expected to begin he season in the Mets’ bullpen, but he’s set to have a rotation spot now that Zack Wheeler is injured.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

  24. 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.

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