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  1. Mark Ellis retires from baseball at age 37

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:05 PM EST

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    Mark Ellis told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday evening that he is retiring from baseball after 12 major league seasons.

  2. Bryce Harper: “Where’s my ring?”

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 PM EST

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    Most people are high on the Nationals this season, but outfielder Bryce Harper might be the highest of all. Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com spoke with Harper on Wednesday …

  3. Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen

    Feb 25, 2015, 9:21 PM EST

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    Andrew McCutchen is currently under contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates through the 2018 season, but the club is already looking well into the future and they want to make sure the star outfielder remains a major part of it.

  4. Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine”

    Feb 25, 2015, 8:08 PM EST

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    CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is hearing from sources that Hamilton had a relapse “a couple months back” that “involved at least cocaine.” Heyman says Hamilton confessed to MLB officials that he used.

  5. Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses

    Feb 25, 2015, 7:25 PM EST

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    Alex Rodriguez is due $30 million in marketing bonuses from the Yankees for reaching certain milestone markers between career home runs 660 and 763 — 763 being the all-time home run record.

  6. Nick Markakis on O’s: “Don’t believe a word they say … It was all because of my neck”

    Feb 25, 2015, 6:13 PM EST

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    Markakis needed fusion surgery for a herniated disk in his neck two weeks after signing a four-year, $44 million free agent contract with the Braves. So of course the Orioles’ reluctance to sign him was about his neck.

  7. Bobby Parnell to face live hitters this weekend for first time since Tommy John surgery

    Feb 24, 2015, 11:03 PM EST

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    Bobby Parnell is going to open the 2015 regular season on the 15-day disabled list, but an early-May debut seems to be within reach at this moment.

  8. Hanley Ramirez and Joe Kelly appear to have made up

    Feb 24, 2015, 9:55 PM EST

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    Joe Kelly effectively knocked Hanley Ramirez out of the 2013 NLCS when the then-Cardinals-starter struck the then-Dodgers-shortstop in the rib cage with a 95 mph fastball in the top of the first inning of Game 1.

  9. Zack Greinke throws 24-pitch ‘pen session, elbow fine

    Feb 24, 2015, 8:48 PM EST

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    Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke was given a lubricating injection last Thursday for his pitching elbow and had to be shut down for a couple of days, but it sounds like he is basically back on track.

  10. Alex Gordon able to take 15 dry swings Tuesday

    Feb 24, 2015, 7:31 PM EST

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    Royals outfielder Alex Gordon is making steady progress in his recovery from January wrist surgery.

  11. Andre Ethier: “I want the opportunity to play every day”

    Feb 24, 2015, 6:17 PM EST

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    Carl Crawford, Joc Pederson, and Yasiel Puig are expected to open the 2015 season as the Dodgers’ primary starting outfielders.

  12. Dodgers to sign right-hander Dustin McGowan

    Feb 22, 2015, 4:11 PM EST

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    MLB.com beat writer Ken Gurnick reports that free agent right-hander Dustin McGowan was at the Dodgers’ spring training complex Sunday and is expected to sign with the team.

  13. Rangers might exercise Adrian Beltre’s $16 million vesting option for the 2016 season

    Feb 22, 2015, 2:47 PM EST

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    Daniels said he wants Beltre, who turns 36 years old in early April, to retire as a Ranger.

  14. B.J. Upton will now go by Melvin Upton Jr.

    Feb 22, 2015, 1:15 PM EST

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    Melvin Emanuel Upton Jr. is his birth name.

  15. Jeffrey Maier’s glove sells for $22,705

    Feb 22, 2015, 12:44 PM EST

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    “Even to this day, almost 20 years after the fact, this glove still continues to elicit smiles from Yankees fans and curses from Orioles fans,” said Chris Ivy, the Director of Sports Auctions at Heritage …

  16. Bruce Bochy returns to Giants camp after heart scare

    Feb 22, 2015, 11:38 AM EST

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    As expected, Giants manager Bruce Bochy returned to work Sunday …

  17. David Freese is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:22 AM EST

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    You can add another name to the growing list …

  18. Video: Mets offer predictions for Best Picture

    Feb 22, 2015, 9:02 AM EST

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    Jon Niese, Matt Harvey, and Travis d’Arnaud offer predictions for tonight’s Academy Awards …

  19. Heath Bell is in The Best Shape Of His Life

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EST

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    Veteran relief pitcher Heath Bell agreed to a minor league contract with the Nationals on December 22 and has spent the final two months of the offseason on a strict diet and workout program …

  20. Red Sox begin extension talks with manager John Farrell

    Feb 18, 2015, 9:41 PM EST

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    Red Sox manager John Farrell could be getting a new contract this spring. Sean McAdam of CSN New England has the report …

  21. Tim Hudson behind schedule in rehab from ankle surgery

    Feb 18, 2015, 8:37 PM EST

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    Giants manager Bruce Bochy acknowledged to MLB.com’s Chris Haft on Wednesday that Tim Hudson is behind schedule in his recovery from January ankle surgery, putting the veteran’s status in doubt for the beginning of the regular season.

  22. Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez moved his legs, but still in critical condition

    Feb 18, 2015, 7:24 PM EST

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    Mariners pitching prospect Victor Sanchez suffered a double skull fracture and brain hematoma when he was struck by a boat last Friday while swimming off the eastern-central coast of his native Venezuela.

  23. Royals ink Eric Hosmer to two-year, $13.9 million deal

    Feb 18, 2015, 6:10 PM EST

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    The deal will pay Hosmer a $5.65 million salary in 2015 and $8.25 million in 2016, covering his second and third years of arbitration eligibility.

  24. Alex Gordon hopes to be cleared for throwing and batting practice early next week

    Feb 17, 2015, 10:34 PM EST

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    Royals outfielder Alex Gordon needed an extensor retinaculum repair on his right wrist in early January, but he is aiming to be fully recovered by the beginning of the 2015 regular season. And his recovery has gone according to plan thus far.

  25. Kenley Jansen out 8-12 weeks following foot surgery

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EST

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    Jansen will be on crutches for the next 10 days and in a protective walking boot for the next 3-4 weeks. In total, the rehabilitation process is expected to take 8-12 weeks.

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