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  1. Video: Minnie Minoso’s memorial service

    Mar 8, 2015, 3:47 PM EDT

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    Minoso, the first black major leaguer in Chicago, passed away last week at the age of 92.

  2. Lance Lynn leaves Grapefruit League start with hip strain

    Mar 8, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT

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    From Rick Hummel of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch comes word that right-handed starter Lance Lynn had to make an early departure from his Grapefruit League debut Sunday against the Marlins due to a left hip flexor strain.

  3. Miguel Cabrera cleared to take grounders

    Mar 8, 2015, 1:21 PM EDT

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    Some good news out of Tigers camp in Florida …

  4. Yankees “have come the closest to landing” Cole Hamels

    Mar 8, 2015, 12:08 PM EDT

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    Hamels posted a terrific 2.46 ERA (151 ERA+) and 8.7 K/9 in 204 2/3 innings last season for Philadelphia.

  5. Cliff Lee feels renewed discomfort in left elbow

    Mar 8, 2015, 11:20 AM EDT

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    Veteran left-hander Cliff Lee was limited to 81 1/3 innings last season due to elbow trouble, and he’s apparently not done with that battle.

  6. Drew Smyly shut down with left shoulder tendinitis

    Mar 8, 2015, 10:35 AM EDT

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    Drew Smyly is being viewed by many as a potential breakout candidate for the 2015 season, but this bit of news may throw a wrench into all of that …

  7. Alex Rodriguez getting first spring start at third base

    Mar 8, 2015, 9:42 AM EDT

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    It’ll actually be his first time playing third base in a live baseball game since September 10, 2013.

  8. Video: Jim Harbaugh coaches first base for the A’s

    Mar 8, 2015, 8:38 AM EDT

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    University of Michigan head football coach Jim Harbaugh served as the Athletics’ first base coach for part of Saturday’s Cactus League game against the Angels …

  9. Angels, Huston Street expected to exchange offers soon

    Mar 4, 2015, 11:59 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Alden Gonzalez has an update on the ongoing extension negotiations between Angels general manager Jerry Dipoto and veteran closer Huston Street …

  10. Ji-Man Choi suffered a fractured right fibula

    Mar 4, 2015, 11:13 PM EDT

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    The Mariners won their Cactus League opener Wednesday against the Padres, but it was not a totally problem-free afternoon in Peoria, Arizona.

  11. Report: MLB panel split on rehab for Josh Hamilton; one-year suspension is in play

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:52 PM EDT

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    A four-person panel appointed by Major League Baseball to decide how Josh Hamilton should be handled following his recent relapse that involved at least cocaine has reportedly reached a stalemate.

  12. Rays sign reliever Jim Miller to minor league deal

    Mar 4, 2015, 9:04 PM EDT

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    The deal includes an invitation to the major league side of spring training, though Miller seems doubtful to win a spot on Tampa Bay’s Opening Day roster.

  13. Tim Collins leaves spring debut with tight left elbow

    Mar 4, 2015, 8:21 PM EDT

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    Royals reliever Tim Collins missed time last season with a flexor strain in his left elbow and again had an issue with the joint Wednesday in his 2015 Cactus League debut …

  14. Joc Pederson goes 2-for-2 in Cactus League debut

    Mar 4, 2015, 7:17 PM EDT

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    It was an enjoyable first day of Cactus League competition for Dodgers prospect Joc Pederson.

  15. Masahiro Tanaka expected to make his 2015 Grapefruit League debut on March 12

    Mar 4, 2015, 6:22 PM EDT

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    He successfully rehabbed a torn UCL in his right elbow last season and the Yankees’ fingers remain crossed that the 26-year-old from Japan will be able to avoid Tommy John elbow reconstructive surgery.

  16. Rusney Castillo suffers left side injury

    Mar 3, 2015, 10:57 PM EDT

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    It was a successful afternoon in pretty much every way at Fenway South. Except maybe one …

  17. Yankees prospect Luis Torrens needs shoulder surgery

    Mar 3, 2015, 9:44 PM EDT

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    The expectation is that he will have to sit out the entire 2015 season.

  18. Orioles sign Pedro Beato to minor league contract

    Mar 3, 2015, 8:31 PM EDT

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    The deal does not include an invitation to major league spring training, so Beato won’t be under consideration for one of the spots in the Orioles’ Opening Day bullpen.

  19. Video: Yoenis Cespedes launches grand slam in Grapefruit League debut with Tigers

    Mar 3, 2015, 7:28 PM EDT

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    Yoenis Cespedes made his presence felt around Tigers camp with this fourth-inning grand slam in Tuesday afternoon’s Grapefruit League opener against the visiting Orioles …

  20. Garrett Richards expected to miss first 2-3 weeks of season

    Mar 1, 2015, 3:24 PM EDT

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    There’s been some talk that Angels right-hander Garrett Richards might be ready for the beginning of the 2015 regular season despite tearing the patellar tendon in his left knee last August. But manager Mike Scioscia put that to rest Sunday in camp …

  21. Jose Fernandez throws off mound for first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery

    Mar 1, 2015, 1:51 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro provides the visual evidence …

  22. Dodgers sign Mike Adams to minor league contract

    Mar 1, 2015, 11:33 AM EDT

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    From the official Twitter account of the Los Angeles Dodgers …

  23. Minnie Minoso has died at age 92

    Mar 1, 2015, 10:33 AM EDT

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    Minoso, a native of Cuba, batted .298/.389/.459 with 1,963 hits, 186 home runs, and 1,023 RBI in parts of 17 major league seasons split between the Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, and Washington Senators.

  24. Video: Rob Manfred at SSAC

    Mar 1, 2015, 8:49 AM EDT

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    Some highlights here from Rob Manfred’s sit-down Saturday at the Sloan Sports Analytics Conference …

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