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  1. Video: Bryce Harper meets a very young fan

    Mar 15, 2015, 10:39 AM EDT

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    Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports wrote an interesting article last week about how Bryce Harper doesn’t exactly fit the villain role he’s been cast to play. And here’s further proof …

  2. Josh Edgin to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Mar 15, 2015, 9:47 AM EDT

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    The 28-year-old southpaw posted a shiny 1.32 ERA, 0.92 WHIP, and 28/6 K/BB ratio in 27 1/3 innings last season for the Mets, who now have a huge hole at left-handed relief.

  3. Andrew McCutchen out again Sunday with “sore lower body”

    Mar 15, 2015, 8:54 AM EDT

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    It’s probably nothing to worry about here in mid-March. Few players have appeared in more games over the last five years than ‘Cutch.

  4. Lucas Duda to make Grapefruit League debut Sunday

    Mar 11, 2015, 11:20 PM EDT

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    Duda suffered an oblique strain two weeks ago, but he has been hitting in Mets camp since Monday.

  5. Devin Mesoraco cleared for baseball activities Wednesday following “minor” concussion

    Mar 11, 2015, 10:07 PM EDT

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    Mesoraco should be ready for more Cactus League action in about a week and he is fully expected to be ready for Opening Day. The 26-year-old hit .273/.359/.534 with 25 homers and 80 RBI in 114 games last season.

  6. Video: Yasiel Puig’s wall-slamming grab

    Mar 11, 2015, 9:14 PM EDT

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    Going all out in a Cactus League game — scary but impressive.

  7. Troy Tulowitzki dazzles at the plate and in the field in his second Cactus League game

    Mar 11, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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    Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was eased into activities this spring after undergoing season-ending surgery last August to repair a torn labrum in his left hip. But he made his 2015 Cactus League debut on Monday and then truly made his presence felt in his second Cactus League game on Wednesday …

  8. Video: A-Rod’s first Grapefruit League homer

    Mar 11, 2015, 6:29 PM EDT

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    A-Rod is now batting .455/.538/.818 through five spring games.

  9. Yasmany Tomas “needs to be better” defensively

    Mar 10, 2015, 11:01 PM EDT

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    Diamondbacks manager Chip Hale acknowledged Tuesday to MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert that Tomas is struggling at third base, where the D’Backs want to play him despite a physical profile that fits much better in left field.

  10. Angels not interested in retired quarterback Jake Locker

    Mar 10, 2015, 9:53 PM EDT

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    Jake Locker officially announced his retirement from pro football Tuesday at the age of 26, stating that he no longer has “the burning desire necessary to play the game for a living” after four injury-plagued seasons as a quarterback for the Tennessee Titans.

  11. Andrelton Simmons to make spring debut Thursday

    Mar 10, 2015, 7:55 PM EDT

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    Braves shortstop Andrelton Simmons suffered a strained oblique near the end of February, but he’s been taking batting practice and doing fielding drills for the past week without any discomfort and the 25-year-old is now ready to make his spring debut.

  12. Jorge Soler, Javier Baez, and Kris Bryant go back to back to back in Cactus League game

    Mar 10, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

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    Soler and Bryant are both 23 years old and Baez is 22. It’s an exciting time to be a Cubs fan.

  13. Michael Taylor retires from baseball at age 29

    Mar 10, 2015, 6:18 PM EDT

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    Taylor logged 3,765 plate appearances in the minor leagues but only 114 plate appearances in the majors.

  14. Masahiro Tanaka to make spring debut Thursday

    Mar 8, 2015, 5:01 PM EDT

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    Tanaka worked through a successful two-inning simulated outing on Saturday in Yankees camp and figures to go two innings in his first start of the spring.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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 …

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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 …

  21. 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.

  22. 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 …

  23. 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 …

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