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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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 …

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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 …

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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 …

  10. 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 …

  11. 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 …

  12. 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 …

  13. 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.

  14. 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 …

  15. Mark Ellis retires from baseball at age 37

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

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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.

  16. Bryce Harper: “Where’s my ring?”

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 PM EDT

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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 …

  17. Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen

    Feb 25, 2015, 9:21 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 25, 2015, 8:08 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 25, 2015, 7:25 PM EDT

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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.

  20. 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 EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 24, 2015, 11:03 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 24, 2015, 9:55 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 24, 2015, 8:48 PM EDT

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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.

  24. Alex Gordon able to take 15 dry swings Tuesday

    Feb 24, 2015, 7:31 PM EDT

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

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