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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

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

    Feb 24, 2015, 6:17 PM EDT

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

  5. Dodgers to sign right-hander Dustin McGowan

    Feb 22, 2015, 4:11 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 22, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

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

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

    Feb 22, 2015, 1:15 PM EDT

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    Melvin Emanuel Upton Jr. is his birth name.

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

    Feb 22, 2015, 12:44 PM EDT

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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 …

  9. Bruce Bochy returns to Giants camp after heart scare

    Feb 22, 2015, 11:38 AM EDT

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

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

    Feb 22, 2015, 10:22 AM EDT

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    You can add another name to the growing list …

  11. Video: Mets offer predictions for Best Picture

    Feb 22, 2015, 9:02 AM EDT

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

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

    Feb 18, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT

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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 …

  13. Red Sox begin extension talks with manager John Farrell

    Feb 18, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT

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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 …

  14. Tim Hudson behind schedule in rehab from ankle surgery

    Feb 18, 2015, 8:37 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 18, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 18, 2015, 6:10 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 17, 2015, 10:34 PM EDT

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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.

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

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:19 PM EDT

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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.

  19. Report: Five teams prepared to spend over $70 million on Cuban infielder Hector Olivera

    Feb 17, 2015, 9:04 PM EDT

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    Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas commanded a $68.5 million contract from the Diamondbacks in November and Yoan Moncada has been drawing most of the headlines lately, but Hector Olivera appears poised to beat his fellow countrymen at the signing table.

  20. “He just kept saying: ‘They’re going to burn this city down again when we win the World Series'”

    Feb 17, 2015, 7:57 PM EDT

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    Cubs president Theo Epstein recalled his courting of starting pitcher Jon Lester in an interview this week with Patrick Mooney of CSNChicago.com …

  21. Rangers “still in discussions” with Phil Coke

    Feb 17, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT

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    MLB.com’s T.R. Sullivan reports that the Rangers are “still in discussions with” free agent left-hander Phil Coke, who worked out for the club earlier this month.

  22. Chad Gaudin worked out for the Diamondbacks

    Feb 15, 2015, 3:25 PM EDT

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    Nick Piecoro of the Arizona Republic reports that free agent reliever Chad Gaudin threw a bullpen session in front of Diamondbacks decision-makers this past week at the club’s Salt River Fields spring training complex.

  23. Report: Red Sox made offer for Cole Hamels

    Feb 15, 2015, 12:14 PM EDT

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    The Cardinals, Rangers, and Dodgers have also been connected to Hamels, who posted a terrific 2.46 ERA (1.51 ERA+) and 8.7 K/9 in 204 2/3 innings last season for Philadelphia.

  24. Video: Jeffrey Loria, Rob Manfred talk 2017 All-Star Game

    Feb 15, 2015, 10:59 AM EDT

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    Watch as Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, Marlins president David Samson, and MLB commissioner officially peg Miami as the host city for the 2017 All-Star Game …

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