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  1. Nick Franklin suffers oblique strain, Opening Day in doubt

    Mar 23, 2015, 9:48 PM EDT

    Twins Rays Spring Baseball

    Logan Forsythe is now likely to begin the season as the Rays’ primary second baseman.

  2. 2015 Preview: Oakland Athletics

    Mar 23, 2015, 3:33 PM EDT

    Bob Melvin

    They’ve reshuffled the deck for 2015. But that’s OK, they do that a lot and it always seems to work out OK.

  3. Nationals pick Max Scherzer, not Stephen Strasburg, as Opening Day starter

    Mar 23, 2015, 11:49 AM EDT

    Max Scherzer

    Strasburg has started Opening Day for the Nationals in each of the past three seasons.

  4. Asdrubal Cabrera named the Rays’ starting shortstop

    Mar 23, 2015, 8:30 AM EDT

    Asdrubal Cabrera

    It was expected that he’d be the second baseman. But there are two reasons he won’t be. The Rays mention one of them.

  5. Maicer Izturis headed for disabled list with groin strain

    Mar 22, 2015, 3:39 PM EDT

    maicer izturis getty

    Blue Jays manager John Gibbons told John Lott of Canada’s National Post on Sunday that infielder Maicer Izturis will open the 2015 regular season on the 15-day disabled list because of a groin strain.

  6. Drew Smyly throws off mound for first time since March 6

    Mar 22, 2015, 2:24 PM EDT

    drew smyly getty

    Some good news this weekend out of Rays camp …

  7. Miguel Cabrera and Victor Martinez making their Grapefruit League debuts on Sunday

    Mar 22, 2015, 10:01 AM EDT

    cabrera v-mart getty

    Cabrera will be the designated hitter in the Tigers’ home game against the Nationals and Martinez will DH on the road against the Braves. They’re both expected to get around three at-bats.

  8. Kris Bryant homered twice again

    Mar 21, 2015, 8:10 PM EDT

    Kris Bryant

    Kris Bryant’s incredibly hot spring continued on Saturday as he socked another pair of dingers.

  9. Video: Alex Rodriguez hits his second home run of the spring

    Mar 21, 2015, 8:55 AM EDT

    Alex Rodriguez

    And in perhaps bigger news, the Yankees team Twitter account actually acknowledged it this time.

  10. Justin Verlander thinks pitcher injuries come from being coddled

    Mar 20, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    There’s been a significant amount of seasons cut short due to injury recently and Justin Verlander thinks he knows why.

  11. Justin Verlander will not be the Tigers’ Opening Day starter for the first time since 2007

    Mar 20, 2015, 10:47 AM EDT

    david price getty

    “I have to make a decision based on baseball and what’s best for the 2015 Tigers.”

  12. It’s not a great day, so let’s look at Brad Ausmus without his shirt on

    Mar 20, 2015, 10:04 AM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    David Price has been tweeting these today, so it’s practically news.

  13. Reds shift ‘disappointed and angry’ Tony Cingrani to the bullpen

    Mar 16, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT

    Tony Cingrani

    Tony Cingrani was very impressive starting games for the Reds as a 23-year-old rookie in 2013.

  14. 2015 Preview: Detroit Tigers

    Mar 16, 2015, 1:14 PM EDT

    Brad Ausmus

    Can the Tigers win a fifth straight AL Central title?

  15. Drew Smyly expected to miss first regular-season start

    Mar 15, 2015, 11:43 AM EDT

    smyly rays getty

    Rays left-hander Drew Smyly is making progress in his recovery from shoulder tendinitis, but he has not yet resumed throwing off a mound and looks to be running out of time.

  16. Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez could play in spring games next week

    Mar 14, 2015, 10:59 PM EDT

    Miguel Cabrera

    The Tigers could get their two best hitters into spring action quite soon.

  17. Zach Walters out 3-4 weeks with oblique strain

    Mar 14, 2015, 2:21 PM EDT

    Zach Walters AP

    Walters hit just .193 over 62 games last season, but launched 10 home runs in 137 plate appearances.

  18. James McCann hit a bird with a foul ball

    Mar 13, 2015, 10:25 PM EDT

    James McCann

    Do they make protective headgear for birds?

  19. Dontrelle Willis has decided to retire

    Mar 13, 2015, 1:26 PM EDT

    dontrelle willis getty

    D-Train’s latest comeback has ended. And it looks like the end of the line.

  20. Joe Nathan is still a mess

    Mar 12, 2015, 2:47 PM EDT

    Joe Nathan Tigers

    Nathan, whose first season in Detroit included a 4.81 ERA and lots of boos from Tigers fans, allowed six runs while recording two outs this afternoon.

  21. Bruce Rondon cleared for first game action since Tommy John surgery

    Mar 9, 2015, 11:10 PM EDT

    Bruce Rondon Getty

    Known for his triple-digit fastball, Rondon had a 3.45 ERA and 30/11 K/BB ratio across 28 2/3 innings as a rookie in 2013.

  22. Victor Martinez takes batting practice; could be ready for Opening Day?

    Mar 9, 2015, 5:17 PM EDT

    Victor Martinez

    Martinez re-signed with the Tigers on a four-year, $68 million deal as a free agent this offseason after hitting .335 with 32 homers and a career-high .974 OPS at age 35.

  23. Denard Span out at least 4-6 weeks after second surgery

    Mar 9, 2015, 10:17 AM EDT

    Denard Span

    Span is definitely out for Opening Day and may miss the entire first month of the season.

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