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Feb 24

Cubs field veteran lineup vs. Rangers

The Cubs will field a veteran lineup Saturday when they open the home portion of their exhibition season against the Rangers at Sloan Park. Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo, Willson Contreras, Jason Heyward, Addison Russell and Javier Baez will make their sp…

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Feb 24

Study ranks each Arizona spring training stadium based on fan experience

PHOENIX – With spring training in the Valley officially underway, a new study researched which stadium in Arizona has the highest ranking based on fan experience. At the request of USA Today, ReviewTrackers conducted the study they named “The Voice of …

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Feb 24

Van Slyke finds his swing in St. Louis, hopes it powers his way to Miami

JUPITER, Fla. • When Scott Van Slyke stepped into the cage in St. Louis this winter, the swing his father had suggested, the swing he needed to retool, the swing he needed to return to the majors found him without a search. “Failure is a very good cata…

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Feb 24

Chicago Cubs’ Kyle Schwarber looks lean ahead of spring training

Feb. 24 (UPI) — Chicago Cubs slugger Kyle Schwarber appears to be in great shape heading into the 2018 season. The outfielder is listed at 6-foot, 235 pounds on Baseball Reference, but reports emerged all offseason about Schwarber working on his condi…

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Feb 24

Mets prospect Dominic Smith late for first game, benched

Mets prospect Dominic Smith isn’t making the best first impression on new manager Mickey Callaway. Callaway scratched Smith from the starting lineup for the Mets’ first spring training game Friday after the first baseman showed up late for team meetings. Smith had been slated to bat cleanup in

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Feb 24

Mariners morning notes: Mitch Haniger’s hand is hurting, Daniel Vogelbach in a walking boot

PEORIA, Ariz. — Two days into Cactus League play and the Mariners’ list of players dealing with injuries has increased by two. Outfielder Mitch Haniger has some discomfort in his right hand and won’t play in the first four or five Cactus League games. “Mitch has a little bit of hand soreness,

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Feb 24

Today’s game: Mets vs. Cardinals, 1:10 p.m.

Dom Smith is back in the lineup for the Mets as they get their second game of the spring underway at 1:10 p.m. against the Cardinals.

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Feb 24

Hennessy settling in nicely as a starter on the mound

Jacob Hennessy is becoming more and more comfortable embracing the role of a starter and it certainly showed Friday afternoon as the left-handed sophomore earned the win in 11th-ranked Clemson’s 12-1 victory over No. 10 Dallas Baptist University at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Hennessy pitched 6.1 innings

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Feb 24

Rangers vs Hearts: Live stream TV channel, start time, team news, latest odds

Team news Rangers provisional squad: Foderingham, Tavernier, Hodson, John, Alves, Martin, Bates, Cardoso, Goss, Halliday, Murphy, Holt, Docherty, Windass, Cummings, Morelos, Candeias, O’Halloran, Kranjcar, Herrera, Miller, Alnwick. Hearts Provisional squad: McLaughlin, Randall, Smith, Souttar, Hughes

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Feb 24

Joe Maddon goes deep on impact of limiting mound visits

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers the Chicago Cubs for ESPNChicago.com and ESPN Radio 1000. Follow on Twitter MESA, Ariz. — Unlike many who have spoken out about baseball’s new rules, Joe Maddon isn’t as worried about a limit to mound visits

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Feb 24

Alford anxious to prove his worth in the bigs

DUNEDIN – Anthony Alford is the third-ranked prospect in the Blue Jays system, and 47th on the 2018 Top 100 MLB prospects list. | With that and $5.75, you can buy a pretzel at Dunedin Stadium. The laid-back outfielder appears to be one of the most cont…

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Feb 24

Eyes will be on Orioles Rule 5 outfielder Anthony Santander’s defense this spring

The Orioles entered their exhibition schedule with a bevy of candidates to play right field — from surging rookie Austin Hays to just-signed veteran Colby Rasmus. And a left-right platoon of those two might be the most likely situation without knowing …

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Feb 24

Eyes will be on Orioles Rule 5 outfielder Anthony Santander’s defense this spring

The Orioles entered their exhibition schedule with a bevy of candidates to play right field — from surging rookie Austin Hays to just-signed veteran Colby Rasmus. And a left-right platoon of those two might be the most likely situation without knowing …

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Feb 24

O’s Schoop has elbow drained, is day to day

ESPN Jonathan Schoop, the starting second baseman for the Baltimore Orioles, has bursitis in his left elbow and is expected to miss some time, manager Buck Showalter said Friday. Schoop, who agreed to an $8.5 million deal earlier this month to avoid ar…

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Feb 24

Bright start for three young Cardinals

JUPITER, Fla. • The loudest statement, by far, was St. Louisan Scott Van Slyle’s two-homer, five RBI performance for the Miami Marlins, who beat the Cardinals 6-4 in the baseball exhibition opener Friday. But there were some intriguing talking points created by several young players from the Cardinals

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Feb 24

Goold: In menagerie of nicknames, Carlos Martinez has earned ‘Bull’

JUPITER, Fla. • The message was taped to Carlos Martinez’s locker in the Cardinals’ clubhouse and it didn’t contain a single word. The piece of paper stuck there had two pictures, juxtaposed. One was of a bull, horns and all, and the other, on the right, was of a calf. Martinez grinned as

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