Stanton to wear protective face guard in camp

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-02-03 00:55
Physically and mentally, Giancarlo Stanton is ready to start Spring Training later this month with no restrictions. But to make sure there is no hesitation, Miami's two-time All-Star right fielder will wear a protective guard on his helmet.
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All-Star ticket strip registration opens to fans

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-02-03 00:47
On Monday, the Reds and Major League Baseball announced that fans can register for the opportunity to purchase full ticket strips for the 2015 All-Star events by visiting allstargame.com or reds.com.
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Pipeline Inbox: Correa still may be underrated at shortstop

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-02-03 00:42
Can Carlos Correa be as good as Troy Tulowitzki? Will Addison Russell push Starlin Castro off of shortstop? Jim Callis answers these questions and more in the latest Pipeline Inbox.
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Rockies add Axford on Minors deal with spring invite

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-02-03 00:40
The Rockies have signed reliever John Axford to a Minor League deal, adding another veteran to their bullpen. Axford's deal guarantees him a $2.6 million base salary, if he makes the Major League roster, and he can make an additional $1.5 million in incentives.
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Caribbean Series the start of turning point for Cuba?

Major League Baseball - Tue, 2015-02-03 00:40
The glistening black Transporte Sonnell charter bus rolled to a stop late Saturday afternoon in the hotel parking lot in the Condado neighborhood of San Juan. The bus doors flipped open, and one by one, players from the Cuban team -- a team often shrouded in mystery -- stepped into the island breeze.
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Pollock thrilled for up-close view to Super Bowl celebration

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2015-02-02 23:45
Watching the Seahawks drive down the field with time running out on Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday night, D-backs outfielder A.J. Pollock had that familiar feeling in the pit of his stomach.
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Wood as new: Braves lefty is ready for camp

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2015-02-02 23:25
The Braves got their Early Throwing Program underway on Monday. The club's annual week-long ritual is an exciting event for many because it precedes the team packing up and leaving for Spring Training, but it was especially exciting for left-hander Alex Wood.
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Rays sign Belisario, Casilla to Minors deals

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:58
The Rays on Monday officially signed Ronald Belisario, Alexi Casilla and Robert Zarate to Minor League contracts with invitations to Major League Spring Training.
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Former Tiger Bergman dies at 61

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2015-02-02 22:50
Longtime first baseman Dave Bergman, who played in parts of 17 Major League seasons and was a key player on the Tigers' 1984 World Series championship team and who went on to become a key contributor to the Detroit community, died Monday morning at age 61.
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Schmidt, Manuel to work with Phillies' hitters at camp

Major League Baseball - Mon, 2015-02-02 21:15
Larry Andersen, Roy Halladay, Dave Hollins, Greg Luzinski, Dan Plesac and Aaron Rowand will work with players for a week or two as guest instructors, which is customary, but Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt and former manager Charlie Manuel will be present for most of camp, and they will be heavily involved as the Phillies implement a new hitting program.
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