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Yet another sign that Spring Training is almost here: It was Royals Truck Day at Kauffman Stadium on Wednesday.
The Blue Jays entered the offseason knowing they would be hanging onto one of the best lineups in baseball but there were plenty of question marks about whether there was enough pitching to repeat as 2015 American League East Division champions.
As MLB.com's Spring Training primer continues, it's time to introduce all the new faces on the Red Sox. After a highly-productive offseason by president of operations Dave Dombrowski, there are plenty of reasons to be excited.
Seung Hwan Oh, the South Korean reliever signed by the Cardinals last month, has received his work visa and is expected to report on Jupiter, Fla., on time for the start of Cardinals Spring Training.
Snow covered the field at PNC Park early Wednesday morning as winter weather finally settled in along the Allegheny River. But down the dugout stairs, in the tunnel underneath the stands, was one of the first signs of spring. Wednesday was "Truck Day" for the Pirates.
The countdown for Feb. 18, the official report date of Yankees pitchers and catchers, is ticking down. Activity has already started at the team complex in Tampa, Fla. and anticipation is kicking into high gear for the upcoming season.
The Dodgers and Giants have ruled the National League West in recent seasons with dominant pitching, but the division also houses some serious offense. The Rockies and D-backs scored the most runs in the league in 2015, with the Giants coming in fifth. Let's zero in on five pivotal NL West bats heading into Spring Training.
The Rangers avoided an arbitration hearing with first baseman Mitch Moreland almost at the last hour on Wednesday by agreeing on a contract for 2016. The deal is for $5.7 million, according to a source.
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The first leg of the 2017 World Baseball Classic gets underway with the first of four qualifying tournaments starting on Thursday at Blacktown International Sportspark just outside Sydney. Australia, the favorite, will host New Zealand, the Philippines and South Africa.
Brian McCann can't stop thinking about the possibilities. Dellin Betances in the seventh inning, Andrew Miller in the eighth and Aroldis Chapman in the ninth. "Yeah, I mean I think the options are endless," McCann, the Yankees' catcher, said Tuesday night before joining honorees at the 36th annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner.
Rockies right-handed pitcher David Hale has a degree in economics from Princeton and is quite capable of learning, but last season tested his aptitude.
Evan Gattis recently underwent surgery to repair a hernia, a baseball source confirmed to MLB.com on Tuesday, and he is expected to miss four to six weeks.
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Here is a look at last season's homers that featured the five lowest and five highest launch angles, according to Statcast™. This list focuses on balls that left the yard, so inside-the-park homers are excluded.
Bernie Stowe, a Reds fixture and an employee for six decades, died Tuesday after a long illness. Stowe, who had up-close and personal experiences with great players and teams that included the Big Red Machine, was 80 years old.
Camaraderie may never have been in short supply last season for the Mets, but it never hurts to have a little more. To that end, one of the team's newest acquisitions, Antonio Bastardo, has baseball roots intersecting with those of closer Jeurys Familia.
The start of the international signing period is months away, but teams have been hard at work scouting prospects across Latin America and the Caribbean since last summer in search of future stars.
Over the next few days we'll provide a categorical preview of the 2016 D-backs, including an introduction of the new players, a projected lineup and rotation and the top prospects to watch. The series begins with a look at D-backs players on the rebound in 2016.
Rangers pitcher Yu Darvish said he is feeling stronger physically than he did before having Tommy John elbow reconstruction surgery last March 17. More importantly, Darvish said he is feeling much better mentally as well.