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Sam Houston knocks off TCU – MLB.com

MLB.comEppler (2-1) pitched six shutout innings in a 9-4 win in the second game of the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. The right-hander limited the Horned Frogs to six singles as the Bearkats improved to 9-1. TCU starter Brandon Finnegan, who is No.Houston College Classic: Bearkats down No. 12 TCU in opener, 9-4Your […]

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San Francisco

Report: San Francisco Giants, NHL talk about outdoor Sharks game – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comWhen this brainstorming happens, one location seems to always inevitably enter the conversation: San Francisco’s AT&T Park. The tenants of that beautiful ballpark on the San Francisco Bay, MLB’s Giants, share the same dream. According to Giants Extra, …San Francisco Giants willing to share AT&T Park with Oakland A’sSan Jose Mercury NewsSF Giants president Larry […]

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New York

Jeter 0-2 In Spring Debut – ESPN

ESPN… Jeter in New York.Tags: Troy Tulowitzki, Derek Jeter, Yankees, Rockies, MLB News, MLB Rumors, Jim Bowden. TAMPA, Fla. — The first game of Derek Jeter’s final spring training was uneventful, which is probably how the New York Yankees wanted it to be.Get our weekday morning briefs direct from the WFAN newsroomCBS LocalJeter feels good […]

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Jameis Winston, FSU draw large crowd during loss to Yankees – Orlando Sentinel

Orlando SentinelFlorida State faced the New York Yankees in an exhibition game on Tuesday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. During the Yankees’ first live action of the preseason, it was not the New York faithful that filled the stadium. The crowd of 7,708 consisted of mostly …LOOK: Derek Jeter, Jameis Winston smile for cameraThe Star-LedgerHeisman […]

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AJ Pierzynski doesn’t like the new home plate collision rule – Call to the Pen

Call to the PenSep 29, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Texas Rangers designated hitter A.J. Pierzynski (12) reacts to hitting a double in the fifth inning of the game against the Los Angeles Angels at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington. Mandatory Credit: Tim Heitman-USA TODAY …Padres’ Nick Hundley in favor of MLB’s new home collision ruleSports Out […]

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Around baseball: MLB, union approve new collision rule – Columbus Dispatch

Columbus DispatchThe E-Edition includes all of the news, comics, classifieds and advertisements of the newspaper. And it’s available to subscribers before 6 a.m. every day. Subscribe. All current subscribers have full access to Digital D, which includes the E-Edition and …New MLB rule to cut down home plate collisionsgulfnews.comBaseball news: Collision-at-home rule adopted for 2014Detroit […]

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MLB notebook: Collision rule added – Tulsa World

Tulsa WorldMLB collision rule leaves exceptions: Major League Baseball and its players have banned most home-plate collisions but left open an exception if the catcher has the ball and is blocking the runner’s direct path to home plate.Baseball news: Collision-at-home rule adopted for 2014Detroit Free PressMLB will continue to allow collisions with catchers, but a […]

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Atlanta

Atlanta Braves 2014 fantasy baseball team preview – SportingNews.com

SportingNews.comThis is the latest preview in a series examining the 2014 fantasy baseball outlook of each major league team. Today, a look at the Atlanta Braves. For every MLB team preview along with player rankings, stat projections, mock drafts and more, join …Baseball buzzing as Atlanta Braves lock up their top talentNew York Daily NewsFreeman’s […]

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Sports

In extending Brett Gardner, Yankees get a rare bargain – SI.com

SI.comBrett Gardner slashed .273/.344/.416 in a bounce-back season for the Yankees in 2013. (Michael Dwyer/AP). When the Yankees signed Jacoby Ellsbury to a seven-year, $153 million free-agent deal back in December, many observers concluded that it might …Yanks, Gardner agree on $52 million, 4-year dealFOXSports.comFormer College of Charleston star Brett Gardner signs extension with New […]

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Los Angeles

Dodgers sign Erisbel Arruebarrena – ESPN

ESPNGLENDALE, Ariz. — The Los Angeles Dodgers announced the signing of Cuban shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract Saturday. The deal will pay Arruebarrena $25 million, according to a source, which includes a reported $7.5 million signing …MLB Rumors: Los Angeles Dodgers sign Erisbel Arruebarruena to five-year dealFanSidedDodgers sign Cuban SS Erisbel ArruebarrenaFresno BeeDodgers […]

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Oakland

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appeal – San Jose Mercury News

Court agrees to fast-track San Jose’s baseball antitrust appealSan Jose Mercury NewsSAN JOSE — A federal appeals court Thursday granted San Jose’s request for speedy consideration of its claim that Major League Baseball violated U.S. antitrust law by keeping the Oakland A’s from moving to the city. San Jose’s lawyers had asked the …Expedited schedule […]

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Sports

Reds, Homer Bailey agree to 6-year, $105 million extension – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comThe Reds and right-hander Homer Bailey have agreed to a six-year contract extension worth a guaranteed $105 million, CBSSports.com’s Jon Heyman has confirmed. MLB.com’s Mark Sheldon originally reported that the deal was done, and Sheldon adds …Homer Bailey agrees to $105M dealESPNBailey, Reds agree to six-year, $105 million dealCincinnati RedsHomer Bailey, Reds agree on $105-million […]

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cleveland

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez back – The Plain Dealer

Deep down Cleveland Indians never wanted inconsistent Ubaldo Jimenez backThe Plain Dealer… would not be back. The front office enjoyed watching Jimenez pitch them into the postseason for the first time since 2007, but they did not think that outweighed his inconsistent body of work since arriving in Cleveland in July of 2011 in a […]

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Las Vegas

MLB season win totals posted in Las Vegas, Dodgers on top – SportingNews.com

MLB season win totals posted in Las Vegas, Dodgers on topSportingNews.comLAS VEGAS — There is nothing better than the smell of fresh cut grass, and when pitchers and catchers report to their respected spring training facilities in Florida and Arizona, the aroma becomes even nicer. People are talking baseball. People are … …read more Source: […]

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Craig Kimbrel agrees to $42 million contract with Braves – USA TODAY

USA TODAYKISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Atlanta Braves added to their extensive wave of long-term deals with their young stars on Sunday by agreeing to a $42 million, four-year contract with All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel. Kimbrel, 25, avoided salary arbitration. He was …Busy Braves lock up closer KimbrelChicago TribuneCloser Craig Kimbrel and Atlanta Braves agree […]

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Los Angeles

Pressing Questions: The Los Angeles Dodgers – Yahoo Sports (blog)

Yahoo Sports (blog)We continue our series of MLB fantasy previews, wherein we consider 4-5 key questions surrounding each team. Baseball is coming, gamers. Pitchers and catchers report soon. Fantasy owners report immediately… The Los Angeles Dodgers head into ’14 on …Matt Kemp ‘won’t accept’ bench roleESPNMatt Kemp Won’t Rush Back From Ankle InjuryCBS Local all […]

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seattle

Mariners rumors: Seattle seeking another starter through trade or free agency – SB Nation

SB NationBoth of them will cost Seattle a draft pick, but their first rounder is protected and they already surrendered their second-round pick to sign Robinson Cano. A third-round pick is still a significant ancillary cost — especially considering that they …MLB Rumors: Seattle Mariners ‘touch base’ with Ervin Santana, Ubaldo JimenezFanSidedSeattle Mariners trade rumors: […]

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Sports

Report: Jim Fregosi, former All-Star, longtime manager, dies at 71 – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comJim Fregosi, 71, died early Friday morning in Miami surrounded by family and friends, according to a report from MLB.com’s Tracy Ringolsby. Fregosi was hospitalized in Miami after suffering a stroke in the Cayman Islands last weekend while on an MLB …Jim Fregosi, Braves exec and former All-Star, dead at 71Atlanta Journal ConstitutionFormer manager, All-Star […]

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Jim Fregosi taken off life support – ESPN

ESPNFormer major league manager Jim Fregosi has been removed from life support at a Miami hospital, a family spokesman told MLB.com. Sources earlier told ESPN.com’s Jayson Stark and ESPNNewYork.com’s Adam Rubin that the former player and scout had …Former MLB player, manager Fregosi suffers strokeMiamiHerald.comFormer White Sox manager Jim Fregosi suffers strokeChicago Sun-TimesEx-Phillies manager Fregosi […]

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Sports

Report: Shoulder inflammation puts Dodgers’ Puig on limited throwing program – FOXSports.com

FOXSports.comInflammation in Yasiel Puig’s right shoulder has put the Dodgers outfielder on a limited throwing program, according to a report from MLB.com. Puig reportedly took BP and played catch on Thursday at the Dodgers’ spring training facility in Glendale, Ariz.Yasiel Puig battling shoulder inflammation, put on limited throwing programSI.comYasiel Puig limited due to flare-up of […]

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NHL’s stay at Yankee Stadium rousing success – MLB.com

MLB.comFans stand during the national anthem before Wednesday’s Rangers-Islanders game at Yankee Stadium. (AP). NEW YORK — Yankee Stadium was a white jewel under the lights on a wintry Wednesday night. And none other than Mark Messier described the …Islanders, Rangers fans soak in Stadium SeriesNHL.comStadium Series: Rangers win ugly in another perfect night for […]

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Lance Berkman announces he’s retiring; is he a Hall of Famer? – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comAfter years of dealing with knee problems, Lance Berkman has decided to end his playing career according to Richard Justice of MLB.com. The 37-year-old was limited to only 105 games over the last two seasons because of injuries. He’s had five surgeries …After 15-year career, Berkman decides to retireMLB.comLance Berkman: Retiring From BaseballRotowireLance Berkman announces […]