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  1. MLB - Why Tony Clark is an important figure

    Howard Bryant

    Tony Clark has been the executive director of the Players Association -- traditionally the most powerful player union in sports -- for a little more than a year. He's a historic figure in many ways.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  2. Herrera's promotion brought tears, disbelief

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Second baseman Dilson Herrera should be ticketed for Triple-A Las Vegas to open the season, where he likely will form a double-play combination with Matt Reynolds. Still, Herrera left more than a favorable impression with the ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  3. Owner says Boston Red Sox 'as strong throughout the organization ...

    Gordon Edes

    The Boston Red Sox are "as strong throughout the organization as we've ever been," principal owner John W. Henry told the media Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  4. The Melvin Model: 10 MLB Players Who Need New First Names

    Michael Baumann

    A few days ago, Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. announced that he would henceforth like to be known by his given name instead of the nickname "B.J." - short for "Bossman Junior" - which h...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  5. Fight for CF job looks like a three-for-all

    Gordon Edes

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Unless you're a pitcher, it's uncommon these days to see actual competition for a starting spot in Red Sox camp. Unless you believe the Sox seriously considered starting rookie Jose Iglesias at short in 2012 over Mike Aviles, the ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  6. Adam Wainwright of St. Louis Cardinals experiencing abdominal pai...

    The Cardinals are sending ace Adam Wainwright to St. Louis to be examined by a doctor after his workout Tuesday was cut short by abdominal pain.

    Story | Conversation | February 24, 2015
  7. LaRoche more at home than he imagined

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Transitions to a new team and league are always made easier when you have known your manager since you were in Little League. Adam LaRoche took the field with the rest of his Chicago White Sox teammates Tuesday on the first day ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  8. Mike Moustakas is going to bunt more

    David Schoenfield

    From Jeffrey Flanagan at MLB.com:Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas remembers the feeling he got when he first came up to bat in last year's season opener at Detroit and saw the Tigers' infield suddenly launch into a shift. "Oh, God," Moustakas s...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  9. At 33, Ramirez wants more games, not less

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Put me in coach ... and leave me in there all season long. Alexei Ramirez, the closest thing the Chicago White Sox have to an iron man, said that even though he turns 34 toward the end of the season, he has no intention of cutting...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  10. Girardi: A-Rod on first? Still a possibility

    Wallace Matthews

    TAMPA, Fla. -- He probably won't be playing much third base, but the possibility remains that Alex Rodriguez, banished to the purgatory of right-handed DH, may yet find some playing time at first base. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Tuesday he "...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  11. Donaldson: From untouchable to Toronto

    Jayson Stark

    DUNEDIN, Fla. -- He sat back all winter and watched his buddies go streaming out of Oakland: Brandon Moss. Derek Norris. John Jaso. Jeff Samardzija. A's today. Gone tomorrow. And Josh Donaldson knew exactly how they felt. One day, his o...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  12. White Sox big boys go easy on Rodon

    Doug Padilla

    GLENDALE, Ariz. - Top prospect Carlos Rodon got his first chance to face live hitters while wearing a Chicago White Sox uniform Monday, relishing the opportunity even if the matchups were not extremely competitive. Hitters like Jose Abreu, Adam La...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  13. Why a 154-game schedule won't happen

    David Schoenfield

    "I don't think length of season is a topic that can't ever be discussed. I don't think it would be impossible to go back to 154 [games]." -- Commissioner Rob Manfred, to ESPN.com's Darren Rovell I love the idea of a 154-game season. Think about it...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  14. TC: On time would be late for Tejada

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Terry Collins continued to label Ruben Tejada in the shortstop race Tuesday, even though that appears a stretch designed to motivate Tejada. Ruben Tejada #11 SS New York Mets 2014 STATS GM119 HR5 RBI34 R30 OBP...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  15. Long Island's Matz discusses 2014 strides

    Adam Rubin

    PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Promising left-hander Steven Matz spent the first half of the offseason on his native Long Island. The Stony Brook native worked out at Professional Athletic Performance Center in Garden City alongside Pedro Beato, Adam Ottavi...

    Blog | February 24, 2015
  16. Sandy cracks SS joke during jury duty

    Adam Rubin

    Adam RubinSandy Alderson on Tuesday at Mets camp. PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Sandy Alderson's sense of humor about the Mets' shortstop situation included a one-liner while getting questioned in a jury box. According to a report in The Wall Street ...

    Blog | February 24, 2015