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  2. Braun 'cautiously optimistic' about thumb

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    PHOENIX -- Ryan Braun arrived in Milwaukee Brewers camp this spring feeling a little uncertain. That's a major step forward from last spring, when he showed up feeling awfully besieged. Last February, Braun had barely unpacked his stuff when he di...

    Blog | March 02, 2015
  3. Sweeney to join Royals HOF in August

    Jerry Crasnick

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Mike Sweeney was playing golf with George Brett last week when his cell phone rang with some good news: He had just been selected as the 26th member of the Kansas City Royals Hall of Fame. Moments after getting the word, Sweeney...

    Blog | March 02, 2015
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  5. Ludwick in crowded OF mix with Rangers

    Jerry Crasnick

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Ryan Ludwick has played outfield for the Oakland, Texas, Cleveland, St. Louis, San Diego, Pittsburgh and Cincinnati organizations in his 16-year professional career. So he took it as a compliment when at least a couple of those clu...

    Blog | March 01, 2015
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  7. Yu Darvish of Texas Rangers impressive in intrasquad scrimmage

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    Yu Darvish dazzled his teammates with a scoreless inning in a Texas Rangers intrasquad game Sunday, then showed off his improved command of the English language.

    Story | Conversation | March 01, 2015
  8. Jimmy Rollins says New York Mets were second in preferred trade d...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jimmy Rollins spent a lot of years with the Philadelphia Phillies antagonizing New York Mets fans with his swagger and competitive spirit. He was among a select group of opposing players that fans in Flushing Meadows most loved to hate.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2015
  9. Switch-pitcher Venditte the talk of A's camp

    Jerry Crasnick

    MESA, Ariz. -- The Oakland Athletics have a smorgasbord of intriguing pitching stories in spring training. While Barry Zito is trying to return from a year's hiatus at age 36, the boyish-looking Sonny Gray is blossoming into an ace before their very ...

    Blog | February 28, 2015
  10. Weeks, Van Slyke team up at Mariners camp

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- When Rickie Weeks signed a one-year, $2 million contract with the Seattle Mariners in mid-February, it came with a side order of reality. Robinson Cano is typically good for 160 games a year at second base, so Weeks can't expect to r...

    Blog | February 27, 2015
  11. A's like what they have in versatile Zobrist

    Jerry Crasnick

    MESA, Ariz. -- Ben Zobrist came to Oakland from Tampa Bay by trade in January with a reputation as a versatile player, a tough out and a selfless, team-oriented guy. In the estimation of Athletics assistant general manager David Forst, "He's a perfec...

    Blog | February 26, 2015
  12. Lloyd McClendon 'carrying the torch' for African-American manager...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Seattle's skipper on the responsibility and scrutiny of being MLB's only black manager: "Do I have a certain responsibility? Absolutely. I have a responsibility to my organization, my players, my family and my race."

    Story | Conversation | February 26, 2015
  13. Angels' Scioscia ponders lineup decisions

    Jerry Crasnick

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- The Los Angeles Angels led the major leagues with 773 runs scored in 2014, but that won't prevent manager Mike Scioscia from doing some tinkering with his batting order in the Cactus League. The Angels made one significant offseaso...

    Blog | February 25, 2015
  14. Mike Trout of Los Angeles Angels ready to erase bad aftertaste of...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Mike Trout arrived for the Los Angeles Angels' first full-squad workout Wednesday with a three-pronged agenda for 2015.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2015
  15. James Shields will take charge with San Diego Padres

    Jerry Crasnick

    James Shields, one of baseball's true workhorses, has a certain mindset that could be contagious to the rest of the Padres' rotation this season.

    Story | Conversation | February 23, 2015
  16. Blanton: 'Why not just give it one more try?'

    Jerry Crasnick

    SURPRISE, Ariz. -- While Barry Zito has returned from a year of surfing and family time in an effort to resume his big league career in Oakland, a prominent member of the Athletics' 2002 "Moneyball" draft class is making a less heralded comeback atte...

    Blog | February 23, 2015
  17. Richards back at it after serious knee injury

    Jerry Crasnick

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- An hour after the Los Angeles Angels' pitchers completed their daily regimen of fielding drills, sprints and other mundane chores on an early Cactus League morning, Garrett Richards emerged from the trainer's room with his left knee w...

    Blog | February 22, 2015
  18. Bud Black unfazed by lame-duck status

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- Players aren't the only ones making news with contract talks (or lack thereof) in February. The Boston Red Sox just announced an extension for manager John Farrell through the 2017 season, and the Washington Nationals rewarded Matt W...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  19. Padres react to one-foot-in-the-box rule

    Jerry Crasnick

    PEORIA, Ariz. -- The concept is simple in theory: Baseball has a batter's box. And for the sake of games not dragging on for an eternity, the powers that be have decreed that hitters must keep one foot in it from this day forward. They are excused on...

    Blog | February 20, 2015