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  • D.J. Peterson During Fall League
    D.J. Peterson homers in first at-bat, Taijuan Walker looks good in spring opener
    The Seattle Mariners opened Spring Training 2015 against the San Diego Padres on Wednesday (March 4). D.J. Peterson made his presence known very quickly, smashing a pitch out of the stadium to left-center duringhis first at-bat. Though he isn...
  • Baseball's back
    Reds light up Indians to start Spring Training
    The Cincinnati Reds and Cleveland Indians made share the same complex in Goodyear, Ariz., but in the first Spring Training game of the season, the Reds showed it was their house with a 10-0 victory on Tuesday.Reds new and old contributed in the...
  • Josh Hamilton of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
    Gooden's advice to Josh Hamilton: 'Get around your loved ones'
    If there is anyone that can relate to Josh Hamilton’s current off-the-field struggles, it is Dwight Gooden. The Cy Young Award winner derailed a potential Hall of Fame career due to his battles with his cocaine addiction, ending up in rehab...
  • ready to roll
    Goldschmidt's ready to go: Chafin impressive in spring opener
    Pain-free.That’s the way Diamondbacks’ first baseman Paul Goldschmidt described his first competitive time at the plate since last August 1.That’s when Goldschmidt’s right hand was broken by the Pirates’ Ernesto Friei...
  • Dodgers sign Mike Adams
    Dodger ink setup man Mike Adams to minor league deal
    The Los Angeles Dodgers took another gamble on a pitcher with health problems signing relief pitcher Mike Adams to a minor league contract, the club announced via email Sunday. Along with the contract came an invitation to big league camp in...
  • Minnie Minoso dies
    Nine-time All Star Minnie Minoso dies at 89
    Legendary White Sox outfielder Minnie Minoso died early Sunday morning, the team announced in press release. A native of Cuba, Minoso debuted for Cleveland in 1949 and was the first black player in White Sox hisotry when he suited up for Chicago...
  • Mark Trumbo
    Spring Training trade makes sense for D-Backs and Blue Jays
    On Monday the rain kept hot stove dreams alive for another day while the players itched for a chance to get on the field.Trades during spring training are rare. Most clubs have made their off-season moves and are prepared to go to war with what...
  • ready for 2015
    Diamondbacks' Trumbo ready for a fresh start
    New year, clean slate.That’s the way Diamondbacks’ outfielder Mark Trumbo looks into his crystal ball.After coming over from the Angles in a three-team deal in the last off-season, Trumbo showed up in Chase Field to patrol left field....
  • 1986 Topps: #393 Chris Pittaro
    The legend of Chris Pittaro (1985)
    Sparky Anderson fell in love with Chris Pittaro in 1985. Pittaro's outstanding performance in Spring Training led Anderson to consider moving All Star second baseman Lou Whitaker to third base. Whitaker preferred to remain at his native...
  • numbers game
    Tommy John survivors in Diamondbacks 'numbers game'
    If the Diamondbacks have serious competition for both the starting rotation and relievers, the status and future of Tommy John survivors becomes that much more critical.Currently, five pitchers are in various stages of recovery, and a fifth, left...
  • Minnie Minoso
    Minnie Minoso, first black MLB player in Chicago, dies at 92
    The Chicago White Sox announced on Sunday that Minnie Minoso, the first black MLB player to play in Chicago, has died at the age of 92. The team has spent the day offering their condolences to his family and sharing memories of him.Minosao hit a...
  • WWE continues to amaze, launches Superstars for Hope
    WWE continues to amaze, launches Superstars for Hope
    The WWE's role as a leader outside of the squared circle is very evident. Just as with every other major sports, their role as social leaders extends well beyond entertainment value.On Thursday, the WWE announced "the launch of Superstars...
  • Rising up
    Meet the Reds non-roster invites
    Spring training is in full swing in Goodyear, Ariz., and it's the time when non-roster players get their shot to try and make the Opening Day roster.Everything is off to a great start in Reds camp unlike Toronto, who had an outfielder injure...
  • Monster of Motown
    Reds schedule outlook: Detroit Tigers
    While the Cincinnati Reds are gearing up in Arizona, former Red Alfredo Simon is soaking up the sun in central Florida with his new teammates, the Detroit Tigers.The "Big Pasta" was traded this off-season to help the Tigers replace Rick...
  • Trying to stay healthy
    Reds schedule outlook: Colorado Rockies
    The days from now to Opening Day as slowly dwindling which means it's the perfect time of the year to look ahead at what lies ahead for the Cincinnati Reds.The Reds can identify with the problems the Colorado Rockies had when it comes to...