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19 hrs ago | BleacherReport

CC Sabathia of the Yankees Nears 2,500-Strikeout Milestone

New York Yankees' ace CC Sabathia is approaching 2,500 career strikeouts and is climbing his way up the all-time charts.

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Related Topix: Sports, CC Sabathia, Baseball Players, C.C. Sabathia

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Philly.com

Phillies Minor League Report: Jesse Biddle struggles in Reading's loss

The IronPigs avoided a sweep with a 3-2 win over the Rochester Red Wings at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, Pa.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cesar Hernandez, Baseball Players, Clete Thomas, Cameron Rupp, Greg Smith

Fri Apr 11, 2014

BleacherReport

Early-Season Grades for MLB's Top 15 Offseason Acquisitions

From Jose Abreu to Masahiro Tanaka, it's time to dish out early-season grades for MLB 's top 15 offseason acquisitions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Masahiro Tanaka, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Matt Davidson, Tyler Skaggs, Ervin Santana

That Balls Outta Here

Morning Phil Up - 4/11/2014 - After being swept by the...

Apr 10, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez hits an RBI single during the seventh inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citizens Bank Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Carlos Gomez, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Cliff Lee, Hunter Pence

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Rum Bunter

Hey Mark Madden: Where's the holes??

Mar 21, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Edinson Volquez talks with pitching coach Ray Searage and left fielder Felix Pie on the mound during the first inning against the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Pittsburgh Pirates, New York Yankees

Sat Apr 05, 2014

Philadelphia Phillies

Burnett looks to build off of Lee's gem vs. the Cubs

With the roughest patch of his 15-year career now behind, the present is looking pretty good for A.J. Burnett.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Jeff Samardzija, Mike Olt, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

Bluebird Banter

View from the other side: Questions for Yankee blogger Neil Keefe

I exchanged questions with Neil Keefe of Keefe to the City, but I'm slow posting his answers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ivan Nova, Baseball Players, CC Sabathia, C.C. Sabathia, Andy Pettitte, Phil Hughes

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Sports Network

American League Game Capsules

Adrian Beltre tied the game with a double in the seventh inning and won it with a single in the ninth.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Adrian Beltre, American League, Major League Baseball, Texas Rangers, Shin-Soo Choo, Ryan Howard

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Austin American-Statesman

Jeter's farewell tour begins in Houston

The Derek Jeter farewell tour gets underway on Tuesday when the New York Yankees kick off their 2014 season against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Houston Astros, Mariano Rivera, CC Sabathia

The Miami Herald

Philadelphia Phillies

Philadelphia won a wild opener on Monday, as Cody Asche finished a triple shy of the cycle and scored four times, Jimmy Rollins slugged a grand slam and the Phillies produced their most runs on Opening Day since 1900 with a 14-10 victory over the Rangers.

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Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Cody Asche, Jimmy Rollins, Florida Marlins, Martin Perez

Mon Mar 31, 2014

NJ.com

Recently the best in the sport, the Yankees' infield enters 2014 with questions

Five years later, the script was nearly identical. Like in 2008, the Yankees did not advance to the playoffs last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, CC Sabathia, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher, Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter

Courier-Post

On opening day, Phillies' refrain the same: 'We're here to win'

Old. Broken-down. Done. It's an annual refrain for critics of the Philadelphia Phillies, who urge the team to shut it down, sell off usable parts, and start all over.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League East, Philadelphia Phillies, Baseball Players, Marlon Byrd, Cole Hamels, Carlos Ruiz, Soccer Players

Sun Mar 30, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Despite smaller payroll, Padres confident they'll compete

As the most expensive team in baseball history stepped onto the Petco Park field Sunday, the Padres opted not even to put a tip jar out as they cracked open their 2014 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Tyson Ross, Carlos Quentin, Chase Headley, Andrew McCutchen, Joaquin Benoit

Chicago Cubs

Samardzija, Cubs visit Bucs for second straight opener

But for the Pirates and the Cubs, the 2014 season starts like 2013 did -- with a Monday afternoon game between the two National League Central rivals at PNC Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, Russell Martin, Johnny Cueto, Adam Wainwright

The Good Phight

2014 Phillies Player Preview: A.J. Burnett

For my part, I was not so sure: I like AJ Burnett, but the only reason I can imagine the Phillies might appeal to him is if he wants to be around guys his own age.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Philadelphia Phillies

The Morning Call

Turnover breeds uncertainty for Yankees

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is about to embark on his farewell tour. He is surrounded by many new players this season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, CC Sabathia, Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Post-gazette.com

Baseball 2014: For the Fan -- Inside the Schedule

March 31: The Chicago Cubs are back for a second consecutive season and home opener at PNC Park, helping the Pirates begin their 128th season.

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Related Topix: Sports, National League, Major League Baseball, National League Central, Jeff Samardzija, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals

Thu Mar 27, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Jays' Hutchison, Yankees' Sabathia pleased with starts

Drew Hutchison , scheduled to start the second regular-season game against the Rays on Tuesday gave up one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings and the Blue Jays beat the Phillies 3-0 on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Hutchison, Domonic Brown, David Herndon, Cole Hamels, Chris Leroux

The Good Phight

Phillies Ownership Deserves Your Praise. Seriously.

The Phillies have assembled a roster that could possibly compete for a wild card, but could also bottom out horribly.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Cliff Lee, Ryan Howard, Cole Hamels, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball

The Morning Call

Turnover breeds uncertainty for Yankees

The last time the New York Yankees went on a comparable holiday shopping spree, they won the World Series in 2009 after missing the playoffs the previous season.

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, CC Sabathia, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira, Nick Swisher, Masahiro Tanaka

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