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10 hrs ago | BoSox Injection
2014 will not be their year but they are certainly making strides to greatness. 29.) Minnesota Twins : The Twins brought in two mediocre pitchers in Phil Hughes and Ricky Nolasco this offseason in an attempt to ameliorate one of the worst rotations in baseball last season.
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15 hrs ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta
Braves pitcher Kris Medlen left in the fourth inning with a strained forearm, and the New York Mets went on to beat Atlanta 8-2 on Sunday.
19 hrs ago | Federal Baseball
Matt Williams is trying to get the Washington Nationals' backups and bench players as many at bats as possible early in Grapefruit League action knowing that soon the regulars will start to play every day.
23 hrs ago | Cubbies Crib
The Atlanta Braves won 96 games in 2013 en route to the National League East crown in their first season since 1995 without future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones at third base.
The second weekend of Spring Training games wraps up with another full slate of action in both the Cactus and Grapefruit Leagues, including 10 games on MLB.TV that will feature division rivalries, star power and a number of starting pitchers hoping to lock down roster spots.
Tigers scheduled pitchers: LHP Drew Smyly, RHP Justin Miller, LHP Phil Coke, RHP Bruce Rondon, RHP Al Alburquerque, RHP Jose Valdez, RHP Jhan Marinez Tigers lineup: Kinsler 2B, Carrera LF, Hunter RF, Martinez 1B, Kelly 3B, Castellanos DH, Fields CF, Holaday C, Lombardozzi SS.
The big news out of the morning's pregame meeting with Washington Nationals' manager Matt Williams concerned Doug Fister's right elbow, but the Nats' skipper provided updates on Ross Ohlendorf and new lefty Mike Gonzalez as well when he spoke to reporters.
A familiar face, from a happy time in the Nationals ' history, returned to the clubhouse on Friday morning.
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This is the third post in the series from us here at TomahawkTake.com where we analyze the Braves' players and how they stack up against their competition in the National League East.
The New York Mets recorded their fifth straight losing season in 2013 with a 74-88 mark for third place in the National League East.
Washington Nationals' right-hander Jordan Zimmermann leads the Nats against the Atlanta Braves tonight in Grapefruit League action from Champion Stadium in ESPN's Wide World of Sports Complex in the Walt Disney World Resort.
The Nats have had the top talent -- in my view, anyway -- at three of the first four positions in the we've covered.
He has lost nearly three miles per hour on his fastball the past two seasons, according to FanGraphs.
Mar 2, 2014; Lake Buena Vista, FL, USA; Atlanta Braves catcher Christian Bethancourt talks to relief pitcher Cory Gearrin during the fourth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Champion Stadium.
We're nearing the one-month mark since pitchers and catchers reported to Major League Baseball Spring Training and we have already begun some preseason baseball.