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Houston Chronicle 2 hours ago

Astros A to Z: Scott Feldman

Each day the Astros are in Florida for spring training, we will profile a different member of the 40-man roster. Today, we look at Scott Feldman. SCOTT FELDMAN Position: Pitcher Bats/throws: Left/right Height/weight: 6-7, 220 Opening day age: 32 Hometown: Peoria, Ariz. How acquired: Free agent, December 2013 MLB experience: Eight seasons 2014 recap: Feldman […]

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Mariners notebook: McClendon announces probable starters for early spring games

PEORIA, Ariz. — Right-hander Taijuan Walker gets to make a quick first impression Wednesday in his bid to win a spot in the Mariners’ rotation when he starts the Cactus League opener against San Diego. Walker will likely be limited to two innings before the Mariners begin shuttling through their relievers. The game starts at 12:05 p.m. Pacific time at Peoria Stadium and can be seen on Root Sports. Manager Lloyd McClendon revealed his probable starters for the first six Cactus League games prior to Sunday’s workout: ***Lefty Roenis Elias will start Thursday against the Padres. He is...

Derek Holland scratched from Texas Rangers intrasquad game with ‘normal’ shoulder soreness

SURPRISE, Ariz. – With last year’s epidemic of spring injuries still imprinted in their mind, the Texas Rangers prefer to err on the side of caution whenever a player mentions even the slightest of issues this early in spring. And, …
Los Angeles Times 1 hour ago

Former Angel Darin Erstad thrives as a college coach with Nebraska

Darin Erstad is back in college. As a coach, as a student.

VIDEO: Texas Rangers ball shagger shares his family’s love for baseball

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Los Angeles Times 11 hours ago

Josh Hamilton needs a positive outcome like Don Newcombe's

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Seattle Times 12 hours ago
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Orange County Register 13 hours ago
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Orange County Register 14 hours ago
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Houston Chronicle 15 hours ago

The Sports Update: A fan’s perspective on Astros spring training in Florida

In the latest edition of The Sports Update series, Houston Chronicle photojournalist Karen Warren catches up with long-time Astros season-ticket holder Jan Mingus, who spends every spring with her favorite team in Kissimmee, Fla. karen.warren@chron.com twitter.com/karenwarrenHC

Texas Rangers 2015 Spring Training: Picture of the Day – February 28

Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning NewsTexas Rangers catcher Robinson Chirinos sits in the dugout while in a rain delay during a workout at the Rangers spring training facility in Surprise, Arizona Saturday February 28, 2015. (Andy Jacobsohn/The Dallas Morning News)
San Francisco Chronicle 17 hours ago

Intrasquad game – Pat Venditte, defense stand out

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The A’s are looking at being without Coco Crisp for Tuesday’s start of the Cactus League season after the center fielder missed Saturday’s workout having come down with a case of pinkeye. “He wasn’t here today; we hope he’ll be… Continue Reading →

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Tacoma News-Tribune 19 hours ago

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