11:18 AM EST, Sat February 25, 2017
CSN Bay Area 14 hours ago

Bumgarner allows two runs, Giants start spring training with walk-off homer

BOX SCOREAt Scottsdale, Arizona, Chris Marrero hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth and drove in four runs as the
San Jose Mercury News 16 hours ago
Dark horse Chris Marrero makes immediate impression on Giants with walk off home run

Dark horse Chris Marrero makes immediate impression on Giants with walk off home run

The Giants moved quickly to sign minor league free agent Chris Marrero this winter, and the right-handed power hitter just as swiftly made an impression when he hit a three-run home run in the ninth inning to give the Giants a victory in their Cactus League opener.

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Orange County Register 14 hours ago
Get a closer look at the 2017 Dodgers in spring training

Get a closer look at the 2017 Dodgers in spring training

Game on! The Dodgers have been getting ready for this week’s spring training opener at their facility at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Ariz. Games begin Saturday, when the team faces the Chicago White Sox at noon PT. See the schedule and get tickets...
BSN Denver 15 hours ago

REPORT: FBI launches investigation into Rockies Double-A ballpark situation

According to a report, an FBI investigation has been launched into the potential mishandlings of constructing Dunkin' Donuts Park, home of the Double-A Hartford Yargoats.
Denver Post 15 hours ago
Tyler Chatwood, Jake McGee get early Rockies pitching calls; Jairo Diaz returns

Tyler Chatwood, Jake McGee get early Rockies pitching calls; Jairo Diaz returns

The Rockies on Friday put in motion their spring pitching rotation, sending two veteran arms through simulated games a day before the Cactus League schedule kicks in.
Arizona Republic 16 hours ago
Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller eats better, hopes to pitch better

Diamondbacks' Shelby Miller eats better, hopes to pitch better

If Shelby Miller happens to enjoy a huge bounce-back season with the Diamondbacks in 2017, there are at least two words that might help to explain it.         
With his back on mend, Dodgers' Trayce Thompson is back in running for outfield spot

With his back on mend, Dodgers' Trayce Thompson is back in running for outfield spot

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Trayce Thompson watched a lot of baseball last year. He did not enjoy it. “It was tough, man,” the Dodgers outfielder said of being sidelined for half the season with a back injury. “It’s one thing to see your team play...

Dodgers pitchers Scott Kazmir, Hyun-Jin Ryu making progress in rotation competition

After watching sessions of live batting practice from Dodgers pitchers Scott Kazmir and Hyun-Jin Ryu, pitching coach Rick Honeycutt pronounced himself pleased with the progress of both men, each of whom is competing for a spot in the starting rotation. Neither Kazmir nor Ryu is guaranteed a spot...
San Jose Mercury News 16 hours ago
A small act earns Madison Bumgarner’s faith in Giants’ spring opener

A small act earns Madison Bumgarner’s faith in Giants’ spring opener

Madison Bumgarner threw almost exclusively to Buster Posey over the last few seasons, but experienced backup Nick Hundley immediately did something to win the left-hander's faith in the Giants' Cactus League opener.
Arizona Republic 16 hours ago
Diamondbacks' Zack Greinke finally sees action in ‘slow’ spring

Diamondbacks' Zack Greinke finally sees action in ‘slow’ spring

Zack Greinke’s faced hitters on Friday, the first time he’s done so in what has been an odd camp for the D-Backs' ace.         
CSN Bay Area 16 hours ago

Giants spring training Day 12: Pence hits early, Marrero crushes walk-off in ninth

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Bruce Bochy thought he might take it slow with Hunter Pence this spring. Pence, of course, had other ideas.Pence, who was held back by intercostal soreness during the first week of workouts, insisted on playing the Cactus League opener. He drove in the first Giants run of the new year with a double off the wall in the bottom of the first inning.
Bud Black wants a specific closer and he likely won’t reinvent the Rockies’ bullpen wheel.

Bud Black wants a specific closer and he likely won’t reinvent the Rockies’ bullpen wheel.

In one pen stroke, the Rockies in late January more than doubled their closer experience. Greg Holland, among the best ninth-inning pitchers in baseball in 2013-14 for Kansas City, but coming off surgery that reconstructed his elbow, signed a one-year flyer deal with Colorado.
CSN Bay Area 18 hours ago

Hundley impresses while working with Bumgarner for first time

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Nick Hundley, the Giants new backup catcher, has faced only two active pitchers more than 30 times: Clayton Kershaw and Madison Bumgarner. Thats not the easiest way to go through big league life, so Hundley appreciated the opportunity to work with Bumgarner in Fridays Cactus League opener.Id much rather catch him than hit him, thats for sure, Hundley said, smiling.
BSN Denver 19 hours ago

BSN Rockies Podcast: Ryan McMahon shares one of his “favorite memories ever”

  On this episode of the BSN Rockies Podcast, Drew Creasman interviews Colorado Rockies third and first base prospect, Ryan McMahon. They talk about everything from playing an entire season of no home games to one of McMahon’s “favorite memories ever.” Of course, his recent transition to first base and his own opinion on his [...]
Denver Post 20 hours ago
On The Rox podcast: Charlie Blackmon talks about offseason hunting, spring training and the 2017 season

On The Rox podcast: Charlie Blackmon talks about offseason hunting, spring training and the 2017 season

Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon joins On The Rox podcast to talk about spring training with Rockies beat reporter Patrick Saunders.

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    Madison Bumgarner

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    Nick Hundley

    A small act earns Madison Bumgarner’s faith in Giants’ spring opener

  • 3 Buster Posey

    Buster Posey

    A small act earns Madison Bumgarner’s faith in Giants’ spring opener

  • 2 Jarrett Parker

    Jarrett Parker

    Get yer Giants’ Cactus League Opening Day lineup here

  • 2 Hunter Pence

    Hunter Pence

    Giants spring training Day 12: Pence hits early, Marrero crushes walk-off in ninth

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