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Arcia, Perez power Brewers past Cardinals 12-5
ST. LOUIS — Orlando Arcia is finding his balance.Domingo Santana and Arcia hit back-to-back homers as the Milwaukee Brewers continued their recent road dominance routing the St. Louis Cardinals 12-5 on Thursday night.Hernan Perez had four hits and three RBIs for the Brewers, who won their season-high fifth straight on the road and have won seven of their last eight games.
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball statistics St. Louis Cardinals Florida Marlins Major League Baseball Baseball National League Milwaukee Brewers Arizona Diamondbacks
Jeff Hoffman roughed up as Padres shell Rockies
For one inning, Jeff Hoffman flashed his talent. He looked like the pitcher Colorado is counting on in seasons to come.
9 points by The Denver Post | Major League Baseball Baseball statistics San Diego Padres Florida Marlins National League Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants National League West
Angels no-hit Mariners in 4-0 victory
The Angels no-hit a Seattle Mariners split-squad, 4-0, on Friday night at Tempe Diablo Stadium, improving their Cactus League record to 15-12. It was the Angels’ first spring no-hitter since March 16, 1996. AT THE PLATE: In the second inning, shortstop Andrelton Simmons anticipated a breaking ball...
-1 points by Los Angeles Times | Baseball Baseball statistics Baseball terminology Perfect game Baseball rules Chicago White Sox Arizona Diamondbacks Randy Johnson
Watch: Jake Arrieta takes Zack Greinke deep with 465-foot home run
All-Star pitcher Jake Arrieta already owns the mound, but he's not too shabby at the plate either.
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Zack Greinke has solid start against Cubs
In an outing he described as "solid," Zack Greinke went five innings plus two batters against the reigning World Series champion Chicago Cubs, allowing three runs and six hits with four strikeouts and one walk         
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Chase Utley homers in Dodgers' 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers
The Dodgers picked up a 10-2 victory over the Texas Rangers in a Cactus League game on Thursday. ON THE MOUND: Alex Wood and Julio Urias both ventured to the back fields of Camelback Ranch for their pitching assignments on Thursday. Wood threw five innings and gave up one run against a group of...
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“Here I come to save the day!” Nationals’ Adam Eaton likes Mighty Mouse look
While it took a while for the outfielder to embrace his "Napoleon syndrome," as he called it, Eaton is now proud of what he's been able to do in the majors.
2 points by The Denver Post | Major League Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks Washington Nationals Atlanta Braves Chicago White Sox National League Barry Bonds Batting average
Hyun-Jin Ryu says he's ready to prove he belongs in the Dodgers' rotation
As Hyun-Jin Ryu clomped down a rain-slicked hill, headed for his first session of live batting practice this spring, a group of fans gathered nearby perked up. “Good luck this year,” one said as Ryu walked by. “Stay healthy! Stay healthy!” That task has proved challenging for Ryu in the last two...
16 points by Los Angeles Times | Cy Young Award Major League Baseball Baseball Pitcher San Francisco Giants Arizona Diamondbacks National League John Smoltz
Gerardo Parra reports to Rockies in good shape, vows to put disappointing 2016 behind him
Pounds are not the only thing the Rockies' veteran outfielder wanted to lose this offseason. He sought to shed the memories of his frustrating 2016 season.
2 points by The Denver Post | Arizona Diamondbacks Batting average Major League Baseball Baseball positions Outfielder Baseball First baseman Ted Williams
Eric Gagne, 41, makes Team Canada WBC roster
The Sports Xchange Former Cy Young Award winner Eric Gagne has not pitched in the major leagues since he was a member of the Milwaukee Brewers in 2008.
12 points by UPI | Major League Baseball San Diego Padres Cy Young Award San Francisco Giants Milwaukee Brewers National League Arizona Diamondbacks Baseball
Jered Weaver signs with San Diego Padres after 11 years with Los Angeles Angels
Jered Weaver joins a team with no established returning starting pitchers.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Major League Baseball Mike Scioscia San Diego Padres Will Ferrell California St. Louis Cardinals Arizona Diamondbacks Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy
Cubs can't avoid celebrity status
Javier Baez admitted Tuesday that people still recognized him despite bleaching his hair blond, and Kris Bryant acknowledged Wednesday that the popularity of the Chicago Cubs has swollen since winning a World Series title. “Kris can’t go anywhere without being recognized with that beautiful hair...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Cubs Arizona Diamondbacks Beard Major League Baseball San Francisco Giants Babe Ruth Cap Anson Chicago
Cubs will use restraint to ease Kyle Schwarber into limited catching role
MESA, Ariz. — The protective brace on Kyle Schwarber's left knee represents insurance for the future.But the Cubs haven't completely dismissed the notion of Schwarber serving as their third catcher this season after he missed 61/2 months last year before returning for the World Series."We're going...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Ron Gardenhire diagnosed with prostate cancer
The Sports Xchange Arizona Diamondbacks bench coach Ron Gardenhire revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will undergo surgery this spring.
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High hopes as always in first spring training workouts
LAKELAND, Fla. — Even for an accomplished veteran like Justin Verlander, the start of spring training can be special."I usually sleep pretty well. I woke up early today," the Detroit ace said Tuesday. "On one hand, you want to appreciate everything as much as you can. It's not such a whirlwind anymore — you kind of know what to expect. But in the same aspect, every day is pretty much the same thing I've done for 12 years, so it also starts going faster."
9 points by Boston Herald | Major League Baseball Boston Red Sox World Series Chicago White Sox Chicago Cubs National League Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants
Arizona Diamondbacks snag RHP Kevin Jepsen, LHP Brian Matusz
Alex ButlerFeb. 13 (UPI) -- As its pitchers and catchers reported to Salt River Fields Monday, the Arizona Diamondbacks noticed it needed some bullpen bulk.
-2 points by UPI | Major League Baseball Boston Red Sox World Series Atlanta Braves Arizona Diamondbacks National League San Francisco Giants Chicago Cubs
Settlement in 38 Studios case ends lawsuit over failed deal
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A judge approved a $16 million settlement with the final defendant in the 38 Studios case Friday, ending the lawsuit over Rhode Island's failed $75 million deal with former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video…
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Three-time World Series champion LHP Javier Lopez retiring
Alex ButlerFeb. 8 (UPI) -- Seasoned southpaw Javier Lopez announced his retirement from baseball Wednesday.
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Who's in, who's out with the Cubs and White Sox in 2017
Cubs and White Sox pitchers and catchers report to spring training next week. In case you missed it, here are each team's most significant additions and subtractions from the offseason. 
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago White Sox Boston Red Sox Cleveland Indians Arizona Diamondbacks National League Major League Baseball Cy Young Award Chicago Cubs
Las Vegas Stadium Authority should beware potential Raiders escape clause, expert says
When the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board begins reviewing the terms of a proposed lease agreement with the Oakland Raiders on Thursday, they‘ll want to pay close attention to the “Expected Facility Standard.”
373 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Phoenix Arizona Major League Baseball Chase Field Arizona Diamondbacks Sheldon Adelson Las Vegas Sands Chicago Cubs Yankee Stadium
Infielder Daniel Descalso agrees to deal with Diamondbacks
Versatile infielder Daniel Descalso has agreed to a one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
4 points by The Denver Post | Major League Baseball Baseball positions Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants National League Colorado Rockies Milwaukee Brewers
Daniel Descalso agrees to $1.5M deal with Diamondbacks
Versatile infielder Daniel Descalso has agreed to a $1.5 million, one-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, a deal that includes a 2018 team option         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Major League Baseball Baseball positions Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks San Francisco Giants Colorado Rockies World Series Phoenix Arizona
Tampa Bay Rays snag veteran OF Rickie Weeks
Alex ButlerFeb. 4 (UPI) -- Rickie Weeks turns 35-years-old in September, but he'll start the baseball season with an invite to spring training and a minor-league contract.
1 points by UPI | Major League Baseball Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks World Series Spring training Pacific Coast League San Diego Padres
Mets sign lefty reliever Tom Gorzelanny to minor-league deal
Mets have signed lefty reliever Tom Gorzelanny, 34, to a minor-league deal, according to Jon Heyman.
75 points by Daily News | National League Baseball Major League Baseball Cy Young Award Cleveland Indians Atlanta Braves Baltimore Orioles Arizona Diamondbacks
Rockies promote five young pitchers to 40-man roster
A wave of young Rockies pitchers received a big-league promotion Friday. The club announced that five minor leaguers were added to the club's 40-man roster.
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A's waste strong start by Sean Manaea, lose in 10 to Astros
OAKLAND, Calif. — After a pair of stints on the disabled list this season, Sean Manaea looked healthy and at his best against the Houston Astros.And the Oakland Athletics wasted his impressive outing.Manaea struck out seven with two walks over six scoreless innings in Oakland's 2-1, 10-inning loss Tuesday night."Everything felt really good. I was just trusting the defense behind me. Just a hard game all the way through. It's tough losing a game like," he said, but was happy with his progress. "It's huge. One of my goals is to finish off the season strong."
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball statistics Major League Baseball Oakland Athletics San Francisco Giants Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks Boston Red Sox New York Yankees
Rosales homers, drives in 4 as Padres top Diamondbacks 5-2
SAN DIEGO — Adam Rosales is embracing his role as a utilityman for the San Diego Padres, because it brings valuable playing time.Rosales hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the sixth inning and finished with four RBIs, and rookie Ryan Schimpf scored three times to lead San Diego to a 5-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night.
-1 points by Boston Herald | San Diego Padres Baseball statistics Major League Baseball Cy Young Award San Francisco Giants Arizona Diamondbacks Florida Marlins National League West
T.J. Rivera proving the Mets should have called him up sooner
T.J. Rivera is living the dream these days, the hometown kid making the most of a long-awaited opportunity as a Met
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51s’ T.J. Rivera, Brandon Nimmo honored by New York Mets during pregame
Both players won Sterling awards for their successful seasons at Triple-A Las Vegas.
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Greinke falters in sixth, Diamondbacks drop 6th straight
PHOENIX (AP) - Zack Greinke got too fine, and it cost him. The ace right-hander walked the bases loaded in the sixth inning and gave up the tying and go-ahead runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to a 5-3 loss to the San Francisco Giants. Matt Moore struck out ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Diego Padres San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball Baseball statistics Arizona Diamondbacks Cy Young Award National League Boston Red Sox
Moore fans 11 as Giants sweep Diamondbacks
PHOENIX (AP) - Matt Moore struck out 11 in seven innings, Hunter Pence hit a key two-run double and the San Francisco Giants beat Zack Greinke and the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Sunday for a series sweep. The Giants pulled within three games of NL West-leading Los Angeles, which lost ...
1 points by The Washington Times | San Diego Padres San Francisco Giants Major League Baseball Arizona Diamondbacks Cy Young Award National League Baseball statistics Florida Marlins
Bregman homers as Astros top Cubs 2-1 with 2-hitter
HOUSTON — In a tight game against a first-place team, Collin McHugh didn't worry about giving the ball to the Houston Astros bullpen.McHugh combined with four relievers on a two-hitter, rookie Alex Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Chicago Cubs 2-1 Saturday as they tried to gain ground in the AL wild-card race."They've all been lights out for about the last year-and-a-half, two years," McHugh said of his bullpen. "I feel as confident as anyone giving them the ball with the lead."
-1 points by Boston Herald | Baseball Chicago Cubs National League Houston Astros Major League Baseball Baseball statistics Arizona Diamondbacks 2008 Chicago Cubs season
Carlos Martinez helps St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers
By Rob Rains, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- Carlos Martinez was far from dominant Friday night, but he gave the St. Louis Cardinals what they needed the most: a victory.
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Eddie Butler still hopes for chance at Rockies’ starting rotation
With the roster filled with right-handed arms because of the September call-ups, Butler won't get many chances to pitch before the end of the season. Still, he thinks he can state his case next spring.
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