3/13/2014 | Fister continues throwing, will toss bullpen Friday
Doug Fister played catch for the third straight day, this time from 120 feet. However, Fister felt a little tightness in his elbow, according to manager Matt Williams, who pointed out that Fister played catch for three days in a row. Some tightness was expected after having time off because of inflammation in the elbow.
3/13/2014 | Veteran Garcia ready to step up for Braves
Much has changed in a week for both the Braves and veteran right-hander Freddy Garcia, who will likely be a member of the rotation after a slew of injuries to Atlanta's starting pitchers.
3/13/2014 | Rediscovering fastball key for reliever Neshek
Self-discovery has led Pat Neshek to find his fastball, which he has been showcasing this spring to the delight and surprise of the Cardinals. Now, Neshek is in strong position to turn a Minor League contract into a Major League opportunity as a member of the St. Louis bullpen.
3/13/2014 | Lynn fans eight straight, 10 total as Cards erupt
The Cardinals notched their second straight Grapefruit League win -- an 11-0 victory over the visiting Braves at Roger Dean Stadium - on Thursday behind a 10-strikeout performance from starter Lance Lynn. The right-hander struck out the final eight batters he faced.
3/13/2014 | Warthen reiterates contrition for inappropriate remarks
Mets pitching coach Dan Warthen on Thursday reiterated his contrition for saying a racial slur in the clubhouse, adding that the episode is over.
3/13/2014 | Matsuzaka, Syndergaard give peek into Mets' plans
On a sunny mid-March afternoon in Florida, the Mets saw their summer-long pitching plan condensed into a three-and-a-half-hour game.
3/13/2014 | Now a reliever, Stammen finding ways to thrive
When the Nationals sent Craig Stammen to the bullpen before the 2012 season, he harbored concerns more significant than his role on the pitching staff. He felt his career was on the line.
3/13/2014 | Starters impress before late rally lifts Mets
The Nationals and Mets both got good performances from fifth-starter candidates in Thursday afternoon's Grapefruit League contest at Space Coast Stadium, which New York won, 7-5.
3/13/2014 | Rays continuing tradition with strong farm
For much of the last decade, the Rays' player development program has hummed along, methodically graduating one impact player after another.
3/13/2014 | How do Rays' prospects fit Tampa Bay's needs?
The Rays made their big splash in the prospect pool last season when they acquired Wil Myers. But after giving up two arms in the deal, an injury to starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson will likely cause them to turn to a prospect or two this coming season for the rotation.
3/13/2014 | Price will make his third Opening Day start for Rays
Left-hander David Price will take the hill for the Rays on March 31 against the Blue Jays. It will be the third Opening Day start for Price, who also opened the season for Tampa Bay in 2011 and '13.
3/13/2014 | Teixeira glad to be back, and Yanks are glad, too
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is doing a really good imitation of the happiest man on earth this spring. "I feel like a rookie again," he said.
3/13/2014 | First impression: Almonte leading off with regularity
Abraham Almonte led off again on Wednesday night and played center field. While manager Lloyd McClendon isn't ready to make a final lineup decision, he has been impressed with the youngster.
3/13/2014 | Cano smokes two doubles to lift average over .600
Robinson Cano cracked two doubles to run his spring average over .600, Brad Miller homered and Randy Wolf pitched an effective four innings on Wednesday night, when the Mariners defeated the Cubs in 10 innings.
3/13/2014 | Olt homers twice and Baez drills another
Mike Olt drilled two homers among his three hits, Javier Baez hit another and Jeff Baker cracked a three-run double for the Cubs in a 10-inning loss against the Mariners on Wednesday night.
3/12/2014 | Cubs challenge call vs. Mariners, but it stands
Cubs manager Rick Renteria challenged a call at first base in which his player was called out against the Mariners on Wednesday night, but after a review, the call stood.
3/12/2014 | Tulo day to day after getting plunked in leg
Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki was removed in the bottom of the fourth inning against the D-backs on Wednesday night after he was hit in the lower left leg by a Wade Miley pitch.
3/12/2014 | Cahill still sore, but on schedule
D-backs pitcher Trevor Cahill, who jammed his knee covering first base on Tuesday, is feeling better by the day and remains on schedule to start the second game of the regular season during the Opening Series in Australia.
3/12/2014 | After finger injury, Peavy toes rubber for Red Sox
Fewer than three weeks away from the regular season, the spring is roaring along, and the action continues Thursday with a full slate of games available on MLB.TV.
3/12/2014 | Scutaro frustrated by uncertainty of back pain
Realistic about the questionable condition of his lower back, second baseman Marco Scutaro declined to speculate Wednesday whether he'd be physically able to perform in the Giants' March 31 season opener at Arizona.
3/12/2014 | Herrmann optimistic despite rocky outing
Frank Herrmann made his 2014 Cactus League debut just a day shy of the one-year anniversary of tearing the UCL in his right elbow.
3/12/2014 | Once again, Mariners commercials are spot-on
The latest batch of Mariners commercials are out, and they're better than ever, with spots featuring Felix Hernandez, Kyle Seager, Robinson Cano and more.
3/12/2014 | Brown, De Paula optioned to Triple-A Fresno
Center fielder Gary Brown and left-hander Jose De Paula were among the more significant players demoted Wednesday as the Giants trimmed 11 players from their Spring Training roster.
3/12/2014 | Choosing sides: Schierholtz eyes full-time role
Nate Schierholtz is an oddity in baseball: a lefty batter who hits left-handed pitchers better than right-handers. Still, he'd like to play full-time, but new manager Rick Renteria hasn't made that decision yet.
3/12/2014 | Giants know where to get started on winning path
They know what they have to do to win, and they have shown it, winning two of the last four World Series. It's all about starting pitching, and while other teams can spend an offseason looking for quick fixes to what ails them, the Giants know that the answer to the questions that surrounded their 2013 season can best be answered from within.
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