3/6/2014 | Contreras determined to recapture old magic
Rangers veteran Jose Contreras is in his 40s, said he feels like he's in his 20s, and he is determined to recapture the magic that made him a big league star in his 30s.
3/6/2014 | Washington: Closer race is still wide open
Rangers manager Ron Washington was asked about his team's closer's job and the manager did not mince words. The competition between Neftali Feliz, Joakim Soria, and Tanner Scheppers for the position continued on Thursday against the Padres.
3/6/2014 | Soto expects to be ready to play March 15
Injured catcher Geovany Soto will take batting practice with the team on Friday and expects to be ready to play in a game on March 15.
3/6/2014 | Rangers expect Ogando to crack starting rotation
The Rangers know where they want Alexi Ogando to pitch but where the right-hander starts the season is ultimately up to him. Ogando is being geared up for the starting rotation.
3/6/2014 | Braves' bid to repeat in NL East won't be easy
The Braves returned to the top of the National League East last year, but they were dispatched in the NLDS. Soon after, they said goodbye to veteran leaders Brian McCann and Tim Hudson, so manager Fredi Gonzalez and a young roster will have their hands full trying to hold off the Nationals in their bid to repeat as division champs.
3/6/2014 | McLouth talks with MLB.com about career resurgence
The Nationals improved their bench this offseason by signing Nate McLouth, who talked with MLB.com about his new club and resurrecting his career in 2013.
3/6/2014 | Mets easing Wright back into game action
The Mets are hoping less is more now that they are in their fourth week of spring camp, particularly for David Wright, who has dealt with injuries in past springs.
3/6/2014 | Piazza enjoying role as Mets' spring instructor
Mike Piazza seems quite comfortable and at ease in his role of Spring Training instructor.
3/6/2014 | Danks works three shutout innings in first spring start
Left-hander John Danks posted three scoreless innings during his first spring start in a 7-4 White Sox loss to the Mariners in split-squad action on Thursday. Carlos Sanchez had two RBIs and Adam Eaton knocked out three hits.
3/6/2014 | Hanley hit by pitch, exits as precautionary measure
Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez was hit by a pitch on his left tricep and was removed from Thursday's game against the Angels as a precautionary measure.
3/6/2014 | Feeling better, Kobernus travels to Lake Buena Vista
When the Nationals traveled to Champion Stadium to play the Braves on Tuesday, Jeff Kobernus was too ill to go with them Two days later he joined his teammates for the return trip, though Matt Williams was not sure before the game whether he would play.
3/6/2014 | Torre excited for Legends Series in Panama
Hall of Fame manager Joe Torre witnessed many of the greatest moments in Mariano Rivera's illustrious baseball career. Now former skipper is poised to celebrate what could be the finest achievement in the former closer's lifetime.
3/6/2014 | Halos' Hamilton healing, runs on treadmill
Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton has started to run on a treadmill, the latest step in a recovery from a strained left calf that could have him back on the field within a week.
3/6/2014 | Wood not worried about Opening Day assignment
Travis Wood and Jeff Samardzija have been the two constants in the Cubs' rotation the last two seasons, and the pair appear to be the front-runners for the Opening Day assignment. They're just going about their business as usual.
3/6/2014 | Manager keeps the faith in Vincent
Padres reliever Nick Vincent has been hit hard in his first two appearances this spring, but manager Bud Black's support of the right-hander isn't wavering. Not by a long shot.
3/6/2014 | Torres shows rust, talent in San Diego debut
Making his Padres debut Thursday against the Rangers, left-hander Alex Torres battled through some rust and command issues but showed glimpses of how electric his stuff can be when he's right.
3/6/2014 | Replay confirms that Dodgers threw out Trout
The Dodgers were involved in their first replay review of the exhibition season Thursday against the Angels.
3/6/2014 | With limited options, Mejia patiently waits
Freddie Freeman's presence obviously lessens the odds Ernesto Mejia will reach the Majors while a member of the Braves organization. But Mejia has maintained optimism and a good attitude as he prepares to play a third consecutive season with Triple-A Gwinnett.
3/6/2014 | Braves teaming with Dreams of Recovery Foundation
Before Thursday night's game against the Nationals, Fredi Gonzalez met with Cindy Donald and proudly announced that the Braves are once again working with The Cindy Donald Dreams of Recovery Foundation to give fans a chance to aid in their attempt to financially assist individuals recovering from spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries.
3/6/2014 | Burnett making progress, but DL trip still possible
Veteran reliever Sean Burnett continues to feel good through every step of his rehabilitation from August forearm surgery, but the Angels are taking a cautious approach that could have him on the disabled list by the time Opening Day rolls around on March 31.
3/6/2014 | Teheran escapes tough outing unscathed
Julio Teheran was anything but dominant as he surrendered four hits, issued a walk, uncorked a wild pitch and a hit a batter over three scoreless innings, but he escaped unscathed after putting at least two runners on in both of his final two innings.
3/6/2014 | Ohlendorf exits spring debut with back spasms
Ross Ohlendorf's Spring Training debut on Thursday night ended with yet another frustrating injury, this time spasms in his lower back. Washington's training staff will re-evaluate the 31-year-old hurler on Friday morning.
3/6/2014 | Hoping for roster spot, Robinson knows the reality
This is the only organization Shane Robinson has ever known. And if he has his choice, it will stay that way. Robinson has stuck with the Cardinals as a reserve outfielder in each of the last two years, but he may be facing a roster crunch due to enhanced depth.
3/6/2014 | Hagadone learns lesson after being caught off guard
Indians left-hander Nick Hagadone was caught off guard when the bullpen phone rang and he was told to warm up during the first inning of Wednesday's game against the Mariners. He was umprepared to take the mound and the results on the field backed that up.
3/6/2014 | Raburn's mechanical tweaks paying off
Ryan Raburn knew the flaws in his swing when he joined the Indians, but the utility man was not sure how to fix it. When Cleveland got him in camp before last season, the coaching staff felt that it had come up with a solution. One year later, the results appear to back that up.
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