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Second baseman Brian Dozier and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $20 million, four-year contract.
A look at what's happening around spring training in Florida and Arizona today:
One of the biggest deals in U.S. baseball this spring may be the $70 million purchase on Monday by a Finnish company of the Louisville Slugger brand, a name synonymous with the sport itself.
Jason Marquis pitched six effective innings for the Cincinnati Reds, and Ryan Rua drove in four runs for the Texas Rangers as the teams played to a 6-all tie in 10 innings Monday night.
Young, who raised his batting average in spring training from.226 to.265, also made an impressive running catch in the outfield during a loss to the Nationals.
Colorado released Jhoulys Chacin, who had a 6.52 E.R.A. in four appearances in Cactus League games.
Matt Reynolds and Daniel Muno are being considered as potential replacements for Daniel Murphy if his hamstring does not heal quickly enough
Many in baseball, including the Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Paul Molitor, are divided over Rose’s bid to overturn his lifetime ban for gambling.
Matt Shoemaker combined with three relievers on a two-hitter, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 Monday.
Tyson Ross pitched one-hit shutout ball for five innings, Cameron Maybin hit two-run double and the San Diego Padres defeated the Chicago White Sox 10-4 Monday.
Jake Peavy pitched five innings, and the San Francisco Giants snapped a four-game losing streak with an 8-3 exhibition victory against the Kansas City Royals on Monday.
Yasmany Tomas hit a three-homer in the sixth inning of the Arizona Diamondbacks' 7-4 spring loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday.
Jon Gray allowed two singles in four scoreless innings, helping his chances of making Colorado's rotation and leading the Rockies to 5-1 spring win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Monday.
Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and a sacrifice fly, leading the Cleveland Indians to an 8-3 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday.
Bartolo Colon, not Matt Harvey, has been picked to start the New York Mets' opener at Washington on April 6.
Nick Markakis had two hits in his spring training debut with the Atlanta Braves, a 14-10 win Monday over the Houston Astros 14-10.
A.J. Burnett pitched into the fifth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates hit three homers Monday during a 7-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.
Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 Monday.
The Marlins took another step toward keeping their young talent in Miami, finalizing a $49.57 million contract with outfielder Christian Yelich.
Mat Latos gave up seven hits in an eight-run second inning, and the New York Mets routed the Miami Marlins 12-3 Monday.