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Will Ferrell barnstorms his way through Arizona spring training

The comedian played for 10 teams in five spring training games, playing every position along the way.

Francisco Rodriguez to Blue Jays could make sense with free agents still looking for new homes

As spring training camps get set to open this week, a look at players who still need a job and could impact pennant races depending on where they land....

Alex Rodriguez issues handwritten apology to fans for ‘mistakes’

Yankees slugger’s letter doesn’t detail specifics about his use of performance-enhancing drugs....

Ex-owner of Florida clinic at centre of MLB steroid scandal jailed

Anthony Bosch given four-year sentence for supplying athletes such as New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez with drugs....

Top 5 story lines at Blue Jays spring training

While there are new faces at Blue Jays’ camp this year, many of the questions heading into the season remain the same....

Rangers ace Yu Darvish may need Tommy John surgery

Darvish, a three-time all-star, was shut down for the final seven weeks last season with inflammation in the same elbow.

MLB makes small pace of game changes

Major League Baseball is making some changes designed to speed games but won’t implement more radical proposals this year....

MLB hurry-up rules drop in bucket: Griffin

Shorter breaks between innings best move. Pitch clock in majors can't be far behind....

Q&A with Billy Bean, MLB's Ambassador of Inclusion

Last July Major League Baseball named Billy Bean, one of two former players to come out as gay after their playing days, as the league's first “Ambassador of Inclusion”...

Blue Jays fans don’t need Wiarton Willie to know spring is here: Griffin

Spring training became official Monday when six Blue Jays pitchers stood side-by-side on the practice mounds at the Mattick Center in Dunedin, Fla., to throw a supervised bullpen....

A-Rod reports early to Yankees camp, addresses media

Embattled New York Yankees star says he has "paid a price" and is "moving on" from drug suspension that cost him all of last season....

Red Sox sign Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada

Signing of 19-year-old infielder with $31.5 million (U.S.) signing bonus instantly gives Boston a world-class young player while revealing flaws in MLB’s system....

Funeral home wants $35,000 from Ernie Banks’s estate

The claim filed by Chicago’s Donnellan Family Funeral Services comes amid a legal challenge by Banks’s widow of a will Banks signed in October that leaves all his assets to caretaker Regina Rice.

A-Rod set to make spring training debut Wednesday

Yankees intend to give Alex Rodriguez a few at-bats as designated hitter in exhibition contest; Slugger goes 0-for-2 in intrasquad game.

Angels voice support for Josh Hamilton following MLB disciplinary meeting

The team declined to discuss specifics after the veteran outfielder met with MLB officials on Wednesday regarding an unspecified disciplinary issue....

New Blue Jays’ Russell Martin, Josh Donaldson offer valuable leadership qualities

Psychologists, management consultants say empathy and trust are crucial leadership qualities....

Reports have Blue Jays signing Dayan Viciedo to minor-league deal

Also: Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale may miss opening day due to a fracture, Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ronald Belisario sidelined indefinitely....

Chicago White Sox legend Minnie Minoso dies

Minnie Minoso became major league baseball's first black player in Chicago in 1951....

Jays prospect Anthony Alford now a one-sport athlete: Griffin

Last September, Alford quit the Ole Miss football team upon reaching agreement with Jays to focus on baseball. The outfielder will likely start the season at Class A Lansing....

Minnie Minoso, Mr. White Sox, passes away

Minoso never cracked 21 per cent in the Hall of Fame voting, but he always got this vote. Minoso was the first great Latin superstar, inspiration to Clemente, Cepeda, Aparicio and countless other island-born legends....

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