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Dodgers appear headed for uneventful spring with roster all but set

8 hours agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Love some suspense in your baseball training camp? Best follow a team other than the Dodgers this spring training. When pitchers and catchers report to camp in two weeks, it could herald the beginning of an extremely uneventful spring. Barring injury, the only roster decision the Dodgers may have...

Nats Journal: Astros, Nationals spring training facility being built ‘in record time’

This time next year, the Nationals and Astros will head elsewhere, not to Viera or Kissimmee, but to West Palm Beach and the new joint facility currently known as the Ballpark of the Palm Beaches. According to Principal Owner Mark D....Show More Summary

Why the US presidential primary system is no way to run a democracy

15 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The US baseball season is infamously long. Each team plays 162 games from the first week of April to the last week in September. October is reserved for the playoffs and the World Series. Then there’s the pre-season: spring training starts in February, and the multi-million dollar trade deals...

Updating the Hottest Remaining MLB Questions 1 Week from Spring Training

The rough MLB winter rolls on for Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond and Yovani Gallardo. There's just one week to go before spring training camps fire up around Arizona and Florida, and those three guys headline a free-agent market that isShow More Summary

Step up to the plate! The Houston Astros Shooting Stars Auditions are THIS weekend!

Talkin’ baseball? I’m all for it! Spring training, pitchers and catchers, cactus and grapefruit leagues, bring them on! The Houston Astros Shooting Stars Auditions are here! More info at this link… [...]

Fact or Fiction on All of MLB Offseason Week 13's Free-Agency, Trade Rumors

We've reached that point in the offseason where the closer we get to spring training, the slower time seems to move. Most teams have their rosters set and are focused on adding organizational depth, signing fringe major league talent to minor league deals, moves that barely force the rumor mill to twitch, much less pick up speed. Show More Summary

Army to Let Women Apply for Infantry and Armor Jobs by This Spring

The U.S. Army's chief of staff told Congress on Tuesday that female soldiers could begin their training to serve in direct combat arms jobs such as infantry and armor by this spring, but it could take up to three years to form gender-integrated units.

Catching prospect Taylor Ward among non-roster invitees to Angels spring training camp

A strong professional debut earned catching prospect Taylor Ward, the Angels’ top pick in the 2014 draft, an invitation to major league spring training camp, the team announced on Tuesday. Ward, a former Fresno State standout who was the 26th overall selection, split last season between rookie-league...

Nats Journal: Lucas Giolito and Trea Turner continue to top prospect charts

When major league spring training officially opens a few weeks from now, two of the top 15 prospects in baseball (or top 13, or top 11, depending on your source) will lace up their cleats at Space Coast Stadium, pull on red caps with white Ws over boyish faces, and get to work. Show More Summary

MLB Trade Ideas Based on Offseason Week 13 News, Rumors and Speculation

Only a few weeks away from the start of spring training, you'd think that MLB clubs were done looking to make trades—at least until an unfortunate injury during the exhibition season forced their hand. But the rumor mill tells a different...Show More Summary

Dodgers Dugout: Bringing back Howie Kendrick is a good move

Hi, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. My name is Houston Mitchell, reminding you that we are only a month away from the Dodgers' first spring training game, March 3, against the Chicago White Sox. Welcome back Howie The Dodgers and second baseman Howie Kendrick agreed to a two-year,...

Predicting Final 2016 Opening Day 25-Man Rosters for All 30 MLB Teams

We are still a few weeks from the start of spring training, and a couple of months away from Opening Day, but it's never too early to take a crack at predicting how all 30 MLB teams' Opening Day rosters will shake out. Obviously, the...Show More Summary

Sorting my cards - finding Elian Herrera

Spring training is around the corner and perhaps I'm looking into updating my stash of cards I'm trying to get autographs on otherwise - Herrera’s name came up as a guy who maybe in camp with the Los Angeles Dodgers, but in case I wanted...Show More Summary

Carew, on Mend From Heart Attack, Eyes Twins Spring Training

6 days agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.

Chase Utley's appeal hearing will probably happen during spring training

Chase Utley is expected to get his chance to appeal his two-game suspension, probably during spring training. No date has been set for the appeal hearing, according to a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it. If the full suspension is upheld, Utley would miss the first...

Nats Journal: Jonathan Papelbon’s biggest issue this season may be sitting in the stands

As the Nationals prepare for spring training, one player faces a unique challenge, albeit one he brought upon himself. Jonathan Papelbon missed the final seven games of last season while serving two suspensions, one from Major League Baseball for throwing at Manny Machado and the other for fighting Bryce Harper in the dugout during a game.Read full article >>

Ranking MLB's 1-2 Starting Pitcher Combos as Spring Training Approaches

Great starting pitching wins championships, and more than a few times over the years, a team has rode a pair of aces to a World Series title. Generally a starting rotation is judged by the collective abilities of all five guys, and oftentimes...Show More Summary

5 Key Moves MLB Teams Should Still Make Before Spring Training Begins

Spring is approaching, people. We know this because with pitchers and catchers due to start reporting on February 18, spring training is now just a couple weeks away. That means there's precious little time for teams to do any last-minute shopping before spring training begins. Show More Summary

Updating the Hottest Remaining MLB Questions 2 Weeks from Spring Training

Dexter Fowler, Ian Desmond, Yovani Gallardo and Howie Kendrick have a lot in common. They're all quality big leaguers, and they're all unemployed. That second similarity is a product of that nasty draft-pick compensation they're lugging...Show More Summary

Lou Brock on a Poster

And other fine cards to take a gander at. Spring training is just around the corner, and so is a new year of Topps Series One. I'm going to try to avoid buying any packs of it this time around (along with any other sets I deem unnecessary) and just try to focus on building my team sets. Show More Summary

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