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Mets' Matz has tender elbow, status for opening day in doubt
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New York Mets pitcher Steven Matz has been scratched from his next start because of tenderness in his left elbow, putting his status for opening day in doubt....

BASEBALL 2017: Sacrifice bunts are a dying art in baseball
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CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Get 'em on, move 'em over, drive 'em in....

FANTASY PLAYS: Spring performances that should concern you
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Sometimes fantasy baseball owners overrate spring training performances, both jumping on the good and overreacting to the bad....

Plenty of high-profile players wearing new uniforms
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Chris Sale traded socks (AP) -- or Sox - from white to red. Edwin Encarnacion took his big bat to Cleveland. Aroldis Chapman returned to the Bronx....

The Cubs curbed their curse _ who's next to douse a drought?
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Now that the Cubs have broken baseball's oldest curse, who's next?...

BASEBALL 2017: Key dates for the upcoming season
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It's almost time again. From opening day to a couple of potentially big games in September, here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar:...

BASEBALL 2017: Benintendi, Swanson among top rookies
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Corey Seager helped the Los Angeles Dodgers make it all the way to the NL Championship Series last year. Michael Fulmer developed into a reliable part of Detroit's rotation, winning 11 games for the Tigers with a 3.06 ERA....

Dallas Green, who managed Phillies to 1st title, dies at 82
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- As a big league pitcher, Dallas Green was pretty mediocre....

Manfred: WBC tournament had major success, has bright future
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Even before the United States took the field to face Puerto Rico for the World Baseball Classic championship on Wednesday night, Rob Manfred was confident in declaring this sometimes troubled tournament to be a smashing success....

US routs Puerto Rico 8-0 to win WBC behind dominant Stroman
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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Marcus Stroman tossed six hitless innings, Ian Kinsler slugged a two-run homer and the United States routed Puerto Rico 8-0 on Wednesday night to win its first World Baseball Classic in four tries....



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