1. Chicago Cubs Receive 2016 World Champion Commemorative Mitts

    The Chicago Cubs are still celebrating that history-making World Series win as spring training begins. And the reigning champs now have one more piece of memorabilia to commemorate the occasion...

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  2. Former Kansas City Chiefs DB Sanders Commings Signs with Atlanta Braves

    The Atlanta Braves reached an agreement with former Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Sanders Commings on a minor league contract this week. Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports first reported the news Thursday...

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  3. Cubs' Javier Baez Honors 2016 World Series with Tattoo Before Spring Training

    Chicago Cubs infielder Javier Baez got some ink before kicking off spring training at 3:05 p.m. ET against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Of course, the 24-year-old commemorated his team's World Series title last year, its first since 1908...

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  4. Pedro Strop, Cubs Agree to Contract Extension

    After playing an integral role out of the bullpen during their run to the World Series in 2016, the Chicago Cubs have rewarded reliever Pedro Strop with a contract extension...

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  5. Attacks on Dexter Fowler 'An Eye-Opener to How the World Is' for Others in MLB

    TAMPA — Dexter Fowler was asked a question. He gave a heartfelt answer. And then as it so often does, all hell broke loose on social media this week. Dexter Fowler is a smart and thoughtful man...

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  6. San Francisco Giants: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The San Francisco Giants may not have any elite prospects, but they do have some good ones. Some even look like major leaguers , in fact. And we can prove it...

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  7. Could Noah Syndergaard Be Too Big for His Own Good?

    One of two things will happen in Noah Syndergaard's immediate future: He'll either continue to punish hitters or end up punishing himself. What the young New York Mets ace will do next is certainly worth being excited about...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 days ago 84,469 reads 0 comments

  8. MLB's 'Moneyball' Power Rankings 2017: Who Is Overpaying/Underpaying the Most?

    The Moneyball philosophy may not have resulted in a World Series title for the Oakland Athletics yet, but it undoubtedly has had an impact on the way MLB teams are assembled...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 113,528 reads 0 comments

  9. Los Angeles Dodgers: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have clung tightly to their top-tier prospects in recent years, despite plenty of rumors on the trade market...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 days ago 6,638 reads 0 comments

  10. Predicting the Early Sensations of MLB's 2017 Spring Training Action

    We're almost finished with the checking-in and stretching-out portion of spring training and now head into the slate of meaningless/meaningful action. Meaningless because the scores don't matter...

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  11. Jonathan Lucroy, Brandon Moss and More MLB Stars Rip New Rule Changes

    MLB commissioner Rob Manfred's contentious relationship with players took another turn Thursday, as multiple veterans spoke out regarding his planned changes to the sport...

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  12. Twitter Roasts Training Camp Photo of Rays' Colby Rasmus and His Neckbeard

    Not afraid of standing out on a new team, Colby Rasmus entered the Tampa Bay Rays ' training camp sporting some noteworthy facial hair...

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  13. Which MLB Team Has the Most Elite Young Talent?

    Our mission: Identify which MLB team has the most elite young talent heading into the 2017 season. First, we needed to determine what constitutes "young talent," and for the sake of this exercise, we focused on players 25 years old or younger...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 83,617 reads 0 comments

  14. Kung Fu Panda's Last Stand: It's Now or Never for Pablo Sandoval

    FORT MYERS, Fla. — It is 7:30 a.m. on a warm spring morning, and the Panda is in a crouch, arms up, palms out, shuffling right and then left, right and then left, right and then left...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 days ago 136,701 reads 0 comments

  15. Chicago Cubs: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    The Chicago Cubs have an impressive young core in place at the MLB level, and there's still more talent in the pipeline...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 3 days ago 9,198 reads 0 comments

  16. Comparing MLB's New Generation of Young Megastars to Their Legendary Peers

    It's tempting to say we've never seen anything like the current crop of young stars in Major League Baseball. But the truth is, we have. This is baseball, after all. They've been playing the darn sport since around the dawn of time...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 3 days ago 58,964 reads 0 comments

  17. New York Mets: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    None of the New York Mets ' top prospects are likely to break camp with the big club and land on the Opening Day 25-man roster. Mets fans should still be excited to track them this spring...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 3 days ago 10,302 reads 0 comments

  18. Don Mattingly Says Changing Strikeout Mentality Would Speed Up MLB Play

    Major League Baseball is focused on implementing wholesale changes to speed up the pace of play starting in 2018, and Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly told reporters on ...

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  19. Russell Martin Rips MLB's Intentional Walk Rule Change

    Major League Baseball and the Players' Association found a common ground on changing the rules for an intentional walk in 2017, with ESPN's Howard Bryant reporting on Tuesday the free pass will be issued with the use of a signal from the dugout...

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  20. Minnesota Twins Pitcher Ryan O'Rourke Vomits Before Taking the Mound

    As far as pregame rituals go, Minnesota Twins reliever Ryan O'Rourke's takes the cake...and then throws it up. Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Rick Ankiel recently admitted that he used to drink vodka before starts to help with his anxiety...

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  21. 2017 MLB Playoff Chances for Every Team at the Start of Spring Training

    Not all MLB divisions are created equal. Consider the National League Central during the 2015 season. The St...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 4 days ago 85,116 reads 0 comments

  22. Top Prospect Gleyber Torres' Meteoric Rise Could Earn Him 2017 Yankees Debut

    The people who rate prospects for MLB.com jumped Gleyber Torres from 28th to third on their Top 100 list this year, but they left his ETA to the major leagues at 2018. They may be right...

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  23. Ranking the Top 100 MLB Players at the Start of Spring Training Games

    With spring training in full swing, there's no time like the present to get caught up with the best players Major League Baseball has to offer for 2017. Or the best of the best, for that matter...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 4 days ago 99,401 reads 0 comments

  24. New York Yankees: MLB Player Comps for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    Spring training 2017 is an especially exciting time for New York Yankees fans. Several of the team's top prospects —the building blocks of the franchise's burgeoning youth movement —are in camp...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 days ago 12,834 reads 0 comments

  25. Boston Red Sox: MLB Player Comparisons for Each Top Spring Training Prospect

    Boston Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski has raided the organization's farm system in the interest of winning now, including shipping away a bundle of top prospects to acquire ace Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox this winter...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 days ago 8,504 reads 0 comments