Posts Tagged Arizona

D-Backs have only 3 positions settled as workouts begin

In this Oct. 13, 2014, file photo, new Arizona Diamondbacks baseball team manager Chip Hale, left, puts on a Diamondbacks hat as he is introduced by chief baseball officer Tony LaRussa at a news conference in Phoenix. As position players report to spring training for the Diamondbacks, competition looms for a spot in the opening day lineup under new manager Chip Hale. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks begin full-squad workouts with uncertainty at five of the eight non-pitching positions.

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After 2 years, Arians, Keim get raise they didn’t ask for

Arizona Cardinals head coach Bruce Arians, left, and general manager Steve Keim speak during a news conference Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. Both Keim and Arians were given contract extensions after their successful 2014 season. (AP Photo/Matt York)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — As NFL coaches and general managers go, Bruce Arians and Steve Keim already make up quite a tandem.

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4 Reds pitchers battling for 2 open rotation spots

Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price speaks with the media before a spring training baseball workout Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Goodyear, Ariz. (AP Photo/John Locher)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — With everyone in camp, the Reds can finally start to sort out two openings in their rotation.

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Giants have high expectations of new-look, healthy outfield

San Francisco Giants' Nori Aoki (23) is interviewed during spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Nori Aoki has reconsidered his original plan to wrestle big ace Madison Bumgarner.

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Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis hired by Chicago Cubs

In this April 30, 2008, file photo, Boston Red Sox's Manny Ramirez, left is hugged by teammate Kevin Youkilis after Ramirez scored the game-winning run on Jason Varitek's RBI single during the ninth inning of their 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston. Ramirez and Youkilis have been hired by Chicago Cubs' Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston Red Sox. After serving as a player-coach for Triple-A Iowa during the second half of last season, Ramirez was announced Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, as the Cubs’ hitting consultant. Youkilis was given a part-time job as a scouting and player development consultant. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson, File)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Manny Ramirez and Kevin Youkilis have been hired by Chicago Cubs’ executive Theo Epstein, their old boss on the Boston Red Sox.

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