Posts Tagged Baseball

Casey McGehee’s move to Giants a homecoming of sorts

San Francisco Giants' Casey McGehee waits to hit during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Casey McGehee has been everywhere on the baseball map.

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A winner in most years, Gomes has chance to start for Braves

Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes hits in the batting tunnels at baseball spring training in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton) MARIETTA DAILY OUT, GWINNETT DAILY POST OUT LOCAL STATIONS OUT (WXIA, WGCL, FOX 5)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Jonny Gomes has a knack for making teams win.

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A-Rod shifts across the infield and works out at first base

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez tosses the ball to a pitcher while fielding ground balls at first base during workouts Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, in Tampa, Fla. Rodriguez was working out at first base for the first time this spring. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Stripped of his job at third base, Alex Rodriguez moved across the diamond and worked out at first base for the initial time with the New York Yankees.

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Braves OF Melvin Upton to miss rest of spring with injury

Atlanta Braves' Melvin Upton Jr., walks off the field following a spring training baseball workout, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Kissimmee, Fla. The center fielder known as B.J. Upton through his first 11 major league seasons with Tampa Bay and Atlanta is now listed as Melvin Upton Jr. on the Braves' roster. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.

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New look for Mariners’ Rickie Weeks, hopes for fresh start

This is a 2015, file  photo showing  Rickie Weeks of the Seattle Mariners baseball team. Rickie Weeks has never played any position other than second base. It's no wonder he's spending the early days of spring training with the Seattle Mariners in the outfield.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — The most noticeable thing is the hair. Gone are the long dreadlocks that were once a Rickie Weeks staple.

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