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Verlander to miss start Thursday, hopes to pitch April 8

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander, center, is seen with catcher Alex Avila, left, and manager Brad Ausmus before a spring training exhibition baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Lakeland, Fla., Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Justin Verlander will miss his scheduled spring training start Thursday but hopes to take his first scheduled regular-season turn for the Detroit Tigers on April 8 against Minnesota.

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Cardinals pick Carlos Martinez as 5th starter

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have picked Carlos Martinez as their fifth starter and put pitcher Jaime Garcia on the 15-day disabled list.

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Simon allows 1 run in 6 innings as Tigers lose to Braves 4-2

Atlanta Braves' Jace Peterson takes third base under the legs of Detroit Tigers third baseman Nick Castellanos during the sixth inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game in Lakeland, Fla., Monday, March 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Despite some poor spring training outings, Alfredo Simon says he was never worried.

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Mets acquire lefty relievers, Torres and Blevins

FILE- In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Washington Nationals relief pitcher Jerry Blevins throws during the sixth inning of Game 1 of baseball's NL Division Series against the San Francisco Giants in Washington.  The New York Mets made two trades Monday, March 30, 2015, to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Blevins from the Nationals. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — The New York Mets made two trades Monday to bolster a bullpen lacking in left-handers, acquiring Alex Torres from the San Diego Padres and Jerry Blevins from the Washington Nationals.

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Nationals reliever Storen out with blister in loss to Cards

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Washington Nationals closer Drew Storen exited early because of a blister on his right big toe Monday in a 6-2 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals.

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