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A’s begin baseball’s mandatory domestic violence training

Oakland Athletics' Billy Butler (16) makes a play during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Reliever Dan Otero spoke up, as did many others, with a question on the topic of domestic violence that has been at the forefront of professional sports following the NFL’s recent troubles.

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Bay Area’s Semien in the mix for A’s shortstop job

Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien (10) throws during spring training baseball practice Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — In the last year, the Oakland Athletics traded away two of their top shortstop prospects, Addison Russell and Daniel Robertson.

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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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Lester ready to help Cubs take step toward a winning culture

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Jon Lester has been through this before.

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16-year-old O’Sullivan leads Symetra Tour event

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Hannah O’Sullivan moved into position to become the youngest winner in Symetra Tour history, shooting a 7-under 65 on Saturday to open a four-stroke lead in the season-opening Gateway Classic.

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