Posts Tagged MLB Spring Training

Astros put Springer in key No. 2 batting spot behind Altuve

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — The Houston Astros are looking for a link between the leadoff excellence of Jose Altuve and the business of scoring enough runs to win.

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Nationals’ Strasburg to start vs Mets’ Harvey on April 9

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Stephen Strasburg will start for the Washington Nationals in the third game of the season on April 9 in a likely showdown with New York Mets ace Matt Harvey.

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Dodgers’ Greinke struggles in 8-4 loss to Giants

Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Zack Greinke throws against the San Francisco Giants during the first inning of a spring training baseball exhibition game in Glendale, Ariz., on Friday, March 27, 2015. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Zack Greinke struggled with his command in his fourth spring start, allowing five hits in 3 2-3 innings as the Los Angeles Dodgers fell to the San Francisco Giants 8-4 on Friday night.

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Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Seattle Mariners reliever David Rollins was suspended for 80 games on Friday for the use of performance-enhancing drugs.

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Cubs flex power muscles in win over White Sox

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Facing his former team, Jeff Samardzija gave up two-run homers to Jorge Soler and Chris Coghlan and solo shots to Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo as the White Sox lost 6-3 to the crosstown-rival Chicago Cubs on Friday.

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