Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Wacha rebound among questions for Cardinals

St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright delivers in the first inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Cardinals hope Michael Wacha is ready to stand alongside ace Adam Wainwright at the top of their rotation.

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Wallace’s HR in 8th helps Padres tie D-backs 3-3 in 10

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Odrisamer Despaigne, left, speaks with catcher Derek Norris in the first inning of a spring training exhibition baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Brett Wallace hit a two-run homer in the top of the eighth inning to lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-3 tie in 10 innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday.

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Cubs look to make big leap into contention

In this March 14, 2015, photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, celebrates with a teammate after hitting a home run in the third inning of a spring training baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Las Vegas. The last crown they wore came in 1908, before Wrigley Field was built. Now, as the old ballpark gets renovated, the franchise is being refurbished, too. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Steve Spatafore, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — Standing in the shade on a beautiful afternoon in Arizona, Jon Lester embraced the question that hovers over the Chicago Cubs these days.

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Hernandez throws 6 sharp innings in Mariners’ loss to Royals

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager fields a hard hit ball while taking infield practice before a spring training baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Felix Hernandez pitched two-hit ball for six innings in his longest outing of the spring Thursday as a split squad of Seattle Mariners lost to the Kansas City Royals 3-0.

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Dodgers top 3 million in ticket sales for upcoming season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers have topped 3 million in ticket sales at the earliest date in franchise history for the upcoming season.

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