Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Rangers scratch Holland, but it’s ‘no biggie,’ he says

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Derek Holland was scratched from the Texas Rangers’ intrasquad game Sunday with a sore shoulder.

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Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died

CHICAGO (AP) — Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball’s 1st black player in Chicago, has died.

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RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender

San Diego Padres' Matt Kemp bats during spring training baseball practice Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — Matt Kemp stood up from his locker, navy blue hoodie covering his head and began signing the nursery rhyme, “Rain, Rain, Go Away.”

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Players’ union head: future spring games in Cuba possible

Former MLB baseball player and current executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association Tony Clark talks with writers after meeting with San Francisco Giants players in the clubhouse on his first stop to meet with players from all the MLB teams Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Major League Baseball is considering playing future spring training games in Cuba.

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Too cold for overnighting at Miller Park

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers say it’s too cold to camp out overnight for the Arctic Tailgate.

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