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Twins have internal options to fill rotation holes
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With roster spots up for grabs, camp battles are always an intriguing part of Spring Training, and for the Twins this year, it’s all about how the rotation will look come Opening Day.

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Tribe needs to solve LF, 3B spots this spring
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The same question has hovered over the Indians’ preseason for three years now: Will Michael Brantley be ready in time for Opening Day? Injuries have hindered the All-Star left fielder’s preparation in the past and are once again casting doubt over his potential availability for Spring Training.

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Free agency may be Twins' best bet for starter
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Twins GM Thad Levine confirmed that the club is looking for starting pitching help as Minnesota kicks off Spring Training.

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Norris eager to prove he belongs in rotation
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Don’t let the shaggy beard, the van and the quirky personality fool you. Daniel Norris wants to be known as a pitcher, and a good one at that, one that can help the Tigers weather what is expected to be a tough season.

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Closer competition to assume camp spotlight
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Mike Minor is gone. So is Scott Alexander. And Joakim Soria. As the Royals’ pitchers and catchers report Tuesday for Spring Training, an intriguing camp battle looms in the back of the bullpen.

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Young arms focus of White Sox spring camp
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Focus certainly will fall upon the plethora of young, talented hurlers.

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Hanigan inks Minors deal with Tribe
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The Indians are not only set behind the plate with Yan Gomes and Roberto Perez, but they have a top catching talent in Francisco Mejia knocking on the big league’s door. Even with that being an area of perceived strength, depth for the catcher position is important for a long season.

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Indians' camp questions start with bullpen
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Spring Training will officially begin this week for the Indians. That means Francisco Lindor’s infectious smile will bring energy to the morning workouts. Corey Kluber will return to the mound, stoic and robotic as he navigates through throwing sesssions. Jose Ramirez will strut between the batting cage and practice fields.

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Twins still eyeing additions ahead of camp
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After an unusual offseason that saw several top free agents go unsigned leading up to Spring Training, the Twins remain interested in bolstering their starting rotation.

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Gardenhire era set to begin at Tigers camp
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The first Spring Training of the Ron Gardenhire era as Tigers manager is about to begin. So, too, is the first Spring Training of the Tigers rebuild.

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Royals 'energized' to build another title team
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The Royals have proven they can build a championship team and are eager to prove they can do it again.

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Royals retired numbers on display in Surprise
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One of the first things you’ll notice this year as you approach the Royals’ Spring Training facilities are three large gold-painted metallic numbers displayed in a rock garden.

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