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Chatwood gets good reviews after intrasquad test
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This is the thanks Rockies right-handed pitcher Tyler Chatwood gets from prospect Ryan McMahon?

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Oberg trying to translate '15 into season-long role
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Call 2015 an accelerated learning program for Rockies right-handed relief pitcher Scott Oberg.

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Busy Asuaje continues education with Padres
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Typically, Carlos Asuaje takes a couple of weeks off after the regular season, but this year there was no time. After playing in a career-high 131 games at Double-A last season, Asuaje went to the Arizona Fall League — during which he was traded from the Red Sox to the Padres — where he played […]

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Jay brings focus, work ethic to Padres
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Jon Jay’s uniform is different, but his approach is the same. The outfielder spent the last six seasons roaming the outfield at Busch Stadium and had been with the Cardinals’ organization since they selected him in the second round of the 2006 Draft. But that all became history when Jay — who is a free […]

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Giants' winning culture is palpable
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It’s a bottom-line business, and the San Francisco Giants get that part of it. Inside the trophy case at AT&T Park, there’s validation for winning three World Series and nary a mention of heart, hustle or chemistry.

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Sierra sidelined by unresolved paperwork
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Cuban pitcher Yaisel Sierra was at Camelback Ranch-Glendale on Monday to view the Dodgers’ workout and tour the clubhouse, but he still has unresolved paperwork and is unable to take the field.

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Turner to be held out of early Cactus League schedule
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Justin Turner won’t play in the first week of Cactus League games, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Monday, as the club takes precautions with the third baseman’s recovering left knee.

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Maeda unleashes 4-pitch mix in BP session
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Shortly after right-hander Zack Greinke signed with the D-backs in free agency, the Dodgers signed Japanese free agent Kenta Maeda, and guess who Maeda was compared to after he threw live batting practice for the first time on Monday.

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Greinke set for first D-backs start Friday
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Zack Greinke will make his D-backs debut Friday against the A’s at Salt River Fields. Right-hander Matt Koch starts Tuesday against the University of Arizona and Rubby De La Rosa will get the nod in Wednesday’s Cactus League opener against the Rockies.

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Rockies arms set for first spring matchups
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Game conditions for the Rockies will begin Monday afternoon, when right-hander Tyler Chatwood — completing a comeback from 2014 Tommy John surgery — will start in the first of two intrasquad games over the next two days.

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Reliever Diaz could earn spot in Rox 'pen
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The Rockies told right-handed reliever Jairo Diaz to develop his changeup in the Venezuelan Winter League. Despite fan passion that’s common in his home country, Diaz approached games with the cool of an A student doing homework.

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Hundley hopes for continued success at plate
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Catcher Nick Hundley arrived in Colorado last year and found his identity as a hitter.

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