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Pujols ready to go at 1B after normal offseason
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Albert Pujols arrived at Angels camp Friday looking leaner and stronger after dropping 13-15 pounds over his first surgery-free offseason in two years.

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Halos plan to play matchup game with bullpen
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The Angels refrained from naming an official closer in 2017, preferring to keep bullpen roles fluid and deploy their most effective relievers in high-leverage situations, regardless of the inning.

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Manfred: Pace-of-play rules will be announced before spring games
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Pace-of-play changes are on their way. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred announced Thursday during his spring media conference that specific pace-of-play rule changes will be announced before exhibition games get underway next week "one way or another," according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. “We have done extensive research in this area,” Manfred elaborated, […]

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Boone: Verlander 'exactly right' that AL goes through Houston
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Fresh off a World Series title, Houston Astros ace Justin Verlander flat-out rejected the suggestion earlier this week that the revamped New York Yankees are the team to beat in the American League. He’s not getting any argument, either, from Aaron Boone, the newly hired Yankees manager who watched from the broadcast booth in October […]

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Kevin Durant says comments about him and LeBron James by news pundit were 'racist'
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Kevin Durant was blunt in how he felt about Laura Ingraham’s response

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Dwyane Wade The First Cavs Player Who Questioned Kevin Love Illness? | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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Dwyane Wade was reportedly the first Cleveland Cavaliers player to question the legitimacy of Kevin Love’s sickness that forced him to miss some games, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with […]

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Nathan Chen Won’t Medal, Lindsey Jacobellis Still Without A Win | SI NOW | Sports Illustrated
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Mikaela Shiffrin failed to medal in the slalom, Nathan Chen disappointed in his short program, and Lindsey Jacobellis is still winless in her Olympic career. Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite team and players. Want to know what’s up with Russell Wilson, Cam Newton, Tom […]

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MLB.com FastCast: Cubs add Darvish to staff –  2/12/18
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Yu Darvish has reportedly agreed to a six-year deal with the Cubs, plus the D-Backs introduce their Japanese pitcher, Yoshihisa Hirano Check out http://MLB.com/video for more! About MLB.com: Former Commissioner Allan H. (Bud) Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball’s Internet operations […]

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Reynolds discusses free agency in Q&A
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Free-agent first baseman Mark Reynolds, who hit .267 with 30 home runs and 97 RBIs for the Rockies in 2017, spoke to MLB.com about his free agent status from his home in Virginia on Friday.

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MacPhail 'satisfied' with Phillies' direction
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Manager Gabe Kapler said Tuesday he thinks the Phillies can “shock people.” General manager Matt Klentak said Thursday that the Phillies taking an unexpected jump into postseason contention is “no longer a pipe dream.” Team president Andy MacPhail’s statements weren’t as rose-colored on Friday morning at Spectrum Field, but he said he is “excited” about […]

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Tunes a boon to Kapler's managing style
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Music has been a constant companion to the Phillies the first week of camp. That will not change.

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Young shortstop Tatis 'knocking at the door'
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There have been no shortage of expectations heaped upon 19-year-old Fernando Tatis Jr. in the past year. According to MLB Pipeline, he’s the No. 8 prospect in baseball, the second-ranked shortstop and among the top Padres prospects.

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