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Chipper: Acuna is 'way ahead of me'
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Chipper Jones grew up as a Major Leaguer with Andruw Jones and saw plenty of a young Vladimir Guerrero when the Braves shared a Spring Training complex with the Expos in the 1990s. But he’s not sure he’s ever seen anybody as impressive as Ronald Acuna, the Braves’ 20-year-old five-tool outfielder who may be just […]

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Long road ahead: Wright hopeful, but realistic
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David Wright sat, cross-armed in the Mets’ dugout, swaddled head to toe in Mets gear. Around him, about two dozen media members strained forward with cellphones and boom mics, asking anything and everything about Wright’s path back to the Majors. An update on his status. Goals for his future. Thoughts on retirement.

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Parra looking ahead after minor hand surgery
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Rockies outfielder Gerardo Parra underwent surgery last Friday to remove the broken hook of the hamate bone in his right hand, but says he will be ready for Cactus League game action in the March 8-10 range.

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Cervelli ready to lead new-look Pirates ahead
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Francisco Cervelli felt the same initial sadness most of Pittsburgh experienced after seeing Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole traded last month. Cervelli called McCutchen “the king of Pittsburgh” and said Cole had the “best arm I’ve ever seen in my life.”

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Eaton champing at bit ahead of return
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Eaton has not played in a game since April 28 when he suffered a torn ACL that ended his first season in Washington.

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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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Ranking the top 5 MLB starting rotations ahead of spring training
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Typically, the middle of February brings with it only replacement-level pitching on the free-agent market, and teams are left scrambling if one of their starters suffers a spring injury. However, after what has been a painfully slow offseason, teams will not have to scour through the leftovers. Instead, names such as Jake Arrieta, Lance Lynn, […]

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MLB players have a long battle ahead. Who's in charge?
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The vast majority of agents do their work quietly. Boras, on the other hand, is delighted to hijack the All-Star Game, general managers' meetings and winter meetings every year with colorful rhetoric guaranteed to generate media coverage. And the rollbacks and restrictions on draft bonuses are largely

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White Sox truck rolls ahead to spring camp
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The temperature in Chicago on Friday checked in at 19 degrees, but over at Guaranteed Rate Field, where the truck was being loaded for White Sox Spring Training, it felt a little like baseball’s unofficial start.

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All 30 MLB teams will extend protective netting ahead of 2018 season
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MLB said each club has agreed to extend the netting to “at least the far ends of both dugouts."

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Turner loves Dodgers squad ahead of spring
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It’s late January, supposedly the dead of winter. But on Monday at the Sherwood Country Club in Ventura County, Santa Ana winds pushed temperatures into the 80s and cleared the skies by tee time for the third annual Justin Turner Foundation Charity Golf Tournament.

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Yost 'way ahead of schedule' in recovery
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When Royals manager Ned Yost suffered a horrific and near-fatal 20-foot fall from a tree stand last November, it seemed highly unrealistic that his fractured pelvis would be healed enough for him to attend the team’s annual Fan Fest event, which began Friday.

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