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McMahon has inside track on first-base job
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After hitting .355 with 20 home runs and 88 RBIs combined at Double-A Hartford and Triple-A Albuquerque — plus a small, but instructive big league debut — McMahon sits atop the Rockies’ depth chart at first base.

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Cubs get dynasty back on track with Darvish deal
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Months ago, as Shohei Ohtani mulled which MLB club he should render his services to, we expounded in this space on why the Chicago Cubs, fresh off a second successive division title, ought to sign the Japanese phenom: After finally capturing that elusive World Series title in 2016, snapping a century-plus run of futility, the […]

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With 4 new prospects, Marlins' rebuild on track
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In Lewis Brinson, the Marlins just traded for a 23-year-old outfielder with the skillset to be a 30-homer, 30-steal player in the Major Leagues. He’s precisely the type of high-ceiling, high-impact prospect that new Marlins chief executive officer Derek Jeter had in mind when this process — you’ve heard that word before, haven’t you? — […]

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Heredia, Phelps on track for Spring Training
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Mariners outfielder Guillermo Heredia and reliever David Phelps, who both underwent surgeries last fall, are progressing as expected and should be ready for action around the start of Mariners camp next month.

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On fast track, Alzolay attends rookie program
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Adbert Alzolay had a chance to extend his season by pitching in the Arizona Fall League last year. This month, the Cubs’ pitching prospect took another step toward the big leagues by participating in Major League Baseball’s Rookie Career Development Program. He got a little help from former Cubs prospect Gleyber Torres.

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Inbox: Shields on track to start Opening Day?
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Will veteran James Shields be the Opening Day starting pitcher or does a young guy like Lucas Giolito or Reynaldo Lopez have a chance? White Sox beat reporter Scott Merkin answers this question and more in his latest Inbox.

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Myers determined to get Padres on right track
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Rizzo: Murphy on track for Opening Day
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It’s been nearly two months since the Nationals announced second baseman Daniel Murphy underwent debridement and microfracture surgery on his right knee, and the club’s optimism about his status has continued to increase.

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Judge determined to get on track vs. Astros
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Aaron Judge has said that he is not concerned by his growing strikeout totals, but as the Yankees head into the American League Championship Series presented by Camping World against the Astros, they are hoping that the rookie slugger can recapture the form that he showed in a September to remember.

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Norris, Angels look to get on track vs. Astros
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Veteran right-hander Charlie Morton squares off with newly converted reliever Bud Norris on Saturday afternoon in the second game of a three-game series between the American League West champion Astros and the AL Wild Card contending Angels at Minute Maid Park.

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Happ stays on right track in tough-luck loss
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The first two months of the season were a bit of a nightmare for Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ. Since then, everything has gone about as well as could be expected.

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Zimmermann on track for Thursday start
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Jordan Zimmermann is on track to rejoin the Tigers rotation later this week, and Daniel Norris might not be far behind.

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