Final roster alignment a question of flexibility

Final roster alignment a question of flexibility

Mar 30, 2015 | No Comments

The White Sox will use the last days of camp to determine if they want to go with an extra reliever or position player on their Opening Day roster.

Castro caps Cubs’ comeback vs. Giants

Castro caps Cubs’ comeback vs. Giants

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Chris Coghlan and Tommy La Stella each hit RBI doubles, and Starlin Castro delivered a tiebreaking RBI single in a three-run sixth to lift the Cubs to an 8-5 victory Monday over the Giants in front of a sellout crowd at Sloan Park.

Could Montero unseat Gee in Mets’ rotation?

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In the last two weeks, Rafael Montero has not only pitched well enough to claim a bullpen spot, but brilliantly enough to make a serious dent in Gee’s job security. Though Dillon Gee remains the favorite with less than a week left in camp, Montero could still sneak into the starting five.

First-year manager Molitor bringing intensity

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Considering that Paul Molitor is just the Twins’ third manager since 1986, it’s a rare change for the organization to have a new skipper this season.

Who is the top player at each position in the AL East?

Who is the top player at each position in the AL East?

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How does the American League East stack up, position by position? Here’s a stab at predicting who will be the best player at each position in the division this season. Think of it as the preseason All-AL East team.

Mets find lefty reliever, land Torres from Padres

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The Mets acquired left-hander Alex Torres from the Padres on Monday in exchange for right-handed pitching prospect Cory Mazzoni and a player to be named. Torres should slot into the Opening Day bullpen, taking the place of injured lefty Josh Edgin.

Verlander to miss next spring start

Verlander to miss next spring start

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Justin Verlander will miss his next spring start as he continues to recover from a right triceps cramp, and it is unclear when the right-hander will pitch next.

Bryant, Baez both sent down by Cubs

Bryant, Baez both sent down by Cubs

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The Cubs reassigned top prospects Kris Bryant and Addison Russell to Minor League camp on Monday, and also optioned second baseman Javier Baez to Triple-A Iowa.

Danner’s display at NHSI could be sign of things to come

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America’s first introduction to Hagen Danner came nearly four years ago in the 2011 Little League World Series. That summer, he starred for Huntington Beach’s Ocean Valley Little League, helping the team win the championship in Williamsport, Pa.

Could 16-year-old Danner be No. 1 in 2017?

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America’s first introduction to Hagen Danner came nearly four years ago in the 2011 Little League World Series. That summer, he starred for Huntington Beach’s Ocean Valley Little League, helping the team win the championship in Williamsport, Pa.