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Thursday, March 5, 2015

AP MLB Headlines At 5 a.m. (AP, 6:00 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debuts (AP, 2:19 AM ET)
Just for kicks: Guthrie takes 'Sneakerheadz' mainstream (AP, 2:10 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Twins prospects return to field in 3-1 win over Minnesota (AP, 10:37 PM ET)
New catcher Miguel Montero works on learning Cubs pitchers (AP, 9:54 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debuts (AP, 9:39 PM ET)
Fan pays for anti-Mets ownership billboard near field (AP, 9:23 PM ET)
Henderson sharp in return, Brewers beat Wisconsin-Milwaukee (AP, 9:05 PM ET)
Report: Mets' Murphy says he disagrees with gay 'lifestyle' (AP, 8:06 PM ET)
Jason Heyward brings needed presence to Cardinals (AP, 6:47 PM ET)
Baseball Hall of Famers as managers, a look back (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Hosmer, Morales, Rios power Royals to 13-2 win over Rangers (AP, 6:39 PM ET)
Alex Johnson, AL batting champ in 1970, dies at age 72 (AP, 6:34 PM ET)
Minor scratched from start with left shoulder tightness (AP, 5:41 PM ET)
A-Rod singles in first at-bat following drug suspension (AP, 4:19 PM ET)
Wright apologizes to prospect for scolding him near media (AP, 2:48 PM ET)
Astros' Dominguez to get a look at first base this spring (AP, 2:43 PM ET)
Wright apologizes to prospect for scolding him near media (AP, 2:22 PM ET)
Cobb named Tampa Bay Rays opening day starter (AP, 1:11 PM ET)
Tigers release Hanrahan, who needs elbow surgery (AP, 12:38 PM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 12:05 PM ET)
Dice-K starts comeback bid in Japan with solid outing (AP, 4:08 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: Lee, Darvish take the mound for spring debuts (AP, 9:39 PM ET)
Andrus longest-tenured Rangers position player at 26 (AP, 2:49 AM ET)
Hall-of-Famer Molitor confident in managerial patience (AP, 2:39 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Jim Henderson looks forward to return to mound with Brewers (AP, 9:44 PM ET)
Goldschmidt returns from injury, singles for Diamondbacks (AP, 9:33 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: A-Rod, Goldschmidt make their spring debuts (AP, 9:25 PM ET)
Red Sox, Boston College honor ALS-stricken Frates (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
Russell Wilson will be in Rangers camp March 28 (AP, 7:41 PM ET)
Rollins to lead off for Dodgers this season (AP, 7:30 PM ET)
Buchholz, Porcello, Red Sox pitchers stop 2 college teams (AP, 7:13 PM ET)
Bill Schweitzer, Washington lawyer for MLB, dies at 70 (AP, 7:06 PM ET)
Play ball! Quickly! Baseball tries to speed game this spring (AP, 6:55 PM ET)
Yanks say they fired part-time worker in Schilling flap (AP, 6:37 PM ET)
Buchholz, Porcello pitch Red Sox past Northeastern (AP, 6:20 PM ET)
Cubs pitcher Hendricks looks for more success in 2nd season (AP, 4:35 PM ET)
Royals largely settled as spring training opener nears (AP, 4:13 PM ET)
Marlins beat University of Miami 7-1 (AP, 4:02 PM ET)
White Sox pitcher Quintana is poised to move into limelight (AP, 3:20 PM ET)
Marlins consider their infield makeover an upgrade (AP, 3:20 PM ET)
Cubs say they won't seek to work all hours on Wrigley Field (AP, 3:10 PM ET)
Max Scherzer will start Nationals' spring opener vs. Mets (AP, 2:37 PM ET)
A-Rod: 'I'll be a little nervous' in return Wednesday (AP, 1:39 PM ET)
Healthy Middlebrooks looks to revitalize career in San Diego (AP, 1:31 PM ET)
Indians sell out home opener in 11 minutes (AP, 12:10 PM ET)
Foreign recruiter gets prison, house arrest in steroids case (AP, 11:10 AM ET)
Cron working to ensure he's on Angels' opening day roster (AP, 10:47 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 9:27 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: A-Rod, Goldschmidt make their spring debuts (AP, 9:25 PM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Monday, March 2, 2015

Former big leaguer Jeff McKnight dies at 52 from leukemia (AP, 8:45 PM ET)
Royals banking on Morales, Rios to fuel power-starved lineup (AP, 8:26 PM ET)
Bryant, Russell top list of Cubs prospects this spring (AP, 7:22 PM ET)
Tigers SS Iglesias back on field in win over Fla Southern (AP, 7:02 PM ET)
Parra may not have everyday job in Brewers' crowded OF (AP, 6:40 PM ET)
After 2 surgeries, D-Backs' Hudson cherishes spring training (AP, 6:29 PM ET)
Markakis hopes to be ready for Braves' opener (AP, 6:17 PM ET)
Cubs expect 'dusty' year amid Wrigley Field renovations (AP, 6:12 PM ET)
Paul Maholm gets a chance to help Reds' depleted rotation (AP, 5:48 PM ET)
Brad Hand helps Marlins beat FIU 7-2 (AP, 5:16 PM ET)
Kershaw to start opening day for Dodgers (AP, 5:12 PM ET)
Martin looks ahead to new chapter with Blue Jays (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
D-Backs to wear patch in memory of Kayla Mueller (AP, 4:48 PM ET)
Nationals 2B Uggla again seeing the ball well (AP, 4:47 PM ET)
Harvey shows off curveball in 2nd batting practice session (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
Smith finds spot in outfield with Mariners (AP, 4:11 PM ET)
Orioles open spring schedule Tuesday without some regulars (AP, 4:06 PM ET)
Curt Schilling fires back after offensive Twitter posts (AP, 3:53 PM ET)
Astros' star Altuve searching for more in 2015 (AP, 3:48 PM ET)
Kershaw to start opening day for Dodgers (AP, 3:37 PM ET)
Remaining Free Agents (AP, 3:35 PM ET)
A-Rod to skip Yanks' spring opener, make debut Wednesday (AP, 3:25 PM ET)
Lester to start opening night April 5 vs Cardinals (AP, 3:22 PM ET)
Kang hitless, Black over Gold 2-1 in Pirates intrasquad game (AP, 2:57 PM ET)
Wainwright throws first bullpen since injury last week (AP, 2:51 PM ET)
Rockies turn to Hundley, son of a coach, to guide pitchers (AP, 2:47 PM ET)
Phillies' Utley likely out of first week of spring games (AP, 2:29 PM ET)
Tanaka pleased with first BP (AP, 1:55 PM ET)
A's switch-pitcher hopes to find spot with Oakland (AP, 1:08 PM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 9:49 AM ET)
What's on deck today at spring training (AP, 1:55 AM ET)
Dodgers and reliever Mike Adams agree to minor league deal (AP, 1:09 AM ET)

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Rockies add Axford to big league bullpen at $2.6 million (AP, 9:55 PM ET)
Castillo, Betts try to impress in CF for Red Sox (AP, 8:12 PM ET)
Giants reliever Strickland insists he's tranquil on mound (AP, 7:41 PM ET)
Astros newcomer Gattis learning more and more about outfield (AP, 6:57 PM ET)
Pierzynski brings experience behind plate to Braves (AP, 6:38 PM ET)
Nats' Scherzer simulates everything, including anthem (AP, 6:15 PM ET)
Reaction to the death of Minnie Minoso (AP, 6:03 PM ET)
Young Cubs look up to new hitting instructor Manny Ramirez (AP, 5:58 PM ET)
Rangers Darvish: "I didn't quit on team." (AP, 5:48 PM ET)
Phillies fall to college team in 1st spring training game (AP, 5:37 PM ET)
Major league baseball's 1st black Latino star Minoso dies (AP, 5:25 PM ET)
Yankees' Alex Rodriguez nearing 1st spring game (AP, 4:59 PM ET)
Blue Jays boost outfield depth, sign Dayan Viciedo (AP, 4:09 PM ET)
Walker gets first chance to shine for Mariners (AP, 1:50 PM ET)
Rangers scratch Holland, but it's 'no biggie,' he says (AP, 1:11 PM ET)
Back with Minnesota, rehabbed Mark Hamburger relishes moment (AP, 11:10 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 10:48 AM ET)
Medical examiner: Minnie Minoso, major league baseball's 1st black player in Chicago, has died (AP, 10:08 AM ET)
What's on deck today at spring training (AP, 4:41 AM ET)

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Now with Blue Jays, Johan Santana aims for another comeback (AP, 7:20 PM ET)
Phegley hopes his style will catch on in Oakland (AP, 7:13 PM ET)
Newcomer Anthony Gose ready to get going in Tigers' outfield (AP, 7:01 PM ET)
Vince Coleman off and running as White Sox instructor (AP, 6:44 PM ET)
Longoria eyes "bounce-back" year with revamped Rays (AP, 6:24 PM ET)
Rays reliever Belisario fractures shoulder, out indefinitely (AP, 6:20 PM ET)
Royals 1B Hosmer hoping to build off postseason success (AP, 6:02 PM ET)
Indians' Kluber rises quickly to become star AL pitcher (AP, 5:50 PM ET)
Hometown boys Molitor, Mauer trying to turn Twins around (AP, 5:06 PM ET)
RF Matt Kemp confident about new-look Padres being contender (AP, 4:53 PM ET)
Alex Rodriguez might play in Yankees' spring training opener (AP, 4:43 PM ET)
M's Ackley welcomed son early on way to spring training (AP, 4:25 PM ET)
Players' union head: future spring games in Cuba possible (AP, 4:17 PM ET)
White Sox ace Sale breaks bone in foot, out at least 3 weeks (AP, 4:05 PM ET)
Ex-Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long helping Mets batters (AP, 2:07 PM ET)
Pirates star Andrew McCutchen eyeing another step forward (AP, 1:34 PM ET)
White Sox pitching ace Chris Sale has foot fracture (AP, 1:33 PM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 12:30 a.m. (AP, 1:31 PM ET)

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