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  1. Comeback bid: Pablo showing pop, perseverenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 18 | Boston Red Sox

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The results are indeed impressive from Pablo Sandoval , as the third baseman walloped a couple of towering home runs in Saturday's Sandoval is whipping his bat through the zone with the type of force resembling what he would do during his hot streaks with the Giants.


  2. Out of options, Peacock helps case vs. tough lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 17 | Houston Astros

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- If right-hander Brad Peacock was looking for a good test at this point in Spring Training, he could have done worse than facing a representative Red Sox lineup on Friday afternoon.


  3. Hughes pleased with progress on changeupRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The linescore for Phil Hughes wasn't pretty with three homers allowed in five innings, but the right-hander said he spent his outing trying to hone his changeup and came away pleased despite the results in the Twins' Hughes, coming off surgery in July to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome, allowed four runs on six hits and a walk with four strikeouts while reaching five frames for the first time this spring.


  4. Granite wall: Prospect makes amazing catchRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 11 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Twins prospect Zack Granite , Minnesota's reigning Minor League Player of the Year, showed off why the organization is so high on him, as he made a great leaping catch at the wall to rob Boston's Tzu-Wei Lin of extra bases in the eighth inning of Saturday's by, is known for his speed and displayed impressive range getting to the deep drive in right-center field off reliever Ryan Pressly .


  5. Wells makes impressive debut in WBC '17Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 8 | Minnesota Twins

    And it's a long way from Beloit, Burlington and all those other Midwest League towns Lachlan Wells pitched in last season for the Twins' Class A team, too. Facing the Bowling Green Hot Rods might have seemed a pretty good challenge for a 20-year-old kid from Australia, but it's nothing like walking into a noisy Tokyo Dome with the fans singing for their Samurai Japan heroes.


  6. Randolph jumps at chance to wear No. 42Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Major League Baseball

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Willie Randolph will be representing one of his childhood heroes, Jackie Robinson, when he serves as the third-base coach for Team USA in the Randolph received permission to wear Robinson's No.


  7. Gibson makes progress with effective outingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 6 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- For Twins right-hander Kyle Gibson , his overhauled delivery remains a work in progress, but he was encouraged by the results after a strong showing against the Cardinals in a Gibson, who has worked with weighted balls and a balloon-shaped connection ball to help shorten his arm path, tossed four innings, allowing one run on two hits with a walk and two strikeouts.


  8. Teheran makes final start before ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Atlanta Braves

    Julio Teheran re-established himself as Atlanta's ace last year, and within a month he'll likely make his fourth consecutive Opening Day start for the Braves. But the 26-year-old pitcher has come to understand it's never prudent to take anything for granted.


  9. No surgery or injection necessary for PriceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | Boston Red Sox

    The Red Sox received good news about one of their aces on Friday, when manager John Farrell announced that left-hander David Price will not need surgery after experiencing pain in his forearm. Speaking to reporters after Boston's 9-1 win over Atlanta, Farrell said that Price will return to Fort Myers, Fla., and begin a medication program.


  10. Cash depending on staff with replay-review ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 2 | Tampa Bay Devil Rays

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association on Thursday jointly announced a series of that will be in place for the 2017 regular season.


  11. Mauer open to batting anywhere in orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Twins first baseman Joe Mauer made his Grapefruit League debut on Wednesday, going 0-for-1 with a walk and a hit-by-pitch in a Mauer batted second behind prospect Zack Granite and ahead of second baseman Brian Dozier , who hit third.


  12. Goldschmidt excited to represent USA in ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 28 | Arizona Diamondbacks

    As Paul Goldschmidt is closing in on departing D-backs camp to join Team USA for the upcoming World Baseball Classic, he's growing more and more excited. The four-time National League All-Star first baseman knows he's part of an incredible offensive machine that could create some Classic history.


  13. Santana efficient, crisp in Grapefruit debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Right-hander Ervin Santana , Minnesota's expected Opening Day starter, was efficient in his Grapefruit League debut, needing 22 pitches to get through two scoreless innings in a It was also Santana's first time working with catcher Jason Castro , who joined the Twins on a three-year, $24.5 million deal this offseason.


  14. Cuba prepping for Classic with exhibitions in AsiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | Major League Baseball

    Team USA gathers for the first time March 7 in Fort Myers, Fla. But national teams with fewer Major Leaguers -- or none at all -- already are playing together.


  15. Harris close to Grapefruit League clearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | St. Louis Cardinals

    It's been eight months since Navy Lieutenant-turned-Major League pitcher Mitch Harris went on to an operating table, expecting to undergo Tommy John surgery. He awoke to learn that his elbow had been repaired differently, and now Harris realizes how critical that was.


  16. Thornburg shakes off shaky appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 25 | Boston Red Sox

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Red Sox fans don't need to worry about new setup man Tyler Thornburg 's rough Grapefruit League debut in an For Thornburg, it wouldn't even feel like Spring Training to him if he didn't struggle.


  17. Gibson's new routine pays early dividendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 24 | Major League Baseball

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Right-hander Kyle Gibson , who drastically changed his workout routine this offseason to improve his delivery, came away pleased with how everything felt in his Grapefruit League debut in the Twins' opener on Friday night at Hammond Stadium, a Gibson looked sharp, hitting 94 mph with his fastball multiple times as he tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings with two strikeouts, throwing 22 of his 29 pitches for strikes.


  18. First bullpen goes off without a hitch for HughesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | Minnesota Twins

    FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Despite coming off surgery to alleviate thoracic outlet syndrome in July, Twins right-hander Phil Hughes followed his normal offseason routine and on Wednesday threw his first official bullpen without any issues during the Hughes, who had a rib removed to relieve pressure on his right shoulder, said he completed his throwing program on the last day of the regular season, which allowed him to prepare for this year like he would any other.


  19. Perkins forced to postpone bullpen sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | Minnesota Twins

    Twins reliever Glen Perkins , who is coming off left shoulder surgery, experienced some soreness and will push back Friday's targeted throwing date. Perkins, who underwent surgery to reattach his labrum to the bone in June, has been working out at the club's Spring Training complex in Fort Myers, Fla., since early January, and had been scheduled to throw his first light bullpen session on Friday.


  20. Pumped Red Sox fans line street for Truck DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | Boston Red Sox

    Hundreds of New Englanders, fresh off the euphoria of watching the Patriots win the Super Bowl in epic fashion, lined up along Van Ness Street on Monday morning to start the momentum toward what they hope will be another championship season. It was Red Sox Truck Day that gave the fans a reason to congregate outside of Fenway Park so soon after witnessing a Boston sports team winning a championship for the 10th time in a span of 15 years.


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