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Chuck Morgan gives a construction update from Globe Life Field

Chuck Morgan, the Voice of the Texas Rangers, gave a tour of the construction site for Globe Life Field, giving Rangers fans an update on the new ballpark via the City of Arlington’s official Twitter account. .@MyArlingtonTV ‘At the Park with Chuck’ Offers Inside Look at @GlobeLifeField Construction with @TEXPAMAN! https://t.co/q98OwHNPPk pic.twitter.com/8Cn0PqiUiQ — City of Arlington (@CityOfArlington) February 8, 2018 ...

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Giants ace Bumgarner eager for a new slate after bike injury

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Madison Bumgarner has been back on a bike, though it’s hardly his first choice for fun. He rode a horse a handful of times this offseason. More than anything, Bumgarner is looking for a bounce-back season after the most forgettable one yet for the ace of the San Francisco Giants. ”I always worked hard but I spent ...

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Back To Work: 4 Braves players with most to prove in spring training

Quick rewind on the past three years of Dansby Swanson’s career: The No. 1 overall draft pick gets traded to his hometown team, rockets up through Atlanta’s farm system as a consensus top-10 prospect, excels in first taste of major-league action and then struggles mightily in his first full season, resulting in a surprise midseason demotion. Does that cover it ...

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Reports: Cardinals sign reliever Bud Norris

The Cardinals reportedly have added right-hander Bud Norris to their pitching staff on a one-year free agent deal. Several outlets reported Tuesday that Norris, 32, will join the team pending the results of a physical Tuesday. Free-agent right-hander Bud Norris in agreement with #STLCards, pending a physical, sources tell The Athletic. Excelled in first half with #Angels last season, but performance ...

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Union keeping free-agent camp closed to media

NEW YORK (AP) The Major League Baseball Players Association is keeping media out of its free-agent training camp at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. Union spokesman Chris Dahl said Monday that reporters and photographers will not be allowed to enter the facility, which is open to the approximately 100 players who exercised the right to become free agents in ...

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WBC experience leads Hirano to D-backs for late-inning role

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Yoshihisa Hirano is not one for formalities. ”Please call me Yoshi,” the new Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher said Monday to open his introductory news conference. The 33-year-old right-hander agreed in December to a $6 million, two-year contract with the Diamondbacks after 12 seasons with Orix of Japan’s Pacific League. Article continues below … With his wife and two ...

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Rays relying on pitching, defense as 2018 season approaches

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays will have a new look in 2018. A lingering question entering spring training is to what extent. Evan Longoria is gone. So are Alex Cobb, Logan Morrison and Lucas Duda. Jake Odorizzi, and maybe even two-time All-Star Chris Archer or closer Alex Colome, could be on the way out, too, with ...

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