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Ohtani begins with Angels to great fanfare, expectations

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Shohei Ohtani emerged from the clubhouse and tipped his cap to the swarm of Japanese countrymen capturing his every move, cameras clicking a mile a minute. He offered that signature smile, something Angels manager Mike Scioscia noticed right away and appreciates as much as his new two-way star’s tremendous, ”extraordinary” baseball talent. As a small group of ...

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Changeup: New manager Mickey Callaway has big ideas for Mets

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) For a first-time manager, Mickey Callaway was mighty bold about his own expectations with the New York Mets. ”The front office has gotten us the players. The coaching staff is the best coaching staff in the big leagues,” he said Tuesday. ”If we don’t do something special with the group we have in place, it’s ...

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Justin Morneau joins FSN as Twins analyst

Feb 13, 2018 at 9:12p ET Justin Morneau is joining the Fox Sports North broadcast team as a Minnesota Twins analyst. He made the Let’s Play Hockey call tonight before the Minnesota Wild game. More FOX Sports North Videos More FOX Sports North Videos»

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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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