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Members of the grounds crew pour dirt near third base after a water pipe broke during the fifth inning of an exhibition baseball game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
March 28, 2018 - 1:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The final game of spring training between the Angels and Dodgers was cut short Tuesday night because of a foul-smelling leak that spilled sewage onto the field at Dodger Stadium. The game was called after a 32-minute delay in the bottom of the fifth inning, giving the Dodgers a 4...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. celebrates his home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the ninth inning of a baseball exhibition game Tuesday, March 27, 2018, in Montreal. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 27, 2018 - 9:59 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. homered with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 Tuesday night in the stadium where his father played much of his Hall of Fame career. Guerrero walked off Toronto at Montreal's Olympic Stadium in the Blue...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius (18) hits a two-run home run in the first inning of an exhibition baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, March 26, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
March 26, 2018 - 10:29 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton and Didi Gregorius each hit a two-run homer and Sonny Gray had another strong outing for the New York Yankees, who closed out spring training with a 5-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. Gregorius hit his fifth homer of the spring in the first inning...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2018, file photo, Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez bats against the Philadelphia Phillies during a spring training baseball game Monday, March 19, 2018, in Fort Myers, Fla. The Red Sox will top the major leagues with a payroll of about $223 million, after signing Martinez in the offseason. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
March 26, 2018 - 7:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are on track to open the season this week with baseball's seventh-highest payroll, their lowest ranking since 1992, according to projections by The Associated Press. The Boston Red Sox will top the major leagues at about $223 million, ending the Los Angeles...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2018, file photo, New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird fields the ball during a baseball spring exhibition game against the Detroit Tigers, in Tampa, Fla. Yankees manager Aaron Boone says it's too early to know if first baseman Greg Bird will be sidelined opening day Thursday at Toronto because of inflammation in his right foot. Boone said the team should learn Bird's status after he's evaluated Monday, March 26, 2018, by a specialist in New York. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
March 26, 2018 - 6:54 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Oft-injured New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will need surgery on his ailing right ankle and could be sidelined for nearly two months. The Yankees learned of the setback Monday while in Atlanta for their final exhibition of spring training, three days before the season opener...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are on track to open the season this week with baseball's seventh-highest payroll, their lowest ranking since 1992, according to projections by The Associated Press. The Boston Red Sox will top the major leagues at about $223 million, ending the Los Angeles...
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March 26, 2018 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are on track to open the season this week with baseball's seventh-highest payroll, their lowest ranking since 1992, according to projections by The Associated Press. The Boston Red Sox will top the major leagues at about $223 million, ending the Los Angeles...
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FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Scott Kingery bats in a spring baseball exhibition game against the Tampa Bay Rays, in Clearwater, Fla. Kingery has shown the Phillies he's ready to play in the majors even if it takes a bit longer for him to get there. Kingery is considered the top second-base prospect in baseball and already has been compared to Craig Biggio and Dustin Pedroia. But Cesar Hernandez is Philadelphia's starting second baseman so Kingery has been playing other positions in spring training.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
March 26, 2018 - 6:05 pm
CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Scott Kingery celebrated his historic contract with a home run. A day after the Phillies gave the prized prospect a $24 million, six-year contract that could be worth $65 million over nine seasons, Kingery went deep in his second at-bat against the Pittsburgh Pirates on...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a spring baseball game in Tempe, Ariz., Wednesday, March 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 26, 2018 - 12:57 pm
Baseball begins again with every team opening on the same day for the first time since 1968. Here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: THURSDAY, MARCH 29 San Francisco Giants at Los Angeles Dodgers: The earliest domestic start in baseball history features one of the game's best rivalries...
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San Francisco Giants' Johnny Cueto works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a spring training baseball game on Sunday, March 25, 2018 in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
March 26, 2018 - 12:30 am
The Philadelphia Phillies are banking on young Scott Kingery. A prized prospect who has never played in the majors, Kingery reached a six-year deal with the Phillies on Sunday that takes him through the 2023 season. The contract includes three team options running through 2026. Multiple media...
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