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FILE- In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jason Vargas throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Kansas City, Mo. Vargas is expected to miss four to six weeks after fracturing a bone in his right hand. The 35-year-old Vargas was hit on the hand by a line drive during a minor league game Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
March 18, 2018 - 4:36 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — New York Mets left-hander Jason Vargas is expected to miss four to six weeks after fracturing a bone in his right hand. The Mets acquired Vargas in free agency on Feb. 18, signing him to a two-year, $16 million contract. He went 18-11 with a 4.16 ERA for Kansas City last...
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Toronto Blue Jays Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, and Bo Bichette, right, celebrate after Bichette's two-run home run during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Canada Junior National Team Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Dunedin, Fla. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken)
March 17, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — It could have been called the "Legacy Game" when a Toronto Blue Jays split squad played the Canadian Junior National Team. The Blue Jays' starting infield Saturday was Clemens, Biggio, Bichette and Guerrero, with a Grudzielanek as the designated hitter and a Smith in left field...
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March 17, 2018 - 1:31 pm
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Luis Severino will start the New York Yankees' regular-season opener March 29th at Toronto. Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced the news Saturday. Severino was third in the AL Cy Young Award voting after going 14-6 with a 2.98 ERA in 31 starts last season. Severino will be...
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March 16, 2018 - 6:03 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have acquired outfielder Jake Cave from the New York Yankees for right-hander Luis Gil in a swap of minor leaguers. To make room for Cave on the 40-man roster, the Twins designated first baseman Kennys Vargas for assignment. Vargas was originally signed by the...
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Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu, left, celebrates after a grand slam as Los Angeles Angels catcher Martin Maldonado looks on during the fourth inning of a spring baseball game in Scottsdale, Ariz., Thursday, March 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 16, 2018 - 2:40 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — David Price made his delayed spring-training debut for Boston, allowing one hit over four scoreless innings in a 7-5 win over Toronto on Thursday. Price struck out five and walked one. An elbow injury limited to a career-low 11 starts last season. "Felt good," Price said. "I...
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Baltimore Orioles' Trey Mancini runs home to score on an RBI double by Manny Machado off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Tyler Glasnow in the first inning of a spring training baseball game, Friday, March 2, 2018, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
March 15, 2018 - 12:14 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball has told New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge his comments attempting to recruit Baltimore shortstop Manny Machado violate the sport's tampering rules, and Judge says he has learned the lesson. When the Yankees played the Orioles in Sarasota on Wednesday,...
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Seattle Mariners designated hitter Nelson Cruz gestures as he leaves during the first inning of a spring training baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Scottsdale, Ariz., Tuesday, March 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
March 14, 2018 - 12:45 am
Nelson Cruz joined the Seattle Mariners' growing list of injured players. Cruz hit a two-hop RBI single to the right-field wall in the first inning against Colorado, then walked slowly to the Mariners' dugout while rubbing his right thigh and slightly favoring the leg. He was replaced by pinch...
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New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 13, 2018 - 8:35 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow was reassigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp on Tuesday after he went 0 for 4 with four strikeouts in an exhibition against the Houston Astros. The former NFL quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner hit .056 (1 for 18) with 11 strikeouts in...
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New York Mets' Tim Tebow laughs with teammates in the dugout before a spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Port St. Lucie, Fla.. Tebow did not play. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
March 13, 2018 - 6:56 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow was reassigned by the New York Mets to their minor league camp after he went 0 for 4 with four strikeouts in an exhibition against the Houston Astros. The former NFL quarterback and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner hit .056 (1 for 18) with 11 strikeouts in seven big...
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March 13, 2018 - 3:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will feature ballpark menus at FoodFest next month. The first MLB FoodFest will be held at an event space near New York's Bryant Park on April 21-22. Food from all 30 big league ballparks will be sold, including lobster rolls from Boston's Fenway Park, toasted...
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