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deadspin.com Updated Mar 18, 2013
Brad Stephens is the mayor of Rosemont, a village less than 20 miles outside Chicago, and he's making a run at the Cubs. While the Cubs continue to fight with the city of Chicago over various restrictions in place, preventing the team from optimizing it…Share Tweet
Blanton stays on track with Minor League outingMLB.com Mar 18, 2013On Monday, while most of his Angels teammates were off, Joe Blanton continued to be on, giving up just one run in 5 1/3 innings against Cubs Minor Leaguers in his third-to-last start of the spring.Share Tweet
Richard works with delivery, improves on commandMLB.com Mar 18, 2013Despite Clayton Richard's rough start in the Padres' 5-2 loss to the Cubs, he was encouraged by a mechanical adjustment that he and pitching coach Darren Balsley believe will help him moving forward.Share TweetCNNSI.com Mar 18, 2013Puerto Rico is playing for more than a championship in the World Baseball Classic. It is playing to revive the game's flagging fortunes back at home, writes Tom Verducci.Share Tweet