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With a tip of the cap to Super Bowl 50, here are 50 reasons to be excited about the 2016 baseball season. Some are on the calendar, some are almost givens, and others hopefully offer a reasonable balance between heart and head. But if any day is about h…Share Tweet
Step into spring: 11 storylines to followMLB.com 11 hours agoThe final whistle at the Super Bowl is also the beginning of the final countdown toward Spring Training. In fact, now that football season is over, there are just 11 days until camps open across Florida and Arizona. With that in mind, here are 11 story …Share Tweetyahoo.com 15 hours agoWelcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. STILL A CHANCE: The Orioles have been back and …Share Tweet
Analyzing winningest teams of past 3 yearsMLB.com 16 hours agoBaseball people spend a lot of time thinking about successful organizations. Specifically, is there a common thread running through them? Can success be traced back to spending, drafting, managing or some combination of everything?Share Tweetyahoo.com 16 hours agoWith over 50 years in professional baseball, Dusty Baker has experienced every high, every low and every in-between moment imaginable within our beloved game. And he's not done yet. Not after accepting the Washington Nationals managerial job just this p…Share Tweet
Cardinals in Asia: Oh just first stepMLB.com 20 hours agoOn the heels of South Korean reliever Seung Hwan Oh signing with the Cardinals, MLB.com began an examination of the organization's decade-long journey back into the Asian market. In this final installment, MLB.com will trace the road to signing Oh and e…Share Tweet
Gibbons weighs in on Blue Jays' 2016 outlookMLB.com 20 hours agoThe success of 2015 apparently has earned Blue Jays manager John Gibbons some goodwill in Toronto, as he was treated to a standing ovation at Thursday night's annual season-ticket holder event, The Leadoff.Share Tweet
Giants' annual FanFest set for SaturdayMLB.com 22 hours agoVirtually every square inch of AT&T Park will be thrown open to the public on Saturday, when the Giants conduct their annual FanFest.Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 7 (yesterday)With the Super Bowl taking place on Sunday and equipment trucks from around Major League Baseball headed south this weekend, the countdown to spring training is officially on. It's so close now that every sound we hear resembles the pop of a baseball gl…Share Tweet
Sports Briefing | Baseball: Blue Jays Sign a Pitchernytimes.com Feb 7 (yesterday)The Toronto Blue Jays signed the right-handed pitcher Gavin Floyd to a one-year, $1 million contract.Share TweetOn Saturday, Venezuela cruised past Puerto Rico's Cangrejeros de Santurce, 13-3, to advance to the tournament final Sunday against Mexico's Venados de Mazatlan, who defeated Cuba's Ciego de Avila, 7-2, in Saturday night's second semifinal game.Share Tweet
There might not be innings limits, but Mets will still be cautious with young pitchersnydailynews.com Feb 6 (yesterday)Both Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins are on record saying there are no more innings limits.Share TweetWelcome to The Stew's Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you'll find a recap of all the day's action and other fun stuff from around the Internet. INQUIRING: Up to ten teams have asked the Rays …Share TweetDenver Broncos' left tackle Ryan Harris will have a tough assignment during Super Bowl 50 on Sunday. He'll be charged with protecting the blindside of Hall of Fame quarterback Peyton Manning against a ferocious Carolina Panthers' pass rush led by Jared …Share Tweet
The most impactful addition in all 6 divisionsThe best offseason additions aren't always the most expensive ones. David Price and Zack Greinke will undoubtedly give their new teams a boost. But some other acquisitions that could end up being just as important in the context of playoff races.Share TweetThe Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball in Japan may not be your favorite baseball team, but this might be a good day to reconsider that. First of all, the team recently unveiled its new catchphrase "Happy and Good," which is simple…Share TweetIf you've watched Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton at any point during his phenomenal college and professional football career, you'd honestly believe he was fearless. His willingness to step up in the pocket as 300-pound linemen and hard-hittin…Share Tweet
Spring cleaning: Rockies gear shippedTyler Sanders finished his Friday walking through the eerily empty clubhouse and storage areas of Coors Field, knowing that baseball and all its gear would greet him by the time he landed in Scottsdale, Ariz., Saturday afternoon.Share Tweetnytimes.com Feb 6 (yesterday)Pitcher Jesse Chavez defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in salary arbitration, improving players to 3-0 this year in cases that went to hearings.Share Tweet
Ex-manager Wedge joins Blue Jays' front officeThe Blue Jays added another voice to their expanding front office by officially hiring former Major League manager Eric Wedge as a player development adviser on Saturday afternoon.Share TweetIn our Homer History series, writers re-tell the stories of memorable home runs from their perspective. In this installment, Yahoo Sports editor Joey Gulino tells the tale of Tony Fernandez's clutch extra-innings blast. You know who Tony Fernandez is. I…Share Tweet
The Art Of Pitch-FramingMar 21Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy explains the finer points of pitch-framing
Kershaw Struck By Liner, Loses Part Of ToothMar 20Clayton Kershaw was hit by Andy Parrino's broken-bat liner in the bottom of the third inning in the Dodgers' 3-2 loss to the A's. Kershaw remained in the game.
Miguel Montero Excited For New RotationMar 20Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is ready to work with the new rotation for the team and explains what needs to be worked on in spring training.
Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For OpenerMar 19Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.