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Jeter in camp and runs for first time since injury

Jeter in camp and runs for first time since injury

CNNSI.com ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Feb 11, 2013
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Derek Jeter ran Monday for the first time since breaking his left ankle in October, another step toward being in the New York Yankees' lineup on opening day.
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  • Lester says Red Sox reviewing Toradol policy

    Lester says Red Sox reviewing Toradol policy

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester said that the team's medical staff and general manager Ben Cherington told the club's pitchers Monday that they are reviewing its policy regarding the use of Toradol, a legal anti-inflammatory drug.
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  • Yanks form Ticket Exchange with Ticketmaster

    Yanks form Ticket Exchange with Ticketmaster

    ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    The New York Yankees, one of two teams to opt out of Major League Baseball's deal that makes StubHub the official ticket resale site of the league, has announced plans to take the resale business to Ticketmaster.
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  • Henry reiterates that he has no plans to sell Sox

    Henry reiterates that he has no plans to sell Sox

    CNNSI.com MLB.com ESPN.com Feb 11, 2013
    FT. MYERS, Fla. (AP) -- Red Sox principal owner John Henry reiterated his intentions Monday that he has no plans on selling the franchise.
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  • Dempster looking forward to facing AL lineups

    Dempster looking forward to facing AL lineups

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    There are starting pitchers out there who avoid the American League like the plague, knowing that it is a far more offensive-minded institution. But Ryan Dempster, who signed with the Red Sox as a free agent this winter, is the type of competitor who lo…
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  • Victorino to work extensively with Ellsbury

    Victorino to work extensively with Ellsbury

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    Shane Victorino is the only Red Sox position player who is playing in the World Baseball Classic. Because he's a newcomer to the team, manager John Farrell will try to get the right fielder as many reps as possible alongside center fielder Jacoby Ellsbu…
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  • Farrell looks forward to running Red Sox

    Farrell looks forward to running Red Sox

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    Throughout their history, the Red Sox have never been known much for their speed, but under new manager John Farrell, Boston should, at the very least, be one of the most aggressive baserunning teams in the American League.
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  • Granderson open to contract extension

    Granderson open to contract extension

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    Curtis Granderson has not heard from the Yankees about a contract extension, but he is open to having the conversation.
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  • Opening day in New York City gives us something we’ve never see…

    Opening day in New York City gives us something we’ve never seen before

    yahoo.com Feb 11, 2013
    For all the baseball history in New York City, something is happening on opening day 2013 that's never happened before: The New York Yankees and the New York Mets begin their seasons on the same day at the same time in their home stadiums, less than 10 …
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  • Yankees set to embark on unfamiliar territory

    Yankees set to embark on unfamiliar territory

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    The New York Yankees are in a transition period. It won't be easy. Teams arrive in Spring Training hoping to play in the World Series. The Yankees, however, expect it.
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  • Transformed pitching staffs headline Spring Training

    Transformed pitching staffs headline Spring Training

    MLB.com Feb 11, 2013
    This offseason, big trades sent top-tier starters to new teams. The Royals and Blue Jays are among those entering Spring Training boasting some of the most improved staffs in the Major Leagues.
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  • Yankees president on dog he owns in Westminster Kennel Club sho…

    Yankees president on dog he owns in Westminster Kennel Club show: ‘He’s like Derek Jeter’

    yahoo.com Feb 11, 2013
    Apparently hedging his bets against the New York Yankees coming away with another World Series championship in 2013, team president Randy Levine is diversifying into show dogs. He co-owns a five-year-old Labrador retriever named Mitch who has been enter…
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  • Mets Opening Day: From Hodges to Santana

    Mets Opening Day: From Hodges to Santana

    nytimes.com Feb 11, 2013
    Hoping to turn around their fortunes, the Mets will open their season at home on April 1 against the San Diego Padres - the same day and hour as the Yankees at home.
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  • 10 Minutes With Orioles GM Dan Duquette

    10 Minutes With Orioles GM Dan Duquette

    grantland.com Feb 11, 2013
    Dan Duquette is no stranger to statistical concepts in baseball. He hired an eager researcher named Ari Kaplan to build advanced scouting software and...
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  • Video - Papelbon Used Toradol 01:03

    Papelbon Used Toradol

    Feb 11
    ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes discusses Jonathan Papelbon's admission that he received Toradol shots while he was a member of the Red Sox.

Sports Columnists

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    Feb 11
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  • Clayton's mailbag: Big spending, subpar results

    Feb 11
    The teams that spent the most in 2012 got little bang for their buck. Plus, answers to reader questions.