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Will Ohman cut by Nationals during spring training gameUpdated Mar 3 Share Tweet
Professional baseball (and sports in general) can be a rough business. We’re sure a 10-year veteran like Will Ohman already knew that long before taking the mound in Sunday’s Grapefruit League game against the St. Louis Cardinals. But just in case he
MRI clean, but Aramis to miss time with knee injuryUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetAn MRI scan of third baseman Aramis Ramirez's left knee on Sunday confirmed the Brewers' best-case scenario: no structural damage. But he will still be sidelined for some time, manager Ron Roenicke said.Share TweetBrewers ace Yovani Gallardo was back on track for the World Baseball Classic after testing his strained right groin in a successful bullpen session on Sunday morning. Whether he pitches for Team Mexico will be decided Tuesday, when Gallardo is scheduled…
Choo, Hanigan still dealing with injuriesUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetReds center fielder Shin-Soo Choo and catcher Ryan Hanigan are improving, but still not back in the lineup after dealing with minor injuries.
Tabata's renaissance scrambles outfield plansUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetThe reawakening of Jose Tabata continues as a leading recurring theme of the Pirates' Spring Training. He talks about feeling like a new man, club staffers talk about seeing a new man.
Freiman offers Astros big possibilitiesUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetThis is a tall tale: Nate Freiman is 6 feet 8. And yes, of course, his height distinguishes him among the hoard of hopefuls who have overrun the Astros' Spring Training complex in Kissimmee, Fla.
Davis sharp in second Spring Training outingUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetThe Royals remained unbeaten in Cactus League play after they earned an 8-1 win against the Reds on Sunday at Goodyear Ballpark.Share TweetCubs pitcher Matt Garza experienced some lingering mild tightness in his strained left lat and has been shut down for one week, and he will most likely miss the first month of the regular season.Share TweetSt. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has a ruptured disk in his back.Source: ESPN.com
Elbow setback has Furcal's status uncertainUpdated Mar 3 Share TweetAn inflamed right elbow ligament has forced Rafael Furcal to cease all baseball activity indefinitely and leaves the Cardinals with growing uncertainty about their shortstop situation just four weeks before Opening Day.
Adande -- Russell Westbrook points the way when Thunder need himMar 3LOS ANGELES -- When was the last time you heard Russell Westbrook praised for his composure? How about the last time you heard one of Chris Paul's te...
NFL mailbag - Free agency isn't best way to build rosterMar 3Good teams are built through the draft, not free agency, which is risky business, writes John Clayton.