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Will Ohman cut by Nationals during spring training game

Will Ohman cut by Nationals during spring training game

yahoo.com Updated Mar 3, 2013
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
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  • MRI clean, but Aramis to miss time with knee injury

    MRI clean, but Aramis to miss time with knee injury

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    An 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.
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  • Gallardo feeling better, but Classic status murky

    Gallardo feeling better, but Classic status murky

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    Brewers 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…
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  • Choo, Hanigan still dealing with injuries

    Choo, Hanigan still dealing with injuries

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    Reds center fielder Shin-Soo Choo and catcher Ryan Hanigan are improving, but still not back in the lineup after dealing with minor injuries.
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  • Tabata's renaissance scrambles outfield plans

    Tabata's renaissance scrambles outfield plans

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    The 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.
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  • Freiman offers Astros big possibilities

    Freiman offers Astros big possibilities

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    This 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.
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  • Davis sharp in second Spring Training outing

    Davis sharp in second Spring Training outing

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    The Royals remained unbeaten in Cactus League play after they earned an 8-1 win against the Reds on Sunday at Goodyear Ballpark.
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  • Garza likely to miss first month of '13 with lat issue

    Garza likely to miss first month of '13 with lat issue

    MLB.com ESPN.com Mar 3, 2013
    Cubs 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.
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  • Cardinals manager Matheny has ruptured disk

    Cardinals manager Matheny has ruptured disk

    ESPN.com Mar 3, 2013
    St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny has a ruptured disk in his back.
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  • Elbow setback has Furcal's status uncertain

    Elbow setback has Furcal's status uncertain

    MLB.com Mar 3, 2013
    An 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.
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    Mar 3
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    Mar 3
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