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Gabe Kapler's favorite player: A.J. Ellis

Gabe Kapler's favorite player: A.J. Ellis

MLB.com Updated 4 hours ago
Dodgers catcher A.J. Ellis is Gabe Kapler's favorite player.
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  • Braves trade P Hale to Rockies; sign P Stults

    Braves trade P Hale to Rockies; sign P Stults

    ESPN.com 32 minutes ago
    The Braves pulled off another trade in their busy offseason Friday, dealing right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to the Colorado Rockies for minor league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.
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  • Rockies sensed Wilson's winning attitude early on

    Rockies sensed Wilson's winning attitude early on

    MLB.com 9 hours ago
    Football star Russell Wilson impressed the Rockies with his demeanor and skills on diamond after being drafted by the club in 2010.
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  • Omar Minaya leaves Padres to take job with MLBPA

    Omar Minaya leaves Padres to take job with MLBPA

    Longtime MLB front office executive Omar Minaya is making a move to the MLB Players Association. Best known for being the general manager of the New York Mets from 2005 to 2010, Minaya had spent the last three seasons with the Padres serving as their se…
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  • Dominguez designated for assignment

    Dominguez designated for assignment

    MLB.com 20 hours ago
    The Giants trimmed their Major League roster to its 40-man limit Thursday by designating infielder-outfielder Chris Dominguez for assignment.
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  • Men who beat Giants fan guilty of gun crime

    Men who beat Giants fan guilty of gun crime

    ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    The two men who savagely beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face up to 10 years in federal prison on firearms convictions.
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  • Prospect Anderson needs more time for elbow to heal

    Prospect Anderson needs more time for elbow to heal

    MLB.com 22 hours ago
    Rockies lefty pitching prospect Tyler Anderson will not be ready to pitch at the start of Spring Training in order to allow a stress fracture in his left elbow to continue healing, the club announced Thursday.
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  • Astros Triple-A team bringing back famed 'Tequlia Sunrise' jers…

    Astros Triple-A team bringing back famed 'Tequlia Sunrise' jerseys

    yahoo.com 23 hours ago
    Baseball teams are romancing the past this week. Consider the Seattle Mariners' nice-looking new alternate jerseys and the San Diego Padres' announcement that they'll go retro with late '80s brown pinstriped uniforms for five games. One of the other mor…
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  • Dodgers players to help cap special week in the community

    Dodgers players to help cap special week in the community

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    The Dodgers' week-long "Pitching in the Community" initiative to serve the greater Los Angeles area concludes Friday, with up to 22 current players participating in events throughout the city.
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  • Hosmer looks back on Royals' 'incredible ride'

    Hosmer looks back on Royals' 'incredible ride'

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    Watching the Royals sweep their way through the early part of the postseason and into the World Series, it was apparent just how much the club's run energized the organization and Kansas City itself. After getting over the disappointment of the Royals' …
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  • Penalties could keep Dodgers out of Moncada bidding

    Penalties could keep Dodgers out of Moncada bidding

    MLB.com Jan 29 (yesterday)
    The Dodgers' desire to sign Cuban free agent Yoan Moncada has been tempered by the weighty penalties that would be levied against the club if it does.
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  • D-backs hire Carter as assistant to Stewart

    D-backs hire Carter as assistant to Stewart

    ESPN.com Jan 28 (yesterday)
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have hired Joe Carter as special assistant to general manager Dave Stewart.
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  • Padres bring back their brown uniforms, sort of

    Padres bring back their brown uniforms, sort of

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (yesterday)
    There's a legion of baseball fans out there who've campaigned for years to get the San Diego Padres to bring back their brown uniforms. On Wednesday, their wish came true — sort of. The Padres announced that they'll wear their brown pinstriped uniforms …
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  • Veteran lefty Bedard signs Minors deal with spring invite

    Veteran lefty Bedard signs Minors deal with spring invite

    MLB.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    The Dodgers announced Wednesday the signings of veteran starter Erik Bedard and Minor League reliever Ben Rowen to Minor League contracts with invitations to Spring Training.
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  • Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    Pablo Sandoval has become a basketball trick-shot master

    yahoo.com Jan 28 (2 days ago)
    When Pablo Sandoval chose to leave the San Francisco Giants for the Boston Red Sox in free agency, he talked about wanting "new challenges." Maybe that meant hitting homers over the Green Monster. But maybe it also meant hitting half-court bas…
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  • Apprehensive at first, Morneau finds home with Rockies

    Apprehensive at first, Morneau finds home with Rockies

    MLB.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    First baseman Justin Morneau wasn't sure how he'd fit with the Rockies when he signed with them before last season. He was a Twins mainstay from his Major League debut in 2003 until August 2013, when he was dealt to the Pirates -- where he helped during…
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  • Kemp talks to Larry King about leaving LA, joining SD

    Kemp talks to Larry King about leaving LA, joining SD

    MLB.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    New Padres outfielder Matt Kemp touched on several topics recently during a interview for "Larry King Now," including his departure from the only organization he's ever known and his new start in San Diego.
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  • Mays man of the hour as Giants return to New York

    Mays man of the hour as Giants return to New York

    MLB.com Jan 26 (4 days ago)
    Willie Mays' appearance highlighted one of several events that the Giants scheduled last week to share the glory of the 2014 World Series triumph with fans in the franchise's original home.
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  • Tulo, CarGo healthy, committed to Rockies

    Tulo, CarGo healthy, committed to Rockies

    ESPN.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    This has almost become an annual rite of impending spring: Troy Tulowitzki insisting he is healthy and can stay that way for an entire season.
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  • NYC fans endure winter weather to visit WS trophy

    NYC fans endure winter weather to visit WS trophy

    MLB.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    Fans withstood the 30-degree weather to line up on the snow-covered sidewalks hours before Finnerty's sports bar in New York opened in order to secure a chance for a picture with the Giants' coveted championship hardware.
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  • Adrian to help Dodgers launch weeklong caravan

    Adrian to help Dodgers launch weeklong caravan

    MLB.com Jan 24 (6 days ago)
    First baseman Adrian Gonzalez will appear at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles on Monday as the 12th annual Dodgers Community Service Caravan kicks off.
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  • Video - Buster's Blog: Importance Of Brandon Belt 02:02

    Buster's Blog: Importance Of Brandon Belt

    Jan 29
    With the loss of Pablo Sandoval, the Giants will need Brandon Belt to step up in production if the team hopes for any chance at repeating as champions.
  • Video - Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History 03:23

    Greatest Dynasties In Baseball History

    Jan 26
    Cary Chow and David Schoenfield look at the greatest baseball dynasties and pick out where the current Giants fit on the list.
  • Video - ESPN The Magazine Music Issue: Adrian Gonzalez 00:59

    ESPN The Magazine Music Issue: Adrian Gonzalez

    Jan 19
    Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez discusses Mariachi music and how his Mexican roots play a role in baseball.
  • Video - Buster's Blog: Value Of A Good Righty 01:27

    Buster's Blog: Value Of A Good Righty

    Dec 23
    Buster Olney discusses the Giants and Sergio Romo agreeing to a new deal and why it is especially important because of the Padres' recent additions.

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