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Ross brings 'warm feeling' back to San FranciscoCody Ross, who has migrated to the D-backs, said before Monday's series opener between Arizona and the Giants at AT&T Park that he encountered numerous well-wishers while strolling through downtown before the game.Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 22, 2013BALTIMORE (AP) -- Jake Arrieta couldn't get his mind right on the mound and had difficulty throwing pitches over the plate, and now the Baltimore Orioles right-hander will attempt to rectify those shortcomings in the minor leagues.Share TweetMonday night's series opener between the Braves and Rockies at Coors Field was postponed due to snow. The game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Dodgers' batting order likely to take many turnsBy swapping Matt Kemp and Adrian Gonzalez in the batting order on Sunday, Dodgers manager Don Mattingly apparently gave a strong clue as to how he will try to awaken his struggling offense.Share TweetIt's about time we re-examine what we think we know about San Francisco Giants pitcher Barry Zito. Since coming into baseball, Zito's image was goofy — the SoCal kid who loved surfing, playing guitar and his good-luck teddy bears. Zito, who will be 35 nShare Tweet
Rockies, Red Sox are most unexpected positive early developmentsCNNSI.com Apr 22, 2013The Red Sox are in first place. So are the Rockies. Chris Davis looks like Albert Pujols. Those are just some of the surprising early developments. Cliff Corcoran wonders if they'll last.Share Tweet
Justin Sellers Was Up To No Good In The Dodgers' Dugout Yesterdaydeadspin.com Apr 22, 2013We haven't the foggiest what Justin Sellers is up to in this video, other than fondling an invisible boob and rolling an invisible doob. That's more than enough for us to give it the Deadspin Video treatment.Read more...Share Tweet
Three up, three down: Rox, Crew making noiseThe Rockies had their eight-game winning streak snapped on Sunday, but they still share the best record in the big leagues (13-5) with the Atlanta Braves, and weather permitting, the two teams will open a three-game series at Coors Field on Monday night…Share Tweet
SweetSpot TV: Managers On The Hot SeatApr 22Eric Karabell and David Schoenfield discuss which managers are on the hot seat.
Belt, Giants Walk OffApr 22Brandon Belt's first career walk-off hit lifts the Giants past the Diamondbacks and to their seventh straight home win.