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Pomeranz won't let tough season bring him downMLB.com Updated Feb 18, 2013The pitches came with downward action. A few bats snapped trying to hit them. It was just the first day that Rockies pitchers faced hitters, but left-hander Drew Pomeranz began to erase the impression his work left last season.Upvote Share Tweet
Kershaw baffles hitters in first live BP sessionMLB.com Updated Feb 18, 2013Dodgers pitchers threw live batting practice Monday for the first time this spring on Monday, and the lucky batters to draw Clayton Kershaw first out of the chute were Matt Kemp, Andre Ethier, Hanley Ramirez and Carl Crawford.Upvote Share Tweet
Orioles' Hammel 'happy' how knee is respondingSARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- Things have turned around in Baltimore for Jason Hammel.Upvote Share TweetBRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Clint Hurdle is going to get a chance to finish a turnaround he's started with the Pittsburgh Pirates.Upvote Share Tweet
Tim Lincecum Had A Very Zen Offseasondeadspin.com Updated Feb 18, 2013Now that spring training has officially kicked off, it's time for baseball writers to spend the next two months filling column space while absolutely nothing of consequence happens. Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal got started today, asking various members of …Upvote Share Tweet
Sandy Koufax comes to Dodgers campyahoo.com Updated Feb 18, 2013GLENDALE, Ariz. - Fans of the Los Angeles Dodgers appeared satisfied to stand in line for an autograph or photo with Tommy Lasorda, or to watch Clayton Kershaw field bunts, or to see Andre Ethier play catch with Matt Kemp. But once Sandy Koufax arrivedUpvote Share Tweet
BBTN Special: Indians CampFeb 18Jon Sciambi, Pedro Gomez and Tim Kurkjian report from Indians spring training.
Adande: Durant and how the West wonFeb 18Kevin Durant left a good impression on Houston, where Kobe Bryant kept up his newfound dishing role
Don Banks: St. Louis Rams 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 18SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.
Adande: Jerry Buss: 'I love winning!'Feb 18You know how when someone dies we like to comfort ourselves by saying, "He's in a better place now"? That saying isn't as necessary for Jerry Buss, ...
Clayton's mailbag: Focus on safety not waningFeb 18Safety remains a primary concern for the league's competition committee. Plus, answers to reader questions.