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Geivett: Rockies' pitching plan not revolutionary
MLB.com Updated Feb 18
After the Rockies went to an avant-garde pitching plan in 2012, the pitch counts with their starting pitchers have been scrutinized more than other clubs. But Bill Geivett, the team's senior vice president of Major League operations, noted that manager …Upvote Share Tweet
Yasiel Puig's immediate impact on the Dodgers last season was impossible to ignore, but the long-term effects of the young Cuban's signing could pay dividends in Los Angeles for years to come. The current wave of Cuban players like Puig in the big leagu…Upvote Share Tweet
Dodgers fans may be left in dark when new network debuts on Feb. 25yahoo.com Feb 18The Los Angeles Dodgers are set to launch their own regional sports network on Feb. 25. However, as that monumental day nears, many questions remain concerning how many people in and around the Los Angeles area will actually have access to the network i…Upvote Share Tweet
Scutaro to ease 'annoying' back into spring workoutsSince being ready for the regular season is infinitely more essential than being ready for the start of Spring Training, the Giants and second baseman Marco Scutaro agreed that he'll skip some drills in the first few weeks of camp to focus on soothing a…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Feb 18Dusty Baker is a baseball lifer who is without baseball right now. What he's up to may surprise you.Upvote Share Tweet
Mattingly ensuring Hanley is not distractedDodgers manager Don Mattingly said Tuesday he has spoken with Hanley Ramirez to ensure the shortstop is focused on playing and not distracted by a potential contract extension.Upvote Share Tweet
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Gregg Popovich says Tony Parker out for 'foreseeable future'Feb 18San Antonio Spurs point guard Tony Parker will be out "for the foreseeable future" with "a variety of maladies," coach Gregg Popovich said Tuesday.
NBA commissioner Adam Silver says LeBron James, NBA stars lobby for longer…Feb 18New NBA commissioner Adam Silver revealed in an interview with ESPN Radio that Miami Heat star LeBron James is among the players who have personally asked him to make the league's annual All-Star break longer.
The Tuesday MailbagFeb 18The responses to Monday’s column about my insistence that the NFL needs to do something about hazing gone wild (as in the case of Richie Incognito and his Dolphin cohorts) have been smart and varied. A veteran scribe who’s been doing this better than I …