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Belt back to work after signing Giants deal

Belt back to work after signing Giants deal

ESPN.com MLB.com Updated Feb 20, 2014
Brandon Belt's detour to San Francisco's spring training camp took him through Florida, and he was more than happy to make the trip.
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  • 2 Plead Guilty in Beating of Giants Fan Outside Dodger Stadium

    2 Plead Guilty in Beating of Giants Fan Outside Dodger Stadium

    A judge issued an eight-year sentence for mayhem and a four-year sentence for assault in the 2011 attack that left Bryan Stow unconscious.
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  • Weiss doesn't expect sophomore slump from Arenado

    Weiss doesn't expect sophomore slump from Arenado

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    Rockies manager Walt Weiss said the expectations of the second year in the Majors have swallowed up many a player coming off a good rookie campaign, but he believes third baseman Nolan Arenado can succeed.
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  • Top prospect Fried shut down with sore elbow

    Top prospect Fried shut down with sore elbow

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    Left-handed pitcher Max Fried, regarded by MLB.com as the top prospect in the Padres' Minor League system, will be shut down for two weeks with soreness in his left elbow.
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  • Adrianza surprises in Giants' first live BP

    Adrianza surprises in Giants' first live BP

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    Ehire Adrianza provided one of the highlights in Thursday's beginning of live batting practice for the Giants. Competing for a backup infielder's job, he startled onlookers by homering off Yusmeiro Petit.
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  • Pagan wants to be ironman for Giants

    Pagan wants to be ironman for Giants

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    Angel Pagan has distilled his goals to the bare essentials. And for good reason. Pagan missed more than half of last season with a strained left hamstring. That misfortune shaped his primary objective for this year: "To play as many games as I can,…
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  • Scouts weigh in on camp's most intriguing players, led by two T…

    Scouts weigh in on camp's most intriguing players, led by two Twins

    CNNSI.com Feb 20, 2014
    Scouts weigh in on camp's most intriguing players, including two super prospects for Minnesota.
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  • Clock is ticking for Dodgers' decision makers

    Clock is ticking for Dodgers' decision makers

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    The Dodgers won't play a Spring Training game for another six days, but time is already running short for some roster decisions, thanks to the shortened camp caused by L.A.'s participation in the Opening Series in Australia.
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  • Padres' Benoit continues to defy Father Time

    Padres' Benoit continues to defy Father Time

    MLB.com Feb 20, 2014
    After surgery to repair his shoulder in 2009, Joaquin Benoit wasn't sure what his future held, but four years later, the 36-year-old finds himself preparing for his 13th big league season and a prominent role in the Padres' bullpen.
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  • Video - Bryan Stow Assailants Plead Guilty 01:24

    Bryan Stow Assailants Plead Guilty

    Feb 20
    Two men pleaded guilty to a 2011 beating at Dodger Stadium that left San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow brain damaged and disabled.