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Though it took longer than manager Dusty Baker hoped it would, the Cincinnati Reds have finally reached a decision on the status of Aroldis Chapman. As announced by general manager Walt Jocketty prior to Friday's Cactus League game against the Los Angel…
Belt launches two homers as Giants beat RoxUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetBrandon Belt launched a pair of two-run homers to lead the Giants past a Rockies split squad, 11-6, on Friday afternoon at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.Share TweetLos Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and is expected to miss about eight weeks.Share TweetInjured Padres right-hander Casey Kelly will meet with noted orthopedic surgeon James Andrews on April 1 and will have Tommy John surgery on his right elbow the following day.Share TweetArizona Diamondbacks outfielder Adam Eaton will be out for up to two months because of a sprained left elbow.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetRight-hander Jhoulys Chacin, who is slated to start for Colorado on Opening Day, has been scratched from a split-squad start against the Texas Rangers due to back spasms.
Pomeranz working to solidify spot in rotationUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetRockies left-hander Drew Pomeranz worked through traffic, coming up with key strikeouts and ground balls when he needed them most on Thursday night.Share TweetDon't try telling Matt Cain that the Giants' 10-4 loss Thursday night to the Rockies was just a meaningless Cactus League game.