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Share TweetThe dream has become reality: With the signing of right-hander Jon Garland on Sunday, the Colorado Rockies have created an entire starting rotation of pitchers whose first name starts with the letter "J." Jhoulys Chacin, Jeff Francis, Jorge De…
Padres release veteran righty GarciaUpdated Mar 24 Share TweetThe Padres pitching staff is starting to take shape, as one candidate for the fifth spot -- Freddy Garcia -- was released on Sunday. The 36-year-old Garcia, who was in camp on a Minor League contract, went 1-4 with an 8.71 ERA over six games and 20 2/3 …Share TweetImagine that you're right-hander Daniel Hudson of the Arizona Diamondbacks, in the midst of rehabbing from Tommy John elbow ligament replacement surgery, and you take a break. You head over to the drug store where you find a pack of Topps baseball cards…
Fan leaps out of stands to make great grab of foul ball (video)Updated Mar 24 Share TweetThe players are rounding into regular season form. The ballgirls, well, maybe not quite yet. But hey, the fans are getting pretty close too as evidenced by the great catch made by a Chicago White Sox fan as he leaped out of the stands during their game …Share TweetYasiel Puig went 3-for-3, keyed two rallies, displayed superb baserunning and added stellar defense to steal the show in a game he didn't even start on Saturday night, further padding his impressive spring resume.
Ryu looks destined for rotationUpdated Mar 24 Share TweetManager Don Mattingly all but confirmed on Saturday night that Hyun-Jin Ryu has won a spot somewhere in the Dodgers' starting rotation.
Rosario homers again as Rox outslug PadresUpdated Mar 24 Share TweetWilin Rosario homered in his third straight game as the Rockies beat the Padres, 10-4, Saturday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.Share TweetSCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Colorado Rockies left-hander Jorge De La Rosa missed his scheduled start against the San Diego Padres on Saturday night because of a tight left forearm.Source: CNNSI.com