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Headley encouraged with progress of broken thumb

Headley encouraged with progress of broken thumb

MLB.com Updated Mar 24, 2013
Exactly a week removed from fracturing his left thumb, Padres third baseman Chase Headley said he was encouraged that the swelling he encountered earlier in the week had all but subsided.
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  • Colorado Rockies sign Jon Garland, fill out starting rotation w…

    Colorado Rockies sign Jon Garland, fill out starting rotation with fifth ‘J’ pitcher

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2013
    The 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…
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  • Padres release veteran righty Garcia

    Padres release veteran righty Garcia

    MLB.com Mar 24, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Daniel Hudson’s baseball card is from game when he blew out elb…

    Daniel Hudson’s baseball card is from game when he blew out elbow

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2013
    Imagine 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…
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  • Fan leaps out of stands to make great grab of foul ball (video)

    Fan leaps out of stands to make great grab of foul ball (video)

    yahoo.com Mar 24, 2013
    The 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 …
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  • Puig's emergence leaves Dodgers with tough call

    Puig's emergence leaves Dodgers with tough call

    MLB.com Mar 24, 2013
    Yasiel 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.
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  • Ryu looks destined for rotation

    Ryu looks destined for rotation

    MLB.com Mar 24, 2013
    Manager Don Mattingly all but confirmed on Saturday night that Hyun-Jin Ryu has won a spot somewhere in the Dodgers' starting rotation.
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  • Rosario homers again as Rox outslug Padres

    Rosario homers again as Rox outslug Padres

    MLB.com Mar 24, 2013
    Wilin Rosario homered in his third straight game as the Rockies beat the Padres, 10-4, Saturday night at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick.
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  • Rockies' De La Rosa scratched for start (elbow)

    Rockies' De La Rosa scratched for start (elbow)

    CNNSI.com Mar 24, 2013
    SCOTTSDALE, 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.
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  • NFL mailbag - Tight salary cap squeezes loyalty

    Mar 24
    In this tight salary-cap economy, loyalty toward long-term leaders and veterans only goes to a certain limit, writes John Clayton.