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Hot in Cleveland: Indians sell out home opener in six minutes, …

Hot in Cleveland: Indians sell out home opener in six minutes, start spring 5-0

yahoo.com Updated Feb 25, 2013
The Cleveland Indians had the second lowest attendance in baseball in 2012 - an average of 19,797 per game. For some perspective: That's less than half of the attendance leading Philadelphia Phillies, who averaged 44,021 per game. In Cleveland, it's not
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  • Papelbon focused on his delivery, not spring ERA

    Papelbon focused on his delivery, not spring ERA

    MLB.com Feb 25, 2013
    Miguel Cabrera's massive home run Monday did not come against some Minor Leaguer or journeyman trying to make the team. It came against Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon.
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  • Lee likes Phillies' chances with key players healthy

    Lee likes Phillies' chances with key players healthy

    MLB.com Feb 25, 2013
    Cliff Lee said Monday he still believes the Phillies are contenders, especially with Chase Utley and Ryan Howard in good health entering the season.
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  • Miguel Cabrera launches long home run over tiki bar at Bright H…

    Miguel Cabrera launches long home run over tiki bar at Bright House Field (Video)

    yahoo.com Feb 25, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. New baseball highlights, from Clearwater, Fla., on The Stew! Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera appears to be in mid-season form in committing absolute cowhide-icide against Jonathan Papelbon, who (phunny Philli…
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  • Phillies' vets have a healthy hunger

    Phillies' vets have a healthy hunger

    philly.com Feb 25, 2013
    LAKELAND, Fla. - There was Ryan Howard legging out a double to the wall and Jimmy Rollins stealing second base and Roy Halladay showing the velocity and late life on his fastball that was missing for much of the 2012 season. The Phillies' veterans have …
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  • Inside the Phillies: Jake Diekman hopes to impress Phillies in …

    Inside the Phillies: Jake Diekman hopes to impress Phillies in bullpen

    philly.com Feb 25, 2013
    LAKELAND, Fla. - Jake Diekman is right in the middle of the competition. Three spots are open in the Phillies' bullpen, and the lefthander with the funky sidearm delivery wants one of them, but he respects the talent level of his friendly adversaries.
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Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL combine -- Slow 40 by Manti Te'o has a real impact

    Feb 25
    Manti Te'o's slow 40 time will hurt his draft stock more than the fake girlfriend episode, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King:Tom Brady, New England Patriots agree on three-year extension

    Feb 25
    Tom Brady took a huge step today to ensure he'll retire a Patriot, agreeing to a three-year contract extension that will keep him under center for New England through the 2017 season, when he will be 40 years old.
  • Peter King: Meet the strangers that top this year's draft; more from combi…

    Feb 25
    INDIANAPOLIS -- The first round of the 2013 NFL Draft is two months from tonight, and consider these questions the first ones on the test in this year's Draftology 101 class.
  • Clayton's mailbag: Franchised TEs a bargain -- for now

    Feb 25
    Franchised tight ends are currently a bargain, but things could soon change. Plus, answers to reader questions.