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Getting to know your World Baseball Classic squads: Japan

Getting to know your World Baseball Classic squads: Japan

yahoo.com Updated Feb 21, 2013
Pool: A, Japan '09 finish: Won second straight World Baseball Classic title with win over Korea in final at Dodger Stadium. First game: Saturday, March 2 against Brazil. Biggest star: Shinnosuke Abe is a 32-year-old catcher for the Yomiuri Giants. He wa…
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  • Torres not resting in quest to stay speedy

    Torres not resting in quest to stay speedy

    MLB.com Feb 21, 2013
    Giants outfielder Andres Torres fully realizes that he needs his speed to stay productive. So he does everything he can to enhance his mobility.
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  • For Crawford, a case of art imitating life

    For Crawford, a case of art imitating life

    MLB.com Feb 21, 2013
    As last season progressed, so did Brandon Crawford's excellence. He committed 12 errors in his first 59 games before being charged with just six miscues afterward. Long before the season ended, the Giants knew they had a blossoming talent at shortstop.
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  • Back with Giants, Scutaro plays part of star

    Back with Giants, Scutaro plays part of star

    MLB.com Feb 21, 2013
    Marco Scutaro is baseball's version of the character actor who finally gets a starring role late in his career and takes full advantage, emerging as an overnight sensation.
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  • In quest for depth, teams want more than just a few good men

    In quest for depth, teams want more than just a few good men

    CNNSI.com Feb 21, 2013
    Spring training is usually all about finalizing a 25-man roster, but it's increasingly about finding the extra guys who often make all the difference, writes Joe Lemire.
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  • Sarah's Take: Dodgers looking up at Giants

    Sarah's Take: Dodgers looking up at Giants

    MLB.com Feb 21, 2013
    The Dodgers could have the largest payroll in MLB history this season, but the Giants have the experience and intangibles to be the best of the NL West again in 2013.
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Eagles far from giving up on Foles; more combine Day 1 Snaps

    Feb 21
    INDIANAPOLIS -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight from a somewhat slow first day at the NFL's annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium...
  • O'Neal won't seek buyout, to remain with Suns

    Feb 21
    After the passing of the NBA trade deadline Thursday and a post-deadline meeting with team officials, Phoenix Suns center Jermaine O'Neal told ESPN that he is staying with the Suns as opposed to seeking a buyout of his contract
  • NFL combine -- Thursday observations about Bucs, Joeckel, more

    Feb 21
    Greg Schiano made it clear at the combine that Josh Freeman is the Buccaneers' starting quarterback, writes John Clayton.
  • Orlando Magic trade J.J. Redick to Milwaukee Bucks, according to sources

    Feb 21
    The Milwaukee Bucks and Orlando Magic have agreed to a trade that will send J.J. Redick, Gustavo Ayon and Ish Smith to the Bucks in return for Tobias Harris, Beno Udrih and Doron Lamb, league sources told ESPN.com.