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Spring trash talk: Colby Rasmus says John Gibbons won’t hit ‘pa…

Spring trash talk: Colby Rasmus says John Gibbons won’t hit ‘panic button’ like John Farrell did for 2012 Toronto Blue Jay

yahoo.com Updated Mar 5, 2013
In trying to pay his new manager a compliment, slugger Colby Rasmus strongly implied that his previous manager, John Farrell, was a horrible leader for the Toronto Blue Jays during the 2012 season. The Blue Jays have made some of the most noteworthy mov…
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  • Happ still preparing for season as a starter

    Happ still preparing for season as a starter

    MLB.com Mar 5, 2013
    Even though there aren't any jobs in the Blue Jays' rotation currently up for grabs, J.A. Happ is still preparing for life as a starter. Happ continues to be stretched out and made his second start of the spring Tuesday afternoon against the Orioles.
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  • Once stars, several big names have something to prove in 2013

    Once stars, several big names have something to prove in 2013

    CNNSI.com Mar 5, 2013
    Tim Lincecum, Carl Crawford and Justin Upton have all arrived at Spring Training with something to prove. Cliff Corcoran writes that 2013 will be pivotal for key talents.
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  • Video - Jose Reyes On World Baseball Classic 01:06

    Jose Reyes On World Baseball Classic

    Mar 5
    Jose Reyes talks with Jayson Stark about playing in his third World Baseball Classic and the importance of the tournament to the Dominican Republic.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Kuechly goes back to school; Chiefs break from Pioli's way; ma…

    Mar 5
    We interrupt the never-ending hype for NFL free agency (when, by the way, is the last time a great free agent class led a team deep into that season's playoffs?) to talk about 15 weeks that no one ever talks about. But people should.
  • NBA Coast to Coast - Western Conference playoff matchups we're wishing for

    Mar 5
    J.A. Adande runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Western Conference.
  • NBA Coast to Coast -- East playoff matchups we'd like to see

    Mar 5
    Israel Gutierrez runs down his list of playoff matchups he wants to see in the Eastern Conference.