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Trout, Harper, Posey land cover of Men's Health

Trout, Harper, Posey land cover of Men's Health

MLB.com Updated Mar 1, 2013
The April issue of Men's Health magazine will focus on baseball's wave of electrifying young talent by putting Giants catcher Buster Posey, Angels left fielder Mike Trout and Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper on the cover. The issue goes on sale nati…
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  • Young Rendon making most of spring at-bats

    Young Rendon making most of spring at-bats

    MLB.com Mar 1, 2013
    Davey Johnson was asked, half-jokingly, if infielder Anthony Rendon had a chance to make the Nationals' roster out of Spring Training.
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  • Harper's growth continues to attract attention

    Harper's growth continues to attract attention

    MLB.com Mar 1, 2013
    When Bryce Harper stepped to the plate for the first time Friday night at Champion Stadium, the reaction from crowd was a little louder, a little more mixed than it was for the other visiting Nationals.
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  • Zimmerman to make spring debut Sunday as DH

    Zimmerman to make spring debut Sunday as DH

    MLB.com Mar 1, 2013
    Following the Nationals' 4-4 tie with the Mets on Thursday night, Nationals manager Davey Johnson announced that third baseman Ryan Zimmerman will start Sunday's game as a designated hitter against the Cardinals.
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  • Mitch Williams goes on funny off-camera rant about extra inning…

    Mitch Williams goes on funny off-camera rant about extra innings in spring training

    yahoo.com Mar 1, 2013
    Bless you, MLB Network, for not being too uptight to share things like this: Here's analyst Mitch Williams finding out he has to stick around the set longer because the New York Mets/Washington Nationals game that preceded "MLB Tonight" on Thu…
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Sports Columnists

  • Lou Amundson to sign 10-day contract with Chicago Bulls

    Mar 1
    Former Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Lou Amundson will sign a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls, according to his agent, Mark Bartelstein.
  • Lou Amundson signs 10-day contract with Chicago Bulls

    Mar 1
    Former Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Lou Amundson signed a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls.
  • The Sports Guy breaks down the best contracts in basketball

    Mar 1
    With the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement in full swing, it's all about the contracts.