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Martinez Has Healthy Outlook

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Baseball America correspondent Adam Rubin reports that the Mets felt that Fernando Martinez‘ combination of tools and polish relative to his peers is what separated him from other Latin American teenagers […]

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Kershaw Struts His Stuff

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Baseball America correspondent Tony Jackson writes that Red Sox first baseman Sean Casey was bewildered by the curveball (click here to see the pitch) that 19-year-old Dodgers lefthander Clayton Kershaw […]

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Miller Optioned To Triple-A

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Talk of Indians righthander Adam Miller beginning the year in the Cleveland bullpen ended today when the Indians optioned their top prospect to Triple-A Buffalo. Miller pitched just 65 1/3 innings […]

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Wood Tries To Get Ahead

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One of the big question marks regarding Angels top prospect Brandon Wood has been his ability to make contact frequently enough to be able to tap into his tremendous power. […]

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Cunningham Out 6-8 Weeks

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Athletics center fielder Aaron Cunningham will miss the next six to eight weeks after breaking his left wrist while sliding in a split-squad game against the Mariners on Saturday. The A’s acquired […]

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Economic Thinking

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Angels righthander Nick Adenhart didn’t turn 21 until late August last year, making him one of the youngest pitchers in Double-A last season. The quality of his fastball-slider-changeup mix accelerated […]

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Hochevar Looking Sharp

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Royals catcher John Buck said he thinks the quality of righthander Luke Hochevar’s pitches has improved since last year. "I knew he had good stuff," Buck said. "That’s obvious. That’s […]

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Bocock To Start In San Francisco?

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Baseball America correspondent Andy Baggarly reports that Giants manager Bruce Bochy said there is a "legitimate" chance that he might use Brian Bocock as his starting shortstop on Opening Day. "We’re looking […]

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