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Saturday, March 28, 2015

AP MLB Headlines At 5:30 p.m. (AP, 6:30 PM ET)
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson works out with Texas Rangers (AP, 6:17 PM ET)
Mariners ace Hernandez officially announced to start opener (AP, 5:22 PM ET)
MLB 2015: Bryant, Castillo among top rookies (AP, 5:09 PM ET)
MLB 2015: Key dates for the upcoming season (AP, 5:04 PM ET)
Padres newcomer James Shields to start on opening day (AP, 3:51 PM ET)
Pitching-depleted Rangers get lefty Freeman from Cardinals (AP, 3:31 PM ET)
The Big Unit takes in BB Hall of Fame (AP, 3:30 PM ET)
Yankees SS Gregorius sprains left wrist going for grounder (AP, 3:21 PM ET)
Astros put Springer in key No. 2 batting spot behind Altuve (AP, 12:21 PM ET)
Nationals' Strasburg to start vs Mets' Harvey on April 9 (AP, 11:46 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 10:05 AM ET)
LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangers (AP, 2:22 AM ET)
Rockies slugger Gonzalez leaves with knee pain (AP, 2:10 AM ET)
Rockies slugger Gonzalez leaves with knee pain (AP, 2:03 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Friday, March 27, 2015

Kluber, Collmenter pitch well, Diamondbacks top Indians (AP, 9:34 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangers (AP, 9:24 PM ET)
Mariners reliever David Rollins suspended 80 games (AP, 9:10 PM ET)
David Ortiz defends his reputation in column (AP, 9:07 PM ET)
Ranuado goes 6 in Rangers' 7-6 loss to A's (AP, 8:35 PM ET)
BASEBALL 2015: Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clock (AP, 8:22 PM ET)
Indians send RHP Danny Salazar to minors (AP, 7:53 PM ET)
LEADING OFF 2015: New players, managers and replay rules (AP, 6:41 PM ET)
MLB commissioner says Cubs' decision on Bryant not for Boras (AP, 6:35 PM ET)
Marlins-Astros postponed by rain (AP, 5:48 PM ET)
White Sox claim pitcher Kyle Drabek off waivers from Toronto (AP, 5:43 PM ET)
Lackey, Harvey both pitch well, Cardinals beat Mets (AP, 5:30 PM ET)
Norris' strange spring continues for Orioles vs. Rays (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
Tanaka to start Yankees' opener (AP, 4:29 PM ET)
Harvey, Mets look to contend in wake of Tommy John epidemic (AP, 3:33 PM ET)
A-Rod cousin pleads guilty in Florida steroids case (AP, 2:57 PM ET)
Orioles-Rays game called by rain (AP, 2:31 PM ET)
Braves option OF Perez, 2 young pitchers to Triple A (AP, 11:40 AM ET)
30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days (AP, 10:15 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 9:56 AM ET)

Saturday, March 28, 2015

AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Friday, March 27, 2015

LEADING OFF: Russell Wilson back in the pocket with Rangers (AP, 9:24 PM ET)
30 is the new 40 when it comes to home runs these days (AP, 10:15 AM ET)
Rangers officially tab Gallardo as the opening day starter (AP, 1:30 AM ET)
Unsigned No. 1 pick Aiken announces Tommy John surgery (AP, 1:05 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:30 AM ET)

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Blue Jays counting on pair of young pitchers to fly high (AP, 10:39 PM ET)
Unsigned No. 1 pick Aiken announces Tommy John surgery (AP, 10:32 PM ET)
Long a contender, Braves turn to rebuilding after 2014 flop (AP, 10:19 PM ET)
Hoping to stay on the move, Astros look to take next step (AP, 10:11 PM ET)
'Tough deal' for Rangers losing Darvish even before season (AP, 10:04 PM ET)
Rays comfortable falling back into role as underdogs (AP, 9:59 PM ET)
Gallardo selected as opening day starter for Rangers (AP, 9:51 PM ET)
Marlins believe they're poised to end playoff drought (AP, 9:50 PM ET)
Orioles rely on pitching in bid to repeat as AL East champs (AP, 9:44 PM ET)
Nats add Scherzer, get Harper, others thinking about ring (AP, 9:29 PM ET)
Big additions spur big expectations for White Sox (AP, 9:27 PM ET)
LEADING OFF: Harvey back on hill, pink eye back with Brewers (AP, 8:57 PM ET)
Wacha rebound among questions for Cardinals (AP, 8:47 PM ET)
Brewers look for consistency in batter's box in 2015 (AP, 8:30 PM ET)
Cubs look to make big leap into contention (AP, 8:23 PM ET)
AL champ Royals enter new season with newfound expectations (AP, 8:16 PM ET)
BASEBALL 2015: Hurry up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox on the clock (AP, 7:10 PM ET)
Dodgers top 3 million in ticket sales for upcoming season (AP, 6:51 PM ET)
LEADING OFF 2015: New players, managers and replay rules (AP, 6:49 PM ET)
Man accused of punching ex-Cardinal after racial slurs (AP, 4:41 PM ET)
Nationals OF Harper out because of stomach bug (AP, 4:12 PM ET)
Mariners in rare position as favorites in AL West (AP, 4:04 PM ET)
Reds get Dan Johnson from Astros, send Lohman to Phillies (AP, 3:55 PM ET)
Reds' rotation is focal point as they try to bounce back (AP, 3:46 PM ET)
Brandon Magee switches from Buccaneers to Red Sox (AP, 3:34 PM ET)
Recharged with Molitor, Twins need starting pitching spike (AP, 3:20 PM ET)
MAJOR LEAGUE PITCHING (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
MAJOR LEAGUE BATTING (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
MAJOR LEAGUE PITCHING (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
MAJOR LEAGUE BATTING (AP, 3:13 PM ET)
PITCHING COMPARISON (AP, 3:11 PM ET)
Armed with Shields, Kemp, Upton, Padres eager to win now (AP, 3:02 PM ET)
Dodgers hope offseason changes lead to World Series title (AP, 2:22 PM ET)
Red Sox look for a repeat of 2013 (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
Steadily improving Pirates have eyes on division title (AP, 2:16 PM ET)
Arizona trying to bounce back from dismal 2014 season (AP, 1:52 PM ET)
Giants look to end every-other-year championship trend (AP, 1:32 PM ET)
Rockies look to rebound from 4th straight losing season (AP, 1:22 PM ET)
Indians confident they'll contend and maybe do more in 2015 (AP, 1:20 PM ET)
Marlins' Cosart says MLB reviewing his Twitter account (AP, 1:04 PM ET)
After offseason of change, new-look A's expect to contend (AP, 1:03 PM ET)
LA Angels try again to build a title team around Mike Trout (AP, 12:42 PM ET)
Expectations quite low for the 2015 Phillies (AP, 12:39 PM ET)
Phillies' Asche (back) scratched from lineup against Toronto (AP, 12:28 PM ET)
Buck announces retirement, ending bid to make Braves roster (AP, 11:15 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 10:25 AM ET)
Japanese baseball team ordered to pay damages for foul ball (AP, 3:08 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Wainwright readying for opening day (AP, 10:17 PM ET)
Yordano Ventura to start Royals' opener against White Sox (AP, 8:58 PM ET)
Baseball careers often start with winter grunt work (AP, 6:59 PM ET)
Rendon might miss Nationals' opener because of sprained knee (AP, 6:52 PM ET)
Mets pitcher Zack Wheeler has Tommy John surgery (AP, 5:43 PM ET)
Pirates star McCutchen ditches dreadlocks for charity (AP, 4:07 PM ET)
Forbes estimates Yankees worth $3.2 billion (AP, 3:21 PM ET)
Pirates' Walker shifting focus from contract to season (AP, 3:05 PM ET)
Cashman: A-Rod making case for DH (AP, 1:12 PM ET)
Tough Jam: Cubs pitcher winds up at wrong park, misses start (AP, 1:09 PM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 11:12 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

LEADING OFF: Converted outfielder Jason Lane to pitch (AP, 11:42 PM ET)
Indians' Francona tells Swisher opening day unlikely (AP, 9:29 PM ET)
Tanaka, not Sabathia, appears set to start Yankees' opener (AP, 8:18 PM ET)
Pirela feeling much better after hitting outfield wall (AP, 7:20 PM ET)
Olivera, Dodgers agree to $62.5M, 6-year contract (AP, 7:18 PM ET)
Rays to retire Zimmer's No. 66 before April 6 opener (AP, 6:32 PM ET)
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Ryu will rest for 2 weeks due to aching left shoulder (AP, 6:02 PM ET)
McCutchen hitless, Pearce homers; Orioles down Pirates 9-2 (AP, 4:52 PM ET)
Dozier agrees to $20 million, 4-year contract with Twins (AP, 4:07 PM ET)
Rangers assign Alex Gonzalez to minor league camp (AP, 2:18 PM ET)
Alderson says multiple factors led to deGrom over Harvey (AP, 1:48 PM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 9:32 AM ET)
Longtime SF Giants beat writer Nick Peters dies at 75 (AP, 12:54 AM ET)
AP MLB Headlines At 11:30 p.m. (AP, 12:31 AM ET)

Monday, March 23, 2015

LEADING OFF: Chris Sale to throw bullpen for White Sox (AP, 11:00 PM ET)
Man sentenced in killing of former pro baseball player (AP, 9:22 PM ET)
Wrigley rooftop owner: 'We're dead," if Cubs erect huge sign (AP, 9:04 PM ET)
Rangers release lefty Beimel among several roster moves (AP, 7:07 PM ET)
Indians not expecting Swisher to be ready for opener (AP, 6:35 PM ET)
Colon, not Harvey, to start Mets' opener at Washington (AP, 5:56 PM ET)
Maker of Louisville Slugger bats selling brand to Wilson (AP, 5:53 PM ET)
Hall of Famers Molitor, Sandberg manage against each other (AP, 5:19 PM ET)
Marlins' Christian Yelich finalizes $49.57M, 7-year contract (AP, 5:03 PM ET)
Soto traded from Reds to White Sox for cash (AP, 3:08 PM ET)
Scherzer to start Nationals' opener, not Strasburg (AP, 2:57 PM ET)
Rockies release right-hander Jhoulys Chacin (AP, 1:54 PM ET)
Perez shift toward left-field line in Game 7 affected Series (AP, 10:13 AM ET)
MLB Calendar (AP, 8:38 AM ET)
Infield Shifts 2014 vs 2013 (AP, 3:05 AM ET)
Yearly Major League Baseball Infield Shifts (AP, 3:05 AM ET)
Battered batters refuse to adjust swings to combat shifts (AP, 3:05 AM ET)

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