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Rays LHP Snell (elbow) receives cortisone shot

Rays LHP Snell (elbow) receives cortisone shot

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March 01 Tampa Bay Rays ace left-hander Blake Snell experienced elbow pain after his first spring start and there is no guarantee he will be ready for the March 26 season opener against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates. FULL STORY

Yankees OF Judge (shoulder) to undergo testing

Yankees OF Judge (shoulder) to undergo testing

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March 01 New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge is set to undergo more tests on his injured right shoulder and chest, and his status for the season opener remains uncertain, according to published reports. FULL STORY

A's shut down OF Piscotty with intercostal strain

A's shut down OF Piscotty with intercostal strain

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February 28 The Oakland Athletics have shut down outfielder Stephen Piscotty after an MRI revealed an intercostal muscle strain, manager Bob Melvin announced Friday. FULL STORY

Braves' Freeman says elbow swelling not a concern

Braves' Freeman says elbow swelling not a concern

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February 27 Atlanta Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman said the swelling of his surgically impaired right elbow won't keep him out long and he expects to return to the spring training lineup next week. FULL STORY

Yankees' Stanton (calf) might miss start of season

Yankees' Stanton (calf) might miss start of season

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February 26 New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton's availability for Opening Day is in question after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1 calf strain, manager Aaron Boone announced Wednesday. FULL STORY

Brewers RHP Peralta gets 5-year, $15.5M deal

Brewers RHP Peralta gets 5-year, $15.5M deal

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February 26 The Milwaukee Brewers and right-hander Freddy Peralta reportedly have reached agreement on a five-year, $15.5 million contract extension that includes team options for two additional seasons. FULL STORY

Yanks' Severino needs Tommy John surgery

Yanks' Severino needs Tommy John surgery

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February 25 New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino needs Tommy John surgery, general manager Brian Cashman confirmed Tuesday. FULL STORY

Mets' Cespedes striving to play on Opening Day

Mets' Cespedes striving to play on Opening Day

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February 23 New York Mets outfielder Yoenis Cespedes broke his self-imposed media ban on Sunday, telling reporters at spring training in Port St. Lucie, Fla., that he wants to be healthy enough to play on Opening Day. FULL STORY

Yankees' Severino nursing right forearm soreness

Yankees' Severino nursing right forearm soreness

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February 20 New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino is dealing with right forearm soreness and has a loose body in his pitching elbow, manager Aaron Boone announced Thursday. FULL STORY

Cubs point Bryant toward new role: leadoff hitter

Cubs point Bryant toward new role: leadoff hitter

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February 20 The Chicago Cubs are not only committed to Kris Bryant moving forward, they consider him their best player and want to get him the most at-bats as possible by using him in the leadoff spot this season. FULL STORY