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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

Yankees OF Judge dealing with cranky shoulder

Yankees OF Judge dealing with cranky shoulder

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February 18 New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge did not participate in batting practice during the team's first day of full-squad workouts at spring training Tuesday because of a minor right shoulder injury. FULL STORY

Cards' RHP Mikolas (elbow) to miss start of season

Cards' RHP Mikolas (elbow) to miss start of season

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February 18 St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas will miss the start of the season due to a flexor tendon issue in his right elbow, manager Mike Shildt said Tuesday. FULL STORY

Cubs add 2B Kipnis on minor league deal

Cubs add 2B Kipnis on minor league deal

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February 12 The Chicago Cubs have agreed on a deal with former All-Star second baseman Jason Kipnis, bringing aboard the local product on a minor league contract, MLB Network reported Tuesday. FULL STORY

Teams still trying to salvage blockbuster Betts trade

Teams still trying to salvage blockbuster Betts trade

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February 09 With last week's multi-team blockbuster trade that would send Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers still in limbo, the teams involved are working to salvage the deal, according to multiple reports. FULL STORY