Archive for March, 2013

MLB openers feature Strasburg, rivalries, AL vs NL (The Associated Press)

By at 31 March, 2013, 10:18 pm

The Kansas City Royals have been absent from the playoffs since the day Billy Butler was born. They’ve barely had a winning season in the last two decades. They’ve often lost 100 games in a year.

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Blue Jays no longer scrambling just to find a third starter (The SportsXchange)

By at 31 March, 2013, 9:40 pm

During John Gibbons’ first stint as Blue Jays manager, the club often was searching for a No. 3 starter. The staff was basically Roy Halladay and the rest, although the flighty A.J. Burnett flirted with being fairly decent before fleeing to the Yankees.

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MLB roundup: Red Sox prospect Bradley to start opener (The SportsXchange)

By at 31 March, 2013, 7:10 pm

The Boston Red Sox made a significant decision Sunday, announcing that prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. will start in left field on Opening Day against the New York Yankees.

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Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup (Reuters)

By at 31 March, 2013, 5:51 pm

March 31 (The Sports Xchange) – The Boston Red Sox made a significant decision on Sunday, announcing that prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. will start in left field on opening day against the New York Yankees. The 22-year-old landed the roster spot after a f…

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Padres-Mets Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 31 March, 2013, 5:22 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Two main attractions will be missing when the New York Mets host San Diego in their season opener Monday.

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Main attractions missing from Padres-Mets opener (The Associated Press)

By at 31 March, 2013, 5:21 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Two main attractions will be missing when the New York Mets host San Diego in their season opener Monday.

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Mariners include Bay on roster (The SportsXchange)

By at 31 March, 2013, 5:10 pm

Jason Bay landed a spot on the Seattle Mariners’ 25-man roster as their fifth outfielder.

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Bay makes Mariners roster, Wells odd man out (The Associated Press)

By at 31 March, 2013, 5:10 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jason Bay found himself in unfamiliar territory, competing for a big league job, and then landed on the Seattle Mariners’ opening-day roster.

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Marlins add 20-year-old pitching prospect Jose Fernandez to opening day roster (Big League Stew)

By at 31 March, 2013, 2:30 pm

With teams putting the finishing touches on their on opening day rosters Sunday, we knew we were probably in for a surprise or two.
The biggest of those surprises (at least so far) came courtesy of the Miami Marlins, who announced that 20-year-old pi…

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Marlins-Nationals Preview (The Associated Press)

By at 31 March, 2013, 1:47 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg is ready for his first big league season without restrictions.

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