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Teheran, Simon make spring debuts; Tigers beat Braves 6-4

LAKELAND, Fla. – Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus is playing the percentages, and those percentages point toward first baseman Miguel Cabrera progressing from the anti-gravity treadmill to the field. 360 more words

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Lu Blue Recovered from Painful Start in Baseball

By Glen Sparks

The spankings didn’t take. “Lu” Blue kept going to baseball games anyway.

Why waste your time on such a silly game, the uptight Charles Blue liked to ask his son. 473 more words

2015 Fantasy Sleepers and Signs of a Sleeper

With spring training now underway, fans are testing fantasy draft strategies and eagerly awaiting the Opening Day. Regardless of how well one drafts, there are a variety of factors that can cause the best-drafted team to turn into a last place team. 860 more words

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5 Predictions For The 2015 MLB Season - AL Central

1) Detroit Tigers

It will be difficult for anyone in this division to knock out the defending champion Tigers, who come back in 2015 with a solid team to surround perennial MVP candidate Miguel Cabrera and Cy Young contenders David Price and Justin Verlander.  732 more words

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Teheran, Simon Make Spring Debuts; Braves Beat Tigers 6-4

LAKELAND Fla. (AP) — Julio Teheran allowed one run in a two-inning spring debut, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 6-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. 98 more words

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AP Source: Cubs Reach Minor League Deal With LHP Phil Coke

JAY COHEN, AP Sports Writer

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — The Chicago Cubs agreed to a minor league deal with Phil Coke on Thursday, adding the veteran reliever to the competition for a lefty specialist in their bullpen. 245 more words

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Mets Ace Matt Harvey Ready To Pitch In First Game In 18 Months

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (CBSNewYork/AP) — It’s hard to know which opponent will be more challenging for Matt Harvey on Friday at Tradition Field — the Detroit Tigers or his own competitive nature. 413 more words

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