Alex Rodriguez  is unlikely to be part of the Yankees team that will be training in Tampa next month

Don’t look for A-Rod in Tampa for Spring Training

Many Yankee fans hope to see N0. 13 on the green grass of George M. Steinbrenner Field at least for Spring Training in about a month. But not so fast in this well penned story from ESPN Insider Jayson Stark

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Countdown to Spring Training: Day 43

The Tampa Bay Rays are preparing for February as they make changes to their roster prior to Spring Training. The Rays inked two minor league contracts Monday, signing 33-year-old outfielder Justin Christian to a minor league deal, with an invite to spring training.

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Countdown to Spring Training: Day 44

The Miami Marlins announced that they have extended Spring Training invitations to 22 non-roster players. The announcement was made by Marlins President of Baseball Operations Michael Hill. The Marlins have signed six players to minor league free agent contracts

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Countdown to Spring Training: Day 47

A Florida outfielder  has earned an invite to the big league as the names of those receiving  spring-training invites continue to trickle in. Outfield/third-base prospect Dustin Lawley, who led the Florida State League with 25 homers, has earned a

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MLB Announces 2014 Spring Training Schedule

The 2014 Spring Training exhibition schedule will begin with a pair of games on Tuesday, February 25th as the Detroit Tigers host Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida and the New York Yankees square off against Florida State University

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Rays Expect Sam Fuld To Return Monday

The Rays expect outfielder Sam Fuld to return to the spring training lineup Monday, Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune reports. Fuld was forced to leave Thursday’s game with a hamstring issue, but there doesn’t appear to be any

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Hooters Girl Wrecks Phillies Game Again

It was kind of funny when that Hooters ballgirl the Phillies (or the ballpark, I’m not sure which) employ for their spring training games picked up a live ball and gave it to a fan last week. But this

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Derek Jeter’s Ankles Keep Him Out Again

Yankees SS Jeter out of lineup again TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York captain Derek Jeter remains out of the Yankees’ lineup. Jeter was not listed to start for the second consecutive game on Wednesday because of ankle discomfort.

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Jeter Still Not 100% Could DH Opening Day

Worth watching, as it may suggest that Jeter’s ankle is going to need a lot of rest this year. Which, as anyone who has had a broken bone before can attest, is entirely possible. Those things ache sometimes. [blackbirdpie

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Twins Pitcher Moved To Intensive Care

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins minor league pitcher Deolis Guerra has been moved to intensive care at a Florida hospital because of a blood clot in his pitching shoulder. The team says Guerra was feeling some numbness in the shoulder