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  • Wieters nearing deal with Nationals

    Matt Wieters

    The Nationals are closing in on a deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters, sources told MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez on Tuesday.

  • Hellickson likely to be Opening Day starter

    Jeremy Hellickson

    It's not official, but expect right-hander Jeremy Hellickson to be the Phillies' Opening Day starter.

  • Reds to use four-man closer committee

    Raisel Iglesias

    Reds manager Bryan Price isn't looking to have a dedicated closer as the club tries to be more innovative in the mid-to-late innings.

  • Roberts sees Puig as primary right fielder

    Yasiel Puig

    There are enough outfielders on the Dodgers roster to platoon at any of the three spots, but manager Dave Roberts' perfect world apparently would have Joc Pederson and Yasiel Puig playing regularly in center and right, respectively.

  • Kazmir, Ryu making strides in recovery

    Scott Kazmir

    Hyun-Jin Ryu and Scott Kazmir, pitchers with plenty to prove, each threw 25 pitches of live batting practice to Minor Leaguers on Sunday, taking significant steps in their attempted return to the Dodgers' starting rotation.

  • Padres ink deal with veteran pitcher Weaver

    Jered Weaver

    Jered Weaver is set to join a wide-open rotation mix in San Diego, as the veteran right-hander agreed to a one-year, $3 million contract with the Padres on Saturday.

  • Donaldson could miss 2-3 weeks with calf strain

    Josh Donaldson

    Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson says he could miss two to three weeks of Spring Training due to a right calf strain he sustained on Friday.

  • Trout sets 40 steals as goal for 2017

    Mike Trout

    Mike Trout may be a two-time American League Most Valuable Player Award winner and a five-time All-Star, but he's still looking for ways to improve his game.

  • Pearce 'checking every box' in surgery recovery

    Steve Pearce

    Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says outfielder/first baseman Steve Pearce is ahead of projections in recovering from surgery on his right forearm and could be the team's Opening Day starter in left field.

  • Heyward puts in offseason work to regain 2012 form

    Jason Heyward

    In 2012, Jason Heyward's third season in the big leagues, he led the Braves with 27 homers and collected 82 RBIs. He spent this offseason in Arizona trying to get back that feeling he had at the plate.