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1:15 PM ET, March 29, 2015


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Gordon Edes / ESPN:
Red Sox C Vazquez to get 2nd opinion on elbow  —  PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. — The results of the MRI administered to Christian Vazquez's throwing elbow Friday raised sufficient concerns for the Boston Red Sox catcher to seek a second opinion, manager John Farrell said Saturday morning.
John Farrell / Boston Herald:
MRI reveals ‘something’ in Christian Vazquez's elbow
Discussion: and Surviving Grady
Charlie Wilmoth / MLB Trade Rumors:
East Notes: Vazquez, Braves, Navarro
Associated Press:
Arrieta Goes 4 Shutout Innings, Homers as Cubs Rout Rockies  —  MESA, Ariz. — Jake Arrieta pitched four shutout innings and also homered, doubled and drove in four runs as the split-squad Chicago Cubs routed the Colorado Rockies 18-4 Saturday.  —  Cubs rookie Kris Bryant had four hits, raising his spring average to .459.
Discussion: Bleed Cubbie Blue
Nick Groke / Denver Post:
Associated Press:
Gonzalez Exits, Shields Struggles as Padres Beat Rockies
Discussion: Gaslamp Ball
Ken Davidoff / New York Post:
Defiant CC Sabathia doesn't give a ‘f-k’ about poor spring outings  —  CC Sabathia struggled against the Pirates' minor-league affiliate on Saturday.  —  TAMPA — Nine and two-thirds inning of game work for CC Sabathia this spring, the last five of those coming Saturday at the Yankees' minor league complex …
Brendan Kuty / New Jersey Online:
Yankees' CC Sabathia drops F-bomb after getting bombed  —  New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia (52) talks with pitching coach Larry Rothschild (58) in the dugout after he pitched the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at George M. Steinbrenner Field.  (Kim Klement |  USA TODAY Sports)
Joel Sherman / New York Post:
Mets discuss contract extension with Duda  —  PORT ST. LUCIE — This is the first time Lucas Duda will be compared to Corey Kluber, but bear with me a second.  —  The Mets and Duda are discussing a long-term contract extension, The Post has learned, and some of the elements that are complicating …
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Shoulder likely to put Cards' Garcia off roster  —  JUPITER, Fla. — Jaime Garcia was scratched from Sunday's start by the St. Louis Cardinals because his surgically repaired shoulder doesn't feel right, making it unlikely he will start the season on the active roster.
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and ESPN
Associated Press:
Ross Strikes Out 12 in 6 Innings for Padres in Win  —  SURPRISE, Ariz. — Tyson Ross showed off his arm for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, striking out 12 in six dominant innings and leading the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Saturday.
Associated Press:
Latos Improves Significantly, Marlins and Astros Tie 1-1  —  JUPITER, Fla. — Mat Latos followed his worst start of the spring with his best, helping the Miami Marlins play to a 1-1 tie with the Houston Astros.  —  Five days after allowing nine runs in three innings to the Mets …
Discussion: The Crawfish Boxes
Associated Press:
A-Rod Homers in Yankees' 10-2 Loss to Orioles  —  TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez hit his third homer and raised his batting average to .306, new shortstop Didi Gregorius gave New York a scare and the Yankees lost 10-2 to the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday.  —  Rodriguez hit a long …
Discussion: Camden Chat and Associated Press
Tom Haudricourt / JSOnline:
Doug Melvin extension talks expected to resume  —  By Tom Haudricourt of the Journal Sentinel  —  Phoenix - Brewers general manager Doug Melvin has talked with team principal owner Mark Attanasio about a contract extension and they are expected to pick up those talks again at some point.
John McClain / Ultimate Texans:
Jadeveon Clowney ‘very encouraged’ by progress in recovery from knee surgery  —  Texans linebacker Jadeveon Clowney saw a knee injury bring to an end what was already a disappointing rookie season after being selected No. 1 overall.  (Karen Warren / Houston Chronicle)
Associated Press:
Brewers' Braun Has 2 Hits, 2 RBIs in 3-2 Loss to Indians  —  PHOENIX — Ryan Braun extended his torrid stretch with two more hits and two RBIs for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 3-2 loss to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday.  —  After an 0-for-12 start this spring, Braun has 10 hits in his last 19 at-bats …
Discussion: Let's Go Tribe
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