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Cubs' Bryant to play 3B, bat cleanup in debut

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

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Heralded prospect Kris Bryant will bat cleanup and play third base for the Chicago Cubs in his major league debut against the San Diego Padres on Friday.

MLB roundup: Archer, Rays stymie Jays

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Right-hander Chris Archer allowed two hits and struck out 11 in seven scoreless innings and the Tampa Bay Rays defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 on Thursday night.

Rodriguez providing answers for Yankees

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees, 2015 spring training

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Prior to the season, there were questions surrounding Alex Rodriguez's role with the New York Yankees. Well, so far, Rodriguez has emphatically provided some answers.

Verlander's DL stay may be extended by Tigers

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Justin Verlander won't be coming off the disabled list next week as the Detroit Tigers hoped.

Hamilton saga takes another turn for Angels

Josh Hamilton, Los Angeles Angels

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The Josh Hamilton saga figures to take another turn this weekend when the Los Angeles Angels make a trip to Houston, which is where Hamilton is rehabbing from his right shoulder injury.

Indians' Carrasco 'dodges big bullet' after being hit in jaw with line drive

Cleveland Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco hit by line drive

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Cleveland Indians right-hander Carlos Carrasco had to leave Tuesday's game after getting hit on the jaw, near his right ear, by a line drive off the bat of White Sox outfielder Melky Cabrera, the second batter of the game.

Outdoor basketball set for San Diego's Petco Park

Petco Park, San Diego Padres stadium

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The basketball series between San Diego State and the University of San Diego seemed to be in jeopardy until the schools reportedly reached agreement for an intriguing contest -- an outdoor game at Petco Park, the San Diego Padres' home baseball field.

Verlander set for simulated game

Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers

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The Detroit Tigers will have a much clearer picture of when Justin Verlander might return to their rotation after he pitches a simulated game Wednesday before the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park.

MLB roundup: Tigers beat Pirates, start new streak

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Shane Greene pitched eight dominant innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-0 on Tuesday night, getting back on track a day after their season-opening six-game win streak ended.

Royals lose RF Rios indefinitely

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With the season only a week old, the Kansas City Royals already suffered their first injury casualty.

Rangers SP Bonilla needs Tommy John surgery

Lisalverto Bonilla, Texas Rangers

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Texas Rangers right-hander Lisalverto Bonilla needs Tommy John surgery and the injury bug continues to bit the team's starting rotation.

Cubs' injured infield could use Bryant

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

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Kris Byrant's arrival at Wrigley Field could come in the nick of time this week.

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