Jerry Crasnick - ESPN.com, Baseball Writer
Talked to a scout in AZ who said, "The #Mariners were the best team I saw this spring,'' Raved about Taijuan Walker.
@jcrasnick | | 1h | Score: 297

Sources: Juan Lagares agrees to 4-year, $23 million extension with Mets

Mets center fielder Juan Lagares is best known for his defense. (AP) Outfielder Juan Lagares agreed to a four-year, $23 million extension with the New York Mets that includes a club option to buy out one season of free agency, major league sources told Yahoo Sports. The 26-year-old Lagares is best k...

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Jeff Passan
Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
1h

Texas Rangers prospect Joey Gallo to see specialist about heel issue

SURPRISE, Ariz. – Rangers prospect Joey Gallo will have an MRI on his sore left heel and will be seen by specialist Dr. John Crates in Dallas when the Rangers return from spring training Wednesday. Gallo has not played this week since experiencing the heel soreness on Monday. He was scratched from...

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Evan Grant
Dallas Morning News, Baseball Columist
1h
Top tweets
Jerry Crasnick , ESPN.com, Baseball Writer
Talked to a scout in AZ who said, "The #Mariners were the best team I saw this spring,'' Raved about Taijuan Walker.
@jcrasnick | | 1h | Score: 297
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Carrie Muskat , MLB.com, Cubs Beat Writer
#Cubs players stretching to music from the Lion King today
@CarrieMuskat | | 30m | Score: 168
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Jon Morosi , FoxSports.com, National Baseball Writer
#Cubs hitters on pace to finish with most strikeouts of any team in #MLB this spring . . . just like they did last year.
@jonmorosi | | 49m | Score: 130
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Jim Bowden , ESPN.com, Baseball Analyst
#Mets & Juan Lagares have agreed on a 4-year extension with a club option…deal expected to be over $20m covers all arb yrs &1FAyr w
@JimBowden_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 122
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Jeff Passan , Yahoo! Sports, MLB Columnist
Prediction time. AL: Orioles, Indians, Angels, Jays, Tigers. NL: Nats, Cards, Dodgers, Pirates, Marlins. Nats over Tigers in World Series.
@JeffPassan | | 1h | Score: 93
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
ESPN's Jim Bowden says #Mets agree to four-year, $20M extension with Juan Lagares.
@AdamRubinESPN | | 3h | Score: 92
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Paul Hoynes , Plain Dealer, Indians Beat Writer
For Tiger series at Progressive Field, it will be McAllister in home opener 4/10, Kluber on 4/11 and House on 4/12 for Indians.
@hoynsie | | 51m | Score: 75
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Jerry Crasnick , ESPN.com, Baseball Writer
Another scout called James Paxton a potential "18-game winner.'' Walker and Paxton contributing greatly to #Mariners buzz.
@jcrasnick | | 1h | Score: 75
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Joe Frisaro , MLB.com, Marlins Beat Writer
An MRI revealed a tear and Aaron Crow is facing likely Tommy John surgery #Marlins
@JoeFrisaro | | 5h | Score: 56
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Alanna Rizzo , MLB Network, Reporter
Dodgers: Barney 2B Ellis C Guerrero 3B Van Slyke 1B Heisey RF Hernandez CF Seager SS Sweeney LF Jensen DH Kershaw LHP
@alannarizzo | | 34m | Score: 55
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
On the anniversary of the original prank, here's the full 30 for 30 short on #Mets pitcher Sidd Finch: t.co/jNiqGDp8QZ
@AdamRubinESPN | | 1h | Score: 55
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Greg Johns , MLB.com, Mariners Beat Writer
Mariners odds on Bovada betting line to win World Series have dropped from 16/1 to 12/1 in last month.
@GregJohnsMLB | | 27m | Score: 54
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Jenifer Langosch , MLB.com, Sportswriter
#stlcards set rotation order: Wainwright, Lynn, Lackey vs. Cubs; Wacha, Martinez, Wainwright vs. Reds. Lynn gets home opener start.
@LangoschMLB | | 1h | Score: 53
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
Stanton just hit his 4th homer of the spring and nobody in the press box is quite sure where it landed. Wow. #Marlins
@Manny_Navarro | | 11m | Score: 50
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Ryan Lawrence , Delaware Times, Phillies Beat Writer
Utley's last 4 plate appearances: home run, home run, walk, home run. (He didn't play Monday or Tuesday).
@ryanlawrence21 | | 26m | Score: 50
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Tom Haudricourt , Milwaukee Sentinel, Brewers Beat Writer
Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig will throw out ceremonial first pitch before #Brewers home opener Monday.
@Haudricourt | | 33m | Score: 50
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Todd Zolecki , MLB.com, Phillies Beat Writer
Chase Utley hits a three-run home run to RF against Braves righty Julio Teheran.
@ToddZolecki | | 26m | Score: 45
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Jon Morosi , FoxSports.com, National Baseball Writer
#Cubs pitching staff also has the most strikeouts AND walks of any team in #MLB this spring. A team of extremes.
@jonmorosi | | 43m | Score: 45
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Jim Bowden , ESPN.com, Baseball Analyst
Lagares was signed for 2015, so his 4yr extension starts in 2016 & covers all arbit years. Mets also got 5th yr club option on his 1st F
@JimBowden_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 42
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Jon Morosi , FoxSports.com, National Baseball Writer
Justin Verlander has a "slight strain" to his triceps muscle, Tigers say. He threw today. Team does not expect him to be out long.
@jonmorosi | | 2h | Score: 41
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Joe Frisaro , MLB.com, Marlins Beat Writer
According a #Marlins guesstimate Stanton HR was 425-feetish
@JoeFrisaro | | 2m | Score: 5
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Patrick Mooney , CSNChicago, Cubs Beat Reporter
#Cubs option Lake, Rosscup and Schlitter to Iowa.
@CSNMooney | | 3m | Score: 5
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
#Marlins PR says Stanton HR bounced off roof of the complex. Ball probably has a dent in it
@Manny_Navarro | | 5m | Score: 5
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Mark Saxon , ESPNLosAngeles.com, Sportswriter
The #Dodgers first-round pick from last year, Grant Holmes, is serving as a ball boy in the minor-league scrimmage Zack Greinke is pitching
@markasaxon | | 5m | Score: 15
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NBCSports.com , MLB News and Updates
Justin Verlander resumes throwing, but disabled list stint remains possible t.co/BcGq26MgZ4
@HardballTalk | | 6m | Score: 5
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Gregor Chisholm , MLB.com, Blue Jays Beat Writer
Reyes played in 143Gs last year but he estimates healthy for 3 of them. In attempt to fix it, trained like a sprinter t.co/rMo7cAy6WD
@gregorMLB | | 7m | Score: 20
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
Benson has done some subtle things to impress #Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez. Nothing subtle about that oppo-field homer off Hamels, though.
@DOBrienAJC | | 7m | Score: 10
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Michael G. Baron , MetsBlog.com, Mets Beat Writer
Colon K’d the final 2 batters of the 2nd. 1-2-3 frame. #Mets
@michaelgbaron | | 9m | Score: 5
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
#Marlins up 7-0 in 2nd inning on Jordan Zimmermann and the #Nationals. Stanton 2-2, HR; Yelich 3B, 2 RBI; Morse 3-run HR
@Manny_Navarro | | 9m | Score: 15
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Mark Zuckerman , CSN Washington, Nationals Beat Writer
#Marlins beating up on Zimmermann: 7 hits, 16 total bases in game's first 12 batters. Stanton just launched one over roof of LF clubhouse.
@ZuckermanCSN | | 10m | Score: 5
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Joe Frisaro , MLB.com, Marlins Beat Writer
Stanton goes up on the roof or over it off Zimmermann for his fourth HR. #Marlins up 7-0 over #Nationals
@JoeFrisaro | | 10m | Score: 30
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Manny Navarro , Miami Herald, Sportswriter
Stanton just hit his 4th homer of the spring and nobody in the press box is quite sure where it landed. Wow. #Marlins
@Manny_Navarro | | 11m | Score: 50
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Adam Rubin , ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
Daniel Murphy also playing second base today.
@AdamRubinESPN | | 11m | Score: 5
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Todd Zolecki , MLB.com, Phillies Beat Writer
The Phillies are confident Ken Giles' back strain is not serious. Could be on Opening Day roster. t.co/G5lWefRMRt
@ToddZolecki | | 11m | Score: 5
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Mark Bowman , MLB.com, Braves Beat Writer
Joe Benson hit an opposite-field HR off Hamels. If ends up making the roster, he might need to return to Disney to film a movie. #Braves
@mlbbowman | | 11m | Score: 15
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Meghan Montemurro , Northwest Herald, Sportswriter
Joe Benson hits a solo homer to RF on a 0-1 pitch from Hamels in the second. #Phillies
@M_Montemurro | | 13m | Score: 5
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Scott MacArthur , TSN, Blue Jays Reporter
On IF fly rule, if ball is dropped or falls in, runners advance at their own risk. Encarnacion took the risk. #BlueJays #MLB #RedSox
@TSNScottyMac | | 13m | Score: 5
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David O'Brien , AJC, Braves Beat Writer
Joe Benson homers with 1 out and none on in #Braves 2nd, his 1st of the spring.
@DOBrienAJC | | 13m | Score: 5
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Joe Frisaro , MLB.com, Marlins Beat Writer
I'm hearing Andrew McKirahan, Rule 5 pick by #Marlins has been claimed off waivers by an unknown team
@JoeFrisaro | | 13m | Score: 5
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Scott MacArthur , TSN, Blue Jays Reporter
#RedSox B1: Betts 1B; Victorino 5-4-3 DP; Ortiz BB, out 5-4 on Ramirez FC. 2-0 #BlueJays to T2. #MLB
@TSNScottyMac | | 14m | Score: 5
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Juan Lagares reaches deal with Mets

Lagares and the Mets have agreed to a contract extension through 2019, with an option for the following year, sources told ESPN.com. The deal covers all of Lagares' arbitration years and guarantees him more than $20 million. It also includes a team option for 2020, which would be the first season th...

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Adam Rubin
ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
2h

Mariners trade Erasmo Ramirez, get left-hander with option in return

Erasmo Ramirez was the odd man out after losing the competition for the fifth starter spot. (AP) PEORIA, Ariz. – The chances of Erasmo Ramirez being on the Mariners' Opening Day roster just went from slim to none. The team announced Tuesday night that Ramirez had been traded to Tampa Bay for left-...

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Mets and Lagares close to a contract extension

The Mets and Juan Lagares are close to agreeing to a four-year, $20 million contract extension, according to MLB Network Radio host Jim Bowden (April 1).

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Adam Rubin - ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
ESPN's Jim Bowden says #Mets agree to four-year, $20M extension with Juan Lagares.
@AdamRubinESPN | | 3h | Score: 92

Mets Agree To Extension With Juan Lagares

The Mets have agreed to terms on a four-year extension with center fielder Juan Lagares that includes a club option, Jim Bowden of ESPN.com reports on Twitter. The deal is expected to guarantee Lagares over $20MM, per Bowden.

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Jim Bowden - ESPN.com, Baseball Analyst
#Mets & Juan Lagares have agreed on a 4-year extension with a club option…deal expected to be over $20m covers all arb yrs &1FAyr w
@JimBowden_ESPN | | 3h | Score: 122

Gillick sees Phillies rebuild on schedule

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Phillies president Pat Gillick has been on the job since August, and in that time the organization has made a seismic shift philosophically and the team is rebuilding. Gillick recently spoke with MLB.com about the rebuilding process and more. Here are some highlights: Question: F...

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Todd Zolecki
MLB.com, Phillies Beat Writer
3h

Sources: Gee wins final spot in Mets' rotation

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- The New York Mets have selected right-hander Dillon Gee as the team's fifth starter, despite a strong push from prospect Rafael Montero, sources told ESPN.com. Gee, 28, started for the Mets on Opening Day last season. However, he was poised to be bounced from the rotation thi...

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Adam Rubin
ESPNNewYork.com, Mets Beat Writer
4h

Astros set 25-man roster

The Astros set their 25-man roster on Wednesday with a flurry of moves, including RHP Josh Fields (groin), LHP Brett Oberholtzer (blister) and RHP Brad Peacock (returning from offseason hip surgery) to the DL CATCHERS (2) Jason Castro Hank Conger STARTING PITCHERS (5) Dallas Keuchel Scott Feldman Co...

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Brian McTaggart
MLB.com, Astros Beat Writer
4h

Astros Designate Alex Presley For Assignment

The Astros have designated outfielder Alex Presley for assignment, MLB.com’s Brian McTaggart reports on Twitter. While the club would like to keep him, they may attempt to work out a trade, McTaggart tweets.

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MLBTradeRumors.com
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4h

Aaron Crow expects to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery

JUPITER -- The Marlins had managed to avoid serious injury -- nothing more than mild soreness or blisters -- throughout spring training. But that streak of good fortune is over. Right-handed reliever Aaron Crow said Wednesday he expects to undergo season-ending Tommy John surgery on his throwing elb...

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Clark Spencer
Miami Herald, Marlins Beat Writer
4h

Aaron Crow Likely Facing Tommy John Surgery

Marlins right-handed reliever Aaron Crow will likely need Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed a ligament tear, Joe Frisaro of MLB.com reports on Twitter. Miami added Crow in late November in a trade that cost the team lefty Brian Flynn. Losing Crow would be a significant blow to the club’s bu...

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5h

Phillies Outright Phillippe Aumont

The Phillies have sent out-of-options righty Phillippe Aumont down to Triple-A, Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com tweets. As Salisbury notes, that appears to indicate that Aumont has already cleared waivers and lost his 40-man spot. Aumont is, of course, the last remaining piece of the 2009 Cliff Lee l...

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5h
Joe Frisaro - MLB.com, Marlins Beat Writer
An MRI revealed a tear and Aaron Crow is facing likely Tommy John surgery #Marlins
@JoeFrisaro | | 5h | Score: 56

Nationals Release Kevin Frandsen

The Nationals have released infielder Kevin Frandsen, the club announced. Frandsen, 32, had been signed to a $1MM deal to avoid arbitration early in the offseason.

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