White Sox's Abreu to jury: I ate fake passport on way to US

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MIAMI (AP) -- Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu told a Miami federal jury Wednesday that he ate a chunk of a fake passport while flying to the U.S. to cover up his illegal travel as part of a Cuban ballplayer smuggling operation....

Not right: Mets third baseman Wright can't throw for 2 weeks

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David Wright and the New York Mets hoped for a healthy start to spring training. No such luck....

Pitchless intentional walks could start this week

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Pitchless intentional walks could start in spring training games this week....

Mets' Wright has shoulder injury, won't throw for 2 weeks

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets captain David Wright has returned from spring training to New York, been diagnosed with impingement in his right shoulder and was told not to throw for two weeks....

Tebow learns from Jacksonville neighbor Daniel Murphy

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- After struggling in the Arizona Fall League last year, New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow turned his attention to his hometown of Jacksonville for some help and inspiration....

Wieters joins Nationals; Judge hits long homer for Yankees

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Wieters finally has a new team. One crazy accident turned his free agency into a harrowing experience....

Nationals announce deal with free-agent catcher Matt Wieters

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Matt Wieters said he managed to cut his left wrist severely by breaking a five-gallon glass water container in his garage on Nov. 1, delaying his offseason preparation - and, he thinks, his chance to find a deal in free agency....

Cubs closer Wade Davis reunited with manager Joe Maddon

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Wade Davis was a promising starting pitcher when he made his major league debut for Joe Maddon and the Tampa Bay Rays almost eight years ago. Then he was a reliever, and then a starter again and then a reliever....

Column: Baseball should get serious about speeding up games

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- There are all sorts of ways to give baseball a much-needed boost of speed....

MLB players' union agrees to pitchless intentional walks

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NEW YORK (AP) -- There won't be any wild pitches on intentional walks this season....