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FILE - In this June 26, 2019, file photo, Vanderbilt players celebrate after defeating Michigan to win Game 3 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb. The Commodores won their second national championship since 2014, beating Michigan in the College World Series finals. Vanderbilt’s 59 wins set a Southeastern Conference record. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Louisville, defending champ Vandy college baseball favorites

Feb. 11, 2020 1:22 PM EST

With almost all of its pitching staff back from the team that made the program's deepest postseason run, Louisville begins the season Friday ranked No. 1 in three of the six major polls. Defending national champion Vanderbilt lost six everyday players but is atop the other polls largely because it returns...

An employee from Atlanta Peach Movers, loads baseball equipment, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Atlanta, as the Atlanta Braves prepare to depart for spring training. Braves pitchers and catchers will report to the team's new spring training home in North Port, Fla., on Wednesday, Feb. 12. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Braves looking to settle new OF mix, third-base competition

Feb. 7, 2020 12:59 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. says he isn't motivated by another try for a rare 40-40 season. The bigger goal is to give the Braves their first postseason series win in almost 20 years. The 22-year-old Acuña hit 41 home runs and stole 37 bases last season. He sat out the last week of the...

Swanson, Foltynewicz reach deals with Braves

Jan. 10, 2020 10:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Shortstop Dansby Swanson and right-hander Mike Foltynewicz were among six Atlanta Braves eligible for salary arbitration who agreed to one-year contracts Friday. Swanson agreed at $3.15 million and Foltynewicz at $6,425,000. Also reaching deals were outfielder Adam Duvall ($3.25 million),...