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Cubs close door on Sammy Sosa reunion after bizarre comments
February 22nd, 2017 at 6:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** 3 May 2004: Sammy Sosa of the Chicago Cubs during the Cubs 7-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO. Photo by Albert Dickson/Sporting News via Getty Images For years, Cubs fans have clamored to see Sammy Sosa return to Wrigley Field, where...

Eduardo Nunez set for regular role at third for Giants
February 22nd, 2017 at 1:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Eduardo Nunez finally got his chance to play regularly in 2016 and made the most of it. Nunez achieved career highs with 141 games played, 553 at-bats, 159 hits, 16 home runs, 40 stolen bases and 67 RBIs. After five years in predominantly a utility role off...

Buster Posey eager for fresh start, to raise power numbers
February 20th, 2017 at 4:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Buster Posey leans on the back of the batting cage under Arizona's blue skies, one leg crossed over the other as he watches his teammates take their cuts while awaiting his own turn. The star catcher chats up athletic trainer Dave Groeschner and talks hitting with manager...

Giants’ Cueto still in Dominican Republic with ailing father
February 20th, 2017 at 2:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Johnny Cueto remains in his native Dominican Republic helping his ailing father a week after pitchers and catchers reported to spring training. The Giants plan to reach out to him to ... Read Original Post at http://www.yardbarker.com/mlb/articles/giants_cueto_still_in_dominican_republic_with_ailing_father/s1_13180_23279578 Sports Media 101 searches and spiders for news it aggregates...

San Francisco Giants: Betances Case Proves Avoiding Arbitration is for the Best
February 19th, 2017 at 6:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** The strange case between Dellin Betances and the Yankees proves that the San Francisco Giants' method of avoiding arbitration is for the best, both for the team and for the player. The San Francisco Giants have a pretty good reputation for treating their players the right way. It's part of the...