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By Anonymous - Apr 30, 2017
By Nathan Delia/For The Sporting Nation

Spring training has been a hit in Arizona since 1929 when the Detroit Tigers became the first team to head down to the desert for some preseason baseball. But there are a lot of other components that go into what seems to be such a simple month-...
By Anonymous - Jun 17, 2016
 By Amanda Whitaker / For The Sporting Nation   GLENDALE, Ariz.  – Dodgers and White Sox fans and players have something to get excited about come next spring training. Camelback Ranch has recently renovated both the fields for the main stadium and the Los Angeles replica practice field also known...
By Sunny Cadwallader - Mar 23, 2016

It’s complicated.

Ask many a Cuban-American their thoughts on Tuesday’s MLB game in Havana and that would sum up their answer.

It’s complicated.

The script for Tuesday’s game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Cuba seemed anything but complicated on the field. The grass was...

By Jose Romero - Mar 02, 2016

Another spring training is officially under way in Arizona. Teams and players have been here for a couple of weeks but the games are now being played, and really, if anything at spring training matters, it's performance in games. 

At least for some players. 

Spring training matters...

By Jose Romero - Feb 13, 2016

Imagine the kind of pressure Jenrry Mejia must have felt to succeed in major league baseball, so much that he felt compelled to use performance-enhancing drugs for a third time. 

Testing positive a third time got him a lifetime ban from MLB on Friday, which almost never happens. But it is...