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Milwaukee Brewers first baseman Mat Gamel has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee for the second time in less than a year and will miss the season.
Big East Commissioner John Marinatto resigned Monday after less than three years on the job, admitting he was drained by several high-profile defections and mounting pressure from school presidents upset with the departures.
Brewers shortstop Alex Gonzalez has a torn ligament in his right knee and will have season-ending surgery, the third Milwaukee player to sustain a serious injury since opening day.
Previewing the National League.
A team-by-team look at the National League entering spring training, including key players each club acquired and lost, and dates of the first workout for pitchers and catchers, and the full squad:
Shortstop Alex Gonzalez left the Atlanta Braves' game at Florida with a strained right calf, and his status is day to day.
Two rookies came through in key situations to help Atlanta's Tim Hudson beat Arizona's Josh Collmenter.
Chipper Jones tossed the ball to first base for the final out and pumped his fist emphatically.
For Mana drummer Alex Gonzalez, who spent his early years in South Florida, playing in Miami this week was a homecoming.
Over the course of the next 159 games, the Nationals may well prove that the defensive team that showed up to play their first two games of the 2011 season is the one they'll be this year.
Capsules of National League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
Two of the newest Braves produced the key plays to keep Atlanta from the brink of playoff elimination.
Yunel Escobar says he was misunderstood in Atlanta, and Toronto Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston intends to provide his newly acquired shortstop a clean slate in a different city.