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  • Stevens, Mantegna recall Wrigley

    Wrigley Field, the home of the Chicago Cubs, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first game on Wednesday with an afternoon matchup against Arizona. The ballpark that opened as Weeghman Park on April 23, 1914, has been the scene of some of baseball's most memorable plays and millions of fans have come through its gates. Memories from some of them:

  • Cal Ripken World Series coming to Jonesboro

    The Cal Ripken 10-year-old World Series and Jonesboro city officials have finalized plans for Jonesboro to host the 2015 series.

  • Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Edward Mujica, far right, reacts after giving up runs against the Milwaukee Brewers as his infield joins him on the mound in the ninth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, April 4, 2014. The Brewers won 6-2. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

    Red Sox lose home opener 6-2 to Brewers

    The ceremony was grand. The rings were great.

  • Red Sox RF Victorino put on disabled list

    The Boston Red Sox put right fielder Shane Victorino on the 15-day disabled list Monday because of a strained right hamstring, making the move before the World Series champions opened the season at Baltimore.

  • Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams, left, argues with umpire Jeff Gosney after Gosney ejected Bryce Harper in the fourth inning of an exhibition spring training baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    LOVERRO: Nationals might be good enough to live up to expectations this time

    We know Matt Williams can make the trains run on time. And we know he can come up with a daily quote to keep his players focused. We don't know if Williams can manage a team to a World Series championship.

  • Giants hope to bounce back in tough NL West

    From every slot in a talented, experienced rotation to the back end of the bullpen and in between, to the starting fielders and the role players on the bench, it's hard to find a member of the San Francisco Giants pleased with his 2013 season.

  • Boston Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman delivers a warm-up throw in the second inning of an exhibition baseball game against Northeastern Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

    Boston's Sizemore back on the field

    Outfielder Grady Sizemore returned to the field for the first time since 2011 as the World Series champion Boston Red Sox started off their spring schedule Thursday, beating Northeastern 5-2 and then defeating Boston College 5-2.

  • Colorado Rockies pitcher Manuel Corpas, center, ducks under a hurdle in front of teammates LaTroy Hawkins, left, and Greg Burke, right, during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014, in Scottsdale, Ariz.  (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

    Rockies hand closer's job to 41-year-old Hawkins

    The Colorado Rockies' new closer is an old familiar face.

  • Baseball's biggest free agents, team by team

    Spring training is starting, and it's time for Robinson Cano, Shin-Soo Choo and a number of other big names to suit up for new teams. Free agent signings are the lifeblood of baseball's offseason, helping fans stay engaged during the cold of winter.

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