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  • Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols, a three-time National League MVP, didn't get a contract extension before he reported to spring training.

    New faces around MLB not all rookies

    With four aces, the Philadelphia Phillies are all in. Because if this is the Year of the Pitcher yet again, then Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and their pals should breeze into the World Series bracket and wind up in a parade down Broad Street.


  • Favored Phillies know expectations are high

    How's this for pressure? Anything less than a World Series title will be considered a failure for the Philadelphia Phillies this season.


  • Florida Marlins' Logan Morrison (20) safely gets back under the tag of Minnesota Twins first baseman Luke Hughes (38) during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game, Tuesday, March 22, 2011, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    4 aces in Philly, stars in new places for MLB 2011

    With four aces, the Philadelphia Phillies are all in. Because if this is the Year of the Pitcher yet again, then Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and their pals should breeze into the World Series bracket and wind up in a parade down Broad Street.


  • National League capsules

    Capsules of National League teams, listed in order of finish last year:


  • FILE -In this Oct. 1, 1946 file photo, St. Louis Cardinals shortstop Marty Marion leaps high to avoid the spikes of sliding Brooklyn Dodgers runner Ed Stanky in the third inning of the first game in the National League tie-breaker series in St. Louis, Mo. Others are unidentified. Marion, the 1944 National League MVP with the  Cardinals and a former manager of the Cardinals and St. Louis Browns, died Tuesday night, March 15, 2011, of unknown causes in St. Louis, a Cardinals spokesman said. (AP Photo/File)

    Former NL MVP Marty Marion dies at 93

    Marty Marion, the brilliant shortstop and 1944 National League MVP with the St. Louis Cardinals and a former manager of the Cardinals and St. Louis Browns, has died. He was 93.


  • FILE - This Feb. 23, 2011, file photo shows Minnesota Twins infielder Jim Thome warming up during spring training baseball workout at the Hammond Stadium complex in Fort Myers, Fla. Thome's back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so. The older he gets, the more the Minnesota Twins slugger has to do to get those discs and muscles warmed up and ready for another day on the diamond.(AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)

    Thome returns to chase 600th HR, 1st ring

    Jim Thome's back still aches in the morning, just as it has for the past 10 years or so.


  • FILE - In this Oct. 2, 1955, file photo, fans and teammates applaud Brooklyn Dodgers' Duke Snider (4) after his fifth-inning home run against the New York Yankees in a World Series baseball game in the Brooklyn borough of New York. It was Snider's second homer of the game. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/File)

    Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84

    Duke Snider played center in Ebbets Field and stickball on the streets of Brooklyn. He was immortalized in a song recalling a golden era in baseball and was once part of one of the sport's great debates.


  • ** CORRECTS YEAR TO 1962, INSTEAD OF 1952 - In this April 29, 1962, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Duke Snider dives for, but misses a hit by Pittsburgh Pirates' Bill Mazeroski during a baseball game in Los Angeles. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/Harold Filan, File)

    Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84

    To his mother, he was Ed. To everyone else, he was "The Duke of Flatbush" _ revered by a borough of baseball fans and forever remembered in a song that romanticized a most golden era.


  • Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday of what his family called natural causes. He was 84.

    Hall of Famer Duke Snider dies at 84

    Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday of what his family called natural causes. He was 84.


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