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The second Jorrit Bergsma, left, of the Netherlands shakes hands with third placed Peter Michael of New Zealand as winner Sven Kramer, center, of the Netherlands stands during an award ceremony of the men's 5,000-meter race of the ISU world single distances speed skating championships at Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2017. The world cup competition is also a test event for the upcoming 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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Winner Sven Kramer, right, of the Netherlands competes with the second placed his countryman Jorrit Bergsma during the men's 5,000-meter race of the ISU world single distances speed skating championships at Gangneung Oval in Gangneung, South Korea, Friday, Feb. 9, 2017. The world cup competition is also a test event for the upcoming 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2016, file photo, Atlanta Braves interim manager Brian Snitker walks to the dugout in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Atlanta. A pair of 40-something right-handers, Bartolo Colon and R.A. Dickey, were signed as placeholders for the Atlanta Braves' wave of young starting pitchers that are left to compete for one or two spots in the rotation when spring training begins next week. (AP Photo/Brett Davis, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2016, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher R.A. Dickey throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. A pair of 40-something right-handers, Bartolo Colon and Dickey, were signed as placeholders for the Atlanta Braves' wave of young starting pitchers that are left to compete for one or two spots in the rotation when spring training begins next week. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2016, file photo, New York Mets starting pitcher Bartolo Colon throws in the second inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Cincinnati. A pair of 40-something right-handers, Colon and R.A. Dickey, were signed as placeholders for the Atlanta Braves' wave of young starting pitchers that are left to compete for one or two spots in the rotation when spring training begins next week. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

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FILE - In this Aug. 13, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly talks to members of the media before a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Miami. A deeper bullpen anchored by All-Star closer A.J. Ramos will give second-year manager Don Mattingly lots of flexibility. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins' Ichiro Suzuki, of Japan, runs towards first as he grounds out during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Washington. The 43-year-old reserve outfielder returns this spring, and will build on his career total of 3,030 hits. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

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FILE - In this Sept. 6, 2016, file photo, Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton watches batting practice before a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Miami. The Marlins lineup will again be anchored by $325 million slugger Giancarlo Stanton. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

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FILE - In this Nov. 18, 2015 file photo, Washington Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo speaks during a news conference at Nationals Park in Washington. Instead of revamping their roster after yet another early playoff exit, the Washington Nationals head to spring training next week counting on a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and a full season from Stephen Strasburg. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2016 file photo, Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker watches baseball batting practice at Nationals Park in Washington. Instead of revamping their roster after yet another early playoff exit, the Washington Nationals head to spring training next week counting on a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and a full season from Stephen Strasburg. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016 file photo, new Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton, then with the Chicago White Sox, bunts for a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo. Instead of revamping their roster after yet another early playoff exit, the Washington Nationals head to spring training next week counting on a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and a full season from Stephen Strasburg. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016 file photo, Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves at Nationals Park in Washington. Instead of revamping their roster after yet another early playoff exit, the Washington Nationals head to spring training next week counting on a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and a full season from Stephen Strasburg. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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In this photo taken Oct. 10, 2016, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper hits a RBI-single during the third inning in Game 3 of baseball's National League Division Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. Instead of revamping their roster after yet another early playoff exit, the Washington Nationals head to spring training next week counting on a bounce-back year from Bryce Harper and a full season from Stephen Strasburg. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

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FILE - In this July 30, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell prepares for a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Milwaukee. Rookie Orlando Arcia will open his first spring as the starting shortstop, while manager Craig Counsell will get a peek at other potential core players who likely need more seasoning in the minors, like starter Josh Hader. (AP Photo/Benny Sieu, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers shortstop Orlando Arcia throws to first base to put out Colorado Rockies pinch-hitter Stephen Cardullo in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Denver. Arcia enters his first spring training as the team's starting shortstop. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2016, file photo, Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun (8) tosses his bat after hitting a foul ball in the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. The 33-year-old outfielder heads to spring training as the longest-tenured member of a team in a multi-year transition. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2016, file photo, Dexter Fowler smiles during an introductory news conference announcing the free agent center fielder has signed with the St. Louis Cardinals, in St. Louis. St. Louis was second to Chicago in the Central a year ago, finishing 17 ½ games back. To help close that gap, the Cardinals signed former Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler to a five-year, $82.5-million contract in the offseason. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Alex Reyes delivers during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. After missing the first 50 games of last season for a second positive drug test, hard-throwing right hander Alex Reyes made up for lost time _ working his way back through Triple A before a dazzling late-season audition (1.57 ERA in 46 innings) in the majors. While it’s uncertain if Reyes will start the season in the rotation or bullpen, he’s one of the favorites to win the Rookie of the Year award in the National League. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2016, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny leans over the dugout rail as he looks on in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Denver. It was one thing for many people to predict St. Louis would finish behind the Chicago Cubs in the National League’s Central division prior to last season. It’s another matter entirely for the Cardinals heading into this spring training, knowing they are indeed the team doing the chasing of the defending World Series champions. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2015, file photo, St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Lance Lynn (31) warms up before a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh. The Cardinals starting rotation is expected to receive a boost in the return of Lynn. The right hander missed all of last season following elbow surgery, and the Cardinals are counting on his return to help a pitching staff that saw its team ERA rise from an NL-best 2.94 in 2015 to 4.08 a year ago. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)