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PHOENIX (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers are counting on another top season from closer Corey Knebel to anchor a bullpen that was one of the National League’s best last season. ”That was our biggest strength,” Brewers manager Craig Counsell said. Milwaukee ranked among the NL’s top five in ERA (3.83), strikeouts (615) and victories (27). Knebel …

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Dave Martinez’s first camp as Washington Nationals manager includes player DJs. In a departure from previous regimes, he ordered speakers around the diamond to play music. ”I love music,” Martinez said Friday. ”It wakes me up. For me, it soothes the beast within. … It wakes them up in the …

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SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) Edinson Volquez has agreed to a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers, returning to his original team with a chance to be a candidate for the rotation in 2019. The 34-year-old Volquez will not pitch this season while recovering from ligament reconstruction surgery on his right elbow last August. The minor …

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DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman met with Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins on Friday, a day after the 26-year old right-hander’s salary arbitration loss triggered him to vent on Twitter. Stroman received a raise from $3.4 million to $6.5 million instead of his $6.9 million request. ”The negative things that were said …

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LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) Mike Fiers has thrown a no-hitter and pitched for a World Series champion. He’s also experienced the other end of the baseball spectrum, so the 32-year-old right-hander tries not to take anything for granted. ”I’ve got to be very thankful for everyone that’s given me a chance,” Fiers said Friday. ”And definitely …

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PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo fought back tears as he spoke at a Florida vigil for the 17 victims killed in a shooting at his former high school, saying we’re going to be ”a bit broken for a while.” Rizzo left spring training Thursday for his hometown of Parkland. He is …

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — While Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich were happy to be traded by the Miami Marlins, right-hander Dan Straily says he wants to be a cornerstone of the team’s rebuilding plan. And that’s not all. “I’m glad they’re gone,” Straily said Friday. “If they don’t want to be here, good for them.” …

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PHOENIX (AP) Pitcher Dan Straily of Miami and Brandon Maurer of Kansas City have lost their salary arbitration cases, leaving players with an 11-10 lead with one decision remaining. Straily was awarded $3,375,000 Friday instead of his $3.55 million request by James Darby, Sylvia Skratek and Edna Francis, who heard the case Thursday. A 29-year-old …

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JUPITER, Fla. (AP) While Giancarlo Stanton and Christian Yelich were happy to be traded by the Miami Marlins, right-hander Dan Straily says he wants to be a cornerstone of the team’s rebuilding plan. And that’s not all. ”I’m glad they’re gone,” Straily said Friday. ”If they don’t want to be here, good for them.” …

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