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AP source: Matt Wieters, Nationals agree, pending…

A person familiar with the deal says free-agent catcher Matt Wieters has agreed to a $10.5 million contract for 2017 with the Washington Nationals, pending a physical

Ankiel says he drank vodka before starts to tame…

Rick Ankiel says he drank vodka before his first two starts in 2001 to quell anxiety after throwing five wild pitches in one inning during the previous season's playoffs

Prospect Spotlight: Braves' Dustin Peterson in…

Dustin Peterson on racing his brother to make the majors, what he gets to call his agent Jay-Z, and learning from Matt Kemp.

Dodgers pitcher scares the you-know-what out of…

Kenta Maeda is having a lot of fun so far in spring training. 

For Werth, 'whole thing kind of hangs' on deal's…

In many ways, the history of the Washington Nationals can be split into two segments, before Jayson Werth arrived and since he signed his $126-million, seven-year deal that expires after this season

Great expectations: Indians eye Series title…

One swing from winning the World Series in 2016, the Cleveland Indians want to finish the job this season

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Clark: Comments "unprofessional" on Betances…

Baseball union chief Tony Clark called the public comments surrounding the salary arbitration hearing involving Yankees reliever Dellin Betances "unprofessional."

At 61, 'late-bloomer' Snitker savors shot as Braves manager

After nearly 4 decades in baseball, Brian Snitker savors shot at managing Braves at age 61

Orioles' Machado practices at shortstop for world…

Before he leaves for the World Baseball Classic, Manny Machado is making the most of his short time at Baltimore Orioles camp

Kinsler still a Tiger after shrugging off trade…

Ian Kinsler is still a Detroit Tiger after shrugging off some offseason trade talk