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Cardinals lefty Jaime Garcia will have shoulder examined by orthopedist

St. Louis Cardinals starter Jaime Garcia will have his sore shoulder examined by Dr. James Andrews on Monday.

Cardinals, Carpenter agree to $52 million, six-year deal

Matt Carpenter called agreeing to a new $52 million, six-year deal with St. Louis a "no-brainer." The Cardinals are hoping their third baseman sticks around even longer than that.

Three-run double powers Milwaukee Brewers past Kansas City Royals

Aramis Ramirez hit a three-run double in the first inning on the first pitch he saw this spring, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Kansas City Royals 7-6 on Saturday.

Cardinals closer Trevor Rosenthal sharp in spring training debut

Trevor Rosenthal had a pain-free spring training debut and Michael Wacha pitched three effective innings for the St. Louis Cardinals in a 4-4 tie with a Washington Nationals split squad that was called after 10 innings Saturday.

Jose Abreu homers for White Sox in tie with Royals

Jose Abreu, who signed with the White Sox for six years and $68 million in October, connected for a two-run shot into Chicago's bullpen in right field off Brad Penny in the fifth inning during Thursday's game that ended tied 6-6.

Kansas City Royals shut out by Giants

The Royals, who entered the game with a Cactus League-leading .332 batting average, managed just four hits, only two after the first inning.

Oscar Taveras makes spring training debut for St. Louis Cardinals

St. Louis outfield prospect Oscar Taveras, who had ankle surgery in August, made his spring training debut, going 1 for 3 with a double and a run scored.

Major Leaguers talk about baseball in different ways these days

Sure, players today still talk about baseball and spend plenty of time together — but not the way it used to be.

Canelo Alvarez wants to put Mayweather in past

Canelo Alvarez didn't pick a walkover for his comeback fight, the first of what he hopes to be three bouts this year. Alfredo Angulo is a rugged and hard-hitting contender who may come into the ring as a big underdog but will have more than just a puncher's chance.

Sporting KC planning to defend MLS Cup title

Sporting KC player Dom Dwyer says the regular season will seem like a vacation after the amount of practice the team has done to prepare for it.

Miller helps Cardinals beat Red Sox in relaxed rematch of World Series

The Cardinals' right-hander gave up a leadoff home run in his spring training debut Wednesday, then retired eight in a row to help beat Boston 8-6. The game was a relaxed rematch of last year's World Series, won by the Red Sox.

Shields sharp in Royals' win over Diamondbacks

Royals pitcher James Shields pitched three scoreless innings in the Royals' win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Kansas City Royals top Cincinnati Reds 9-5

Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez each homered off Johnny Cueto and drove in three runs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 Tuesday.

LeBron James reflects on rewriting his own record book

An hour after what he called the best regular-season game he's ever played, LeBron James simply explained why this performance was like none other.

The basketball, he said, felt small as a golf ball.

The basket, to him, looked as wide as the ocean.

Best player in the game. Best game of his career.

Former Missouri Tigers among former minor league players to wage lawsuit against MLB

The lawsuit filed in a San Francisco court awaits class-action certification.

LeBron nets career-high 61, Heat top Bobcats

Dazzling from inside and out, LeBron James put on the best scoring show of his NBA life Monday night, pouring in 61 points — a career high and franchise record — as the Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 124-107.

Quintana goes 3 innings as White Sox top Royals

Jeremy Guthrie gave up four hits and three runs — all on Andy Wilkins' homer — in two innings in his first spring outing. He set down the White Sox in order in the second and threw 34 pitches in all.

Manning passes physical

NFL Quarterback Peyton Manning passed a medical exam on his surgically repaired neck Monday, confirming his fitness to participate in the 2014 football season. The exam was required by Manning's $20 million contract with the Denver Broncos, according to a source with knowledge of the results.

Astros prospect checks drug struggle

Jon Singleton is considered the top first base prospect in baseball. And for the first time, he's opening up publicly about his battle with an addiction to marijuana and a monthlong stay at a rehabilitation center.

Jhonny Peralta homers twice against the Detroit Tigers, his former team

Jhonny Peralta homered on the first pitch he saw Monday, but the Cardinals fell 8-5 to the Detroit Tigers.

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