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SCOTTSDALE — Jake Lamb does have his own first baseman's glove. It just has Paul Goldschmidt's name on it.

By CARRIE MUSKAT, Associated Press March 5, 2019
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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball and the players' union are near an agreement to expand active rosters by one to 26 starting in 2020 as part of a deal that would include a commitment to discuss larger economic issues after opening day this year.

By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer March 5, 2019
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PEORIA — San Diego Padres prospect Fernando Tatis Jr. and Kansas City Royals counterpart Adalberto Mondesi have never met, even though their life stories suggest a cup of coffee is long overdue.

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer March 5, 2019
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SCOTTSDALE — San Francisco Giants outfielder Cameron Maybin has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Arizona.

By Associated Press March 5, 2019
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PHOENIX — Kelly Oubre Jr. had 27 points and 13 rebounds, and the Phoenix Suns rallied from a 10-point fourth quarter deficit to beat the NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks 114-105 on Monday night.

By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press March 4, 2019
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SURPRISE — Brett Phillips has always been the fastest player on his team, whether he was playing in Little League, starring at Seminole High School or climbing the rungs of the minor league ladder.

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer March 4, 2019
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PEORIA — Hanley Ramirez had a low-key start to spring training with the Cleveland Indians.

By JACK THOMPSON, Associated Press March 4, 2019
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SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco Giants President and CEO Larry Baer was granted a leave of absence from the team on Monday following the release last week of a video showing him in a physical altercation with his wife.

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Sports Writer March 4, 2019
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Clayton Kershaw might not be on the mound when the two-time NL champion Los Angeles Dodgers start the season.

By Associated Press March 4, 2019
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OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – The Northern Arizona Suns had vengeance on their minds having just lost to the Oklahoma City Blue on Friday, but they couldn’t get much going all day in their 116-93 loss.

By Courier Sports March 3, 2019
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The Hotshots retired the No. 19 to honor the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew who lost their lives battling the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30, 2013.

By Courier Sports March 3, 2019
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Keith Mitchell's first and until now only win as a professional was three years ago, on something called the G Pro Tour.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer March 3, 2019
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TAMPA, Fla. — All rise — again. Aaron Judge is back. Judge hit his first two homers of spring training, helping the New York Yankees to a 7-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers in a split-squad game on Sunday.

By Associated Press March 3, 2019
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GOODYEAR — Anthony DeSclafani was pegged as the No. 1 starter in Cincinnati's rotation until injuries affected each of his last three seasons. He is hoping a new spring training regimen will help him end the frustrating streak.

By GARY SCHATZ, Associated Press March 3, 2019
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GLENDALE — The Arizona Coyotes are trying to take things one game at a time, and suddenly they're in contention for a Western Conference wild-card spot with a six-game winning streak.

By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press March 3, 2019
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PHOENIX — The Phoenix Suns took a unique approach to guarding LeBron James, putting 7-foot-1 center Deandre Ayton on him.

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer March 2, 2019
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INDIANAPOLIS — Defensive lineman Darryl Johnson sees hope for small-school players all around the NFL.

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer March 2, 2019
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PEORIA — Manny Machado’s debut in a Padres uniform was a lot less eventful than his free agency.

By DAVE SKRETTA, AP Sports Writer March 2, 2019
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BRADENTON, Fla. — Danny Farquhar took the mound in a game again. That was more than enough on Saturday.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Vijay Singh's last PGA Tour victory came in 2008. His only win at The Honda Classic was in 1999, on a course that he couldn't remember. And he arrived at PGA National a few days ago wondering if his game is still good enough for him to be competitive with the younger generation.

By TIM REYNOLDS, AP Sports Writer March 2, 2019
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PHOENIX — Whatever New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry said to Julius Randle at halftime worked.

By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press March 2, 2019
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SCOTTSDALE — When injuries depleted the Arizona outfield last season, middle infielder Ketel Marte volunteered to be an interim option.

By JACK MAGRUDER, Associated Press March 2, 2019
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TEMPE — Mike Trout says he is only concentrating on one thing regarding his future — the upcoming season.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019
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NEW YORK — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract.

By RONALD BLUM, AP Baseball Writer March 2, 2019
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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — Sungjae Im was in the first group to tee off on the first hole Friday at The Honda Classic. He’ll be in the final group Saturday.

By Associated Press March 2, 2019