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Spring Training: 3/4

Spring Training games are now full speed ahead; Carlos Peguero homered for the second straight game and the Tigers took a no hitter into the eighth. A couple of contract extensions were signed.

Quote of the Day

"A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives". ~Jackie Robinson

News

The Cardinals signed Yadier Molina to a 5-year, $75 million extension ($15 million per season).

The Padres signed Cameron Maybin to a 5-year, $25 million extension ($5 million per season).

Nationals prospect Bryce Harper was 1-3 in his spring debut.

The Tigers tossed a combined one-hitter against the Braves, holding them hitless until Jordan Parraz broke up the bid in the 8th inning.

Game Scores

Astros (1-0) beat the Nationals (0-1) 3-1.

Yankees (1-0) beat the Phillies (0-1) 8-5.

Tigers (1-0) beat the Braves (0-1) 2-0.

Twins (1-0) beat the Rays (0-1) 7-3.

Top Scorer: Diamondbacks (split squad) beat the Giants 9-6 and A's beat the Mariners 9-2.

Exhibition Game Scores

Red Sox (split squad) beat Northeastern University 25-0.

Red Sox (split squad) beat Boston College 6-3.

Spring Leaders

Offensive: AVG: Justin Upton (Diamondbacks), 1.000 (3-3). Home runs: Carlos Peguero (Mariners), 2. RBI: Brett Lawrie (Blue Jays), 4. Stolen bases: 12 tied with 1.

Pitching: Wins: 8 tied with 1. K's: Graham Godfrey and Jarrod Parker (both A's), 4. ERA: 16 tied with 0.00 (2 shutout innings). Saves: Sean Henn (Mariners), Wilton Lopez (Astros), and Luis Marte (Tigers), 1.

Top Performers

Offensive: Cole Garner (Yankees): 2-2, double, home run (1), 2 RBI, 2 runs.

Pitching: Trevor Bauer (Diamondbacks): 2 shutout innings, no hits, no walks, 2 K's.

Worst Pitching Performance: Frank Herrmann (Indians): 1 inning, 4 earned runs, 5 hits, no walks, 1 K.

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Teams followed in this update: Boston Red Sox, Washington Nationals, New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, Atlanta Braves

If your team is not included, please email me and I will add them.

HR: home runs. RBI: runs batted in. AVG: batting average. SB: stolen bases. ERA: earned run average. BAA: batting average against. K's: strikeouts. WPCT: winning percentage

Zack Silverman

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