Grapefruit League

Fister Shines, Espinosa Homers Twice In Nats’ win

Doug Fister pitched 3 2-3 scoreless innings in only his second spring training start and Danny Espinosa hit two home runs, his second a game-ending shot that lifted the Washington Nationals to a 6-5 win over a Miami Marlins’ split-squad Saturday.

03/22/2014

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Marlins Manager Unsure When Ruggiano Will Return

Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond doesn’t know how long outfielder Justin Ruggiano will be sidelined with a lower back strain.

CBS4–02/23/2013

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Marlins Set For Spring Training Opener

The new-look Miami Marlins will take the field Monday for the first time in 2012 Grapefruit League action against the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals.

CBS4–03/05/2012

(Source:AP)

Around The Horn Of The Grapefruit League 2/27/12

Spring training is in full swing across the Grapefruit League and that means it’s the season of optimism, even for some of the worst teams in Major League Baseball.

CBS4–02/27/2012

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Around The Horn Of The Grapefruit League 2/19/12

The calendar may still read February, but spring training is getting underway across Florida and in Arizona. Almost every team has had pitchers and catchers report, though the Miami Marlins, Chicago White Sox, and Texas Rangers will report Wednesday.

CBS4–02/20/2012

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Grapefruit League Ready For Action

Major league baseball teams started coming to Florida for spring training almost a century ago, traveling by rail from the often still-frozen North to get in shape and play some exhibition games in the sun.

CBS4–02/14/2012

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Marlins Reveal Spring Training Plans

The Miami Marlins will be returning to their spring training home in Jupiter, Florida on February 22nd in anticipation of the first season in the new Marlins stadium.

CBS4–11/22/2011

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