BRADENTON, Fla. - Day one of Spring Training is in the books. I'll have a notebook tonight with a recap and some thoughts from Clint Hurdle's press conference this afternoon. For now, I just finished editing a massive amount of video and photos, so let's take a look at the sights and sounds from Pirate City.
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The first is Cole Tucker and Kevin Newman fielding grounders.
Next up is Joe Musg...
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