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Manfred: Pirates' Marte did not appeal PED suspension

Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred on Tuesday defended the league's performance-enhancing drugs testing system and confirmed Pirates center fielder Starling Marte, suspended last week after testing positive for Nandrolone, did not appeal his 80-game suspension.

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Inside the data-driven throwing program that helped revive Dan Straily's career

Dan Straily wore street clothes and a big smile when he walked into a nondescript warehouse-turned-workout facility in an industrial park outside Seattle last week. He visited for pleasure, not business, to say hello to some of the minds who have helped make him the pitcher he is today and to show Miami Marlins coaches Juan Nieves and Ed Lucas a significant piece of his past two offseasons.

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Angels, Maybin give Jays the slip

As Friday night morphed into Saturday morning, Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jesse Chavez jogged from the dugout to the bullpen at Angel Stadium to warm up. After exhausting its standard configuration of relievers, his team needed him late in its extra-innings loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.

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A new pod of Pelicans swoops in to Myrtle Beach for the 2017 season

Spring has arrived in Myrtle Beach, and with it a brand new flock to chase the coveted Mills Cup trophy, a feat the Pelicans have accomplished twice in a row now. Check out sights and sounds from the 2017 Myrtle Beach Pelicans Media Day.
Josh Bell jbell@thesunnews.com
A new pod of Pelicans swoops in to Myrtle Beach for the 2017 season 1:19

A new pod of Pelicans swoops in to Myrtle Beach for the 2017 season

Coastal Carolina leaves for Louisiana State University 1:42

Coastal Carolina leaves for Louisiana State University

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Winston-Salem Dash 0:57

Myrtle Beach Pelicans shut out Winston-Salem Dash

Myrtle Beach Pelicans get ready for season 1:35

Myrtle Beach Pelicans get ready for season