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MLB Notes: Johnny Cueto to miss start of spring training to be with ailing father

MLB Notes: San Fransisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto will miss the start of spring training to be with his ailing father. That and more in today's MLB Notes.

Odubel Herrera’s work ethic molding him into a leader for Phillies

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The line drive off the fungo of minor league outfield instructor Andy Abad came in about seven feet high, and was just about to crash off the center field wall, when Odubel Herrera made a running stab, attempting to corral it.

MLB Notes: Alex Rodriguez, Nick Swisher to be guest instructors at Yankees spring training

Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher will be guest instructors for the Yankees during spring training. That and more in this edition of MLB Notes.

Phillies Notes: Hellickson the early favorite for Opening Day start?

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- The Phillies, along with every other team in baseball, have the luxury of taking things a little slower this spring since camp is a little longer. The World Baseball Classic brings every team to their respective spring training homes nearly a week longer than usual.

Pete Mackanin hints that Jeremy Hellickson will be Phillies’ opening-day starter

Pete Mackanin didn't officially name Jeremy Hellickson the Phillies' opening day starter, but dropped a strong hint Monday. By Jim Salisbury

Phillies 2017 Season Preview: First Baseman Tommy Joseph

Phillies first baseman Tommy Joseph will look to build upon a rookie season that saw him usurp franchise legend Ryan Howard.

Matt Stairs Is Out to Change the Phillies’ Offensive Approach

The Phillies haven't had a whole lot of offensive talent over the past few seasons, but the talent they have had hasn't progressed as planned. Matt Stairs is out to change that.

50 Greatest Phillies Games: 36. Mike Schmidt’s clutch 500th homer

Until March 27, we'll be counting down the 50 greatest Phillies games of the last 50 years. This is 50 of 50.

Peeking into the future if Franco doesn’t pan out

Maikel Franco, once the Phillies' top prospect and a rookie on the brink of breaking out, was not the hitter fans wanted him to be in 2016. While his 25 home runs were a point of pride, his .255/.306/.427 slash line represented regression in all three categories.

Phillies No. 1 prospect J.P. Crawford has something to prove

CLEARWATER, Fla. - J.P. Crawford flew to spring training last week, signaling the beginning of a season that is expected to end with the Phillies' top prospect in the major leagues. - Matt Breen, Philadelphia Inquirer