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Hall of Famer Cepeda listed as critical

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident.

The Giants gave an update Wednesday on the condition of the 80-year-old Cepeda. He was taken to a Bay Area hospital late Monday.

Cepeda has been a regular at San Francisco home games. He played first base during his 17 seasons in the majors, beginning with the Giants. He also played for St. Louis, Atlanta, Oakland, Boston and Kansas City.

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Maybin back with Marlins on 1-year deal

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Veteran outfielder Cameron Maybin had to correct himself Wednesday as he talked about rejoining the team that first made him an everyday player.

He said he was happy to be back with the Florida Marlins before noting a name change since he left.

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Touted Astros prospect gets 50-game ban

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Houston Astros minor league pitcher Forrest Whitley has been suspended for 50 games without pay for a violation of baseball's minor league drug prevention and treatment program.

Whitley, who is considered one of Houston's top prospects, is on the roster for Double-A Corpus Christi. His suspension will begin at the start of the Texas League season.

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Orioles bring back Tillman on $3M deal

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) The Baltimore Orioles signed pitcher Chris Tillman to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes performance bonuses.

Tillman was 1-7 with a 7.84 ERA in 19 starts and five relief appearances last year. He is the second starter added by the Orioles in the past week after right-hander Andrew Cashner.

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Giants' Cueto takes fitness to Camelback

PHOENIX (AP) "Va-mannnn-os!" echoes down from high above the humongous boulders in an area aptly named Echo Canyon.

"Let's go!"

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MLB: Managers must change P on 7th visit

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Managers or coaches must make a pitching change if they head to the mound for the seventh time in a game under baseball's new pace of play rules.

Commissioner Rob Manfred and executive Joe Torre explained some of the parameters Tuesday, one day after MLB imposed stricter limits on mound visits in an effort to speed up games.

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Mattingly to Harper: Focus on own team

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) Marlins manager Don Mattingly says Washington Nationals slugger Bryce Harper should not be critiquing Miami's offseason moves.

Harper said Monday he was shocked the Marlins traded their entire outfield during the offseason. He added that Miami could have become a formidable team by adding a couple of pitchers.

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Players to honor Fla. shooting victims

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Major League Baseball players will honor victims of last week's shooting in Florida by wearing Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School hats at spring training games this week.

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday all 30 teams will wear the school hats during pregame warmups for their exhibition openers. Players, managers, coaches and umpires will have the option of wearing the caps during those first games. The hats might later be signed and auctioned to support those affected by the tragedy at the high school.

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Nats' Murphy may not be ready for opener

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) Washington Nationals second baseman Daniel Murphy isn't sure his surgically repaired right knee will be ready in time for opening day.

Murphy underwent an operation to repair cartilage shortly after last season, a procedure than included micro-fracture surgery.

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