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Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Scott Kazmir will be the Dodgers' likely starter on Wednesday at Scottsdale against the Giants, manager Dave Roberts said. Hyun-Jin Ryu was a candidate to pitch that day, but he will face hitters in camp instead.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

The Cubs played to their 2nd straight tie, this one a 4-4 final with the White Sox. Addison Russell went deep as did Willson Contreras. Pitcher Brett Anderson threw an inning without giving up any damage. Watch him discuss his day.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Kenta Maeda did not necessarily dominate for the Dodgers on Monday, but as far as first spring outings go, he'll take it. (Will Ireton with the translation.)


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Kenta Maeda completed his first outing of the spring for the Dodgers giving up a run on two hits in two innings, with two walks and a strikeout. Maeda was tagged for a home run by the Rockies' Jordan Patterson.

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Marcus Stroman on his catcher today, Jarrod Saltalamacchia: "He's the man. We've had some really good talks over the last few weeks about pitching and pitchability, about guys he's worked with previously. Glad to have him here"

Mark Saxon ESPN Staff Writer 

After his first spring workout, Tim Tebow signed autographs and posed for photographs with everyone who asked him among the three dozen or so fans who showed up at a Mets' back field.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers 1B Ike Davis has left camp to join Team Israel for the WBC. Rob Segedin will leave to join the Italian team on Sunday, while Enrique Hernandez (Puerto Rico), Sergio Romo (Mexico), Alex Verdugo (Mexico) and Adrian Gonzalez (Mexico) all will leave next Monday.

Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Why is Mets COO Jeff Wilpon watching minor leaguers take batting practice? Two words: Tim Tebow, who hit nine homers, six to the opposite field. Photo by Sal Paolantonio.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon indicated prospect Pierce Johnson will continue to work out of the bullpen after washing out as a starter last season. Rob Zastryzny continues to be the best chance at a Cubs draft pick eventually cracking the rotation if he's not needed in the pen again this year. Zastryzny is slated to start at Triple-Iowa.

Brian Franey ESPN Producer 

Tim Tebow taking batting practice at the Mets' facility in Port St. Lucie. He's hit eight homers so far, six to the opposite field.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon was asked what he likes to eat in spring training: "I love Mexican food but Mexican food doesn't like me. We battle every morning. I tried twice and lost already this camp."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Hanley Ramirez told reporters it's possible his sore right shoulder might impact participation in WBC. "John (Farrell) told me we'll talk about it and what's the best thing for me and the team. Let's see what happens."