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Dodgers All-Star Cody Bellinger plans to avoid a sophomore slump

Cody Bellinger slipped through the netting of a Camelback Ranch batting cage and gazed at a pitching machine. Dodgers hitting coach Turner Ward manned the contraption, which dolloped late spin onto each offering. Bellinger slashed a pair of line drives before whacking a few foul and others into the ground. "That's a big-league knock," third baseman Justin Turner crowed after Bellinger pounded one into the green turf.

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Kristie Ackert: Tebow's celebrity will give him opportunity, but needs to develop talent to stick with Mets

It's entertainment. Tim Tebow arrived at spring training Sunday for his first big league camp and the gossip website TMZ and ESPN, who employs him as a college football analyst, covered every stretch he did and word he said with more interest than the actual big league players here. Sandy Alderson saying that he thinks Tebow will play in the major leagues was breaking news across the country.

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