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The White Sox jump out to a 9 – 0 lead over the Angels in the 2nd inning, then hold on to record a 14 – 12 victory. Rookie Mike Cameron leads Chicago with five RBIs, while Todd Greene gets four hits and drives home six runs for Anaheim in a losing cause.

The White Sox jump out to a 9 – 0 lead over the Angels in the 2nd inning, then hold on to record a 14 – 12 victory. Rookie Mike Cameron leads Chicago with five RBIs, while Todd Greene gets four hits and drives home six runs for Anaheim in a losing cause.

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The Braves acquire P Denny Neagle, who passes waivers, from the Pirates in exchange for minor leaguers Ron Wright and Corey Pointer, and a player to be named (Jason Schmidt)

The Braves acquire P Denny Neagle, who passes waivers, from the Pirates in exchange for minor leaguers Ron Wright and Corey Pointer, and a player to be named (Jason Schmidt). The Bucs will save some more bucks in two days, dealing vet Charlie Hayes.

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St. Louis Cardinals complete a long-rumored swap, acquiring closer Dennis Eckersley from the Oakland Athletics

1996 – The St. Louis Cardinals complete a long-rumored swap, acquiring closer Dennis Eckersley from the Oakland Athletics in exchange for minor league reliever Steve Montgomery. Eckersley replaces Tom Henke, who announced last month he was retiring. The Cardinals also announce that they are laying nearly three acres of grass over the field at Busch Stadium, replacing the artificial turf that has been used for 26 years. The grass turf will be ready for the April 8th opener against Montreal.

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Pittsburgh Pirates release Tim Wakefield, who posted an 8-1 record in 1993 and was named the National League rookie pitcher of the year

The Pittsburgh Pirates release Tim Wakefield, who posted an 8-1 record in 1993 and was named the National League rookie pitcher of the year. The knuckleballer started the 1994 opener, but spent most of the season with the Buffalo Bisons of the International League, going 5-15, and was shelled in his only start this spring. Wakefield will be picked up by the Boston Red Sox and will revive his career there.

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The Toronto Blue Jays acquire minor league first baseman Cecil Fielder from the Kansas City Royals 

1983 – The Toronto Blue Jays acquire minor league first baseman Cecil Fielder from the Kansas City Royals for journeyman outfielder Leon Roberts. Although the Blue Jays won’t see the benefits, Fielder will become one of the American League’s top power hitters after a stint in the Japanese Central League, leading the AL in home runs in 1990 and 1991 with the Detroit Tigers.

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