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  • adjective US Describing a situation in which a team is split into two to play two games simultaneously
  • noun US A team that has been split for this reason

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  • Original post: Veteran right-hander Jason Marquis makes his 2011 spring debut for the Nationals today, facing a split-squad Atlanta Braves team and right-hander Brandon Beachy -- a bit of a bummer for me, since the Braves are starting lefty Mike Minor, a fellow Vanderbilt alum and their probable No. 5 starter this season, in their other split-squad game, against Toronto.

    Live blog: Braves at Nationals, Space Coast Stadium

  • *Veteran lefty Tom Gorzelanny will make his 2011 Grapefruit League debut in a split-squad game in Kissimmee on Thursday against the Astros.

    Cole Kimball on the rise

  • DT Dan France — A redshirt freshman, France was a surprisingly high pick in the annual spring game draft (in which seniors draft the underclassmen for the split-squad game).

    Around the BigTen Conference

  • Meanwhile, Marquis gets to face a split-squad Braves lineup, missing stalwarts Chipper Jones, Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla.

    Live blog: Braves at Nationals, Space Coast Stadium

  • DT Dan France -- A redshirt freshman, France was a surprisingly high pick in the annual spring game draft (in which seniors draft the underclassmen for the split-squad game).

    Michigan State - Team Notes

  • Manager Terry Collins and general manager Sandy Alderson made the two-hour drive to Kissimmee, Fla., specifically to watch Perez pitch in the split-squad game.

    Rutgers Overcomes Seton Hall in Overtime

  • Tom Gorzelanny, the veteran lefty acquired in a trade from the Chicago Cubs this winter, said he is scheduled to make his Grapefruit League debut on Thursday, a day when the Nationals have split-squad games at home against the Mets and in Kissimmee against the Astros.

    Even more fifth-starter intrigue

  • The top of the order looked like something from a split-squad game in spring training: Angel Pagan, Willie Harris, Daniel Murphy, Hairston and Lucas Duda.

    Oliver Perez With a Bat?

  • Based on estimated driving distances between ballparks, including split-squad games, the Mets will log roughly 2,752 miles as they schlep around the Sunshine State.

    Mets Lead the League (in Bus Trips)

  • Imagine a practice game the day before a split-squad Spring Training scrimmage -- it's the exhibition to the exhibition, the rough draft of the rough draft.

    John Wall explains his ESPY decision

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