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MLBPA approves cash payments to non-roster invitees with service time
The move is aimed at giving players not covered by the MLB payout to rostered players for April and May
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Baseball Question of the Day: Which historical game would you want to see?
Ed Walsh vs. Addie Joss in 1908 is my call. How about yours?
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Japan postpones its baseball season even further
After initially naming April 24 as Opening Day, NPB now has no set date on which the season might resume.
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Dodgers developmental coach Lloyd talks MLB break
Los Angeles Dodgers developmental coach Garrett Lloyd joins childhood friend Corey Robinson to talk about the benefits of spring training, how the team is adjusting to the break and more.
Video: Zac Efron’s heartwarming story about Dusty Baker
In an interview on the YouTube show Hot Ones, Actor Zac Efron told a heartwarming story about getting an autograph from Dusty Baker.
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This Day in Transaction History: Astros deal Curt Schilling to Phillies
On this day in 1992, the Phillies and Astros combined for one of the most lopsided deals in MLB history, swapping Jason Grimsley and Curt Schilling.
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Baseball Question of the Day: What’s your favorite baseball movie?
Baseball may be a religion full of magic, cosmic truth, and the fundamental ontological riddles of our time, but it's also a job.
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Today in Baseball History: A lie about how baseball was invented is born
This is Abner Doubleday. He did not invent baseball.
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Tom Brady has moved into Derek Jeter’s mansion
What is this, a CROSSOVER EPISODE?
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White Sox broadcaster Ed Farmer dies
2020 was poised to be Farmer's 29th calling White Sox games
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Hinch, Luhnow, will be eligible in 2021 even if there are no 2020 games
Could these two be back in the game . . . without ever having missed a game?
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Rumor: MLB execs discussing 100-game season that would begin July 1
According to a rumor, MLB executives are discussing a scenario in which a 100-game regular season would begin on July 1 and end on October 15.
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Baseball Question of the Day: What’s your favorite piece of memorabilia?
Mine has to do with World Series programs. But it is not an actual World Series program
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Shin-Soo Choo to give $1,000 to each Rangers minor leaguer
It is a $190,000 commitment overall
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Dodgers games to be available to a lot more cable subscribers soon
Baseball's most high-profile carriage rights problem is now way less of a problem than it had been
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The London Series is officially canceled
This is not a surprise, but it is now official
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Today in Baseball History: Umpire John McSherry dies after collapsing on the field
Opening Day, 1996, at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati ended in tragedy after just seven pitches.
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Astros owner Jim Crane says MLB ‘explicitly exonerated’ him
Astros owner Jim Crane claimed in a legal filing on Monday that Major League Baseball "explicitly exonerated" him in the league's investigation.
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Evan Gattis says he is ‘done playing’ baseball
Former Braves and Astros catcher Evan Gattis said on a recent podcast appearance that he is "done playing" baseball.
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A’s minor league manager on ventilator due to coronavirus
Oakland Athletics minor league manager Webster Garrison is hospitalized in Louisiana and on a ventilator with the coronavirus, according to his fiance.
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This Day in Transaction History: Cardinals acquire Mark Whiten
27 years ago today, the Cardinals acquired outfielder Mark Whiten from the Indians. Whiten would, later that year, have a historic four-homer game.
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Baseball Question of the Day: What’s your best Little League war story?
Or Babe Ruth or high school baseball war story. Or softball war story. Or even your best sandlot war story. Just tell me a story.
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Former Astros prospect A.J. Reed retires
Reed had a monster season in the minors in 2015 but could not make the leap
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Minor league players will receive $400 per week through May 31
The players will receive medical benefits as well.
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Dr. James Andrews suspends Tommy John surgeries at his offices
A controversy has been brewing regarding whether TJ surgery is "essential" for a pitcher.
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Today in Baseball History: The Seattle Pilots get their name
But the team would last just one crazy year
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Seranthony Domínguez recommended for Tommy John surgery
Phillies reliever Seranthony Domínguez has been recommended to undergo Tommy John surgery. He has not yet decided to go under the knife.
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Jameson Taillon won’t pitch this year
Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon, who underwent Tommy John surgery last year, won't pitch in 2020 even if the season runs late into the year.
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Chris Sale undergoes Tommy John surgery
Despite nonessential surgeries being suspended in many states due to COVID-19, Red Sox starter Chris Sale recently underwent Tommy John surgery.
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This Day in Transaction History: Indians release Wily Mo Peña
Three years ago today, the Indians released Wily Mo Peña from a minor league contract. Peña was a quietly scary hitter in the majors in the mid-2000's.
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Baseball Question of the Day: Which player do you love to hate?
Not in a mean, real-life way. I just want to know who you rooted against, hard, for baseball reasons.
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Joey Gallo turns his apartment into a batting cage
The Texas Rangers slugger takes his hacks in a de-luxe apartment in the sky
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Two Cubs employees test positive for COVID-19
The club is not completely certain that the employees were infected at an early March training event in Chicago
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Today in Baseball History: White Sox trade Sammy Sosa to Cubs
Spoiler alert: The Cubs won the trade
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If 2020 season is cancelled, which teams would be hurt the most?
The Dodgers are an obvious choice, but which other teams would suffer great consequences if the 2020 season were to be cancelled due to COVID-19?
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Thoughts on a time without baseball
We're living in a scary time and one of our favorite distractions isn't there for us.
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Jim Edmonds being tested for coronavirus
Edmonds is a four-time All-Star and currently works as a broadcaster for Fox Sports Midwest.
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Former Astros catcher Evan Gattis tweets picture of ‘Snitches Get Stitches’ Mike Fiers glass
Just in case you were missing messy Astros drama, Evan Gattis stepped up to the plate.
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MLB coronavirus agreement hangs amateurs out to dry
A shortened draft and capped signing bonuses means that the MLBPA traded away the rights of amateurs to protect their own interests.
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Wilpons are still trying to sell the Mets
The Mets are still on the block despite the ongoing economic downturn, for some reason.
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Baseball Question of the Day: Who’d you think would be a star but wasn’t?
Anyone remember Kevin Coffman? Exactly.
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There will be 29-man rosters when baseball returns
Managers are going to need a lot of fresh arms given all of the weirdness of the schedule
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Today in Baseball History: Cubs get their name
That, and a long, long digression into the history of baseball team nicknames
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Jim Wynn — the Astros’ first star — dies at 78
"The Toy Cannon" was known for his plate patience and his moon shot homers
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And That Happened: Classic!
April 11, 1967: Bob Gibson was dominant, Juan Marichal was not, and your writer journeys to the center of his mind!
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MLB and MLBPA reach agreement
The league and the union came to an agreement on Thursday on topics including service time, pay, and the amateur draft. The deal has some issues.
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Adam Wainwright donates $250,000 to help Cardinals minor leaguers
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright donated $250,000 to More Than Baseball, a nonprofit, in order to help minor leaguers in the St. Louis organization.
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Bill Bartholomay, who moved Braves to Atlanta, dies at 91
Former Braves owner Bill Bartholomay, who moved the franchise from Milwaukee to Atlanta in 1966, has died. He was 91 years old.
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