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Kerwin Danley to be named first African-American crew chief
Danley first called a big league game in 1992 and has been a full time MLB ump since 1998
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Video: George Springer’s big swing and miss after getting booed
Astros outfielder George Springer was lustily booed by the crowd in Port St. Lucie. He tried to shut them up with a homer, but he missed big time.
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Tim Tebow to play for Philippines in World Baseball Classic qualifiers
Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow will play for the Philippines in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers.
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Red Sox prospect quarantined for coronavirus concerns
Chih-Jung Liu, who arrived from Taiwain, has been placed in quarantine out of "an overabundance of caution," the Sox say.
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Is the sign-stealing scandal good for baseball?
The sign-stealing scandal has dominated headlines. One writer says it's not just newsworthy. It's actually good for the game.
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Brewers sign Freddy Peralta to a multi-year deal
Its a five-year deal $15.5 million deal with two club options which, if exercised, would nearly double the overall value of the contract.
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Scott Boras to honor request of Kobe Bryant
Boras will create an internship for the late John Altobelli’s surviving 16-year-old daughter which Bryant had sought
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Madison Bumgarner apparently hunts bears, too
Diamondbacks starter Madison Bumgarner not only competes in rodeos, but also hunts bears in his spare time, according to former manager Bruce Bochy.
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Tim Tebow homers in spring training game
Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow hit his first ever spring training home run on Tuesday. He's coming off of a horrible 2019 showing.
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San Jose Giants to host Mason Saunders Night on June 5
The San Jose Giants, the Single-A affiliate of the San Francisco Giants, will host a Mason Saunders night on June 5 to celebrate the lefty's alter ego.
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Luis Severino to have TJ surgery
This after missing almost the entire 2019 season with arm and lat muscle issues.
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Brett Gardner receives a protective order against a fan
Gardener had claimed a woman he does not know has "harassed and menaced" him and his family.
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Phillie Phanatic designers call new Phanatic an ‘affront’ to Phils fans
They accuse the Phillies of "a lack of good faith in negotiating for an extension of the copyright"
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2021 World Baseball Classic dates, venues announced
Games will be held in Tokyo, Miami, Phoenix, and two venues in Taiwan
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Freddie Freeman is having elbow problems again
He was scratched today as a "precautionary" measure due to his surgically-repaired elbow barking at him
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Gerrit Cole begins spring training pumping high-90s heat
Cole threw 20 pitches, 12 of which were strikes. He reached 98 mph twice and hit 97 mph six times.
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Blue Jays sign Marc Rzepczynski to minor league deal
The Blue Jays added some relief depth on Monday, inking veteran lefty Marc Rzepczynski to a minor league contract.
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Grégor Blanco retires as a player, to work in league office
Outfielder Grégor Blanco has accepted a job with the league front office, ending a 10-year major league playing career.
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Jeter says Astros scandal is a ‘black eye’ for baseball
Derek Jeter wishes baseball could change the subject.
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José Altuve loudly booed in his first spring training at bat
No, they were not saying "Al-BOO-ve"
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Wander Franco tops Keith Law’s top-100 prospects list
Franco hit a combined .327/.398/.487 between the Midwest and Florida Leagues as an 18-year-old in 2019
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Dbacks GM Mike Hazen wasn’t aware Madison Bumgarner competed in rodeos
The end of "Mason Saunders'" rodeo career may be coming soon.
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Astros begin to respond to sign-stealing lawsuits
The lawsuits against the Astros are unlikely to be successful, but they can be fun in the meantime
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Madison Bumgarner has been competing in rodeos under a fake name
Diamondbacks starter Madison Bumgarner has been competing in rodeos as recently as December under the alias "Mason Saunders."
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Jean Segura plays third base for the first time
For the first time in his professional career, Phillies infielder Jean Segura played shortstop on Sunday. He'll either play there or second base in 2020.
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Reports: Padres sign Brian Dozier to minors deal
The longtime Twin just won a ring with the Nationals and seems to be a good bet to make the team.
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Behold, the new Phillie Phanatic
The Phanatic went on a diet and is now in the best shape of his life.
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Astros greeted with boos in first spring training game
Fans loudly voiced their displeasure as the Astros and Nationals met to open their Grapefruit League seasons, even as Houston sent out a lineup completely lacking any regulars.
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Red Sox hire Jerry Narron as bench coach
Narron will be the bench coach for interim manager Ron Roenicke. The two previously occupied the same roles in Milwaukee.
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Blue Jays games will be blacked out on MLB.TV in Canada
Canadian fans will now need to subscribe to Sportsnet's streaming service if they want to stream Blue Jays games live.
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White Sox sign Aaron Bummer to five-year extension
Bummer broke out in a big way in 2019, and the White Sox decided they wanted to lock him in to a long-term deal before he hit salary arbitration next winter.
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Video: Jorge Soler launches first home run of spring training
Jorge Soler went yard in the first inning of the year's first spring training game. Dingers are back!
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Archie Bradley wins last arbitration case of the year, teams beat players 7-5 overall
Bradley gets a raise from $1.83 million to $4.1 million. The Diamondbacks had argued for $3,625,000.
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Josh Reddick says he and his Astros teammates have received death threats
Highly inappropriate comments were left regarding the players' wives and children.
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State of West Virginia adopts a resolution urging MLB not to contract the minor leagues
Under the plan, the entire Appalachian League would cease to exist
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White Sox, Rockies, “frontrunners” for Yasiel Puig
Yasiel Puig may be poised to slide into either Colorado or Chicago, reports Hector Gomez
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The Phillies are changing the Phanatic
You don't mess with perfection. That's a pretty basic rule of life. But the Phillies are messing with the Phanatic.
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MLB was told about the Astros’ system years ago and did nothing
Jonathan Lucroy said that the Athletics informed MLB of the Astros sign-stealing in 2018 and the league did nothing.
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Mike Fiers has received death threats
He's taking it in stride, he says, and is not really worried about those or about any threats of retaliation he might get from the Astros
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Carlos Carrasco hurts his leg, will undergo tests
The 2019 Comeback Player of the Year was seen on crutches today. He'll have an MRI.
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Luis Severino shelved by forearm soreness
Bad news for the Yankees one-time ace who missed most of the 2019 season
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David Ortiz rips Mike Fiers, defends Rob Manfred
He says Manfred is getting too much heat and that people should "chillax"
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J.T. Realmuto loses his arbitration case
He'll make $10 million in his final season before free agency. He had asked for $12.4 million
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ESPN to have a two-person booth for Sunday Night Baseball
A-Rod will still be there. So too will play-by-play guy Matt Vasgersian. Jessica Mendoza is out, with no replacement.
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Pennsylvania Little League bans ‘Astros’ as a team name
At least SOMEONE is thinking of the children
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Dynasty Discussion: Home run and value picks
The Rotoworld Podcast team discusses who should be the first pick in fantasy baseball dynasty drafts.
Must-Click Link: Your ballpark beer guide to the 2020 season
No, we do not believe the "double beer helmet" option is still available, but it dang well should be.
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Kris Bryant to bat leadoff for Cubs
Kris Bryant, who has mostly hit No. 2 and No. 3 for the Cubs, will bat leadoff to start the 2020 regular season, manager David Ross said.
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