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Mariners looking to sign Shohei Ohtani

• Hot Stove Tracker In the wide-ranging podcast, Dipoto said the club would be willing to play designated hitter Nelson Cruz in the outfield several times a week to open a spot for Ohtani to hit next season if...

Minnesota Twins interested in Gerrit Cole, Jake Odorizzi among others – MLB Rumor Central

The Minnesota Twins won 28 more games in 2017 than they did the previous season and are eyeing several pitchers this winter as they attempt to continue their upward trajectory.According to Mike Berardino of the St. Paul Pioneer...

Ryan Braun talks Brewers future at food drive

"I think David and Matt deserve the benefit of the doubt," the veteran slugger said. "If you look at their track record to this point, I think they have been incredibly successful in all of the decisions they...

Power-starved Boston Red Sox must lure Giancarlo Stanton from Marlins – Boston Red Sox...

BOSTON -- Dave Dombrowski sat behind a desk in a hotel suite at the winter meetings last December, a hot-off-the-presses copy of the new collective bargaining agreement in his hand, and claimed the Red Sox "don't have a...

Astros’ World Series championship on display

So this was a chance to again celebrate one of the greatest moments the fourth-largest city in the country has had. Actually, what Sparks had said earlier was even better. "Can you believe why we're here?" Sparks asked. That captures what...

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations

NEW YORK -- Five minor league pitchers have been suspended for drug violations.The commissioner's office announced the penalties Tuesday.Three of the players are part of the Toronto system. Right-hander Juan Jimenez and left-hander Naswell Paulino were each suspended...

MLB issues Braves’ penalty for signings

"The investigation established that the Braves circumvented international signing rules from 2015 through 2017. During the 2015-16 international signing period, the Braves signed five players subject to the Club's signing bonus pool to contracts containing signing bonuses lower...

Joe Morgan asks voters to block PED users from Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Hall of Fame voters grappling with the steroid issue received an email advisory Tuesday from an unexpected source.With new names joining deserving holdovers, making Hall calls is no easy task. Here's a look at which ballot additions...

Who will be MLB’s next first-time MVP Award winner?

Last week, two of baseball's best, most marketable, most instantly recognizable players finally reached a career milestone: They won their first MVP Award. Giancarlo Stanton of the Marlins (for now) and Jose Altuve of the Astros won close...

Rumor Central: New York Mets, Detroit Tigers discussing Ian Kinsler? – MLB Rumor Central

The New York Mets and Detroit Tigers have had "preliminary discussions" regarding a trade that would send second baseman Ian Kinsler to Queens, sources tell MLB.com's Jon Morosi.Kinsler slashed .236/.313/.412 with 22 home runs, 52 RBIs and a...
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