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Gausman to wear No. 34 in honor of Halladay
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The baseball world was forever changed when pitcher Roy Halladay passed away unexpectedly in November, and tributes came pouring in. Orioles pitcher Kevin Gausman will pay homage for the entire 2018 season and beyond.

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Yankees on Demand: Boone introduced
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Aaron Boone donned the pinstripes again as he was introduced as the next manager of the Yankees during a media conference at the Stadium.

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Relationship with Sanchez a priority for Boone
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Aaron Boone’s first days on the job as the Yankees’ manager have opened the lines of communication with many of his players, and engaging with catcher Gary Sanchez is being viewed as one of the new skipper’s top priorities.

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Boone: 'Amazing opportunity' ahead with Yanks
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As Aaron Boone made the first trip to his new office on Wednesday morning, motoring over the New York City streets toward Yankee Stadium, there were a few free minutes in which he was able to reflect upon how special it was to be moving from the broadcast booth into one of the premier managerial […]

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Yankees, Boone make for a perfect pairing
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Aaron Boone was introduced as the 33rd manager of the Yankees on Wednesday. Despite never having managed at any level, Boone was the choice of general manager Brian Cashman, emerging as the “best candidate” despite his lack of experience.

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Donaldson, Stroman voted top Blue Jays
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Josh Donaldson’s second-half surge was enough to overtake Justin Smoak in a tight vote for the Blue Jays’ Player of the Year Award as announced by the Toronto Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Wednesday afternoon.

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Rogers would consider sale of Blue Jays
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Rogers Communications Inc. would consider a possible sale of the Blue Jays to free up capital for other investments, chief financial officer Tony Staffieri said Tuesday.

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As young ace, Severino just what Yanks need
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Luis Severino, who will turn 24 in February and appears a safe bet to be new manager Aaron Boone’s choice as the Opening Day starter, finished third in the American League Cy Young Award voting this past season after going 14-6 with a 2.98 ERA over a team-leading 31 starts.

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Rotation help tops O's list ahead of Meetings
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Under executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette, Baltimore has often waited until deep into the offseason, after the Winter Meetings, to make moves in hopes of landing a bargain or two. (Some have worked out better than others.)

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Dickerson could be key to Rays' success in '18
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Corey Dickerson can cary a team’s offense. Looking forward to the 2018 season, he is a guy in the lineup who can make the difference between going to the postseason or not.

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Stroman leads Blue Jays from top of rotation
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The Blue Jays will have some question marks entering the 2018 season, but the man headlining their starting rotation should not be among them.

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Yanks pivot from Ohtani, will be 'diligent' at WM
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As the Yankees prepare for the upcoming Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., general manager Brian Cashman is ready to pivot from Shohei Ohtani in hopes of reinforcing the roster for another postseason appearance in 2018.

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