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Report: Nationals showing interest in Phillies' Neshek
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Major League Baseball’s trade deadline may be more than a month away, but that apparently isn’t stopping the Washington Nationals from doing a little window shopping. The Nationals are in the market for relievers to deepen their bullpen and reportedly have shown interest in Pat Neshek of the Philadelphia Phillies, reports FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. […]

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Rockies' rookie Freeland looks to sink Dodgers (Jun 23, 2017)
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LOS ANGELES — Any West Coast baseball fan scanning the summer schedule would not have isolated the three-game series starting Friday between the visiting Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers as must-see MLB.

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Athletics History: Bruno Haas Sets Walk Record in MLB Debut
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Every player wants their major league debut to be memorable. In the case of Philadelphia Athletics pitcher Bruno Haas, his debut was memorable for all the wrong reasons.The Philadelphia Athletics had their moments when they were truly desperate for pitching. After selling off his talent following …

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Was Dyson's bunt to break up perfect game bush league?
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Detroit Tigers right-hander Justin Verlander took a perfect game into the sixth inning Wednesday night, before having it spoiled by a one-out bunt single off the bat of Seattle Mariners speedster Jarrod Dyson. Verlander said he had no issues with the bunt after his outing, adding that it is part of Dyson's game. This comes […]

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Athletics designate 2-time All-Star Vogt for assignment
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The Oakland Athletics are heading in a new direction behind the plate. Two-time All-Star catcher and fan favorite Stephen Vogt was designated for assignment Thursday in a surprising move accompanied by the promotion of catching prospect Bruce Maxwell. "I understand the state the organization is in," Vogt said, according to Susan Slusser of the San […]

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Who are the Tigers' best trade-deadline matches?
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All good things must come to an end. The Detroit Tigers' recent 11-year run of success started with a shocking pennant in 2006 – three years after losing an AL-record 119 games – and has since given the state of Michigan another pennant, four more playoff appearances, and the chance to watch Hall of Famers […]

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Report: Red Sox looking for 'major upgrades,' including 3B
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The Boston Red Sox are hoping to put an end to their "Panda-monium" at the hot corner. Boston is looking to make “major upgrades” before the trade deadline on July 31, according to MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. However, their priority for improvements, Feinsand notes, is at the hot corner – a position employed by Pablo Sandoval, […]

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Report: Angels, Trout had discussions about 'lifetime' contract
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The Los Angeles Angels appear to have tried their best to ensure Mike Trout would never wear another uniform. Before he agreed to his current six-year, $144.5-million deal that will make him a free agent after 2020, Trout and the Angels reportedly had some discussions about a potential “lifetime” contract in the area of 14 […]

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Atkins: Blue Jays focused on 'adding and winning'
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The Toronto Blue Jays are heading into the non-waiver trade deadline as buyers. “We only are focused on adding and winning,” general manager Ross Atkins told MLB Network Radio on Thursday. “It’s a lot easier, a lot more fun to think that way.” Following a franchise-worst start, the Blue Jays have bounced back over the […]

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13 MLB players signed to a minor league contract having a major impact in 2017
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Every offseason a number of excellent MLB players are signed to minor league deals for a number of reasons. Who's outperformed that minimal investment in 2017 so far?While many MLB fans are tracking the big free agents in the offseason, there is often work done that flies under the radar wher…

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MLB 'very proud' of how Pillar handled suspension for homophobic slur
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With Pride Month underway and 12 teams around the league hosting Pride Night events throughout June, Billy Bean – the league’s Ambassador for Inclusion (not to be confused with Oakland A’s GM Billy Beane) – stopped by “MLB Now” to discuss progress and Kevin Pillar‘s use of a homophobic slur during a game against the […]

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Watch: Salvy's 1st career slam lifts Royals to 4th straight series win
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Salvy Bash > Salvy Splash #RaisedRoyal pic.twitter.com/iYpqFW6dvY — Austin Clift (@KAKEAustin) June 21, 2017 Salvador Perez couldn’t have picked a better time to smack his first career grand slam. With his surging Kansas City Royals trailing by two in the eighth against the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday, Perez, facing Robby Scott with the bases […]

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