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Yankees' new manager Boone wants to 'get lost' in the process
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Trusting the process has made its way to Major League Baseball. The New York Yankees welcomed the 33rd manager in franchise history in a press conference Wednesday, and Aaron Boone preached a new-school approach while acknowledging he'll be evaluated by old-school metrics. "I'm going to be judged on wins and losses," Boone said, according to […]

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The Rangers' plan to land Ohtani could revolutionize roster construction
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Let’s be clear: Shohei Ohtani will almost definitely change baseball. In fact, he likely already has, with the recent player-friendly agreement between Japan’s Nippon Professional Baseball and Major League Baseball at least partially attributable to his situation. Ohtani will also likely become MLB’s first two-way star in a generation, though at this point, comparisons to […]

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Rogers CFO says company evaluating possible sale of Blue Jays
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The owners of Canada’s lone Major League Baseball team might be considering cashing out. According to Natalie Wong of Bloomberg, Rogers Communications chief financial officer Tony Staffieri said during a conference in New York this week that the Canadian company is evaluating a possible sale of various assets – including the Toronto Blue Jays. Staffieri […]

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'Disgraced and humbled' ex-Braves GM Coppolella apologizes
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John Coppolella, the former Atlanta Braves general manager who received a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball last month for a host of international signing violations, said he has been “disgraced and humbled” and noted that he has “learned the lesson of a lifetime” Tuesday in his first public comments since the ignominious end to […]

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Report: Angels sign former Braves prospect Maitan
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One team’s loss is another’s gain. The Los Angeles Angels have agreed to terms on a contract with 17-year-old shortstop Kevin Maitan worth $2.2 million, according to MLB.com’s Jesse Sanchez. Maitan was considered the top prospect the Atlanta Braves lost after violating international signing rules. The Angels, who've had one of the weaker prospect pools […]

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Supreme Court refuses to hear lawsuit by minor leaguers
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WASHINGTON (AP) The Supreme Court declined to hear a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages, leaving intact a District Court ruling that dismissed the case.

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Report: Giants offered top 4 prospects in potential Stanton deal
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Nothing is imminent, nothing is certain, but the San Francisco Giants have made their play for Miami Marlins outfielder Giancarlo Stanton. The Giants reportedly offered shortstop Christian Arroyo, outfielder Chris Shaw, right-handed pitcher Tyler Beede, and outfielder Heliot Ramos in exchange for Stanton, according to SiriusXM’s Craig Mish. MLB Pipeline lists them as the Giants’ […]

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Report: Phillies infielders drawing interest from Angels, Padres
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A pair of Philadelphia Phillies infielders appear to be intriguing two West Coast clubs in search of middle-infield help. The Los Angeles Angels are interested in Phillies second baseman Cesar Hernandez, while shortstop Freddy Galvis has reportedly drawn interest from the San Diego Padres, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports. Sources told Jim Salisbury of […]

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Report: Bochy, Posey among Giants representatives who met with Ohtani
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With the winter meetings set to get underway later this week, the San Francisco Giants held a meeting of their own with two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani on Monday, sources told Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports. On hand to meet with Ohtani in Los Angeles was a large contingent representing the front office – including Giants […]

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Report: Rangers agree to deal with Mike Minor
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The Texas Rangers have reportedly agreed to a deal with left-handed pitcher Mike Minor, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Minor's deal with the Rangers, pending a physical, is a multi-year contract, reports Jon Morosi of MLB Network, though terms are not yet known. The 29-year-old Minor spent the 2017 season with the Kansas […]

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Watt, Altuve named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year honorees
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Houston Texans defense end J.J. Watt and Houston Astros second basemen Jose Altuve were named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year honorees in a reveal on Monday's episode of The Tonight Show on NBC. Watt and Altuve are credited with uplifting the city of Houston following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey late this summer. […]

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NY paper slams 'chicken' Ohtani for snubbing Yankees
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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was gracious in defeat Sunday after learning that his club was out of the running for Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani, hailing the 23-year-old as an exciting young talent and wishing him the "best of luck." The folks at the New York Daily News weren’t nearly as cool about […]

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