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Mariners GM: We've changed the 'periphery of the team'
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When Jerry Dipoto took over as general manager of the Seattle Mariners in late September, with his new club stumbling towards a fourth-place finish in the American League West, he recognized it was time for a change. In his first three months with the Mariners, Dipoto brought in a new manager and reconfigured his roster […]

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Yankees GM has no plans to trade Miller, Betances
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New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman called incumbent closer Andrew Miller shortly before acquiring Aroldis Chapman on Monday and told him, despite the speculation that will ensue, not to expect a trade. Cashman didn't offer Miller any assurances about his role in 2016, however, with Chapman and Dellin Betances set to join the 30-year-old […]

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Reds' Jocketty suggests more moves to come after Chapman deal
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Shortly after trading Aroldis Chapman to the New York Yankees on Monday afternoon, Cincinnati Reds president of baseball operations Walt Jocketty suggested he isn't done dismantling his roster just yet. “Yeah, I think so,” Jocketty told C. Trent Rosecrans of the Cincinnati Enquirer when asked if there were more moves to come. “If we can.” […]

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Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are on my Hall of Fame ballot for first time
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Baseball scribe changes philosophy on Cooperstown vote

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Yankees land Chapman from Reds for 4 minor leaguers
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The New York Yankees added baseball’s most intimidating reliever to their already loaded bullpen Monday, acquiring Aroldis Chapman from the Cincinnati Reds even as the four-time All-Star is being investigated by Major League Baseball for his reported involvement in a domestic incident. In exchange for Chapman, who is facing a potential suspension under the league's […]

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Blue Jays' Shapiro prioritizing winning over popularity
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Mark Shapiro isn’t concerning himself with how he’s perceived among the local media and fan base. For him, being president of the Toronto Blue Jays isn’t a popularity contest. “I think it’s just inefficient for me to spend a lot of time and energy on that,” Shapiro told John Lott of the National Post in […]

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MLB's best social media moments of 2015
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The 2015 MLB season provided no shortage of trending moments. From assaults on water coolers, and broken televisions, to mistimed pyrotechnics, and mispronounced words, here are the top social media moments: High and Wide Serving primarily as the New York Yankees designated hitter last season, Alex Rodriguez didn’t have much opportunity to showcase his arm. […]

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Nationals: PED allegations toward Zimmerman aren't credible
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The Washington Nationals are standing behind Ryan Zimmerman. After it was revealed Sunday morning that Zimmerman's name was among three major leaguers linked to performance-enhancing drugs in a documentary by Al Jazeera called "The Dark Side – Secrets of the Sports Dopers," both Zimmerman and the Nationals denied any wrongdoing. Related: Undercover documentary links Howard, […]

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Former Braves coach Bobby Dews dies at 76
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Former Atlanta Braves coach Bobby Dews died Saturday at the age of 76. Dews began his coaching career with the Braves organization in 1974 after minor-league playing and managing stints with the St. Louis Cardinals. “A true Brave who gave his heart and soul to our organization to help create, develop and lead one of […]

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Source: MLB to investigate Ryan Howard, Ryan Zimmerman HGH allegations
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Source: MLB to investigate Ryan Howard, Ryan Zimmerman HGH allegations

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Bobby Dews, longtime Braves coach, dies at 76
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ATLANTA (AP) Bobby Dews, the former Atlanta coach who spent the final 37 of his 53 years in baseball with the Braves’ organization, has died. He was 76.

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Baseball saddened by death of Dave 'Hendu' Henderson
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Dave Henderson passed away from a heart attack Sunday at the age of 57. The news of the former All-Star’s death spread across baseball, with many ballplayers and executives left in shock, including a large number of his former teammates. Here is how the baseball world reacted to the sudden departing of the gap-toothed man […]

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