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Gibbons: Blue Jays are 'going to be better' in 2016
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A few months ago, the Blue Jays snapped more than two decades of frustration for Toronto's long-suffering fan base by clinching the franchise's first postseason berth since Joe Carter's iconic blast ended the 1993 World Series. And, according to manager John Gibbons, the 2016 edition of the Blue Jays are going to be even better […]

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PHOTO: Syndergaard family sports 'Big Sexy' shirts for Christmas festivities
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The holiday season is the best time to tell people how you feel, right? Nobody appreciates that more than New York Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard, it seems. The 23-year-old made his affection for teammate Bartolo Colon widely known on Christmas Day by outfitting his entire family with T-shirts sporting the 42-year-old's smiling face. Merry Christmas […]

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Report: Yankees sign Vinnie Pestano to minor-league deal
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After stumbling through a brutal 2015 campaign with the Los Angeles Angels, veteran reliever Vinnie Pestano will reportedly attempt to resuscitate his career in the Bronx, agreeing to a minor-league deal with the New York Yankees, according to Baseball America’s Matt Eddy. Pestano, who turns 31 in February, was once among the American League's more […]

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The 25 best MLB player tweets of 2015
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It’s been a great year for baseball. The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series in 30 years, the trade deadline allowed superstars like David Price and Yoenis Cespedes to re-energize baseball communities, and social media was abuzz with players interacting online like never before. We compiled some of their social media highlights with […]

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'The night before Christmas' in MLB
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If there’s one thing we learned this baseball year, it’s to expect the unexpected. With several big-name free agents remaining, and a National League arms race in full effect, one wonders if the wheeling and dealing will even break for Christmas. As the league settles in for the holidays, here’s a MLB-inspired rendition of a […]

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Report: Nationals agree to 3-year deal with Daniel Murphy
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Former New York Mets second baseman Daniel Murphy is staying in the NL East, as he has agreed to a three-year contract with the Washington Nationals, a club source told Jim Bowden of ESPN. The deal is worth $37.5 million, a source told Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, and is pending a physical. The Nationals […]

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Report: Astros agree to deal with Cuban hurler Sierra
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Carlos Sierra, the 21-year-old right-hander who pitched in Spain's top baseball league this past summer after leaving his native Cuba, has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Houston Astros, according to MLB.com's Jesse Sanchez. Terms of the deal are not yet known, however, and Sierra – who left the island legally, without having to […]

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Marlins president: 'There is no rift' with Jose Fernandez
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Miami Marlins president David Samson attempted last week to dispel reports suggesting tension between his club’s front office and right-hander Jose Fernandez, whose name has surfaced in trade rumors since the offseason began. “There is no rift with Jose,” Samson told MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro. “He wasn’t available for trade, but people still came to us, […]

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Indians' Walters recovering after car accident
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Cleveland Indians infielder Zach Walters is recovering from a recent car accident. The Indians released a statement noting Walters “is home, and is in good spirits,” according to MLB.com’s Jordan Bastian. “Everything to this point has checked out fine. We will continue to stay in touch with him and monitor his situation,” the statement reads. […]

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Cubs' Warren learned of trade watching TV on vacation
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Adam Warren wasn't able to escape reality while on vacation, despite his best efforts. The right-hander was on vacation with his wife in St. Lucia earlier this month when the New York Yankees traded him to the Chicago Cubs. Warren said his biggest rule when leaving the country is to turn off his phone, so […]

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Report: Nationals in talks with Murphy, Kendrick
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The Washington Nationals are still on the hunt for someone to take over their second-base job and, after a trade for Brandon Phillips of the Cincinnati Reds didn’t pan out, they’ve set their sights on the open market once again. Washington has spoken with free-agent second basemen Daniel Murphy and Howie Kendrick, reports MLB.com’s William […]

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Could Santa actually be in MLB? You be the judge…
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Could the real St. Nick actually be in MLB? Check out the players and managers who should really be wearing “Kringle” on the back of their uniforms.

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