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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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Yankees' Cashman: Girardi asked about replacing Carter at 1st base
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The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long seven-game losing streak, which – before the Boston Red Sox lost to the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday afternoon – had pushed them out of top spot in the American League East for the first time in more than a month. Although manager Joe […]

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Braves teammates weigh in on Freeman playing 3B: It would 'be epic'
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With news circulating that Atlanta Braves star first baseman Freddie Freeman will move to third base when he returns from the disabled list, Brandon Phillips weighed in on the decision, with Gabriel Burns of Atlanta Journal-Constitution curating the entire clubhouse's comments. The decision to move Freeman to the hot corner is one that rides heavily […]

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Dodgers being 'extra cautious' with Urias after latest doctor visit
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The Los Angeles Dodgers aren’t going to take any chances with the health of promising young left-hander Julio Urias. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts informed reporters, including Joshua Thornton of MLB.com, that the 20-year-old visited with Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Monday and while the team is still gathering information, it will continue to be judicious with […]

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Mets' Wheeler after latest injury: Humans 'are not meant to pitch'
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New York Mets right-hander Zack Wheeler was placed on the 10-day disabled list Wednesday with biceps tendinitis – much to the chagrin of Mets fans who've seen a bulk of the roster lost to injury this year – and the oft-injured starter expressed a dose of frustration and helplessness to Anthony DiComo of MLB.com. Human […]

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Watch: Dyson spoils Verlander's perfect-game bid with 6th-inning bunt single
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Get ready for the hottest of takes about Jarrod Dyson breaking up Verlander’s perfect game with a perfect bunt pic.twitter.com/OBQbktTTLw — NHL Insider Dinger (@atf13atf) June 22, 2017 Jarrod Dyson cares not for baseball’s unwritten rules. With Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander working on a perfect game in the bottom of the sixth Wednesday at […]

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