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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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Phillies issue statement supporting Howard after PED accusation
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The Philadelphia Phillies are following the lead of the Washington Nationals, issuing a statement Sunday with full support for first baseman Ryan Howard, who was accused in an Al Jazeera report of using performance-enhancing drugs. Related: Undercover documentary links Howard, Zimmerman to doping “Ryan Howard has vigorously denied the allegations contained in tonight’s airing of […]

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St. Louis sportswriter Joe Strauss dies at age 54
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ST. LOUIS (AP) Joe Strauss, a sports columnist for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch who covered baseball for nearly three decades, has died. He was 54.

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Reds HOFer Jim O'Toole dies at 78
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Former Cincinnati Reds left-hander Jim O’Toole died Saturday following a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 78. Sad news today as we learn of the passing of Reds HOF pitcher Jim O’Toole. Jim will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/w0JhyDYVWQ — Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) December 26, 2015 O'Toole spent nine of his 10 major league seasons with […]

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Undercover documentary links Howard, Zimmerman to doping
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A trio of major leaguers have been linked to performance-enhancing drugs following an undercover report from Al Jazeera. Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies, and Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals were named in the report, while Taylor Teagarden of the Chicago Cubs is seen discussing his involvement in taking PEDs. As part of the […]

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10 players fans couldn't get enough of in 2015
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The year is coming to a close and although the 2015 MLB season will be remembered for the Kansas City Royals and their return to the top of the mountain after a 30-year hiatus, there were many players who contributed to the greatness of the campaign and had supporters wanting more. From a flock of […]

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Report: MLB to investigate doping allegations against Howard, Zimmerman
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Major League Baseball will reportedly investigate claims against Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard and Washington Nationals infielder Ryan Zimmerman regarding their alleged use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to The Washington Post. Howard, Zimmerman, and Taylor Teagarden were all named in a documentary by Al Jazeera – called "The Dark Side – Secrets of the […]

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MLB Throwback: Red Sox sell Babe Ruth's contract to Yankees
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It was 96 years ago that Harry Frazee, a theatrical promoter and co-owner of the Red Sox, made the most regrettable decision in Boston’s storied baseball history. In somewhat dire financial straits, and desperate to finance a new Broadway musical – No, No, Nanette, as legend has it – Frazee sold a 24-year-old converted outfielder […]

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PHOTOS: Indians' Kipnis gets massive teddy bear for Christmas
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Jason Kipnis, the two-time All-Star who led all MLB second basemen in wins above replacement in 2015, has accrued more than $7 million playing for the Cleveland Indians for the last five years. Over the next three seasons, he’ll earn roughly another $37 million. So, understandably, his parents have had a tough time picking out […]

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Rangers' Matt Bush: Drinking alcohol is not negotiable
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Matt Bush has gotten his fair share of chances to shape up and become a civilized major leaguer, and the Texas Rangers are giving him one more chance to prove he’s gotten over his personal battles, a lot of which had to do with alcohol. “We know there are no guarantees. We know there’s risk […]

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Report: Howard, Zimmerman linked to PEDs
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Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard, Washington Nationals third baseman Ryan Zimmerman, and free-agent catcher Taylor Teagarden have been listed among several athletes linked to performance-enhancing drugs. On Saturday, The Huffington Post named the three major-league players based on an undercover report by Al-Jazeera titled "The Dark Side," which is set to air Sunday. Denver […]

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Giants' Duffy: 'It's human' to think about potential sophomore slump
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When the 2015 season began, Matt Duffy was perhaps the most anonymous player on the San Francisco Giants‘ 25-man roster, an unheralded 24-year-old infielder with 34 games of MLB experience. By early May, Duffy had supplanted Casey McGehee as the club’s everyday third baseman. He was hitting third, in front of three-time All-Star and former […]

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