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Ohtani may be posted next week after MLB and NPB make deal
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Japanese counterpart and the American players’ union agreed Tuesday to a new posting system that could allow Japanese star pitcher-outfielder Shohei Ohtani

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Atlanta Braves to Lose 12 Minor Leaguers, Including Kevin Maitan, After MLB Investigation
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Major League Baseball has also placed former Braves general manager John Coppolella on the permanently ineligible list as a result of the investigation. 

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MLB bans former Braves GM John Coppolella for life after prospect violations
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MLB banned former Braves GM John Coppolella for life. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File) Former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella has been banned for life. As part of the punishments handed down by commissioner Rob Manfred for the team’s mishandling of players on the international market, Coppolella was placed on the permanently ineligible […]

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Aaron Judge has surgery on shoulder after denying it was bothering him
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Yankees slugger Aaron Judge played through an injured left shoulder in 2017. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge’s second-half slump may have been caused by an injury after all. The 25-year-old rookie underwent surgery Tuesday to repair his left shoulder, the team announced. He’s expected to be ready to go by spring […]

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Ohtani eligible for MLB after reported agreement on posting system
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Shohei Ohtani is coming to the majors. Major League Baseball, the MLB Players Association, and Nippon Professional Baseball, Japan’s highest professional league, reached a tentative agreement on a new posting system prior to Tuesday’s 8 p.m. ET deadline that will cover this offseason, according to multiple reports, including MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. MLB owners will vote […]

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Shohei Otani to the Yankees seems like an inevitable conclusion after latest developments
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This has to happen, right? That's the obvious reaction to the news on Monday night that the MLB Players Association extended a soft deadline regarding a new agreement with Japanese Baseball that would allow Shohei Otani to come over here and play in the states next season. As a team executive put

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Shohei Otani in limbo after reported MLBPA challenge
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Shohei Otani might not be coming to the MLB as soon as we thought.. (AP) Only a week ago it seemed like Japanese two-way star Shohei Otani was going to sail through to the majors. Nippon Professional Baseball and MLB had worked on a deal to extend the expired posting system for a year, allowing […]

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John Hart leaves Braves after being stripped of power
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ATLANTA (AP) John Hart left the Atlanta Braves on Friday, less than a week after being stripped of his role as president of baseball operations.

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MLB Awards: Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton named NL MVP after 59-homer season
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Stanton edged out Joey Votto by a slim margin

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Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo win Manager of the Year awards after huge turnarounds
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Torey Lovullo and Paul Molitor won the 2017 Manager of the Year awards. (AP) They say the Manager of the Year award, for better or worse, usually goes to the manager whose team most surpassed expectations. That was certainly the case in 2017 as Paul Molitor of the Minnesota Twins and Torey Lovullo of the Arizona […]

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After flurry of moves, Sox expect quieter winter
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There’s not much offseason certainty yet for Rick Hahn, even as the GM Meetings move toward a close in Orlando, Fla. But the White Sox general manager knows one fact to be true. “The next 10 months will be a lot quieter than the last 10 months,” Hahn told reporters Tuesday. “That’s an easy bet.”

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Lovullo on winning award after father's death; Goldy's congrats
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Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo discusses winning NL Manager of the Year after his father's death before the season and Paul Goldschmidt texting him congratulations at Chase Field on Tuesday. Courtesy of MLB

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