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Mexican baseball league to get first female umpire
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MEXICO CITY (AP) The Mexican baseball league is on track to get its first female umpire in the 2018 season.

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Report: MLB, Japanese League Agree to Extend Posting System for Ohtani Sweepstakes
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The extension of the posting system could be ratified next week, and Ohtani could be posted by next Friday. 

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Acuna feeds off family, flourishes in Fall League
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When the Mesa Solar Sox and Peoria Javelinas take the field in Saturday’s Arizona Fall League championship game, no player will draw more attention than Atlanta Braves 19-year-old outfield phenom Ronald Acuna.

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Dodgers reportedly 'in the mix' for Giancarlo Stanton, and that should terrify the National League
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The 2017 Los Angeles Dodgers won an MLB-best 104 games in the regular season, and took the season literally as far as it can go with a World Series Game 7 loss to the Houston Astros. Even if the Dodgers did very little this offseason, they would still likely enter 2018 as the National League […]

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Atlanta United adding 2nd-tier team in United Soccer League
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ATLANTA (AP) Atlanta United is adding an expansion team in the second-division United Soccer League that will play at a suburban baseball stadium beginning in 2018.

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Astros add 3 to big league coaching staff
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The 2017 World Series champion Astros announced three additions to their Major League coaching staff on Monday. They named Jeff Albert second hitting coach, Alex Cintron first-base coach and Doug White bullpen coach.

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Top prospect Tucker busts out in Fall League
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Astros top prospect Kyle Tucker put together one of his best performances of the Arizona Fall League as Mesa came away with a 16-2 win over Salt River on Saturday afternoon at Sloan Park.

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Keller continues to dominate in Fall League
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With the Arizona Fall League winding down, Mitch Keller is doing his part to end his time in the desert on a high note. Keller, Pittsburgh’s No. 2 prospect, turned in one of his better Fall League outings on Friday, as he allowed two hits, walked one and struck out a pair over four scoreless […]

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Lee, Meyer impress in Fall League tie
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Marlins prospects Braxton Lee and Ben Meyer put together a pair of strong performances as Salt River erased a late deficit and fought to a 3-3 tie after 11 innings against Mesa on Friday.

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MLB Hits Home Run; Sees Double-Digit Increase In League Sponsorship Revenues
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Riding a wave of exciting postseason play, new stars, and collaborative structure at the business level, Major League Baseball ended its 2017 season with a +12% increase in sponsorship revenues year-over-year compared to 2016. Major League Baseball secured eight new significant sponsorship partners this

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Two key Giants prospects making noise in the Arizona Fall League
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The MLB offseason is here and all its wild rumors. Out in Arizona, prospects have just over a week left to show their skills. 

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O'Malley, Baron become Minor League FAs
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Players who aren’t on 40-man rosters become free agents after fulfilling six years in the Minor Leagues, and the Mariners have a large group in that category this winter, including veteran utilityman Shawn O’Malley and catcher Steven Baron, a former first-round Draft pick.

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