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Five ways the MLB players union can fix baseball and get young players more money
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If the MLBPA wants to fix MLB’s economic system, it should push for more money for young players

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Cubs' Ricketts: Sosa, steroid-era players 'owe us a little bit of honesty'
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Sammy Sosa hit 609 home runs during a career spanning 18 seasons. He smashed 545 of them as a member of the Chicago Cubs, surpassing 60 homers three times and hitting 50 or more in four consecutive seasons from 1998 through 2001. No Cubs batter has hit more home runs while donning the uniform. Despite […]

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Bucs net 4 players as Cole goes to Astros
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The Pirates traded right-hander Gerrit Cole to the Astros on Saturday for right-handed pitchers Joe Musgrove and Michael Feliz, as well as prospects Colin Moran and Jason Martin.

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Padres avoid arbitration with 4 players
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The Padres agreed to terms with four of their five remaining arbitration-eligible players prior to Friday’s deadline for the two sides to submit their salary requests. Shortstop Freddy Galvis, infielder Cory Spangenberg, right-hander Kirby Yates and outfielder Matt Szczur each agreed to terms

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Kris Bryant, Josh Donaldson set salary records for arbitration-eligible players
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Many young MLB players got big raises Friday, which was the deadline to settle on salaries before an arbitrator steps in.

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Cardinals avoid arb with all 4 eligible players
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The Cardinals are assured of avoiding the arbitration courtroom this year after reaching agreements with all of their remaining unsigned players on Friday. In doing so, the clubs and players did not have to go through the process of exchanging desired salary figures for 2018.

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Donaldson, Machado headline arbitration-eligible players
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The deadline for major-league teams to exchange salary figures with arbitration-eligible players is Friday at 1 p.m. ET. With the deadline looming, a number of players and teams have already agreed on salaries for the 2018 season, though more than 100 players still remain without. Friday's deadline is the cutoff for each side to establish […]

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Inbox: How will players respond to new staff?
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Welcome to 2018, a year that could be franchise changing for the Nationals. The team released its Spring Training report dates last week, so the countdown toward West Palm Beach has officially begun.

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MLB Agent FIRED for Secretly Recording Players in the Shower
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CSE Talent fired MLB Agent Jason Wood after it was discovered that he was recording clients who used his shower in his home. Wood was the president of Baseball at CSE Talent, which acquired Wood’s agency Arland Sports in April of last year. Some of his top clients included David Phelps of the Mariners , […]

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Who Is Jason Wood, MLB Agent Accused of Filming Players in the Shower?
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Jason Wood, the president of baseball for agency Career Sports Entertainment (CSE), was fired by the company on Wednesday evening amid allegations he filmed a player in the shower at his St. Louis home. Wood, who represents a number of MLB stars and prospects including Andrew Benintendi of the Boston

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Correa among players on Astros Caravan
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Astros manager A.J. Hinch and players Carlos Correa, Alex Bregman, Chris Devenski, Jake Marisnick, Joe Musgrove and Brad Peacock and No. 2 prospect Forrest Whitley are among those who will represent the World Series champions at various stops during next week’s Astros Caravan.

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MLB, players will reportedly meet to discuss pace-of-play rule changes for 2018
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Improving pace of play remains a focus of commissioner Rob Manfred

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