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Twins swap pool money for 2 top prospects
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After losing out on Japanese star Shohei Ohtani, the Twins took advantage of having the third-most international pool money available, trading $1 million of that money to the Mariners for catching prospect David Banuelos and $1 million to the Angels for outfield prospect Jacob Pearson.

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Diamondbacks had police on horseback guard pool after Dodgers sweep
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The Diamondbacks made sure to keep the Dodgers out of their pool. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) The Los Angeles Dodgers managed to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks to advance to the National League Championship Series, but they weren’t allowed the beat the Arizona heat. The Dodgers were barred from entering the pool at Chase Field following […]

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Roberts: Chase pool no part of LA celebration
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In news welcomed by the Chase Field security detail, Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said on Sunday that his club would not throw a pool party if it clinched the National League Division Series presented by T-Mobile, as Don Mattingly’s Dodgers did in 2013 when they clinched the NL West Division.

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D-backs celebrate clinching NL wild-card spot in Chase Field pool
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You gotta figure the Arizona Diamondbacks have been waiting a while to do this. When they clinched the top NL wild-card spot on Sunday, part of their celebration included going for a dip in the pool at their home ballpark, Chase Field. If you’re well schooled on your baseball beefs, you’ll remember that the Dodgers […]

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White Sox get 2 international bonus pool slots
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The White Sox acquired two international bonus pool slots from the Orioles on Saturday in exchange for Minor League pitcher Alex Katz. The two slots Chicago acquired — the 45th and 75th slots, respectively — were valued at $756,300 total.

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The African-American talent pool remains a troubling problem for baseball
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As the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the color barrier nears, MLB is still facing a problem with African-American participation at the youth levels.

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Rays own third-largest Draft bonus pool
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The Twins not only own the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 Draft, but they also have the benefit of the largest bonus pool. Here’s a look at how the rest of the teams shape up.

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Fan jumps into Marlins Park pool to secure Giancarlo Stanton home run ball
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Giancarlo Stanton was the only source of offense for the Miami Marlins on Wednesday, connecting for a pair of two-run homers (his first two of the season) in a 5-4 loss to the Atlanta Braves. [Sign up for Yahoo Fantasy Baseball: It’s not too late to get in the game] For one fan, he was also […]

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With top pick, Twins own largest Draft pool
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The Twins not only own the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 Draft, but they also have the benefit of the largest bonus pool. Here’s a look at how the rest of the teams shape up.

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Reds own second-largest Draft bonus pool
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The Twins not only own the No. 1 overall pick in the 2017 Draft, but they also have the benefit of the largest bonus pool. Here’s a look at how the rest of the teams shape up.

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World Baseball Classic recap: Dominican Republic survives Colombia to win Pool C
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Manny Machado celebrates after scoring on a single by Jose Bautista during the Dominican Republic’s win against Colombia. (AP) If we could sum up the 2017 World Baseball Classic so far in one word, it would simply be “epic.” The craziness continued on Sunday as the Dominican Republic overcame a relentless and upset-minded Colombia team […]

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Dominican Republic hammers Canada in Pool C opener
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Jose Bautista said earlier in March that he wants to remain in Toronto for the rest of his career, but on Thursday, he was sticking it to his adopted home north of the border. Bautista went 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs as the Dominican Republic opened Pool C with a 9-2 thrashing […]

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