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Ortiz in favor of pitch clock, says baseball is 'turning a little boring'
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Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred’s pace-of-play initiatives have received an unlikely supporter: David Ortiz. Having spent the last year watching baseball rather than playing it, Ortiz has determined the game isn't nearly as exciting when you're a spectator. “The game is turning a little boring. Now that I’m on this side watching the game, […]

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Span says this is his best offseason since '14
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Outfielder Denard Span had mixed emotions after the Giants traded him and three other players to the Rays for third baseman Evan Longoria in December. Tampa is Span’s home.

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'Baseball decisions' prompt Phillies to wait on free-agent market, GM Matt Klentak says
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Matt Gelb is the Phillies beat writer for the Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com. A graduate of Central Bucks High School West and Syracuse University, he covered the Phillies from 2010 to 2014 with a one-year tour on the Metro desk between baseball assignments.  BETHLEHEM, Pa. — There is less

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Are the Detroit Tigers the worst team in MLB? Bleacher Report says yes
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Just three Tigers starters remain from the franchise' last playoff game in 2014. Video by Ryan Ford/DFP We're about a month away from a new era of Detroit Tigers baseball.  That's right, pitchers and catchers report to spring training in Lakeland, Fla. on Feb. 13, and the team's first

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MLB trade news: Pirates send Andrew McCutchen to Giants, report says
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MLB trade news: Pirates send Andrew McCutchen to Giants, report says Andrew McCutchen is packing his bags and jetting West after the Pirates traded him to the Giants on Monday, The Athletic reported. *************************************************************************** ••••INFORMATION • Source: https://goo.gl/eQsL98 ————————————————————————— Videos can use content-based copyright law contains reasonable use Fair Use (https://www.youtube.com/yt/copyright/) Very excited to partner […]

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Ziegler says he won't ask Marlins to trade him
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Brad Ziegler signed a two-year, $16 million contract with the Marlins last offseason, and the veteran right-hander has every intention to stick with the club until he is told otherwise.

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Apologists vs. Deniers: What voting — or not voting — for Bonds and Clemens says about you
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Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens are two of the greatest — and most controversial — stars MLB has ever seen. As the Cooperstown debate rages, which side voters land on tells us much more than just their stance on steroids.

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Former MLB All-Star says he stepped away from baseball to take care of ailing wife
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Dioner Navarro still hopes to return someday

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Cutch says goodbye to Pirates fans, Pittsburgh
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Andrew McCutchen issued a heartfelt goodbye to Pirates fans and the city of Pittsburgh — a place he called “My Home” in a classy tweet — hours after it was revealed that he had been traded to the San Francisco Giants on Monday.

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Mariners GM says he traded for Dee Gordon mid-flight
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After meeting in Los Angeles last month with then-free agent Shohei Ohtani, instead of turning on a movie or taking a nap on the three-hour flight back to Seattle, Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to do a bit of work. Before the plane touched down, he had acquired Dee Gordon from the Miami Marlins. […]

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Gregg Popovich Says LaMarcus Aldridge Asked To Be Traded Last Summer | SI Wire | Sports Illustrated
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San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich says that forward LaMarcus Aldridge requested a trade this summer. Popovich was asked what has led to Aldridge playing better this season, he replied. “When he said, ‘I want to be traded.’” Subscribe to ►► http://po.st/SubscribeSI Follow the latest NFL news and highlights, with updates on your favorite […]

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Agent says allegations he filmed clients in shower 'absurd and untrue'
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Jason Wood – the baseball agent who was fired on Wednesday after reportedly being caught using a hidden camera to film some of his clients while they were showering in his home – has denied the allegations against him. “The allegations that have surfaced today are absurd and untrue,” Wood wrote in a text-message statement […]

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