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Yankees On Demand: Carroll shows potential
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After an excellent 2017 season, lanky reliever Cody Carroll took full advantage of an opportunity to pitch in the Arizona Fall League.

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History shows teams should be wary of signing Martinez to long-term deal
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There’s understandable hesitancy from major-league clubs to offer players any deal exceeding five years. You don’t have to look far back into the history books to see how crippling a long-term deal can be for a franchise’s finances, and how unmovable these players can become soon after signing. J.D. Martinez is one of those sluggers […]

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With Punishment of Braves, MLB Shows it Won't Tolerate Flouting of International Rules
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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred made an example of the Braves and their former GM John Coppolella, a decision that could have big and long-term negative effects on foreign amateurs.

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Braves ruling shows MLB taking international signing practices more seriously
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The Braves received a harsh punishment after former GM John Coppolella violated international prospect market rules. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP) The Atlanta Braves got hit hard Tuesday. Major League Baseball handed down punishments to the organization following its investigation of former general manager John Coppolella’s mishandling of the international player market. Baseball commissioner Rob […]

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Roy Halladay plane crash: Eyewitness video shows him flying erratically
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A day after a plane crash took the life of ex-MLB star pitcher Roy Halladay, witnesses have come forward to say they saw the accident and Halladay was flying erratically. Video obtained by TMZ Sports shows Halladay, 40, making big changes in altitude as he flew around the Gulf of Mexico — not far from […]

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Can LA come back? History shows it's possible
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For the Dodgers to capture their first World Series crown since 1988, Los Angeles will have to fight back from a 3-2 deficit by winning the next two games. That’ll be tough, but it’s certainly doable.

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Joe Girardi's firing shows GMs rule in baseball
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Despite his success as Yankees skipper, Girardi's dismissal proves all the power in MLB today rests in the hands of general managers like Brian Cashman.

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Watch: Seager shows emotion after go-ahead blast off Verlander
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COREY SEAGER FOR THE LEAD! https://t.co/v5cdA7CEYB — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) October 26, 2017 Justin Verlander was cruising for the Houston Astros in Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday until he ran into Corey Seager in the sixth inning. After giving up just one run on one hit – a Joc Pederson homer […]

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This unfortunate stat shows just how bad the Cubs were in Game 3
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Among the things you never want to see in a playoff baseball game, walking the opposing pitcher with the bases loaded ranks right up there with home-run bouncing off an outfielder’s head. But that’s just what happened to the Chicago Cubs in their 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 3 of the […]

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Shaq shows why he played basketball with awful pitch on TBS postgame
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Shaq could be a max-effort, terrible control reliever for an MLB team today. (Screengrab via @cjzero on Twitter) Shaquille O’Neal has everything a coach could want from a power pitcher. He’s strong, tall and exceptionally powerful. After Tuesday night, however, we think he might need to work on his mechanics. Shaq showed why he decided […]

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Naylor shows off offensive tools in AFL rout
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Josh Naylor has always been able to hit, and he has continued to show off his offensive prowess in the early stages of the Arizona Fall League. The Padres’ No. 10 prospect did it all on Saturday, going 2-for-3 with a homer, two RBIs and three runs scored as Peoria topped Salt River, 12-1.

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Ringolsby: Bird shows why Yanks drafted him
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In a postseason that is becoming a showcase for the 2011 First-Year Player Draft, Yankees first baseman Greg Bird stepped to center stage on Sunday. It wasn’t a told-you-so moment. That isn’t Bird’s way.

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