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Black wants to change perception of NL West
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The Rockies and D-backs took forward steps last year by grabbing both National League Wild Card spots, but Rockies manager Bud Black said Tuesday there is still work to do to make sure the NL West is thought of as more than belonging to the Dodgers and Giants.

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La Russa wants steroid-era stars in HOF, but with asterisks
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Count Hall of Fame manager Tony La Russa among those who believe baseball's so-called "steroid-era" stars are deserving of admission to Cooperstown – but with one catch. La Russa disagrees with the one-sided stance of Hall vice chairman Joe Morgan, whose controversial November letter asked voters not to elect suspected or admitted users of performance-enhancing […]

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Wire Taps: 3 prospects to watch; Solis wants to prove reliability
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Well, another year has come and gone. Here at Federal Baseball, we'd like to say thank you for reading — it means the world to us. Also, Bryce Harper, it would… you know what, never mind. We have a whole year to argue about this. Here's the news from Nats Park. Three Nats prospects to […]

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Report: Orioles shopping Machado, who wants to play SS
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The Baltimore Orioles have put themselves front and center in trade speculation at the winter meetings as they reportedly shop star third baseman Manny Machado, major-league sources told The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Machado wants to move from third base to shortstop in his final season before free agency, according to Rosenthal. The Orioles are getting […]

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Banister wants pitchers to reduce walks
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The Rangers’ pitching staff averaged 3.51 walks per nine innings last season, third-highest in the American League. Acquiring pitchers who can help reduce that ratio has been a priority this winter.

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MLB rumors: Orioles open to Machado trade and he wants to play shortstop
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The superstar is one year away from free agency

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Atkins: Toronto wants to add on all fronts
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General manager Ross Atkins will head to Lake Buena Vista, Fla., later this week for the annual Winter Meetings needing to do a little bit of everything. Hitting, pitching, defense, it doesn’t matter; the Blue Jays need it all.

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Syndergaard wants to follow Ohtani and 'show off the arm' in RF
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The New York Mets were not one of the seven lucky teams chosen as finalists for Shohei Ohtani. But maybe they don't need Ohtani in Queens – after all, they've got Thor. Noah Syndergaard thinks that if given the opportunity, he could be like Ohtani and play the outfield for the Mets in between his […]

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Yankees' new manager Boone wants to 'get lost' in the process
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Trusting the process has made its way to Major League Baseball. The New York Yankees welcomed the 33rd manager in franchise history in a press conference Wednesday, and Aaron Boone preached a new-school approach while acknowledging he'll be evaluated by old-school metrics. "I'm going to be judged on wins and losses," Boone said, according to […]

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Shohei Ohtani wants MLB teams to send him their résumé
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Many people have long been confused about Shohei Ohtani's decision to move to Major League Baseball. While the Japanese star is clearly talented enough to make it in the U.S., the timing of his move is costing him millions of dollars. Still only 23, Ohtani is subject to MLB's new international

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PODCAST: How Scott Boras Wants To Incentivize MLB Owners
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A group led by Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter paid $1.2 billion for the Miami Marlins in September. But to finance the money-losing MLB team, the new owners are planning on slashing payroll and are already looking for new investors. Without a lot more cash, the Marlins could be bad for years. That would

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Giancarlo Stanton to the Dodgers? If he wants L.A., he'll get L.A.
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He’s MLB’s most powerful slugger and, with a no-trade clause, its most powerful negotiator. To go from South Beach to SoCal, he need only say the word.

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