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Vlad left Hall-worthy mark in 1 year with Texas
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Vladimir Guerrero, who helped the Rangers make their first trip to the World Series in 2010, will find out Wednesday if he has been elected to the Hall of Fame. For his former manager and teammates in Texas, there is no question Guerrero belongs.

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Twins' Santana: Colon wants to pitch next year, is eyeing Latino wins record
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Ervin Santana is expecting to see his buddy Bartolo Colon back on the mound in 2018. The Minnesota Twins right-hander told Mike Berardino of the Pioneer Press Saturday that he spoke to Colon last week, and revealed that the 44-year-old confirmed he intends to pitch somewhere in 2018. According to Santana, Colon — who spent […]

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Engel working to steady barrel in Year 2
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Adam Engel played Gold Glove-caliber defense after taking over in center field for the 2017 White Sox. His rookie numbers on offense weren’t anywhere near elite, and Engel described his mechanics as “pretty inconsistent.”

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Hughes named Illinois co-sportscaster of year
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Cubs radio play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes was named the 2017 Illinois co-sportscaster of the year by the National Sports Media Association on Tuesday.

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Unsung zero: Perfect year for Indians' Olson
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The most dominant 2017 season you didn’t notice came from a 27-year-old rookie pitcher with a modest professional track record. The year before, he was designated for assignment more times (three) than he pitched in a big league game (one).

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Report: Yankees settle with Betances a year after contentious arb hearing
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The New York Yankees‘ 2017 arbitration hearing with Dellin Betances got a little contentious after the fact. This year, both sides made sure it wouldn't happen again. Betances and the Yankees reportedly avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $5.1-million deal for 2018, a source told Mark Feinsand of MLB.com. The settlement not only […]

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Greene looking forward to first full year in pros
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Although the Reds have not made an official decision yet, Reds pitching prospect Hunter Greene is dreaming on the idea of beginning his 2018 season at Class A Dayton.

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Orioles' Tanner Scott ready for another year as starter after successful transition in 2017
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Around the time of last year's minicamp, when the Orioles broke the news to electric left-hander Tanner Scott that he'd be working out of the starting rotation instead of the relief role that had suited him well as a pro, he wasn't nearly as certain about its benefits as he is now. "

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Ringing in the new year with some of MLB's best
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Welcome to 2018. As the calendar officially flipped into a new year and people all over the world celebrated with champagne while delivering kisses to their significant others, some of Major League Baseball’s top players celebrated in their own special ways. Here are just a few from MLB's best, who hit social media to wave […]

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Braves have adventurous year from the start
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Whenever Braves fans look back at what transpired in 2017, they will remember the year as being anything but boring. The opening of a new stadium created excitement, and the arrivals of Ozzie Albies and other top prospects heightened hope for the immediate future.

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Cruz, Paxton step up in injury-riddled year
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Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais are big believers in analytics. They crunch the numbers as much as any front office in baseball. But a couple numbers wound up crunching the Mariners in 2017.

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The Year That … : 2017 will be remembered as an MLB season both big and small
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Now that we’ve laid out the criteria for what makes a baseball season memorable, we put 2017 to the test.

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