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  • • Judge dismisses one sign-stealing lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros
    It looks like the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros will have one less thing to worry about these days. A federal judge dismissed one of the sign-stealing lawsuits against both organizations Friday, saying there was not enough evidence to proceed with the case. This specific lawsuit was filed by daily fantasy sports against the Red Sox, Astros and Major League Baseball. Daily fantasy sports argued...2020
  • • Cubs-Cardinals London Series canceled due to COVID-19
    The coronavirus has postponed or canceled plenty of events around the sports world, and now the Chicago Cubs-St. Louis Cardinals London Series has been canceled, according to MLB Communications. The teams were set to play two games at West Ham's London Stadium on June 13 and 14. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement on Wednesday in a release sent to MLB employees.  "We made the decisi...2020
  • • Boston Red Sox all-time team: Big Papi, Pedro, Pedroia in history-rich lineup
    We're picking a 'Baseball Stars' lineup for each team during April...2020
  • • Red Sox P Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John Surgery
    You can add another Major League Baseball player to the list of athletes who have undergone surgery amid the coronavirus outbreak. Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to the Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAtrrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.  Sale's surgery was deemed worthy by ElAttrache due to the impact it...2020
  • • Manfred indicates that MLB has completed Boston Red Sox investigation
    Major League Baseball has completed its investigation into the Boston Red Sox’s alleged cheating. Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke with ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt for an interview on Wednesday night. Manfred shared that the investigation has been completed. He said no written report has been produced yet because they have been focused on other more pressing matters. “We are done with the investigation,” ...2020
  • • MLB commissioner Rob Manfred: Baseball will play a role in 'the healing in this country'
    Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ll have to continue to wait for answers on Major League Baseball’s investigation into the Boston Red Sox regarding their alleged misuse of technology to steal signs.  Commissioner Rob Manfred did reveal to ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt on Wednesday that he’s “done” investigating the matter. Manfred has not had time to write a public report yet but will issue a verdict ...2020
  • • Ravens sign XFL long snapper Nick Moore
    The Ravens signed long snapper Nick Moore, according to the NFL’s official transactions report. Moore is another signee from the XFL. He played for the Tampa Bay Vipers. The Ravens already have Morgan Cox on their roster as their long snapper. Moore has played in the Boston Red Sox organization, playing in the minors for [more]...2020
  • • Red Sox minor leaguer tests positive for virus
    A Boston Red Sox minor league player has tested positive for COVID-19, the team announced on Tuesday....2020
  • • Red Sox debut temporary logo to promote social distancing
    At a time when everyone is doing what they can to stay safe during the COVID-19 epidemic, the Boston Red Sox found a unique way to raise awareness for staying safe. On Tuesday, the Red Sox revealed a temporary logo to raise awareness for the importance of social distancing during a time when the coronavirus is spreading rapidly.  The unique design does a nice job capturing the theme and incorporat...2020
  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    David Ortiz demonstrated his abilities as one of the game’s all-time great power hitters for more than a decade with the Boston Red Sox. Now, the MLB legend is passing on his skills to his 15-year-old son and potentially starting the next generation of baseball greatness in his family. The 44-year-old spent some quality time with his son in the backyard, teaching him the finer points of hitting. F...2020

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  • • Red Sox P Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John Surgery
    You can add another Major League Baseball player to the list of athletes who have undergone surgery amid the coronavirus outbreak. Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to the Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAtrrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.  Sale's surgery was deemed worthy by ElAttrache due to the impact it...2020
  • • Red Sox's Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    Boston Red Sox left hander Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, Chaim Bloom, the team's chief baseball officer, announced Wednesday....2020
  • • Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    The inevitable has come. Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, the Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday. The announcement is not really surprising considering the way things have been going for Sale. He’s been dealing with elbow problems over the past month, which was an issue for him last season too. The Red Sox said Sale would not have to undergo Tommy John surgery, but many felt he would ...2020
  • • Red Sox announce Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    The Boston Red Sox announced on Thursday that starting pitcher Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery to repair the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. Sale, who missed the start of spring training with pneumonia, experienced soreness in his elbow at the start of his training and underwent testing. After sending the scans in early March to renowned Dr. James Andrews and then receiving...2020
  • • MLB pushing back season start is good for Chris Sale, Red Sox
    We knew the start of the Major League Baseball regular season was delayed for at least two weeks, but now we'll have to wait even longer to see the players return to the diamond. MLB announced Monday that the season has been delayed at least eight weeks in order to comply with the CDC's recommendations of restricting events of more than 50-plus people. How many teams can say they'll benefit from a...2020
  • • Chris Sale diagnosed with flexor strain, will not need surgery
    The Boston Red Sox gathered several opinions on the latest arm issue Chris Sale is experiencing, and the news could have been much worse for the left-hander and the team. Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke confirmed on Thursday that doctors have not recommended any type of surgery for Sale, including Tommy John. Sale was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his left elbow and will take a week off from thro...2020
  • • Report: Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery for now
    Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale seems to have avoided a major setback with his elbow after doctors determined he doesn’t need Tommy John surgery at this time, per the Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal. Sale, who missed the start of spring training with pneumonia, experienced soreness in his elbow at the start of the week and underwent testing. The team initially sent the MRI results to renowned ...2020
  • • Amid battles with carpal tunnel, Price says he has feeling in his hand again
    David Price appears to be taking a big step in the right direction now that he is a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers. The former Cy Young winner made his first start of the spring on Monday, pitching 1.1 innings against the Cincinnati Reds. After the game, Price, who has battled carpal tunnel syndrome and circulatory problems in his wrist throughout his entire career, gave a positive update on hi...2020
  • • Chris Sale underwent MRI for sore elbow
    The Boston Red Sox announced recently that Chris Sale will begin the regular season on the injured list after he missed some time in spring training with pneumonia, but the illness is no longer the only concern with the left-hander. On Tuesday, the Red Sox announced that Sale was sent for an MRI the previous day after experiencing soreness in his elbow during live batting practice. The results of ...2020
  • • Report: Red Sox ace Chris Sale undergoes MRI on elbow
    As the Boston Red Sox prepare for a season of transition, they could very well be without staff ace Chris Sale for a while. Sale, 30, reported some soreness in his elbow after throwing a side session during Spring Training in Florida. He just had an MRI, the results of which will be sent to renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews. Given Andrews is known for performing Tommy John surgery, this can’t be ...2020

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Boston Red trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Red Sox P Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John Surgery
    You can add another Major League Baseball player to the list of athletes who have undergone surgery amid the coronavirus outbreak. Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Monday, according to the Red Sox. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAtrrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles.  Sale's surgery was deemed worthy by ElAttrache due to the impact it...2020
  • • Offseason In Review: Boston Red Sox
    A transformative offseason for the Red Sox saw the club trade its franchise player, make an unexpected managerial change, and (perhaps most importantly in ownership’s view?) duck under the luxury tax threshold. Major League Signings Martin Perez, SP: One year, $6.5MM (includes $500K buyout of $6.25MM club option for 2021) Kevin Pillar, CF: One year,…...2020
  • • Offseason in review: Boston Red Sox
    A transformative offseason for the Boston Red Sox saw the  club trade its franchise player, make an unexpected managerial change,  and (perhaps most importantly in ownership’s view?) duck under the  luxury tax threshold. Here's a look at the offseason for the Red Sox. Major-league signings: Martin Perez, SP: One year, $6.5M (includes $500K buyout of $6.25M club option for 2021). Kevin Pillar, CF: ...2020
  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    The sports world is buzzing with NFL free agency approaching as future Hall of Famer Tom Brady weighs whether or not to return to the New England Patriots. Now, another Boston sports legend is weighing in with some advice for the Patriots on how to bring Brady back to Boston. Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz offered rather simple advice to the Patriots if they want Brady to return next season. Si...2020
  • • Red Sox sign RHP McHugh to a one-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox signed right-hander Collin McHugh to a one-year contract on Thursday and designated right-hander Hector Velazquez for assignment....2020
  • • Chris Sale diagnosed with flexor strain, will not need surgery
    The Boston Red Sox gathered several opinions on the latest arm issue Chris Sale is experiencing, and the news could have been much worse for the left-hander and the team. Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke confirmed on Thursday that doctors have not recommended any type of surgery for Sale, including Tommy John. Sale was diagnosed with a flexor strain in his left elbow and will take a week off from thro...2020
  • • Chris Sale underwent MRI for sore elbow
    The Boston Red Sox announced recently that Chris Sale will begin the regular season on the injured list after he missed some time in spring training with pneumonia, but the illness is no longer the only concern with the left-hander. On Tuesday, the Red Sox announced that Sale was sent for an MRI the previous day after experiencing soreness in his elbow during live batting practice. The results of ...2020
  • • Dodgers checked with MLB over Red Sox allegations before trading for Mookie Betts
    Major League Baseball has yet to hand down its verdict into the Boston Red Sox over sign-stealing allegations in 2018, but some teams are definitely checking in on the situation before making big moves. According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Los Angeles Dodgers checked in with MLB before trading for Mookie Betts, seeking to ensure that the outfielder wouldn’t be caught up in the findi...2020
  • • Chris Sale to begin season on injured list after battling pneumonia
    The Boston Red Sox will be without their ace to begin the 2020 regular season, as Chris Sale will begin the year on the injured list. Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke told reporters on Thursday that Sale is about two weeks behind and will not pitch on Opening Day. The left-hander is not battling an injury, but he missed time in spring training with pneumonia and needs to regain his strength. Sale had ...2020
  • • Five MLB stars who could be traded this season
    The 2020 MLB offseason delivered plenty of trades for baseball fans to enjoy. While the trade chatter will quiet down for a few weeks, there could be even more movement with MLB stars getting dealt this season. After months of rumors floating about a blockbuster trade in the winter, the Boston Red Sox finally made things happen by dealing Mookie Betts. Now that one superstar is in a new home for t...2020

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  • • MLBPA director Tony Clark calls for Mookie Betts trade to be resolved
    The delays in the Mookie Betts trade have become significant enough that the Major League Baseball Players Union has weighed in. Citing the fact that the players involved are “in limbo” and the “unethical leaking of medical information,” MLBPA executive director Tony Clark urged the four teams involved — the Boston Red Sox, Minnesota Twins, Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels — to complete ...2020
  • • 10 MLB stars on early MVP pace
    While some big-name players have struggled in the early part of the 2019 MLB season, others have made it their own. Defending American League MVP Mookie Betts has struggled. That’s true for many of his teammates. But one member of the Boston Red Sox has consistently performed. And while Betts has struggled, the reigning National League MVP has not. In Southern California, one star is right in his ...2019
  • • Pedro Martinez tells Red Sox fans to ‘relax’ after horrible start
    The Boston Red Sox have returned most of the roster from last year’s record-setting, World Series champion team, but you would never know it after the way they have performed out of the gate in 2019. Their starting pitching has been downright abysmal, but one of the best players in franchise history is not concerned. After the Red Sox fell to 1-4 on the season with a 7-0 loss to the Oakland A’s on...2019
  • • 2018 MLB playoffs: Bracket, schedule, start times, TV channels, live stream, postseason scores, results
    The World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Dodgers is underway...2018

Boston Red kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    2020
  • • Jeter Downs details recent chance encounter with idol, namesake
    The fact that Jeter Downs is named after Derek Jeter thanks to his mother’s admiration of the New York Yankees legend is hardly a shocker, and to no surprise the MLB prospect grew up idolizing “The Captain.” The new Boston Red Sox middle infielder — acquired in the mega-deal that shipped Mookie Betts and David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers — crossed paths with his namesake just last week. It oc...2020
  • • Former MVP Dustin Pedroia suffers significant setback in return from injury
    Boston Red Sox second baseman and former AL MVP Dustin Pedroia’s career could very well be over. The 36-year-old infielder has played in a grand total of nine games over the past two seasons after suffering a knee injury back in 2017. According to Pete Abraham of The Boston Globe, Pedroia is now dealing with yet another setback in his return to the diamond. There’s no more information available at...2020
  • • New York City mayor takes heat after tweeting about love for Red Sox
    New York City mayor Bill de Blasio may have just committed cardinal sin No. 1 in the eyes of his constituents. The Democratic leader attended the Boston Red Sox's spring training game on Saturday with his wife Chirlane McCray and tweeted some pictures of the visit, calling the defending World Series champions one of his “great loves.” Naturally, New Yorkers weren’t thrilled about their mayor ridin...2019
  • • Blake Swihart posts touching tribute, in lineup day after brother’s death
    Blake Swihart was in the Boston Red Sox lineup for Thursday’s Grapefruit League exhibition game against the Washington Nationals, just one day after learning of his brother’s sudden death. The Red Sox catcher also posted a touching tribute to his late sibling on Instagram. Swihart believes his late brother would have wanted him to play on Thursday. “Romell would have been upset with me if I didn’t...2019
  • • Red Sox announce passing of Blake Swihart’s younger brother
    The Boston Red Sox have announced that catcher Blake Swihart’s younger brother, Romell Jordan, has passed away at the age of 23, per a team statement . Swihart has left Red Sox camp in the wake of the family tragedy. “Jordan, who played running back at the University of New Mexico, was 23 years old,” the statement read. “No details of the death have been released, and the Swihart family has asked ...2019
  • • Roush Fenway Racing co-owner looks to buy into NASCAR
    Roush Fenway Racing co-owner John Henry is in talks with NASCAR to purchase a minority state in the stock-car racing sanctioning body, according to a Bloomberg article citing anonymous sources. Neither Henry nor NASCAR are commenting. Henry invested in Roush Racing-turned-Roush Fenway Racing in 2007. RFR is expected to field two cars, full-time, in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2019 — th...2018
  • • Lucky Sox: Man wins lottery with jersey numbers
    A Massachusetts great-grandfather has won a $100,000 lottery prize by picking the jersey numbers of five members of the World Series-winning Boston Red Sox....2018
  • • Manny Machado appears to bid Dodgers farewell in Instagram note
    Manny Machado thanked the Los Angeles Dodgers and seemed to bid farewell to the organization in an Instagram post on Wednesday. On the day the Boston Red Sox held their World Series victory parade, Machado likely said goodbye to the National League champions. On Instagram, Machado thanked the Dodgers for believing in him and called it an “honor” to wear Dodger Blue. “I’d like to thank the Los Ange...2018

Top Boston Red news

  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Los Angeles Dodgers have agreed to a deal with the Boston Red Sox that would send star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Dodgers, sources familiar with the deal tell ESPN. The deal is pending medical reviews....2020
  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan. Boston's return includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, sources said....2020
  • • Resolution: Dodgers should be awarded WS titles
    A resolution urging Major League Baseball to strip the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox of recent World Series titles and award them to the Los Angeles Dodgers has been unanimously approved by the L.A. City Council....2020
  • • Red Sox's Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • MLB: No plans to strip Astros, Red Sox of titles
    Comissioner Rob Manfred says Major League Baseball has no plans to strip World Series titles from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox as a result of the sign-stealing scandal....2020
  • • Report: Red Sox agree with Pillar on 1-year deal
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a deal with free-agent outfielder Kevin Pillar, according to The Boston Globe....2020
  • • Sources: Red Sox trading Betts, Price to Dodgers
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to trade star outfielder Mookie Betts and starter David Price to the Los Angeles Dodgers, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan. Boston's return includes outfielder Alex Verdugo, sources said....2020
  • • David Ortiz calls out ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers for blowing whistle on Astros
    David Ortiz does not condone how the Houston Astros cheated their way to a World Series title in 2017, but Big Papi seems equally annoyed that it was a former member of the team who blew the lid off the sign-stealing scheme. Ortiz spoke with reporters from Boston Red Sox training camp on Thursday, and he criticized former Astros pitcher Mike Fiers for being a “snitch.” Ortiz said it doesn’t sit we...2020
  • • Xander Bogaerts wants to recruit Mookie Betts back to Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox traded Mookie Betts this offseason with a year left on his contract, but there is definitely a lingering state of uncertainty regarding when he hits the open market as he’s expected to do. Longtime teammate Xander Bogaerts is hopeful that Betts will consider a return to Boston, and is even ready to recruit him if it seems appropriate. “Hey, you know… probably, maybe in a year,” ...2020
  • • Red Sox, Andrew Benintendi Avoid Arbitration With Two-Year, $10MM Deal
    The Boston Red Sox have agreed to a two-year, $10MM deal with outfielder Andrew Benintendi, avoiding arbitration, per Alex Speier of the Boston Globe (via Twitter). The deal is set to pay out $3.4MM this season and $6.6MM in 2021, tweets MLB.com’s Mark Feinsand. He will count against the luxury tax at $5MM per season.…...2020

Boston Red fantasy rankings and news

  • • Judge dismisses one sign-stealing lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros
    2020
  • • Report: MLB concluded investigation into Boston's alleged cheating; Red Sox deny league’s findings
    Major League Baseball has reportedly concluded its investigation into allegations that the Boston Red Sox stole signs in 2018, and a lawyer for the Red Sox denied MLB’s finding, per The Athletic. According to The Athletic’s Daniel Kaplan, a lawyer representing the Red Sox did not admit to the team allegedly using video replay to steal opponents’ signs during the 2018 season. The denial came during...2020
  • • Red Sox appear to know conclusion of MLB sign-stealing investigation
    We’ve been waiting quite a while for an update on MLB’s investigation into the Boston Red Sox, but it sounds like the team might already know what’s coming. Red Sox lawyers were in court Friday as part of a lawsuit brought by fantasy sports contestants over sign-stealing by both Boston and the Houston Astros. One lawyer, as well as the judge in the case, seemed to hint that the Red Sox will be acc...2020

Boston Red schedule, game

  • • Boston Red Sox all-time team: Big Papi, Pedro, Pedroia in history-rich lineup
    2020
  • • Watch: David Ortiz teaches his son some of his legendary hitting skills
    2020
  • • Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • Red Sox announce Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery
    2020
  • • Ex-MLB player: Coronavirus 'would spread like wildfire' through baseball
    Major League Baseball has shut down spring training and elected to delay the start of the 2020 season at least two weeks amid the coronavirus pandemic. Given the nature and gravity of the outbreak, MLB — and the same can be said for the NBA, NHL, MLS, etc. — had no other choice. That being said, the decision to shut down baseball for perhaps even longer than the original two-week delay of Opening ...2020
  • • Pitcher Hector Velazquez added to Orioles' roster
    The Baltimore Orioles added Hector Velazquez to their roster today, claiming the right-hander off waivers from the Boston Red Sox, tweets Jason Mastrodonato of the Boston Herald. The Orioles PR department has confirmed the move. The Red Sox DFA’ed Velazquez on March 5. Velazquez, 31, spent the last couple of seasons as a swingman in Boston. After a solid season as a starter in 2017 for for the Paw...2020
  • • Report: Chris Sale expected to avoid Tommy John surgery for now
    2020
  • • Mic’d up Yankees reliever Zack Britton mocks Red Sox over scandal
    The Houston Astros have been mocked and ridiculed throughout spring training by fans and even other MLB players. Despite also being investigated for cheating, the Boston Red Sox have for the most part avoided the taunts, jeers and brutal trolling. That all ended, however, when New York Yankees reliever Zach Britton capitalized on ESPN televising the team’s spring training game against the BoSox on...2020
  • • Chris Sale underwent MRI for sore elbow
    2020
  • • Red Sox Notes: Dalbec, Perez
    The identity of the Boston Red Sox is unclear now that Mookie Betts and David Price play for a different organization. The trickle down effect of losing a bat like Betts from a lineup will certainly affect the other Boston position players, but they still have a talented group of players on hand, starting with…...2020

Boston Red rumors, scandals

  • • Judge dismisses one sign-stealing lawsuit against Red Sox, Astros
    2020
  • • Manfred indicates that MLB has completed Boston Red Sox investigation
    2020
  • • Report: MLB concluded investigation into Boston's alleged cheating; Red Sox deny league’s findings
    2020
  • • David Ortiz offers advice to Patriots on how to keep Tom Brady
    2020
  • • Mic’d up Yankees reliever Zack Britton mocks Red Sox over scandal
    2020
  • • Report: Red Sox ace Chris Sale undergoes MRI on elbow
    2020
  • • Jose Canseco defends Mike Fiers for whistleblowing, calls out David Ortiz
    After hearing former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz call Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers a “snitch” for blowing the whistle on the Houston Astros’ cheating scandal, former big-league slugger Jose Canseco stepped in and came to Fiers’ defense. Canseco, a six-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion, tweeted support for Fiers and his decision to alert MLB about the Astros’ cheating sch...2020
  • • David Ortiz unloads on ‘snitch’ Mike Fiers
    Mike Fiers helped blow the whistle on the Houston Astros for their sign-stealing scheme in 2017, and Boston Red Sox legend David Ortiz thinks that makes him a snitch. Speaking to John Tomase of the Boston Globe, Ortiz unloaded on Fiers for only coming out only after he won a ring and landed a big contract with the Oakland Athletics. No doubt, Ortiz isn’t the only one in MLB circles who feels the s...2020
  • • Curt Schilling says he would not throw at Astros hitters as retaliation
    Curt Schilling had a reputation for being a gritty player during his MLB career, but he says he would not try to showcase his toughness by intentionally throwing at Houston Astros hitters if he were still playing. In a recent appearance on WFAN’s “Moose & Maggie” show, Schilling was asked if he thinks pitchers are going to retaliate against the Astros by plunking their hitters in 2020. The three-t...2020
  • • A’s manager: Team called MLB about Astros’ cheating before scandal broke
    It took Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers coming forward publicly before MLB launched its investigation into the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing method. Athletics manager Bob Melvin revealed on Wednesday that the team called MLB long before Fiers came forward regarding the cheating behavior. Melvin, who supported Fiers’ decision to blow the whistle on the Astros, shared that everyone in baseball ...2020

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