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  • • Mariners, Luis Castillo Agree To Extension
    The Mariners and Luis Castillo are in agreement on a five-year, $108MM extension, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. There is a sixth-year vesting option that can take the total to $133MM. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic relays that Castillo will have full no-trade protection for the first three years. Castillo was slated to become…...2022
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  • Sources: M's, Castillo agree to $108M extension
    • Sources: M's, Castillo agree to $108M extension
    The Mariners and right-hander Luis Castillo are in agreement on a five-year, $108 million contract extension, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2022
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  • • Dodgers To Exercise Club Option On Daniel Hudson
    The Dodgers will exercise their $6.5MM club option for next season on reliever Daniel Hudson, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). Los Angeles and Hudson have agreed to tack on an additional team option valued around $6.5MM for the 2024 campaign as well, Passan adds. Hudson returns for a second season in L.A. after signing…...2022
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  • • Bird App Recap: Guardians 10, White Sox 7
    @Jshady72 The South Siders get steamrolled in extra innings to effectively end their season. What a time to be alive! Well it’s pretty much do or die for the White Sox, facing the division-leading Cleveland Guardians, four games back. Here’s how we are lining them up tonight: Tonight's #WhiteSox starters at Guaranteed Rate Field.⏰: 7:10 p.m. CT : @NBCSChicago : @ESPN1000 : @FDSportsboo...2022
  • • Tigers To Hire Scott Harris As President Of Baseball Operations
    The Tigers’ search for a new front office leader has reached its conclusion, as they’re set to hire Giants general manager Scott Harris as their new president of baseball operations, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan (Twitter link). Detroit fired Al Avila from his post as general manager back on Aug. 10. Harris spent three seasons as…...2022
  • • Outside the Confines: Records and milestones
    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images Aaron Judge approaches the AL record for home runs. Albert Pujols closes in on 700. The Dodgers are really good. The Mets have straightened themselves out. And other news from baseball. It’s hard to believe there are only 2½ weeks left in the 2022 regular season. Of course, with all the extra playoff teams, I’m expecting the postseason to finish up someti...2022
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  • FanGraphs Audio: Jeff Passan on International Amateur Signings
    • FanGraphs Audio: Jeff Passan on International Amateur Signings
    Episode 992 This week on the show, we welcome one of the biggest names in baseball writing to talk about a court case with big implications for the sport before our newest full-time hire makes his podcast debut. To begin, Eric Longenhagen is joined by Jeff Passan, ESPN writer and author of The Arm, to […]...2022
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  • • MLBPA Representation Of Minor Leaguers Becomes Official
    The MLBPA’s efforts to represent minor leaguers have officially paid off, according to Evan Drellich of The Athletic and Jeff Passan of ESPN. Just over two weeks ago, it was reported that the MLBPA had taken initial steps towards unionizing minor leaguers, with those players being asked to vote on designating the MLBPA as their collective…...2022
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  • • MLB to Ban Extreme Shift, Implement Pitch Clock Among Major Rules Changes for Next Year
    MLB’s competition committee voted Friday to enact several rules changes for 2023 and beyond that could dramatically impact the game. Those changes include a pitch clock, a ban on extreme shifts, larger bases, and limits on pickoff moves. ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported that the vote was not unanimous, with player reps on the committee voting … The post MLB to Ban Extreme Shift, Imple...2022
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  • • Details On Bonus Pool For Pre-Arbitration Players
    Major League Baseball teams received a memo Thursday outlining the parameters for this year’s newly created pre-arbitration bonus pool, breaking down payouts based both on Awards voting and based on a new, MLB/MLBPA jointly created version of wins above replacement. Both ESPN’s Jeff Passan and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal offer specifics on how the pool…...2022
  • • Outside The Confines: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
    These may be getting bigger. And other changes. | Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images MLB is likely to enact four major rules changes today. Aaron Judge’s pursuit of history. The New York teams are struggling, but not out. And other news from around baseball. It seems like big changes are coming to baseball today. The Competition Committee is expected to vote today to adopt new rules reg...2022
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  • • Two Minor Leaguers File Lawsuit Against Angels In Dominican Court
    A pair of minor league players have filed suit against the Angels for allegedly reneging on verbal agreements made back in 2019, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. Outfielder Willy Fañas, now with the Mets, and infielder Keiderson Pavon, now with the Rangers, claim that the Angels verbally agreed to respective signing bonuses of $1.8MM and $425K…...2022
  • • Red Sox, Enrique Hernandez Agree To Contract Extension
    The Red Sox are in agreement on a one-year, $10MM extension with utilityman Enrique Hernández, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. The deal doesn’t contain any additional options, tweets Chris Cotillo of MassLive. Hernández had been slated to hit free agency this winter, but he’ll bypass that opportunity for a third season in Boston. The longtime Dodger…...2022
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  • • Jeff Passan’s Aaron Judge-Yankees take shouldn’t sell fans on anything
    The only such instance that should make New York Yankees fans feel comfortable about an Aaron Judge return following the 2022 season is the larger-than-life figure himself officially signing a contract. Otherwise, anything else is a wild guess as to what might happen. We’ve already said it earlier this year and we’ll say it again: […] Jeff Passan’s Aaron Judge-Yankees take ...2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
    These may be getting bigger. And other changes. | Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images MLB is likely to enact four major rules changes today. Aaron Judge’s pursuit of history. The New York teams are struggling, but not out. And other news from around baseball. It seems like big changes are coming to baseball today. The Competition Committee is expected to vote today to adopt new rules reg...2022
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  • • Fernando Tatis Jr. Suspended 80 Games For Performance-Enhancing Drug Violation
    Major League Baseball announced Friday afternoon that Padres star Fernando Tatis Jr. has been suspended for 80 games without pay after testing positive for Clostebol, a banned performance-enhancing substance. Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link) reported that Tatis had failed a PED test seconds before the league announcement. The Padres have released a statement on the stunning development:…...2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: The ‘22 Sale is over
    Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The injury-prone Red Sox pitcher will not play again this season. It seems like every time we hear the name Chris Sale lately, there’s something less-than-ideal happening. Whether it was his expressive outburst in the minors after a not-so-great outing, or the comebacker he took to his hand that resulted in a broken pinky finger and surgery to relieve the ...2022
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  • • Tyler Glasnow Expected To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    AUGUST 3: As expected, Glasnow will indeed have Tommy John surgery on Wednesday, reports Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times. JULY 31: Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter). That not only officially marks an end to his 2021 season, but perhaps…...2021
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  • • Tyler Glasnow Expected To Undergo Tommy John Surgery
    Rays right-hander Tyler Glasnow is expected to undergo Tommy John surgery next week, per ESPN’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter). That not only officially marks an end to his 2021 season, but perhaps his 2022 season as well. Passan adds that he may not return until 2023, though there remains a “small chance” that an alternative…...2021
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  • • MLB Planning To Institute 10-Day Suspensions For Foreign Substance Use
    Major League Baseball will distribute a memo to teams today outlining its plans for enforcing a ban on foreign substances, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. Players found with illicit substances on their person will be suspended for ten days, with pay, with enforcement expected to begin on June 21, per Passan. Notably, the league isn’t…...2021
  • • Sources: Castellanos loses appeal of 2-game ban
    Nick Castellanos' appeal of a two-game suspension has been denied, sources told ESPN's Kiley McDaniel and Jeff Passan. The Reds outfielder was suspended for his role in a benches-clearing brawl involving the Cardinals....2021
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton heads to his new home and controversy in Sweden
    Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Match fixing in Swedish pro hockey? The NHL season is tentatively just a month away, as teams prepare for a hopeful start date of January 13th and a likely game volume of 56 games per team during the regular season. With just a few weeks left before that would see teams taking the ice for official game play, NHL-signed skaters are starting to make their way ba...2020
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton returns stateside
    Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports The NHL season is tentatively just a month away, as teams prepare for a hopeful start date of January 13th and a likely game volume of 56 games per team during the regular season. With just a few weeks left before that would see teams taking the ice for official game play, NHL-signed skaters are starting to make their way back from the leagues they’ve been part...2020
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  • • Robinson Cano Receives 162-Game PED Suspension
    Mets second baseman Robinson Cano has tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports (via Twitter). The league confirmed minutes after Passan’s report that Cano has tested positive for Stanozolol. Because this is Cano’s second PED ban — he also tested positive with the Mariners back in 2018 — he’ll be suspended for…...2020
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  • • Ex-MLB pitcher busted with over 20 kilos of cocaine
    It’s always surprising when former athletes break the law for asinine reasons, which was recently the case in an arrest involving a former MLB pitcher.Esteban Loaiza, who spent 14 years in the league, and nearly won the Cy Young award back in 2003, was arrested for possessing over 20 kilograms of cocaine in San Diego on Friday, according to police records obtained by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. N...2018

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  • • Mariners, Luis Castillo Agree To Extension
    The Mariners and Luis Castillo are in agreement on a five-year, $108MM extension, according to Jeff Passan of ESPN. There is a sixth-year vesting option that can take the total to $133MM. Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic relays that Castillo will have full no-trade protection for the first three years. Castillo was slated to become…...2022
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  • • Sources: M's, Castillo agree to $108M extension
    The Mariners and right-hander Luis Castillo are in agreement on a five-year, $108 million contract extension, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2022
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  • • Outside the Confines: Records and milestones
    Photo by John Fisher/Getty Images Aaron Judge approaches the AL record for home runs. Albert Pujols closes in on 700. The Dodgers are really good. The Mets have straightened themselves out. And other news from baseball. It’s hard to believe there are only 2½ weeks left in the 2022 regular season. Of course, with all the extra playoff teams, I’m expecting the postseason to finish up someti...2022
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  • • Details On Bonus Pool For Pre-Arbitration Players
    Major League Baseball teams received a memo Thursday outlining the parameters for this year’s newly created pre-arbitration bonus pool, breaking down payouts based both on Awards voting and based on a new, MLB/MLBPA jointly created version of wins above replacement. Both ESPN’s Jeff Passan and The Athletic’s Ken Rosenthal offer specifics on how the pool…...2022
  • • Outside The Confines: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
    These may be getting bigger. And other changes. | Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images MLB is likely to enact four major rules changes today. Aaron Judge’s pursuit of history. The New York teams are struggling, but not out. And other news from around baseball. It seems like big changes are coming to baseball today. The Competition Committee is expected to vote today to adopt new rules reg...2022
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  • • Jeff Passan’s Aaron Judge-Yankees take shouldn’t sell fans on anything
    The only such instance that should make New York Yankees fans feel comfortable about an Aaron Judge return following the 2022 season is the larger-than-life figure himself officially signing a contract. Otherwise, anything else is a wild guess as to what might happen. We’ve already said it earlier this year and we’ll say it again: […] Jeff Passan’s Aaron Judge-Yankees take ...2022
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  • • Rays Extend Tyler Glasnow Through 2024
    1:42pm: The Rays announced the contract. Glasnow will earn $5.35MM in 2023, his final season of arbitration eligibility, and a hefty $25MM in 2024, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. There are “significant” bonuses available based on Cy Young finishes over the next two seasons, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic adds. 1:33pm: The Rays are set to…...2022
  • • Mariners, Julio Rodriguez Finalizing 14-Year Extension
    11:44am: The exact terms of the contract are a $210MM guarantee over a 14-year term, ESPN’s Jeff Passan tweets. That said, Passan adds that it’s an extremely complex structure that includes both player options and club options. That $450MM ceiling will draw plenty of attention, but it’s practically unprecedented for any player to fully max…...2022
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  • • White Sox Room Temperature Seat
    Jerry and Kenny, discussing ways to somehow make the White Sox worse in 2023. All the key figures deserve to be fired, but who comes first? In case you aren’t fully enjoying the broken ride that is the 2022 White Sox, let me make it worse! Change won’t happen overnight, and it will always come from the top. The White Sox are in desperate need of change, and not just #changethegame or #chan...2022
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  • • Mets To Select Nate Fisher
    The Mets are selecting the contract of left-hander Nate Fisher, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN. Fisher is not currently on the club’s 40-man roster, meaning a corresponding move of some kind will be required. More to come....2022

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  • • Bird App Recap: Guardians 10, White Sox 7
    @Jshady72 The South Siders get steamrolled in extra innings to effectively end their season. What a time to be alive! Well it’s pretty much do or die for the White Sox, facing the division-leading Cleveland Guardians, four games back. Here’s how we are lining them up tonight: Tonight's #WhiteSox starters at Guaranteed Rate Field.⏰: 7:10 p.m. CT : @NBCSChicago : @ESPN1000 : @FDSportsboo...2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: The ‘22 Sale is over
    Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The injury-prone Red Sox pitcher will not play again this season. It seems like every time we hear the name Chris Sale lately, there’s something less-than-ideal happening. Whether it was his expressive outburst in the minors after a not-so-great outing, or the comebacker he took to his hand that resulted in a broken pinky finger and surgery to relieve the ...2022
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton heads to his new home and controversy in Sweden
    Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports Match fixing in Swedish pro hockey? The NHL season is tentatively just a month away, as teams prepare for a hopeful start date of January 13th and a likely game volume of 56 games per team during the regular season. With just a few weeks left before that would see teams taking the ice for official game play, NHL-signed skaters are starting to make their way ba...2020
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton returns stateside
    Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports The NHL season is tentatively just a month away, as teams prepare for a hopeful start date of January 13th and a likely game volume of 56 games per team during the regular season. With just a few weeks left before that would see teams taking the ice for official game play, NHL-signed skaters are starting to make their way back from the leagues they’ve been part...2020
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  • • Sources: Reds player tests positive for COVID-19
    A Cincinnati Reds player has tested positive for the coronavirus, sources confirmed to ESPN. As a result, Saturday night's scheduled game against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates is likely to be postponed, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2020
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  • • Reds Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus
    An unidentified Reds player has tested positive for the coronavirus, Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic tweets. As a result, the likelihood is that the league will postpone their game against the Pirates on Saturday, Jeff Passan of ESPN reports. Positive COVID-19 tests across the majors have thrown a wrench into the league’s plans early this…...2020
  • • MLB rosters frozen, conditions set for resumption of play
    As anticipated, an agreement regarding the coronavirus-driven suspension of the 2020 season has resulted in a freezing of MLB rosters, Bob Nightengale of USA Today reports on Twitter. A date for the resumption of transactions will be set in the future. As part of their negotiations, Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have also reached a set of understandings regarding the resump...2020
  • • Report: MLB execs, players believe season unlikely to start until at least May
    Major League Baseball suspended the start of its 2020 season on Thursday out of precaution for the coronavirus. While the league announced an initial two-week suspension, baseball fans may not see the MLB season return until May. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, many executives and players around the league believe the MLB season won’t resume until May at the earliest. The league plans to re-evalu...2020
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  • • Marcell Ozuna signs with Braves for one-year, $18M
    The Braves have agreed to a one-year deal with free-agent outfielder Marcell Ozuna, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN.com. The MDR Sports Management client will receive an $18M salary that slightly exceeds the $17.8M qualifying offer from the Cardinals that he rejected back in November. The market for Ozuna has been tepid, with the Cardinals and Rangers reported as the primary suitors for much of the wi...2020
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  • • Rockies intrigued by Cubs, Cardinals for Nolan Arenado trade?
    As the Colorado Rockies continue to explore the market for a potential trade of All-Star third baseman Nolan Arenado, the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs have emerged as potential fits for a blockbuster deal. According to ESPN’s Jeff Passan, the Cubs and Cardinals have stood out as two teams that could offer what the Rockies are seeking and have the financial and roster resources to make a de...2020
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  • • Bird App Recap: Guardians 10, White Sox 7
    2022
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  • • Outside the Confines: Records and milestones
    2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
    2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: The ‘22 Sale is over
    2022
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  • • Blue Jays To Sign Kevin Gausman
    The Blue Jays have agreed to a five-year, $110MM deal with free agent Kevin Gausman, according to ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan (via Twitter).  MLB Network’s Jon Morosi tweeted earlier today that the two sides were “gaining momentum towards a deal,” and Morosi’s earlier reports suggested that Gausman would land a five-year deal in the $100MM range,…...2021
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  • • Top 100 Starting Pitchers for 2021: Week 18
    I spent Friday afternoon calling TD Ameritrade to see if Grey had traded me to ESPN for the return of Manny Ramirez to MLB. After seeing reports on Twitter from Jeff Passan that Grey was actually at Boba Hut -- the Star Wars-themed boba joint -- instead of The Great Fantasy Industry Meetup, I started to relax. My eyes shut, the words Fidelio shooting through my head. Yes, I was loyal to Razzball. ...2021
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  • • Latest On Trevor Bauer
    It appears the Dodgers have entered the market for top free agent hurler Trevor Bauer. ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan connected the two sides (Twitter link), with Jon Heyman of MLB Network (Twitter link) adding further detail to the situation. At the moment, all that’s known is that the L.A. ballclub has initiated contact with Bauer’s camp and…...2021
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton heads to his new home and controversy in Sweden
    2020
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton returns stateside
    2020
  • • Veteran utilityman Sean Rodriguez agrees to minor-league deal with Marlins
    The Marlins have struck a minor-league deal with veteran utilityman Sean Rodriguez, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN.com (via Twitter). Other terms aren’t yet known. Presumably, the 34-year-old Rodriguez will receive an invitation to participate in MLB camp. Rodriguez has seen action in each of the past 12 years in the big leagues, though he has failed to produce league-average offensive numbers over t...2020
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  • • Sources: Cole to join Yankees for 9 years, $324M
    Prized free-agent pitcher Gerrit Cole and the New York Yankees have agreed to a record nine-year, $324 million contract, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2019
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  • • 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
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  • Sources: MLB, union reach tentative CBA deal
    • Sources: MLB, union reach tentative CBA deal
    MLB and the players' association reached a tentative agreement on a new CBA Thursday, ending the league's 99-day lockout and salvaging a 162-game season, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2022
  • • Sources: Betts, Dodgers near long-term contract
    The deal, which could be agreed upon as soon as Wednesday, would keep Mookie Betts with the Dodgers for at least a decade, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2020
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  • • Sources: MLB plans to suspend spring training
    Spring training is expected to be suspended Thursday, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Passan, and the start of the season is likely to be delayed....2020
  • • Major League Baseball Expected To Suspend Spring Training
    As sports entities throughout the world take action to minimize the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Major League Baseball appears poised to cease play of Spring Training games. MLB Network’s Jon Heyman tweets that officials with Grapefruit League clubs in Florida are expecting games to be suspended, and ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports that executives throughout…...2020
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  • • Bauer warned about his 'FREE JOE KELLY' cleats
    MLB contacted the Reds this week to inform them the cleats that Trevor Bauer planned to wear in support of Los Angeles' Joe Kelly were "against footwear regulations," sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2020
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  • • Sources: Twins land Donaldson for 4 years, $92M
    Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Twins have agreed to a four-year deal that includes $92 million guaranteed, with a chance to increase to $104 million in value if Donaldson hits escalators on a fifth-year club option, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2020
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  • • Bauer warned about his 'FREE JOE KELLY' cleats
    MLB contacted the Reds this week to inform them the cleats that Trevor Bauer planned to wear in support of Los Angeles' Joe Kelly were "against footwear regulations," sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2020
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  • • Fernando Tatis Jr. Suspended 80 Games For Performance-Enhancing Drug Violation
    2022
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  • Sources: Yankees near trade for Cubs' Rizzo
    • Sources: Yankees near trade for Cubs' Rizzo
    The Yankees are finalizing a deal to acquire first baseman Anthony Rizzo from the Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2021
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  • • White Sox, Dallas Keuchel Agree To Deal
    The White Sox have reached agreement on a deal with free agent lefthander Dallas Keuchel, according to a tweet from ESPN’s Jeff Passan (link). It’s a three-year deal for $55.5MM, with a vesting fourth year that could take it to 4/$74MM, reports Jon Heyman of MLB Network (link). Keuchel’s signing means there’s one less coveted…...2019
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  • • Sources: Strasburg, Nats agree on $245M deal
    Stephen Strasburg and the Washington Nationals have reached agreement on a deal, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan Monday....2019
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  • Sources: Mets finalizing deal with Cubs for Baez
    • Sources: Mets finalizing deal with Cubs for Baez
    The New York Mets are finalizing a trade to acquire shortstop Javier Baez from the Chicago Cubs, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2021
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  • • Can Jesus Save Your Fantasy Season?
    Marlins first-year phenom Jesus Sanchez continued to work miracles this week as he went 2-for-3 Friday night with two runs scored and his seventh home run, a 3-run blast, his third hit to the heavens in the past week! Hashtag blessed. Speaking of miracles, I had a bit of a holy experience this week when I witnessed a Razzball cameo on SportsCenter Monday night. I immediately pinged Grey to inform ...2021
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  • Jeff Passan predicts the 2021 MLB season from every possible angle
    • Jeff Passan predicts the 2021 MLB season from every possible angle
    From fantasy to gambling to soothsaying, Passan puts on many different hats to identify breakout players and teams that will win big in the year ahead....2021

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  • • Outside the Confines: Records and milestones
    2022
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  • • Outside The Confines: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes
    2022
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  • • White Sox Room Temperature Seat
    2022
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  • • Cardinals Finalizing Deal For Jose Quintana
    The Cardinals are finalizing a deal to acquire starter José Quintana from the Pirates, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). St. Louis has been on the hunt for additions to their starting rotation, and they’re nearing agreement to add an intra-divisional opponent. Quintana was an obvious trade candidate, as he’s an impending free agent on…...2022
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  • • Astros Willing To Listen To Offers On Controllable Starting Pitching
    “Controllable starters” is becoming one of the most commonly repeated phrases of the 2022 trade deadline, as far more young arms than expected are being made available to teams in need of starting pitching. ESPN’s Jeff Passan adds the Astros to the growing list of clubs that will at least entertain offers for young, cost-controlled…...2022
  • • Guardians Open To Dealing Controllable Starters
    With the demand for starting pitching at its annual peak, the Guardians are open to opportunistically dealing from their big league rotation, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. Zach Plesac and Aaron Civale are the two names they’re most willing to consider, and Passan adds that while Cleveland will typically listen to offers for any player, the…...2022
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  • • Mariners To Promote George Kirby
    The Mariners are calling up top pitching prospect George Kirby, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com tweeted earlier this afternoon that Kirby had been scratched from his scheduled start with Double-A Arkansas. Whenever Kirby first takes the ball, he’ll be making his major league debut. The 20th overall pick in the…...2022
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  • • MLB, MLBPA Expected To Resume Core Economics Discussions On Thursday
    Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have scheduled a collective bargaining negotiation session for Thursday, reports Jeff Passan of ESPN (Twitter link). Notably, MLB is expected to present a core economics proposal to the union, marking the first development on the most contentious issues of the lockout since the league instituted the work…...2022
  • • Passan On CBA Negotiations
    On Monday, USA Today’s Bob Nightengale wrote that no negotiating sessions were scheduled between MLB and the players’ union.  That remains the case, but ESPN’s Jeff Passan writes today that “MLB is working on proposals to bring to the table.”  Passan’s sources believe the “earliest negotiations will ramp up this time is late January.” Passan suggests...2022
  • Source: Bauer's season over as leave extended
    • Source: Bauer's season over as leave extended
    Trevor Bauer's season is over as the Dodgers pitcher has had his administrative leave extended through the regular season and playoffs, a league official told ESPN's Jeff Passan....2021
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  • • Cubs’ Ian Happ Drawing Significant Trade Interest
    Willson Contreras generates the most public speculation with the trade deadline a week away, but teammate outfielder Ian Happ has emerged as one of the more in-demand names on the trade market, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports. That’s particularly notable when paired with Happ’s recent acknowledgment that the team has not approached him about a contract…...2022
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  • • Giants To Acquire Kris Bryant
    The Giants made a major splash at the trade deadline buzzer, acquiring slugger Kris Bryant from the Cubs for prospects Alexander Canario and Caleb Kilian.  ESPN’s Jeff Passan broke news of the trade, while Francys Romero of LasMayores was first on Canario and journalist Marc Delucchi had Kilian. Drafted second overall in 2013 out of the University…...2021
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  • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: Will frugal 10 actually spend, Bauer's market and another All-Star trade candidate
    • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: Will frugal 10 actually spend, Bauer's market and another All-Star trade candidate
    Free agency has heated up -- well, at least for some teams -- but big names remain available. Here's our latest MLB offseason buzz....2021
  • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: White Sox become AL's team to beat, the DJ LeMahieu-Yankees stare-down and more
    • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: White Sox become AL's team to beat, the DJ LeMahieu-Yankees stare-down and more
    From a surprising closer payday to the real status of Fernando Tatis Jr.'s extension talks and where things stand between New York and the top free-agent infielder, here's the latest offseason buzz....2021
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  • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: New homes for George Springer, Nolan Arenado?
    • Five things Jeff Passan is hearing: New homes for George Springer, Nolan Arenado?
    Two teams have emerged as the front-runners for George Springer, while a possible twist could open a road for Nolan Arenado out of Colorado. Here's the latest buzz....2020
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  • • Morning Flurries: Joe Thornton heads to his new home and controversy in Sweden
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