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  • • Watch: Top teenage prospect hits two RBI for Mets in spring training game
    It’s going to be a while before 17-year-old New York Mets prospect Ronny Mauricio finds himself in a regular-season Major League Baseball game. Though, the Dominican native is already making waves during Grapefruit League play in Florida. A top-three prospect of the Mets organization heading into the 2019 season, Mauricio netted a pair of RBI durin...
  • • Chris Sale agrees to five-year extension with Red Sox
    The Boston Red Sox have locked up ace starter Chris Sale on a five-year contract, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. It was previously noted by ESPN’s Jeff Passan that the deal was expected to be worth $150 million over five seasons. Now that this is completed, Sale will boast the sixth-highest average annual salary among starting pitchers i...
  • • Barack Obama sent note to A-Rod, J. Lo congratulating them on engagement
    Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez recently got engaged, and among the luminaries and A-listers who passed along their best wishes was none other than Barack Obama. Rodriguez took to social media to share the letter written by the former Commander-in-Chief — on official Obama stationery, no less — writing, “This means the world to us.” “Michelle and...
  • • Ichiro Suzuki Retires From Baseball After Mariners Game in Tokyo
    The 45-year-old Mariners outfielder announced his retirement from Major League Baseball after the Mariners’ victory over the A’s on Thursday night in Tokyo....
  • • Ichiro Suzuki to retire
    Ichiro Suzuki will announce his retirement following the completion of Thursday morning’s game between the Mariners and Athletics in Tokyo, Jim Allen of the Kyodo News reports (Twitter link). Ichiro has already informed the Mariners about his decision. The 45-year-old outfielder is in Thursday’s lineup, starting in right field in the 2,653rd game o...
  • • MLB lifts restrictions on Ariz. Fall League players
    Major League Baseball is lifting restrictions on which players can be sent to the Arizona Fall League for prospects and moving up the season by nearly a month....
  • • Minor-League Labor Changes Under Consideration
    Major League Baseball is engaged in talks that could lead to significant changes to the labor situation of minor-league ballplayers, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reports. Initial talks have been held with the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, with “significant increase in salaries, a higher standard of living conditions a...
  • • Minor league labor changes under consideration
    Major League Baseball is engaged in talks that could lead to significant changes to the labor situation of minor-league ballplayers, ESPN.com’s Jeff Passan reports. Initial talks have been held with the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues, with “significant increase in salaries, a higher standard of living conditions and better tr...
  • • Sources: MLB eyes higher salaries in minors
    Major League Baseball is talking to representatives of the minor league system about higher salaries and better working conditions....
  • • MLB studying new technology aimed at eliminating sign-stealing
    Major League Baseball is looking to cut down on sign-stealing with some unique new technology. According to Jesse Dougherty of the Washington Post, the league was at Washington Nationals camp on Monday as they explore a new communication device that would be worn by pitchers and catchers. The watch would allow a catcher to call a pitch, which would...
  • • Report: Jays increasing minor-leaguers' salaries by more than 50 percent
    Some rumblings from around the AL East… The Blue Jays are preparing a pay increase of more than 50 percent for every player on Toronto’s eight minor-league affiliates, Emily Waldon and Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic report (subscription required).  “It puts us right now up at the top of the scale in the industry,” VP of baseball operations Ben Cheri...
  • • Baker Mayfield cameos as first base coach during Brewers' spring-training game
    Baker Mayfield is enjoying his first full NFL offseason by moonlighting as a Major League Baseball coach. Mayfield is visiting Brewers camp, and on Saturday, he was granted the opportunity to coach first base in the fourth inning of Milwaukee's spring training game, armed with a stopwatch and everything. So what exactly is Mayfield doing in Brewers...
  • • Most serious charges dropped against Dykstra
    A judge has dropped drug and terroristic threat charges filed against former Major League baseball player Lenny Dykstra after an altercation with an Uber driver. Dykstra pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and was fined $125....
  • • Rule changes show baseball’s understanding of impending doom
    Baseball is undeniably at a tipping point. With its two definitive sides, the owners and executives of Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Union, pitted against each other in an ongoing Game of Thrones-style fight for the upper hand in the forthcoming labor negotiations. The ‘winter’ of those unavoidably tense boardroom brawls still lay ahead...
  • • Aaron Judge not interested in Home Run Derby despite new cash prize
    Major League Baseball is adding a $1 million prize to try to entice players to participate in the Home Run Derby, but the early returns aren’t as encouraging as they may have liked. New York Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge, a Home Run Derby winner in 2017, said the cash prize doesn’t change the fact that he has no interest in participating again and...

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  • • Relievers of the Month: Diaz, Neris
    Major League Baseball honored Seattle's Edwin Diaz and Philadelphia's Hector Neris on Tuesday as August's American League and National League Relievers of the Month presented by The Hartford....
  • • Here's what 2019 'super teams' could look like
    Teams have been planning for this offseason for years, and it promises to be among the most fascinating in Major League Baseball history. Thus, we look at this year's impending free-agent class and whimsically speculate on pairings and groupings, NBA-style. These might not be super teams. But it'd be super fun to watch them all travel together....
  • • Orlando Magic owner Richard DeVos dies at 92
    Orlando Magic senior chairman Richard DeVos, who has owned the franchise since 1991, died Thursday morning at age 92, the team announced on its website. “Complications from an infection” was listed as the cause of death.DeVos, who made his fortune as a co-founder of Amway, purchased the team for $85M. The Magic are currently worth $1.225 billion, a...
  • • MLB to observe 9/11 league-wide on Tuesday
    Major League Baseball and all 30 Clubs will conduct 9/11 commemorations throughout the league on Tuesday, Sept. 11 as part of Baseball's ongoing effort to honor and remember those whose lives were affected or lost on that tragic day....
  • • How does Rockies' division title drought stack up?
    The Rockies are in first place in the NL West. They've never won a division title since they joined Major League Baseball in 1993. Colorado and the Marlins are the only expansion teams, of the 14 to join MLB since 1961, who have yet to win their division. MLB.com looks at all the expansion teams, and the number of seasons they needed to achieve a f...
  • • Early MLB roster set for All-Star Tour in Japan
    The first wave of players who will represent Major League Baseball in the 2018 All-Star Tour with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) in November were announced Monday by MLB and the MLB Players' Association....
  • • Acuna to represent MLB in All-Star Tour of Japan
    The first wave of players who will represent Major League Baseball in the 2018 All-Star Tour with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) in November were announced Monday by MLB and the MLB Players' Association....
  • • Taylor to represent MLB in All-Star Tour of Japan
    The first wave of players who will represent Major League Baseball in the 2018 All-Star Tour with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) in November were announced Monday by MLB and the MLB Players' Association....
  • • Yadi to represent MLB in All-Star Tour of Japan
    The first wave of players who will represent Major League Baseball in the 2018 All-Star Tour with Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) in November were announced Monday by MLB and the MLB Players' Association....
  • • Ceremonies commemorate 9/11 anniversary
    A moment of silence to honor 9/11 victims and first responders was held before every Major League Baseball game on Tuesday. Players, coaches and umpires are wearing caps with a "We Shall Not Forget" ribbon patch....
  • • Watch: This baseball player had the bat flip to end all bat flips
    Starlin Rodriguez of the InterCounty Baseball League’s Barrie Baycats might not be getting paid to play the game he loves. But he sure got his money worth following a homer that clinched a series for the team recently.In a video provided by Ken Hashizume of Sunshine 89 in Canada, Rodriguez is seen following through with a bat flip to end all bat fl...
  • • Mesa Brothers Declared Free Agents By MLB
    Cuban outfielder Victor Victor Mesa and his younger brother, Victor Mesa Jr., have been declared free agents by Major League Baseball and are now eligible to sign with a big league team, reports Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com (via Twitter). The brothers left Cuba in pursuit of Major League contracts back in May. Neither player meets…...
  • • Mesa brothers declared free agents by MLB
    Cuban outfielder Victor Victor Mesa and his younger brother, Victor Mesa Jr., have been declared free agents by Major League Baseball and are now eligible to sign with a big league team, reports Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com (via Twitter). The brothers left Cuba in pursuit of Major League contracts back in May. Neither player meets MLB’s minimum age (25...
  • • First in, but do they win? Earliest division clinchers
    Dating back to the advent of the Wild Card in Major League Baseball in 1995, here's a look at which teams were first to clinch a division title each year, as well as how they fared in the postseason....
  • • Mattingly calls for changes to September rosters
    Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly said Sunday that Major League Baseball should consider limiting roster sizes in the final month of the season, because "the game you play for five months is not the game you play in September."...

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