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January 24, 2019 - 9:51 am
Major League Baseball has proposed going back to a 15-day disabled list and increasing the time optioned players usually must spend in the minor leagues, a person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press, moves aimed at reducing the use of relief pitchers and reviving offense.
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January 23, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Mariano Rivera sailed into the Hall of Fame without a single dissenting vote. Next year, it's Derek Jeter's turn — and don't expect much opposition then, either.
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January 23, 2019 - 2:57 pm
Edgar Martinez got in just as his chances were running out, meaning baseball's Hall of Fame will have yet another designated hitter. Three pitchers are in the newly elected class, too, including one whose credentials weren't good enough in the decade his name came before baseball writers.
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January 23, 2019 - 2:40 pm
When Edgar Martinez had the most famous swing of his career — "The Double" as it's known by in the Pacific Northwest — he was already 32 years old.
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January 23, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will no longer be known as Miller Park after next year.
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January 15, 2019 - 10:43 am
Longtime Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher/broadcaster Steve Blass announced Tuesday he is retiring from the broadcast booth following the 2019 season.
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January 08, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason.
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January 08, 2019 - 12:14 pm
The Pittsburgh Pirates kicked off minicamp Monday in Bradenton, Florida. On Sunday, General Manager Neal Huntington announced that Jeff Banister was rejoining the Pirates organization as a special assistant of baseball operations.
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia
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December 22, 2018 - 11:07 am
CC Sabathia had a stent inserted after a blockage was found in an artery from his heart, and the New York Yankees anticipate the 38-year-old pitcher will report to spring training on time.
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Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer
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December 18, 2018 - 7:18 pm
The Minnesota Twins will retire Joe Mauer's No. 7 jersey next season, making a swift move to honor the homegrown player and six-time All-Star who recently retired after a 15-year major league career .
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