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February 27, 2019 - 11:47 am
In the aftermath of Chicago's collapse last season, Cubs manager Joe Maddon went looking for a deeper understanding of the players who dominate the major leagues these days.
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Jim Colony
February 25, 2019 - 9:49 am
Steven Brault made the most of his first shot at the 5th starter’s spot with 2 scoreless innings in the Pirates’ 3-2 win over the Phillies in the Grapefruit League opener.
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February 25, 2019 - 9:23 am
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Aaron Hicks and the New York Yankees have agreed to a $70 million, seven-year contract that adds $64 million in guaranteed money over six seasons.
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer
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February 24, 2019 - 11:06 am
"There's no clock in baseball and there's no clock in baseball for a reason."
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February 22, 2019 - 1:26 pm
After adding Manny Machado, the San Diego Padres didn't shoot down the notion that another big news conference could be ahead.
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February 21, 2019 - 11:57 am
Manny Machado's new $300 million contract put a stop — at least temporarily — to a growing chorus of player complaints that major league teams were conspiring to do deep damage to the free agent market.
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Colorado Rockies second baseman Daniel Murphy
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February 20, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Players want change, and management could be open to negotiations for alterations to the collective bargaining agreement as part of an extension of the current deal, set to expire in December 2021.
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Manny Machado
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February 19, 2019 - 1:35 pm
A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that All-Star infielder Manny Machado has agreed to a $300 million, 10-year deal with the rebuilding San Diego Padres, the biggest contract ever for a free agent.
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Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred
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February 18, 2019 - 10:08 am
Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market.
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members of the Cleveland Indians wear uniforms featuring mascot Chief Wahoo
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February 16, 2019 - 10:59 am
The team will continue to sell a few Chief Wahoo items at team shops to retain its trademark
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