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John Healy
November 09, 2019 - 10:45 am
The MLB offseason is still in its early stages, but ESPN's Jeff Passan dropped an interesting little nugget on Friday night: multiple teams around the league believe the Chicago Cubs could trade 27-year-old catcher Willson Contreras. Multiple teams in search of catching help believe Cubs catcher...
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John Healy
November 07, 2019 - 1:03 pm
It seems like the Yankees players are on the same page as the fan base when it comes to making a splash in free agency this winter. On Tuesday, a clip from CC Sabathia’s “ R2C2 is UNIINTERRUPTED ” podcast featured the recently retired pitcher discussing his recruitment of free agent ace Gerrit Cole...
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John Healy
November 04, 2019 - 3:54 pm
The Washington Nationals World Series celebration continued on Monday when the team visited President Donald Trump at the White House. Reliever Sean Doolittle was among several players who did not attend the ceremony, and explained his reasons why, but Trump had at least one fan in catcher Kurt...
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John Healy
November 03, 2019 - 10:29 am
Aroldis Chapman will remain with the Yankees. Per ESPN’s Jeff Passan , the New York Yankees and the 31-year-old closer agreed to a contract extension that will keep the hard-throwing left-hander in pinstripes through 2022. Chapman reportedly planned to opt out of the remaining two years, $30...
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John Healy
November 03, 2019 - 9:43 am
World Series MVP Stephen Strasburg is officially on the open market. The 31-year-old right-hander opted out of the remaining four years, $100 million on his contract he signed with the Washington Nationals in 2016, per ESPN's Jeff Passan. Strasburg enters free agency following a dominant postseason...
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John Healy
November 03, 2019 - 9:03 am
The 2019 MLB season is officially over as the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros in seven games to become the new World Series champions. Now, it is time to move onto free agency. Last year's free agent class was headlined with stars like Bryce Harper and Manny Machado, both of whom...
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John Healy
November 02, 2019 - 2:08 pm
The Washington Nationals will be honored at the White House by President Donald Trump on Monday after defeating the Houston Astros in seven games to win the World Series, but at least one member of the team will not be attending. Nationals closer Sean Doolittle is declining the invitation to the...
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John Healy
November 01, 2019 - 2:30 pm
Just because the MLB season is over does not mean baseball takes a backseat during the winter. In fact, the winter may be the busiest time of year for the sport. From MVP and Cy Young Awards to the Winter Meetings and new Hall of Fame class, there will be plenty to keep baseball fans busy during...
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Ryan Chatelain
October 28, 2019 - 11:51 am
The Yankees have fired Larry Rothschild, their pitching coach since 2011. The team announced the move Monday morning. “I want to personally thank Larry for his near decade of commitment to this organization,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said in a news release. “Larry cares deeply about...
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John Healy
October 27, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Houston Astros owner Jim Crane wrote a personal letter of apology to Sports Illustrated reporter Stephanie Apstein after the organization initially attacked her credibility for a story involving a clubhouse incident between now former assistant GM Brandon Taubman and three female reporters. Apstein...
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