Big League Stew

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Jan 20

Chris Sale is the rare pitcher who would welcome a pitch clock

Red Sox ace Chris Sale says he’ll welcome a pitch clock in MLB.

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Jan 20

Wright still determined to complete comeback

Even after his third major surgery in three years, Mets all-time hits leader David Wright doesn’t want any regrets.

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Jan 20

David Ortiz on slow free agent market: ‘Who the hell is going to play?’

David Ortiz is blown away by the slow developing free agent market.

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Jan 19

Tim Tebow gets an invite to Mets’ major league spring training

Tim Tebow is headed back to the Mets’ major league spring training camp in February, though probably just for a little while.

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Jan 18

MLB players will reject pace of play proposal

The players plan to reject Rob Manfred’s pitch clock proposals, but he’s going to move forward with them anyway.

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Jan 18

D-backs manager eats 30-year-old gum

On the latest episode of "Old Baseball Cards", Torey Lovullo eats gum from 1987 and tells stories about John Kruk, Jack Clark, chicken wings and more.

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Jan 18

CC Sabathia is glad people hate the Yankees again: ‘That’s what we like’

CC Sabathia is just fine with people hating the Yankees. The New York Yankees lost their lovable edge quickly this offseason. After an underdog year, the team turned back into its old self with a blockbuster trade for Giancarlo Stanton.

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Jan 18

Yankees’ minor league team honors Aaron Judge with majestic bobblehead

The Yankees Triple-A affiliate will honor Aaron Judge with a gavel-swinging bobblehead.

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Jan 17

Yadier Molina claps back at Cubs catcher: ‘Respect the ranks’

Yadier Molina responds to Willson Contreras’ comment that he wants to be the best catcher in MLB

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Jan 17

Christian Yelich’s relationship with the Miami Marlins is ‘irretrievably broken’

Christian Yelich is not going to be happy if he reports to spring training as a member of the Marlins.

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Jan 16

Derek Jeter might get his way and get rid of the Marlins’ home-run sculpture

After being turned down by local government, Derek Jeter might be able to get rid of the Marlins’ home-run sculpture thanks to a powerful ally.

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Jan 16

One Pirates player wants out of Pittsburgh after team’s recent trades

Josh Harrison thinks it would be best if he and the Pirates parted ways.

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Jan 16

Players have no say on pitch clock and other pace-of-play rule changes

Rob Manfred wants a pitch clock in baseball, and the players can’t do anything to stop him.

Permanent link to this article: https://sports.yahoo.com/players-no-say-pitch-clocks-pace-play-rule-changes-165033864.html?src=rss

Jan 16

Blue Jays pick up Curtis Granderson on one-year deal to shore up outfield

Curtis Granderson has signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Blue Jays.

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Jan 15

Yadier Molina plans to retire when his contract expires after 2020

Yadier Molina is going to call it quits once his contract expires.

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Jan 15

Even with Andrew McCutchen, the Giants aren’t touching the Dodgers

Giants have now added two big-name veterans in Andrew McCutchen and Evan Longoria, but they may not be able to hang in the NL West.

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