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Nov 23

Mariners hope to entice Shohei Ohtani with chance to remain two-way player

Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto says his team is willing to let Shohei Ohtani remain a two-way player.

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Nov 23

Hall of hypocrisy: Why I’m giving up my vote

Baseball Hall of Famer Joe Morgan’s letter to voters urging them to just say no to steroids came across as both self-reverent and tone-deaf.

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Nov 23

How heritage turkeys are changing Thanksgiving

(CNN)It’s the time of year when Grandma’s kitchen smells like pumpkin pie, golden leaves dance in the autumn breeze, and families are selecting the best turkeys for their Thanksgiving dinner tables. Rather, heritage turkeys would be more similar — and they are a niche market, much like heritage

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Nov 23

Calls for Orioles to tear down lose sight of fact that assets could prove irreplaceable

Even without needing to acknowledge that it’s Thanksgiving, a time to take stock of life’s blessings, there’s a large chunk of reality being ignored as the Orioles embark on their annual offseason plan to add enough starting pitching to become a contender. Shouldn’t all of their best

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Nov 23

Shohei Ohtani a Top Target for Seattle Mariners, GM Jerry Dipoto Says

Count the Seattle Mariners among the teams that will aggressively pursue two-way Japanese stud Shohei Ohtani once he’s posted next week.   On his podcast, The Wheelhouse with Jerry Dipoto, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto disclosed Wednesday the Mariners plan to make every effort to

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Nov 23

PODCAST: How Scott Boras Wants To Incentivize MLB Owners

A group led by Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter paid $1.2 billion for the Miami Marlins in September. But to finance the money-losing MLB team, the new owners are planning on slashing payroll and are already looking for new investors. Without a lot more c…

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Nov 23

Surgery For Aaron Judge: Will He Be Ready For Spring Training?

On Monday, November 20, 2017, New York Yankee’s Aaron Judge, who was AL Rookie of the Year, runner-up in the AL MVP race, an All-star, and a Home Run Derby champ, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left, non-throwing, shoulder in Los Angeles. “The shoulder had bothered him throughout the year

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Nov 23

MLB free agency: Mets interested in Bryan Shaw, Joe Smith

The Mets have their eyes on two relievers, particularly Bryan Shaw and Joe Smith, as they explore the free agent market, sources told Mike Puma of the New York Post. Puma’s sources say the Mets ”are very interested in Shaw” and are “keeping tabs” on Smith. Puma also reports that the Mets are looking

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Nov 23

Wire Taps: Will Washington Nationals pursue Shohei Ohtani? Dave Martinez a perfect fit? Thanksgiving talk…

It’s Thanksgiving. What are we thankful for this seaso— year. The whole year. We are thankful for the opportunity to cover the Washington Nationals once again this past summer, even though things ended in early October when we saved coverage funds to get us through the end of the World Series and

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Nov 23

Seattle set to make big run at Shohei Ohtani, foil Rangers: ‘We’re bringing the big guns’

“We’re not joking around,” Dipoto said. “We’re bringing the big guns. We’re bringing the ‘A’ game. When we sit down, we’ll be sitting down with very notable faces, and that is a part of what we want to sell.  “We want to sell the Seattle experience and what

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Nov 23

MLB Hot Stove: Has the 2017-18 offseason been slower than the last few offseasons?

So far this offseason, the Hot Stove League has been abuzz with rumors and speculation, but very little action. Justin Upton signed a $105 million extension with the Angels, the Athletics shipped Ryon Healy to the Mariners for Emilio Pagan, and that’s about it. Just some minor-league signings. That

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Nov 23

11/22/17 MLB.com FastCast

Hot Stove heats up for a possible Giancarlo Stanton trade, plus the Shohei Ohtani signing remains warm through the Thanksgiving holiday

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Nov 23

Shohei Ohtani has picked a great MLB hitter to study

Shohei Ohtani says he studies video of Bryce Harper’s approach to hitting.

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Nov 23

New York radio legend Mike Francesa ‘would love to try’ to manage the Yankees

It has been exactly one month since the New York Yankees lost Game 7 of the ALCS to the Astros, sending them home for a winter following a successful 2017 season. Aaron Judge won Rookie of the Year and finished second in the MVP voting, plus Luis Sever…

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Nov 23

An in-depth review of the Rangers’ 2014 draft: Can this class be salvaged?

Editor’s note: This is an ongoing series examining recent Rangers drafts. An in-depth look at the Texas Rangers’ performance in the 2014 major-league draft: Story line The Rangers favor high-school players with big upsides, which carries a boom-or-bust factor. The Rangers went this route to start

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Nov 23

Fox Sports drops Marlins broadcasters, looks like Jeter move

Derek Jeter is making one thing clear in Miami: He’s “The Captain” now. As the Marlins continue to transition under new ownership, Fox Sports Florida announced Wedensday that they have dropped play-by-play man Rich Waltz along with two studio analysts: Jeff Conine and Preston Wilson. Conine

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