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Wolfpack handle Furman easily in Friday series opener

State started it’s weekend series with Furman today, and started slowly, but picked up the pace in the later innings to trounce the Paladins in the opener. Most the team had a pretty good game, but the headliners from today will be Brett Kinneman and Brian Brown. The scoring didn’t start until

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The Yankees are lucky there will be no pitch clock

On Monday, the Commissioner’s Office issued new pace-of-play rules for the 2018 season. There had been well-worn rumors that MLB was going to unilaterally install a pitch clock, forcing the player’s union into a situation they’d almost certainly fight against on their own. Instead, baseball

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Best Draft Prospects for the Rangers

If the Rangers are going to be sellers, most of their pending free agents will likely end up on different teams, and expect the Rangers to get multiple 1st round picks in return. Since Nash, Grabner, Zuccarello and Ryan McDonagh are extremely valuable,…

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Meet the Mets: 20 faces (new and old) from 2018 photo day

The Mets posed for their 2018 photos on Wednesday at First Data Field in Port St. Lucie, Fla. As the club opens Grapefruit League play, get a look at some of the faces who will be at Citi Field when the Mets open the regular season.

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Rangers vs. Wild: Rangers Fall to Wild 4-1 at Madison Square Garden

The New York Rangers did not fare very well this evening at Madison Square Garden and were defeated 4-1 by the Minnesota Wild. This now marks the Rangers’ sixth straight loss in regulation since beating the Winnipeg Jets back on February 11. With all of the uncertainty surrounding the team with potential

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My short list of guys I’d pay to watch take BP; Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton, and Joey Gallo

I’m the guy that likes to hit the discount rack at a retailer store. It’s amazing how I can convince myself that I can wear just about any shirt so long as it’s priced $4 or less. Joey Gallo is that discounted $4 shirt. He doesn’t have the name recognition the big boppers out of New York

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Baseball’s back, so let’s watch some dingers and great defense from the first day of spring games

Friday afternoon, the Grapefruit League and Cactus League seasons opened across Florida and Arizona. It was the first of approximately 30 exhibition games for each team before Opening Day. I, like I’m sure all of you, am very glad to have baseball back. It’s been too long. So, to celebrate the

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Tigers’ Jairo Labourt: Designated for assignment

Labourt was designated for assignment by the Tigers on Friday. Labourt was the casualty in order to make room for Francisco Liriano on the 40-man roster. The southpaw appeared in six big-league games for the club after coming up in September of last ye…

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Cora ‘not concerned’ Red Sox deal with Martinez not yet done

FORT MYERS, Fla. – The Boston Red Sox have still yet to finalize their contract with prized free agent J.D. Martinez. Manager Alex Cora said after Boston’s Grapefruit League exhibition opener against Minnesota on Friday that he’s not bothered by the delay and is simply focused on preparing the

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Rangers look like they just want this all to end

The Rangers, with a sleepy 4-1 loss to the Wild on Friday night at the Garden, continued this slog with their sixth straight regulation loss and their 10th loss in the past 12 games. The Rangers (27-30-5) played their second straight game without Rick …

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Runner-on-2nd rule in extra innings called off for spring games

TAMPA, Fla. – A proposal collapsed that would have put a runner on second base to start the 10th inning of spring training games, a person familiar with the negotiations told the Associated Press. The players’ association refused to sign the spring-training deal Wednesday, the person added. Major

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Cora ‘not concerned’ Red Sox deal with Martinez not yet done

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox have still yet to finalize their contract with prized free agent J.D. Martinez. Manager Alex Cora said after Boston’s Grapefruit League exhibition opener against Minnesota on Friday that he’s not bothered by the delay and is simply focused on preparing the

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What to keep an eye on as spring games begin for Twins

FORT MYERS, Fla. – There’s a difference between reporting to camp after an 85-win season and reporting after losing 103 games. Brian Dozier can attest to that. “It’s a different feeling, coming into spring training and expecting to be one of the best teams in baseball,” the Twins second

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MLB honors school shooting victims with special caps

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball coach Todd Fitz-Gerald and his sons were guests of the Houston Astros for their spring opener against the Washington Nationals on Friday as Major League Baseball honored victims…

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MLB honors school shooting victims with special caps

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School baseball coach Todd Fitz-Gerald and his sons were guests of the Houston Astros for their spring opener against the Washington Nationals on Friday as Major League Baseball honored victims…

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MLB notebook: Red Sox still evaluating Martinez’s physical

Four days after agreeing to a reported five-year, $110 million deal with the Boston Red Sox, outfielder J.D. Martinez has yet to be introduced by the club or take the field with his teammates. MLB Network on Friday reported the club is still studying the free-agent slugger’s physical, which took

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