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March 20, 2019 - 12:50 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Ichiro drew all the cheers. Most everyone else on the Seattle Mariners did all the hitting. A crowd that came to salute Ichiro Suzuki in his homeland saw Domingo Santana deliver the biggest hit at the Tokyo Dome, a grand slam that sent Seattle over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 Wednesday...
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March 19, 2019 - 9:21 pm
HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Houston Astros have given 3B Alex Bregman a 5-year $100 million contract extension, as reported by Brian McTaggart from CORRECTION: Alex Bregman contract is for 5 years, $100 million. So it buys out his three arb years ('20-'21-'22) and first two years of...
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March 19, 2019 - 11:50 am
HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Los Angeles Angels are close to finalizing the largest contract in sports history with their star center fielder, Mike Trout. Reports are the contract is $430 million for 12-years, smashing the previous record set by Canelo Alvarez with the DAZN network. Breaking:...
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March 06, 2019 - 4:29 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball is investigating whether new Philadelphia slugger Bryce Harper committed a tampering violation when he lobbied for Mike Trout, who isn't a free agent for two more seasons, to join the Phillies. Speaking to a group of Boston business executives on Wednesday,...
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February 28, 2019 - 2:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $330 million, 13-year contract, the largest deal in baseball history. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Thursday because the...
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February 22, 2019 - 2:27 pm
HOUSTON, TX (SPORTSRADIO 610) - MLB announced on Friday that it will implement a 20-second pitch count clock during Spring Training. MLB officially announces the implementation of a 20-second pitch clock during spring games. Here’s the full release with details: — Mark...
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Marwin Gonzalez
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February 22, 2019 - 1:25 pm
Versatile Marwin Gonzalez and the Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $21 million, two-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Friday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. Gonzalez would...
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January 22, 2019 - 5:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera has become baseball's first unanimous Hall of Fame selection, elected along with Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina. Rivera received all 425 votes in balloting by the Baseball Writers' Association of America announced Tuesday. The quartet will be enshrined...
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January 11, 2019 - 10:17 am
HOUSTON (SPORTSRADIO 610) - The Houston Astros announced their All-Star third-baseman, Alex Bregman, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow this morning. Alex Bregman underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow today to remove loose bodies. He is expected to be ready to play prior...
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January 08, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Spending on Major League Baseball payrolls dropped last season for the first time since 2010, an $18 million decrease attributable to drug and domestic violence suspensions and a player retiring at midseason. Still, even a year with flat payrolls is unusual for MLB. The only...
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