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Rob Bradford
January 21, 2020 - 9:51 am
A major league source confirmed a Boston Globe report that Dustin Pedroia has suffered a significant setback in his attempt to come back from the left knee issues which has limited the second baseman to just nine games over the past two seasons. The injury not only puts Pedroia's participation in...
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January 20, 2020 - 11:06 am
The Astros had plenty of company in skirting MLB spying rules, according to one baseball analyst. Appearing on 106.7 the FAN with hosts Chris Lingebach and Tom Daly, MLB analyst Ryan Spaeder said “eight or nine total teams have done just as much as the Astros,” citing several unnamed players who...
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John Healy
January 18, 2020 - 11:49 am
It appears that Yankees fans, or at least Yankees bettors, will be getting some sort of reparations over the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. PointsBet Sportsbook, which takes sports bets in New Jersey and Iowa, announced they are refunding anyone who placed money on the Bronx Bombers in a...
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Rob Bradford
January 18, 2020 - 11:14 am
Following mutually parting ways with Alex Cora earlier this week, the Red Sox are now looking for a new manager with spring training right around the corner. One former player to be mentioned a lot this week has been Jason Varitek, but another former player who would be interested, on certain...
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Dan Mennella
January 17, 2020 - 1:19 pm
Kyler Murray’s excellence in two sports put him in the history books before he ever suited up as a professional, becoming the first player selected in the first round of both the NFL and MLB drafts. Finally forced to choose one sport last year, the former Oklahoma Sooner said he was “ firmly and...
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John Healy
January 16, 2020 - 5:28 pm
Carlos Beltran was the latest domino to fall in MLB’s sign-stealing scandal, agreeing to step down as manager of the Mets on Thursday before he even managed a game for the team. The 42-year-old was not punished by MLB, but he was the only player in its investigation of the 2017 Houston Astros and...
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ryan-hannable
January 15, 2020 - 8:20 am
Now that the Red Sox and Alex Cora have mutually parted ways, the next question is who replaces him? Spring training begins in roughly a month, so there isn't exactly a ton of time. Do the Red Sox stick to someone in-house, or do they look outside the organization, perhaps someone connected to new...
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January 14, 2020 - 1:01 pm
While many around MLB had an inkling that the Houston Astros were stealing signs, it was Oakland A's pitcher and former Astros starter Mike Fiers who went on the record in a story in The Athletic that opened up the league's investigation that resulted in the year-long suspensions, and firings, of...
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105.3-the-fan
January 13, 2020 - 9:05 am
DALLAS (105.3 The Fan/AP) - The punishments have come down for the Houston Astros and they are harsh. Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were suspended for the entire season Monday and the team was fined $5 million for sign-stealing by the team in 2017 and 2018 season. Team...
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tim-kelly
January 10, 2020 - 7:56 am
Here's a fun idea. According to Jayson Stark of The Athletic , MLB decision makers have at least discussed a potentially interesting solution to making the DH universal: "But wait! Here’s one possible wrinkle that has been kicked around in behind-the-scene brainstorming sessions: How about a rule...
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