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WBC Semi-Finals: Puerto Rico vs Netherlands, 9:00 PM

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WBC Semi-Finals: Puerto Rico vs Netherlands, 9:00 PM

The World Baseball Classic advances to the Semi-Finals the final four teams will battle it out on Monday and Tuesday with the winners of each matchup heading to the Championship Game on Wednesday. The first of those two games is tonight at 9:00 PM ET, with the the Netherlands taking on Puerto Rico. RHP Rick […]

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WBC Game Thread: United States vs Dominican Republic, 10:00 PM

An article by posted on 18/03/2017 0 Comments
WBC Game Thread: United States vs Dominican Republic, 10:00 PM

The United States and the Dominican Republic will battle it out for a spot in the World Baseball Classic semifinals with an elimination game tonight at 10:00 PM ET. The game will be televised on MLB Network. LHP Danny Duffy will get the start for the United States and will be opposed by RHP Ervin […]

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Dominican Republic Shuts Out Venezuela 3-0

An article by posted on 17/03/2017 0 Comments
Dominican Republic Shuts Out Venezuela 3-0

In a crucial game to both teams, the Dominican Republic shut out Venezuela this evening in the World Baseball Classic by a score of 3-0 . Edinson Volquez got the start for the DR and provided 4.1 scoreless innings. Volquez scattered four hits and two walks while striking out six batters. He has a 1.13 […]

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MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

An article by posted on 21/02/2017 0 Comments
MLB Switches To Electronic Dugout Signal For Intentional Walks

Bad news for all you dyed in the wool baseball purists out there, according to what sources are telling Howard Bryant of ESPN the Magazine, effective for the 2017 season, Major League Baseball will switch to an electronic dugout signal for Intentional Walks rather than the traditional four ball pitchout. The change in the intentional-walk […]

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Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

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Nationals And Matt Wieters Agree On Contract

According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX, the Nationals and Matt Wieters have agreed on a deal for two years and $21 million. The deal includes an opt-out clause after one year, with him making $10 million in 2017 and $11 million if he returns for 2018. According to Chelsea Janes of the Washington Post, the […]

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MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

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MLB Considers Changing Order of Batting Practice

According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the Commissioners Office and the Players Association are in talks to change the order of batting practice. As it stands right now, the home team takes BP first, then the visitors. Under this new order, the home team would hit second, with the visitors hitting first. […]

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Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

An article by posted on 12/02/2017 0 Comments
Braves Acquire Brandon Phillips From Reds

According to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal via Twitter, the Cincinnati Reds have dealt veteran second baseman Brandon Phillips to the Atlanta Braves. The Reds are getting very little in return apparently as they were eager just to open up a roster spot and save some some money. A three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove award […]

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Blue Jays Sign Joe Smith To One-Year Deal

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Blue Jays Sign Joe Smith To One-Year Deal

The Toronto Blue Jays have have agreed to a one-year deal with right-handed reliever Joe Smith, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports who reported the news via Twitter late on Saturday night. Free agent relievers have been literally flying off the board in the last 48 hours at an incredible pace leaving the likes of Joe […]

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Cleveland Indians Sign Lefty Reliever Boone Logan

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Cleveland Indians Sign Lefty Reliever Boone Logan

According to Ken Rosental of Fox Sports, the Cleveland Indians have signed left-handed reliever Boone Logan, pending a physical. Indians beat writer Paul Hoynes reports that the deal is for one-year with a club option. The Logan deal could be a good measure for what Jerry Blevins might be able to get. Logan, 32, had great 2016 […]

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Royals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Brandon Moss

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Royals Agree To Two-Year Deal With Brandon Moss

Jim Bowden of ESPN reports that the Kansas City Royals and have agreed to a two-year, $12 million dollar contract with free agent first baseman/outfielder Brandon Moss. The deal is pending a physical. Moss, 33, belted 28 home runs with 67 RBIs in 464 plate appearances for the St. Louis Cardinals last season, however after a […]

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