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Cardinals' Dexter Fowler expresses disappointment over Trump's travel ban

His family has been affected by the executive order.<p>Dexter Fowler is one of the latest athletes to express disappointment at President Donald Trump’s currently stalled travel ban.<p>Fowler’s wife, Darya Baghbani, was born in Iran, one of seven majority-Muslim countries that the executive order …

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Heyman: Yankees Have Deal With Jonathon Niese

Veteran free agent left-hander Jonathon Niese has a deal with the New York Yankees, sources confirm to FanRag Sports.<p>Joel Sherman of the New York …

Hosmer talking extension, but prepared for breakup of Royals’ core

SURPRISE, Az. — He wants to stay. All of the Royals’ potential free agents want to stay. But as first baseman Eric Hosmer puts it, “I realize what …

Mookie Betts walked off a bowling game with a strike and a Larry Bird no-look celebration

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WATCH: Andrew Benintendi calls his shot off Red Sox teammate Brian Johnson

The Red Sox youngster said he was going deep and he did on the first pitch<p>Red Sox left fielder Andrew Benintendi has quite a bit of hype surrounding him as he heads into his first full season in the majors and with good reason. He’s supremely talented. We got another example of this Sunday in …

Why Jean Segura Won't Regress In Seattle

The Seattle Mariners were hardly discreet about looking for an upgrade at shortstop this offseason. When they accomplished that goal on Wednesday, it …

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Diamondbacks Notes: Segura/Walker Trade, Haniger, Ray

Wednesday’s big five-player trade between the Diamondbacks and Mariners is still generating headlines in the desert. Here’s some further analysis of …

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MLB owners threatening lockout as baseball fears rise

Since the cancellation of the 1994 World Series and the abomination of replacement players in spring training 1995, the major leagues and the union …

Nice win for the Bills, but it's just a tease

CLOSE<p>Skip in<p>x<p>Embed<p>VIDEOS: 2016 BUFFALO BILLSSalSpeak: Super Bowl, Rex's parting shots and remembering the Jim Kelly era | 26:07<p>Sal Maiorana and Leo …

Kate Upton has a point: Writers must do better with baseball awards voting

Kate Upton had a point. Her math is off, her facts are off, but she had a point.<p>Sorry, Kate, no writer should be fired for failing to vote for your …

Rick Porcello Is Worthy of Cy Young, but How Did Justin Verlander Lose?

Justin Verlander won the popular vote, which is worth about as much this week as it was last week.<p>There's a system for these elections, and we all have to come together and accept Rick Porcello as our 2016 American League Cy Young winner. Hey, it's not that bad.<p>Porcello had a Cy-worthy season, …

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Japanese Baseball Player Blasts a Ball Right Through the Stadium's Roof

An out of the park home run is a feat few ballplayers ever achieve. But Shohei Otani, who plays baseball for the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters in …

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Why Does Johnny Cueto Always Keep His Shirt On In The Pool?

San Francisco Giants pitcher Johnny Cueto shared a few pictures of himself in the pool this afternoon. Just kicking back, relaxing, enjoying a nice …

Making sense of the Howie Kendrick trade

It was almost certain that the flexible veteran would be traded. It’s the team he was traded to that’s a surprise.First, the trade: The Dodgers get …

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Arizona Diamondbacks' New Uniforms Are No Longer Ugly As Hell, But Still Pretty Ugly

After just one season, the Arizona Diamondbacks are retiring the egregiously weird uniforms pictured above in favor of a style that does not make it …

I Am Legend: Colon leaves Mets with memories

Veteran's quality pitching, larger-than-life persona and surprising bat earned fans' love<p>NEW YORK -- When Bartolo Colon signed with the Braves on …

Nightengale: MLB's uncertain, aggressive winter

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - When baseball’s general managers meetings ended Thursday, no team could have imagined that the Atlanta Braves would outspend everyone else, but then again, they weren’t envisioning Donald Trump to be their next president, either.<p>“It’s been an interesting couple of weeks,’’ …

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Cubs manager Joe Maddon defended by GM Jed Hoyer

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon received a flurry of criticism for his bullpen management and other decisions late in the World …

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New Twins front office hits the ground running

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — When the Minnesota Twins hired Derek Falvey away from Cleveland to take over their baseball operations the day after the regular season concluded, they did so with the caveat that he would join the organization as soon as the Indians' season came to an end.<p>Little did the Twins, …

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With Derek Holland move, Rangers trying to reverse trend of bad decisions on starting pitching

This Story is About...<p>SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - The Rangers need starting pitching. They need to develop starting pitching.<p>So how exactly do you explain …

Fan delays open-heart surgery to see the Cubs win the World Series

He'll instead have the life-saving procedure Monday<p>Wednesday night, the Chicago Cubs clinched their first World Series championship since 1908, giving countless fans something they've been waiting their entire lives to see. It's a tough thing to understand if you're not a Cubs fan. I don't pretend …

The Cubs will appear on this week's episode of 'Saturday Night Live'

David Ross broke the news Friday<p>Friday afternoon, the Cubs paraded around Chicago to celebrate their first World Series championship in 108 years. Roughly five million people attended the parade.<p>According to the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>, catcher David Ross told MLB Network several players will head to New …

Best moments from the Chicago Cubs World Series parade

It’s time.<p>Chicago Cubs fans waited for more than 100 years to celebrate bringing a title back to Wrigley Field and they wasted no time securing a …

Victory Parades Aren't Fun For Everyone

The Chicago Cubs are having their victory parade today, and the city decided to dye its river blue in order to help set a festive mood.<p>Pretty cool! …

A day after World Series win, major relief for Cubs, beleaguered fans

They streamed into the cemeteries all day Thursday, with relatives and fans draping Cubs’ caps, rally towels and “W’’ flags on tombstones of loved ones throughout the city of Chicago.<p>There were a dozen baskets of green apples and cases of Budweiser cans and bottles at beloved broadcaster Harry …

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Steve Bartman 'overjoyed' by Cubs' World Series win, won't crash victory parade

A man serving as a spokesman for Steve Bartman says the infamous Chicago Cubs fan did not express relief after the team beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 7 to win the World Series when he spoke to Bartman on the phone.<p>“He was just overjoyed that the Cubs won, as all the Cubs fans are,’’ Frank …

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How did the Cubs' curse end? With the greatest game ever

CLEVELAND -- At least it didn't take anything special to wipe out the longest title drought in the history of professional sports. Only the greatest …

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Cleveland Indians will exercise Carlos Santana's $12 million option for 2017

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Indians have five days after the final out of the World Series to exercise Carlos Santana's $12 million club option for 2017. …

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