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Are the Red Sox going to sign J.D. Martinez or what? Here's what we know

It wasn’t an "Open For Business" sign, as his mentor Roland Hemond once hung on a table in a lobby at winter meetings long ago. But Dave Dombrowski …

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Ronald Acuna for Christian Yelich Is Not a Crazy Ask

The Marlins have sold off a bunch of valuable pieces this offseason. You might’ve heard. Giancarlo Stanton? Traded. Marcell Ozuna? Traded. Dee …

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Ryan Lewis: Indians can find a trade template with Marlins' Yelich

The Indians might have a difficult task ahead of them over the course of the next several seasons, trying to balance their competitive window with a …

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A trade that would fit Derek Jeter’s selfish mission

Derek Jeter not only has orchestrated a slashing of the Marlins’ payroll; he also now presides over what may be the thinnest baseball operations …

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Busts: Don't chase career years from Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas

Heath Cummings says you shouldn't chase career years, and walks you through his other types of busts.<p><b>Heath's Sleepers – Breakouts – Busts</b><p>There are a …

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Christian Yelich undecided about attending mandatory Marlins FanFest

The standoff between the Miami Marlins and Christian Yelich may soon be coming to a head.<p>Yelich’s agent Joe Longo said on Wednesday that the Marlins …

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Cardinals manager Mike Matheny discusses the positive impact he expects from recently acquired outfielder Marcell Ozuna<p>©2018 MLB Advanced Media, L.P. …

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Christian Yelich can only blame himself for Jeter entanglement

Christian Yelich was called up to the Marlins midway through a 100-loss 2013 season, following what was the third fire sale in what was the …

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MLB trade rumors: Marlins want No. 1 prospect Ronald Acuna from Braves for Yelich

Acuna is arguably the best prospect in baseball<p>In recent weeks Miami Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich has made it no secret he wants to be traded. …

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The Marlins are asking for a lot for Christian Yelich. For now.

Thursday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the latest Christian Yelich rumor, involving the Braves.<p>The Marlins traded Giancarlo Stanton to the Yankees for prospects whose names don’t even need to be mentioned here because you’ll forget who they are five minutes later, anyway. Miami did a little better …

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NL Central Rumors: Hamilton, Holland, Grichuk, Pirates

While <b>Billy Hamilton</b>’s name has been oft-mentioned in trade rumblings this offseason, a deal involving the <b>Reds</b>’ fleet-footed center fielder may not be …

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Why Won't the Cardinals Embrace Matt Carpenter as a Top-Tier Leadoff Man?

One of the more interesting (and surprising) storylines to emerge from Winter Warm-Up weekend was Matt Carpenter’s impending return to the Cardinal …

Another Marlins Rebuild Does A Great Disservice To Christian Yelich's Prime Seasons

The Miami Marlins’ off season rebuilding project has been frequently criticized due to several missteps by the new ownership group and the trades of Dee Gordon, Marcell Ozuna, and Giancarlo Stanton. It seems as if any ball player invited to spring training by the Marlins will need a name tag once …

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Report: Christian Yelich remains on Blue Jays’ trade radar

PHOENIX, AZ - SEPTEMBER 24: Christian Yelich<p>The Toronto Blue Jays chances at outfielder Christian Yelich looked to have been slim, but it appears …

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Chicago Cubs rumors: Bryce Harper on his way to Chicago in 2019?

Could Washington Nationals superstar Bryce Harper be on his way to the Chicago Cubs in 2019? The 2018 MLB offseason is as cold as ice, moving at a …

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Bonds making up ground in HOF balloting while McGwire moving down

Barry Bonds, yes.<p>Mark McGwire, no.<p>Roger Clemens, I don’t know.<p>If I had a Baseball Hall of Fame vote, that’s where I would have been as voting ended …

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MLB Trade Rumors: Top 10 remaining offseason trade candidates

Free agents aren’t doing much moving, but the MLB trade market has been going crazy this winter. These ten players could also be on the move before …

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This veteran pitcher plans to stick it out with the Marlins

Brad Ziegler knows his time with the Marlins could be short-lived.<p>But the veteran relief pitcher made it clear that he plans to stay with the Marlins …

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Pirates' Josh Harrison says 'perhaps it would be better' if he was traded as well

Josh Harrison doesn't sound pleased Gerrit Cole and Andrew McCutchen have been traded away<p>Within the last few days, the Pittsburgh Pirates have …

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Breaking down MLB's bizarre buyer's market and how to fix it

Spring training is five weeks away, and yet 15 of the top 20 free-agent position players are still unemployed.<p>While it's been a slow offseason - and, …

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Baseball’s economic system is broken

Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at Jeff Passan’s feature on MLB’s economic system.<p>Jeff Passan wrote an important feature for Yahoo! Sports titled, “<b>Here’s why baseball’s economic system might be broken</b>.” You should read it! This will still be here when you get back.<p>Done? Let’s get to it, then. …

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Chicago Cubs: Harrison reunion? Cubs quiet at CubsCon

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)<p>The Chicago Cubs were quiet during the Cubs Convention, making no announcements during the convention. But as …

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Ben Frederickson Live

Greetings, chatters. And welcome to what will hopefully be a long run of weekly chats with yours truly. I'll be appearing in the Tuesday spot moving …

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Miami Marlins looking to dump the Home Run Sculpture

MIAMI, FL - JULY 30: Marcell Ozuna<p>After quite a few missteps during his brief time with the Miami Marlins, CEO Derek Jeter may finally do something …

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MLB Roundup 1/17: Christian Yelich really, really wants out of Miami

Christian Yelich desperately wants out of Miami<p>Recently, the recent talk about organizations that are failing their fanbase has centered around the …

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St. Louis Cardinals: This is the Cardinals bullpen, seriously

ST. LOUIS, MO - SEPTEMBER 13: Reliever Alex Reyes<p>The St. Louis Cardinals front office and ownership promised change this offseason. Unfortunately, …

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Derek Jeter enlists local government to help him get rid of Marlins' home-run sculpture

Thus far, Derek Jeter’s reign as Miami Marlins head honcho has been decidedly about following his own plan. That’s meant trading popular players, …

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Ortiz: With bullpen in flux, Cardinals need more from Cecil

It’s extremely difficult, if not impossible, to ignore the loud chorus of Cardinals fans who remain worried about the team’s closer situation. …

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Report: Christian Yelich’s relationship with Marlins ‘irretrievably broken’

Joe Longo, the agent of Marlins outfielder Christian Yelich, said his client’s relationship with the Marlins is “irretrievably broken,” ESPN’s Jerry …

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Christian Yelich’s relationship with the Marlins is ‘irretrievably broken’ according to his agent

Everything is going great in Miami.<p>Christian Yelich watched his friends and teammates Marcell Ozuna and Giancarlo Stanton get traded from the Marlins to greener pastures. They’ll both play for contenders this season, while Yelich remains stuck in Miami to play out his days for a team that doesn’t …

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