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The Marlins made an empty threat. Giancarlo Stanton made an empty promise.

I covered the main press conference about Giancarlo Stanton earlier, but afterward he and his agents fanned out to various TV shows, radio shows and …

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Yankees’ second-base solution may be right under their noses

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — How Aaron Boone juggles Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge between right field and DH will be the main event of spring …

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$60m disaster LA Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish’s fatal tell to gift Houston Astros World Series title

LA DODGERS pitcher Darvish was such a bust in the World Series that speculation immediately arose as to what was wrong with him.<p>He had only allowed …

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The Red Sox are willing to deal Jackie Bradley Jr.

Bob Nightengale of USA Today says that the Boston Red Sox are letting clubs know that Jackie Bradley, Jr. is available via trade.<p>Trading Bradley …

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New Yankee Stanton sympathizes with Marlins' fans rooting for 'unprofessional circus' - CBSSports.com

Stanton swiped at his old team on his way out<p>Over the weekend, NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton was traded from the Miami Marlins to the New York Yankees.<p>The …

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Chicago Cubs: Where will Jake Arrieta land this offseason?

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 12: Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs pitches against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning on July 12, 2015 at Wrigley …

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Orioles, Mets reportedly talking Matt Harvey trade

Matt Harvey appears to be on the trade block, and it sounds like the Baltimore Orioles might be legitimate trade partners.<p>The Athletic’s Ken …

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The Baltimore Orioles did not try to get Shohei Ohtani . . . out of principle

Shohei Ohtani made it pretty clear early in the posting process that he was not going to consider east coast teams. As such, it’s understandable if …

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AL East fire sales could start with star infielders

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Watch third base. The rest of the AL East is obviously going to talk about seeing the Yankees flex with the addition of …

Toronto Blue Jays

Ranking Giancarlo Stanton and Aaron Judge among MLB's all-time tandems

After weeks of being the hottest name on the MLB trade market, Giancarlo Stanton finally has a new home with the New York Yankees. Quite frankly, the …

Baseball

AL East Notes: Yankees, Orioles, Red Sox

Later today, the <b>Yankees</b> will announce the hire of Phil Nevin as their third base coach, Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reports. Nightengale also …

Shohei Ohtani

MORRISSEY: Cubs can't let sentimentality decide Schwarber's future

Kyle Schwarber is an extremely likeable guy. He’s earnest and unassuming, two traits that are in short supply in professional sports. Most of us know …

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Brandon Morrow signing a good start in rebuild of Cubs bullpen

The Cubs aimed high in the crowded free-agent relief market and got the man they wanted before the first day of the winter meetings in Orlando, Fla.<p>Brandon Morrow, who reportedly agreed to a two-year, $21 million deal, was one of the most reliable middle relievers the last two years and should …

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Getting Gerrit Cole Would Be Another Stroke Of Genius By Yankees

<b>Gerrit Cole</b> was a green prospect straight out of high school when the <b>New York Yankees</b> tried to draft him in the first round of the 2008 MLB Draft. …

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Indians minor league clubhouse manager dies at Browns game

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Indians’ minor league team, the Columbus Clippers, announced Monday that their clubhouse manager died Sunday.<p>The …

Cleveland

New York Yankees Christmas Gift Guide: 10 Yankees presents

Photo Credit: Fanatics<p>It’s finally December baseball fans, which means you need to know the latest and greatest gift ideas. Here are 10 Yankees …

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Giancarlo Stanton compares Marlins to a circus in farewell message

It does not sound like Giancarlo Stanton will look back on his time with the Miami Marlins particularly fondly.<p>In a farewell post on Instagram, …

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Bovada: Yankees the new favorite to win 2018 World Series

That didn’t take long.<p>Bovada’s over/under on <b>Giancarlo Stanton’s</b> home run total with his new team is 44 ½, the Bronx’s new slugger is a 2/3 favorite …

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Josh Bard, Phil Nevin, and Reggie Willits to join the Yankees' 2018 coaching staff

It appears that Aaron Boone's 2018 coaching staff is all but set. (AP)<p>BAY LAKE, Fla. - The New York Yankees have only officially announced one member …

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Marlins CEO Derek Jeter teleconference: I wouldn’t have done anything differently

Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter holds a teleconference, explaining the process of trading NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton and what the gameplan is for the …

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The Orioles May Have a Good Reason for Not Pursuing Ohtani

The Baltimore Orioles were unlikely to sign <b>Shohei Ohtani</b>. He seems to have had little interest in teams east of the Mississippi — the Chicago Cubs …

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“So little in return? You mean, in terms, of quantity?” Derek Jeter said when asked about receiving Starlin Castro and two Single-A players for Giancarlo Stanton. “We have people in place whose job is to know about talent and I think they would disagree with you. We think we got some good prospects in return and now it is up to us as an organization to help develop them. You are right, it is the National League Most Valuable player, I don’t care what prospects you get back, they won’t be household names for our fan base.”

“So little in return? You mean, in terms, of quantity?” Derek Jeter said when asked about receiving Starlin Castro and two Single-A players for …

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Chicago Cubs largely quiet on Day One of the Winter Meetings

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – OCTOBER 07: Chicago Cubs general manager Theo Epstein stands on the field during batting practice before the game between the …

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New York Yankees formally introduce Giancarlo Stanton

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Matt Moore is not taking Tim Lincecum’s jersey number, calm down

KNBR reported on Sunday that Matt Moore would be taking the jersey number of beloved former-Giant, Tim Lincecum. This, of course, sent an already …

San Francisco Giants

MLB free agency: Mets, Rockies, Blue Jays, Mariners in on Jay Bruce

The Mets, Rockies, Blue Jays and Mariners are lookIng at the possibility of signing outfielder Jay Bruce, according to Jon Heyman of FanRag …

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Report: Astros looking into adding top-flight starter

Fresh off their first World Series title in franchise history, the Houston Astros are apparently not content with standing pat.<p>According to Ken …

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Mets should have seen this Matt Harvey disinterest coming

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Mets’ best opportunity to sell low on Matt Harvey came on Dec. 1, when they could have washed their hands of him and bid …

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Distant Replays

What if replay had existed way back when?<p><i>My old friend Bill Felber and I were kicking around some thoughts about instant replay last week and,</i> …

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