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Palladino: Otani Would Be One Heck Of A Christmas Present For Yankees

<i>By Ernie Palladino</i> <br>» More Ernie Palladino Columns<p>Brian Cashman might well have offered a small, silent prayer of thanks to the MLB Players …

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Tampa Bay Rays Rumors: Odorizzi’s Market Is Heating Up

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 23: Tampa Bay Rays starter Jake Odorizzi (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)<p>Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake …

Tampa Bay Rays

Ohtani or Otani? Which is it for the MLB free agent?

SAPPORO, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 18: Starting pitcher Shohei Otani<p>Shohei Ohtani is the hottest free agent now that he’s confirmed his intentions to play in …

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New York Yankees: 5 things for fans to be thankful for

HOUSTON, TX – OCTOBER 20: Aaron Judge (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)<p>Happy Thanksgiving everyone! As we gather around the dinner table with …

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Chicago Cubs News: Giving thanks for family, friends and Cubs baseball

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: A hat and glove sit on the bench in the Chicago Cubs dugout during the Cubs game against the Washington Nationals at …

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Scouts believe Shohei Ohtani will sign with Yankees

Shohei Otani<p>Even without mega-millions to spend, the Yankees are considered the favorites to land two-way Japanese star Shohei Ohtani after he is …

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Orioles unlikely to capitalize on suddenly available international talent

Because of two major decisions made Tuesday, several high-profile international free agents will become available in the coming days and weeks. But …

Atlanta Braves

MLB Rumors: Shohei Otani, Gerrit Cole, and other news from around the league

Just when yesterday was shaping up to be a quiet day in the baseball world, news came roaring in the evening and the offseason landscape has changed …

Andrew McCutchen

Blue Jays Mailbag: Deep Rebuild Doesn't Make Sense with Guerrero Looming

Plus, Andrew Stoeten discusses potential trade targets, renovations to Rogers Centre, and the heat the team's high performance department has taken.<p>The offseason is in full swing, or, at least, it <i>should</i> be. Not a lot has happened yet, and so as we return to our weekly Blue Jays mailbag, we find a …

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Existing posting rules will apply to Shohei Otani, pushing the new rules back a year

Shohei Otani is pleased. An agreement has been reached that will extend the pre-existing posting rules of International players an extra year, …

Cleveland Indians

Shohei Ohtani: exactly what the San Francisco Giants need

“Wait,” you might ask. “How can Otani fill both a hole in the rotation and a hole in the batting order?” Well, for those who aren’t versed in …

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Yankees need to add Mike Minor or Tony Watson this offseason

KANSAS CITY, MO - AUGUST 24: Mike Minor<p>The only lefty reliever currently on the Yankees roster outside of Aroldis Chapman is Chasen Shreve. Which is …

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Royals Rumblings - News for November 22, 2017

Were the Braves punishments too harsh?<b>Royals Rumblings - News for November 22, 2017</b>Craig Brown at Baseball Prospectus Kansas City goes over the …

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The MLB Now panel discusses Joel Sherman's article about MLB embracing its potential 'unicorn' Shohei Otani, who can pitch and hit<p>©2017 MLB Advanced …

With Punishment of Braves, MLB Shows it Won't Tolerate Flouting of International Rules

The hammer has been dropped on the Braves. On Tuesday afternoon, Major League Baseball announced its punishment for Atlanta from its investigation of …

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MLB offseason rumors: Blue Jays dream of Stanton, but aim for Cain, Profar

The Toronto Blue Jays are expected to have a busy offseason this year. After a disappointing 2017 campaign, the Jays face significant challenges if …

Derek Jeter

Updated MLB free-agent odds: Who might be coming to the Cubs?

After baseball’s General Managers meetings last week, the Hot Stove league will be heating up soon.<p>The Cubs’ two big-name free agents — Jake Arrieta …

Wade Davis

Blue Jays acquire South African infielder Gift Ngoepe from Pittsburgh Pirates

Ahead of Monday night’s deadline to protect players from MLB’s Rule 5 draft, Blue Jays say goodbye to utilityman Rob Refsnyder.

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Texas Rangers: Future Rangers? Breaking down Shohei Ohtani, free agents, pitchers, Texas' roster and more | SportsDay

Future Rangers? Breaking down Shohei Ohtani, free agents, pitchers, Texas' roster and more<p>This Story is About...<p>Here's everything you need to know …

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New details emerge in investigation to Roy Halladay's death

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Federal aviation investigators say retired star pitcher Roy Halladay performed steep turns and flew feet above the water in …

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Yankees Rumors: Alex Cobb choosing between two teams

HOUSTON, TX - JULY 31: Alex Cobb<p>If you can’t trust venerable baseball authority Peter Gammons, then who can you trust? Especially when he tells you …

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MLB Rumors: Cardinals Make Trade Offer For Giancarlo Stanton

It's that time of year again where major league baseball's free agency will spark a lot of rumors and a lot of deals in teams hopes that a player …

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MLB Bullets and the Phoney Hot Stove

It’s seems almost obscene in retrospect, but the first eight months of World War II was called the “Phoney War” because not much happened. So far, …

Jose Altuve

MLB scouts kept eye young players at APBC

There were no elite players like Shohei Otani or Yoshitomo Tsutsugo, but the Asia Professional Baseball Championship served as a good showcase for …

Argos in Grey Cup isn’t the best thing for CFL, also isn’t the worst

Everything is a referendum on something for the Toronto Argonauts, the city and maybe the entire country’s most put-upon franchise.So be prepared in …

Canadian Football League

The Angels’ chances to get Shohei Otani

Shohei Otani will be the biggest talk of this upcoming offseason. The player who has been called “Babe Ruth” in Japan can pitch at speeds of 100 mph …

Baseball

Royals Rumblings - News for November 20, 2017

<b>Royals Rumblings - News for November 20, 2017</b><p>David Lesky at Baseball Prospectus Kansas City gives his predictions on what Royals free agents will get.<p>…

Nathan Peterman

Extra Innings Podcast: The offseason means a return of Mariners’ trades and baseball discussion

Discussing the recent Mariners trades, the dream of Shohei Otani and BBWAA awards

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Hideki Matsui thinks Shohei Otani should pitch and hit in MLB

Yankees’ special advisor and former outfielder Hideki Matsui expects to help the club “convince or recruit” Japanese two-way star Shohei Otani, …

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New York Yankees: 5 free agent options for the final starting rotation spot

NEW YORK, NY – OCTOBER 16: CC Sabathia (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)<p>MLB free agency will soon get into high gear and the New York Yankees could use …

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