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MLB releases 2018 Spring Training schedule

Major League Baseball released the 2018 Spring Training schedule and will begin on Feb. 21 as the Arizona Diamondbacks host the Arizona State University at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale.<p>Grapefruit and Cactus League games are scheduled to begin on Feb. 23, while the first full slate of games …

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Phillies Announce 2018 Spring Training Schedule, Tickets & Fan Trips On-Sale Dates

Pitchers and catchers first workout on February 14; Full squad first workout on February 19<p>Get ready to play ball – as the Phillies 2018 Spring …

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Texas Rangers: Rangers add from Yankees excess of pitchers | SportsDay

The Texas Rangers on Monday added right-hander Ronald Herrera in a deal with the New York Yankees.<p>The Rangers gave up young left-hander Reiver …

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New York Yankees Rumors: Why Dee Gordon Is A Better Fit Than Giancarlo Stanton [Opinion]

The New York Yankees were a few managerial moves away from the World Series this past season and while they have no manager, the team must still make …

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Report: 'Industry consensus' is Cobb will sign with Yankees or Cubs

It's been 19 days since the World Series ended and free agency opened, and not a single major-league deal has been signed yet.<p>That could change soon, …

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Yanks trade Ronald Herrera to Rangers for pitching prospect - River Avenue Blues

Michael Pineda: Flashes of promise before Tommy John surgery [2017 Season Review]<p>The Yankees have traded right-hander Ronald Herrera to the Rangers …

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Tigers Announce 2018 Spring Training Schedule

<b>DETROIT –</b> The Detroit Tigers today announced the club’s Grapefruit League game schedule for 2018 Spring Training in Lakeland, Florida. The Tigers …

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Willie Randolph literally laughs at mindset of Yankees’ manager options

Chris Woodward played for the Mets for two seasons, and like the rest of the Yankees’ managerial candidates with ties to New York, he credited that …

The Yankees may have a Shohei Ohtani recruiting secret weapon

Shohei Ohtani and Hideki Matsui<p>Shohei Ohtani would be the most sought-after offensive player to go from Japan to the majors since Hideki Matsui in …

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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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SCG Fields' next success story could be USL partnership

There was a nine-day span between Louisville City FC's win over New York in the Eastern Conference final and the United Soccer League club's …

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Assorted Thoughts: MVP, Manager, New York Sports - River Avenue Blues

Yankees trade Rumbelow to Mariners for two minor leaguers<p>Happy Sunday, RAB. I hope you guys are all doing well. Since I won’t “see” you until then, I …

Jose Altuve

Cleveland Indians: The main competition in the American League in 2018

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)<p>The Cleveland Indians remain a top contender for a championship in 2018, but winning the American League …

Major League Baseball

Gammons' Latest: Maitan, Braves, Machado, Swihart

According to “industry consensus,” <b>Alex Cobb</b>’s free agent market will come down to a battle between the <b>Cubs</b> and <b>Yankees</b>, Peter Gammons writes in his …

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New York Yankees: Jake Arrieta Could Be A Free Agency Target

Jake Arrieta is one of the best free agents available this offseason and the market for him is heating up in a big way. Theo Epstein and the Chicago …

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Yankees trade Rumbelow to Mariners for two minor leaguers - River Avenue Blues

Weekend Open Thread<p>The 40-man roster cleanse has begun. This afternoon the Yankees announced they have traded Nick Rumbelow to the Mariners for minor …

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More on WAR

For a few years now, Bill James has had a problem with WAR. He has mostly stayed quiet on this because, well, he knows that he’s Bill James. He …

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Why Greg Bird will shine for the New York Yankees in 2018

The 2017 campaign was a successful and exciting one for the new-look New York Yankees. After many scouts and analysts projected the Yankees to be a …

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Aaron Boone interviews for New York Yankees manager

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Boone became the first person with no experience as a manager of coach to interview to become Joe Girardi's successor with the New York Yankees.<p>The 44-year-old interviewed Friday, becoming the fourth to go through the process after Yankees bench coach Rob Thomson, former …

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New York Yankees interviewing Aaron Boone is an interesting choice

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 20: (L-R) Former New York Yankees Bucky Dent and Aaron Boone (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)<p>The New York Yankees are bringing in …

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New York Yankees interview Aaron Boone for managerial vacancy

CLOSE<p>Reds first baseman Joey Votto finished second in National League Most Valuable Player voting behind winner Giancarlo Stanton.<p>Aaron Boone, who …

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Chicago Cubs organization discussion

I am now working on the Houston Astros Top 20 prospects list for 2018. The next team in line is the Chicago Cubs, to be followed by the New York …

Chicago Cubs

Saturday Links: Profar, Ohtani, Stanton, Ellsbury - River Avenue Blues

Weekend Open Thread<p>Monday should be a pretty busy day, folks. It is the deadline the MLBPA has set to hammer out the posting agreement for Shohei …

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Weekend Open Thread - River Avenue Blues

Update: Yankees interview Aaron Boone, Hensley Meulens for managerial job<p>Another slow day at the ol’ hot stove office. You’ll have to forgive me for …

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VIDEO: Aaron Judge’s Five Longest Home Runs of 2017

If Thursday night’s MVP voting taught us anything it’s this…chicks don’t ONLY dig the long ball.<p>With 27 of 30 first-place votes, Houston’s Jose …

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'All teams have plenty of money,' says expensive MVP Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton, a narrow winner Thursday of the National League Most Valuable Player award over Cincinnati’s Joey Votto, is in the midst of a …

Tommy Pham

Hensley Meulens already had success coaching a Yankee

Hensley Meulens has never coached for the Yankees, but he’s still played a role in the development of one of their best players.<p>Meulens, who …

Didi Gregorius

Altuve cruises to win AL MVP

Not a month after hoisting the World Series trophy, Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve was voted the 2017 American League Most Valuable by the …

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New York Yankees: 5 times Brett Gardner showed us Heart and Hustle

New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner earned the Heart and Hustle award. New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is the elder statesman among …

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Nine players turn down $17.4M qualifying offers

NEW YORK — Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who …

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