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Jeff Passan, ESPNNov 28, 2023, 09:00 AM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions If the Oakland A’s leave for Las Vegas, the East Bay will still have a baseball team to root for. The Oakland B’s. A consortium of
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Associated Press Nov 27, 2023, 06:42 PM ET Open Extended Reactions COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — Hall of Fame players Jeff Bagwell, Tom Glavine, Chipper Jones, Ted Simmons and Jim Thome are among 16 members of the contemporary era committee that will consider an eight-man Hall of Fame ballot that includes managers Jim Leyland, Lou Piniella, Cito
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Kiley McDaniel, ESPN MLB InsiderNov 27, 2023, 12:35 PM ET Close ESPN MLB Insider Kiley McDaniel covers MLB prospects, the MLB Draft and more, including trades and free agency. Has worked for four MLB teams. Open Extended Reactions Outfielder Jason Heyward is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers on a one-year deal for $9 million,
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Nov 27, 2023, 10:08 AM ET Open Extended Reactions The St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a deal with free agent pitcher Sonny Gray, according to ESPN and multiple reports. Gray, 34, joins a revamped Cardinals rotation that also includes recent free agent additions Lance Lynn and Kyle Gibson. Gray is coming off a strong
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Nov 26, 2023, 08:14 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Free agent right-hander Kenta Maeda will remain in the AL Central next season, agreeing to a two-year, $24 million contract with the Detroit Tigers on Sunday, sources confirmed to ESPN. Maeda, 35, went 6-8 with a 4.23 ERA and 117 strikeouts in 21 games for the
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Associated Press Nov 24, 2023, 12:59 PM ET NEW YORK — Ron Hodges, a catcher who spent his entire 12-season major league career with the Mets, died Friday. He was 74. Hodges died at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital after a short illness, Mets spokesman Jay Horwitz said. Selected by the Mets in the second round
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ESPN News Services Nov 21, 2023, 02:49 PM ET Guillermo “Willie” Hernández, the 1984 American League Most Valuable Player and Cy Young Award winner, has died, one week after he turned 69. The Detroit Tigers, with whom he spent six seasons, announced his death Tuesday but provided no additional details. “The Tigers are deeply saddened
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ESPN News Services Nov 22, 2023, 02:48 PM ET Open Extended Reactions The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired Eugenio Suarez in a trade with the Seattle Mariners, filling their vacancy at third base and adding much-needed power to their lineup. The Mariners received right-hander Carlos Vargas and veteran catcher Seby Zavala for Suarez, who has belted
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Associated Press Nov 21, 2023, 11:17 AM ET Open Extended Reactions NEW YORK — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Texas Rangers totaled $506,263, just down from the record set when the Houston Astros won in 2022, but the total pool increased to the most in Major League Baseball history. The pool
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ESPN News Services Nov 21, 2023, 06:57 PM ET Open Extended Reactions Veteran shortstop Paul DeJong has agreed to a deal with the Chicago White Sox, sources told ESPN’s Jesse Rogers on Tuesday. The one-year agreement is pending a physical, which is expected to be completed next week. Editor’s Picks 1 Related DeJong, who grew
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Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff WriterNov 21, 2023, 02:52 PM ET Close Jesse joined ESPN Chicago in September 2009 and covers MLB for ESPN.com. Open Extended Reactions One day after signing pitcher Lance Lynn, the St. Louis Cardinals have reached an agreement with righty Kyle Gibson on a one-year, $12 million deal that includes a team
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Jeff Passan, ESPNNov 21, 2023, 12:01 PM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions The San Diego Padres are hiring Mike Shildt as their new manager, sources told ESPN, turning to the former St. Louis Cardinals manager to replace Bob
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Associated Press Nov 20, 2023, 12:40 PM ET Open Extended Reactions ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves signed right-hander Reynaldo López to a $26 million, three-year contract Monday that includes an $8 million club option for 2027. López, 29, was 3-7 with a 3.27 ERA for the Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels and Cleveland Guardians
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David Schoenfield, ESPN Senior WriterNov 20, 2023, 04:37 PM ET Close Covers MLB for ESPN.com Former deputy editor of Page 2 Been with ESPN.com since 1995 Open Extended Reactions Adrian Beltre, Joe Mauer and Chase Utley headline the list of newcomers to the 26-player Baseball Writers’ Association of America Hall of Fame ballot, it was
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Jeff Passan, ESPNNov 20, 2023, 12:44 PM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions Right-hander Lance Lynn and the St. Louis Cardinals agreed on a one-year contract with a club option that guarantees $10 million and reunites the 36-year-old with
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Jeff Passan, ESPNNov 19, 2023, 11:58 AM ET Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” Open Extended Reactions Right-hander Aaron Nola and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed on a seven-year, $172 million contract Sunday, sources told ESPN, locking up their longtime rotation stalwart with a
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