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joe-%26-evan
January 13, 2020 - 5:42 pm
The punishments handed down in the Astros’ sign-stealing scheme have sent shockwaves reverbing throughout Major League Baseball. After a lengthy investigation by the league, manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were each suspended a year for their involvement in the cheating during the...
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scott-mclaughlin
January 13, 2020 - 2:27 pm
Major League Baseball has concluded its investigation into the Astros' sign-stealing, and it is not messing around when it comes to discipline. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow and manager A.J. Hinch have each been suspended for one year, the league announced . In addition, MLB has fined the...
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105.3-the-fan
January 13, 2020 - 10:05 am
DALLAS (105.3 The Fan/AP) - The punishments have come down for the Houston Astros and they are harsh. Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were suspended for the entire season Monday and the team was fined $5 million for sign-stealing by the team in 2017 and 2018 season. Team...
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tim-kelly
January 10, 2020 - 8:56 am
Here's a fun idea. According to Jayson Stark of The Athletic , MLB decision makers have at least discussed a potentially interesting solution to making the DH universal: "But wait! Here’s one possible wrinkle that has been kicked around in behind-the-scene brainstorming sessions: How about a rule...
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rob-lep
January 09, 2020 - 1:53 pm
Garrison Lassiter, a failed MLB prospect who never made it past High-A, sued the New York Yankees for $34 million and blamed Yankees legend Derek Jeter for derailing his career as a shortstop. Lassiter is a career .244 hitter with four home runs and 73 runs batted in over five seasons. Jeter's...
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rob-bradford
January 07, 2020 - 10:50 am
The biggest controversy of Major League Baseball's offseason has now leaked into the world of the Red Sox. Multiple sources who were with the Red Sox during their World Series-winning 2018 season have told The Athletic that the team illegally used the video room to assist in stealing sign-...
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alex-greenberg
January 02, 2020 - 2:17 pm
There hasn’t been much of an update on the Domingo German situation since he was placed on administrative leave, until now. German, who was being investigated for an alleged incident of domestic violence involving his girlfriend, made his last appearance of the season on September 18. He then...
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james-rapien
December 19, 2019 - 11:30 pm
CLEVELAND, OH — The Indians have asked interested teams for their best offers for Francisco Lindor according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Lindor, 26, is under team control for two more seasons. Multiple teams including the Dodgers and the Reds have expressed interest in the four-time All-Star...
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sweeny-murti
December 17, 2019 - 6:40 pm
How will Cole handle the New York? I asked a couple of his former teammates who have some New York roots of their own. “I think he’s perfect for New York,” said Neil Walker, who played with Cole for three years in Pittsburgh from 2013-15, and played in New York for the Mets and Yankees from 2016-18...
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james-rapien
December 15, 2019 - 8:41 am
CLEVELAND, OH — The Indians have agreed to a blockbuster trade that is sending two-time Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber to the Texas Rangers according to multiple reports. Kluber, 33, posted a 5.80 ERA in seven starts last season. He missed most of the season with a broken ulna bone in his right...
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