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MLB could eliminate 42 Minor League Baseball teams

MLB could eliminate 42 Minor League Baseball teams Last month, we learned that Major League Baseball proposed a radical reorganization of the minor leagues, involving slashing the number of teams by 25 percent — mostly short-season and rookie ball clubs. The New York Times has reported which teams specifically are on the chopping block, 42 in total. It isn’t for

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An Astros executive asked scouts to use cameras, binoculars to steal signs in 2017

An Astros executive asked scouts to use cameras, binoculars to steal signs in 2017 The Athletic reports that an Astros executive asked scouts to spy on opponents’ dugouts in August of 2017, suggesting in an email that they use cameras or binoculars to do so. The email, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports, came from Kevin Goldstein, who is currently a special

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An Astros executive asked scouts to use cameras, binoculars to steal signs in 2017

An Astros executive asked scouts to use cameras, binoculars to steal signs in 2017 The Athletic reports that an Astros executive asked scouts to spy on opponents’ dugouts in August of 2017, suggesting in an email that they use cameras or binoculars to do so. The email, ESPN’s Jeff Passan reports, came from Kevin Goldstein, who is currently a special

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Sources: Astros exec asked scouts to spy in ’17

Sources: Astros exec asked scouts to spy in ’17 A high-ranking Houston Astros official asked scouts to spy on opponents’ dugouts leading up to the 2017 postseason, hoping to steal signs and suggesting the potential use of cameras to do so, sources familiar with the request told ESPN. The reaction among those who received an email from Kevin Goldstein, a

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Vera Clemente, widow of Pirates great, dies at 78

Vera Clemente, widow of Pirates great, dies at 78 PITTSBURGH — Vera Clemente, the widow of Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente and a goodwill ambassador for Major League Baseball, has died. She was 78. MLB and the Pittsburgh Pirates announced her death Saturday. She died in San Juan, Puerto Rico. MLB says Vera Clemente had health issues recently. The

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Vera Clemente, widow of Pirates great, dies at 81

Vera Clemente, widow of Pirates great, dies at 81 Vera Clemente, the widow of baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, died Saturday at age 81, the Pittsburgh Pirates confirmed. Vera Clemente died in her native Puerto Rico. The cause of death was unknown, but she had been in “delicate health” since being hospitalized Nov. 1, according to the Pirates. “We

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Judge says MASN should pay Nationals millions

Judge says MASN should pay Nationals millions NEW YORK — A judge has ordered lawyers for the Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles to submit a proposed judgment of what the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network should pay the Nationals for television rights from 2012-16 based on the decision issued in April by an arbitration panel of three baseball executives. New York Supreme

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