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Royals sign Michael Saunders to a minor-league deal

Royals sign Michael Saunders to a minor-league deal http://ift.tt/2F3aQBQ Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated reports that Major League Baseball will mandate that teams store baseballs in “an air-conditioned and enclosed room[s]” this season. He adds that the league will install climate sensors in each room to measure temperature and humidity during the 2018 season, with such data being used to determine if

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MLB honors HS shooting victims with ‘SD’ hats

MLB honors HS shooting victims with ‘SD’ hats http://ift.tt/2ER4Etn Spring training got off to a solemn start as MLB teams wore hats to honor Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were fatally shot nine days ago. Stoneman Douglas baseball coach Todd Fitz-Gerald and his two sons were guests of the Houston Astros for their spring

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Stanton shakes off butterflies for spring debut

Stanton shakes off butterflies for spring debut http://ift.tt/2Cegyji TAMPA, Fla. – Giancarlo Stanton had every reason to feel a little nervous Friday afternoon as he made his highly-anticipated spring training debut with his new team that’s full of lofty expectations. Editor’s Picks But the New York Yankees right fielder, who’s entering the fourth year of a 13-year, $325 million contract,

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Major League Baseball orders balls stored in climate controlled rooms for some reason

Major League Baseball orders balls stored in climate controlled rooms for some reason http://ift.tt/2ChCquk Tom Verducci of Sports Illustrated reports that Major League Baseball will mandate that teams store baseballs in “an air-conditioned and enclosed room[s]” this season. He adds that the league will install climate sensors in each room to measure temperature and humidity during the 2018 season, with such data

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Reminder: there are still over 60 free agents out there

Reminder: there are still over 60 free agents out there http://ift.tt/2CDEHM4 There were a few exhibitions against college teams yesterday but today the Grapefruit League and Cactus League schedules begin in earnest, with big league teams, more or less, facing big league team, more or less. The baseball will look like baseball, but the teams will be wearing different caps

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