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Derek Jeter: no longer the media’s darling

Derek Jeter: no longer the media’s darling http://ift.tt/2AvFO4e There was a time, not too long ago, where the baseball press practically gave Derek Jeter awards for providing them no information whatsoever. As a player, he turned not answering questions into an art form. To the point where, eventually, the press just stopped asking him substantive questions almost entirely. Unlike a

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Red Sox still searching for middle-of-lineup bat

Red Sox still searching for middle-of-lineup bat http://ift.tt/2ygKtkz LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — As Giancarlo Stanton pulled on an extra-large set of New York Yankees pinstripes for the first time Monday, officials from the Boston Red Sox were still searching for ways to fill the Stanton-sized hole in the middle of their lineup. Even Dave Dombrowski admitted the optics weren’t

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Mets, Orioles have discussed a Matt Harvey trade

Mets, Orioles have discussed a Matt Harvey trade http://ift.tt/2Ab42MS Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will become a free agent after the 2018 season and there hasn’t been much in the way of progress on a contract extension between the two sides. It seems as if Machado will test the open market next offseason. The Phillies, currently with relatively minuscule obligations

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Report: Martin headed from Japan to Rangers

Report: Martin headed from Japan to Rangers http://ift.tt/2C3SoVr ARLINGTON, Texas — A person with direct knowledge of the deal says the Texas Rangers and right-hander Chris Martin have agreed on a $4 million, two-year contract after the reliever spent the past two seasons in Japan. The Rangers will be Martin’s third major league team after previous stints with Colorado and

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Reports: Phillies, Neshek agree to 2-year deal

Reports: Phillies, Neshek agree to 2-year deal http://ift.tt/2z29Ie6 Reliever Pat Neshek has agreed to a two-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies worth between $16 million to $17 million, according to multiple reports. Neshek was 5-3 with a 1.59 ERA in 71 relief appearances combined with Colorado and Philadelphia. He held right-handed hitters to a .201 average and had 69 strikeouts

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