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WITH WORLD SERIES OVER, THE HOT STOVE SEASON BEGINS

Even as Pablo Sandoval clutched the third-out popup to end last night’s World Series with another championship for the Giants, the hot stove season was beginning to heat up. The last day of the Word Series triggers the schedule of … Continue reading

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BUXTON OUT OF AFL WITH FINGER INJURY

OF Byron Buxton had his Arizona Fall League stint come to an end Monday night when he dislocated the middle finger on his glove hand diving for a ball. Buxton was selected by the Twins with the second overall pick of the … Continue reading

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AFL FALL STARS ROSTERS

The Arizona Fall League will have its annual Fall Stars game on Saturday Nov. 1. The East vs. West  matchup features some of the big names in the offseason league after a few weeks of play. MLB Network will air … Continue reading

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TAVERAS DIES IN CAR CRASH

Tragic news came from the Dominican Republic yesterday as it was announced that 22-year old Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend were killed in an auto accident. The details of the crash have been slow to come out but the sad … Continue reading

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ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

With the MLB playoffs in full swing right now, and as entertaining as anyone could have hoped, the launch of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday will surely fly under the radar. But many of the elite minor league prospects will be … Continue reading

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DIAMONDBACKS MAKE SWEEPING LEADERSHIP MOVES

The Arizona Diamondbacks have had a lost 2014 and the fallout may finally be complete with the high-profile leadership positions all having been shaken up. Legendary manager Tony LaRussa came aboard in May as Chief Baseball Officer. The team sunk … Continue reading

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PRELIMINARY AFL ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

The rosters for the six Arizona Fall League clubs have been announced, headlined by high-profile prospects Byron Buxton and Addison Russell. The AFL runs October 7th through November 15th and will showcase many of the top prospects from each major … Continue reading

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DODGERS MOVED SHREWDLY AT, AFTER DEADLINE

The Los Angeles Dodgers, famously, have the highest payroll in baseball and that is a result of the group led by Magic Johnson and Stan Kasten taking ownership of the club from Frank McCourt. The new ownership group quickly made … Continue reading

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MANFRED ELECTED NEW COMMISSIONER

Rob Manfred will succeed Bud Selig and become the 10th commissioner in the history of Major League baseball. The owners came up with the required 23 votes (out of 30) after two tries resulted in Manfred garnering 22, one short. … Continue reading

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ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE DATES ANNOUNCED

The Arizona Fall League will begin on Oct 7 and conclude on Nov 15 with the annual Fall Stars Game taking place on Nov 1, per a release from MLB. If you’re not familiar with the AFL, it’s really worth … Continue reading

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