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DEADLINE DEALING IN NL WEST

The Dodgers and Giants are the only two NL west teams over .500 and they both made significant moves at the trade deadline. The division-leading Dodgers added Mat Latos and Alex Wood to their starting rotation and got some bullpen help … Continue reading

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OPINION: PETE ROSE SAGA CONTINUES WITH LATEST ADMISSION

Pete Rose is one of the greatest players in the long, storied history of the game of baseball. No one would dispute that. Top 5 all-time in my book. But he’s not in the Hall of Fame, is banned from … Continue reading

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TONY GWYNN, MAY 9, 1950 – JUNE 16 2014

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FIRST-YEAR PLAYER DRAFT ORDER

The 2015 First-Year Player Draft starts today and runs through Wednesday. The schedule is as follows, per MLB.com: Day 1: June 8 – Round 1 through Competitive Balance Round B 7 p.m. ET – Live on MLB Network and MLB.com … Continue reading

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ASTROS CALL UP CORREA

SS Carlos Correa, the top pick in the 2012 First-Year Player Draft, has been called up by the Houston Astros. It was a quick journey through the minor leagues for Correa, slowed down only by a broken leg last season. … Continue reading

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CORREA OFF TO HOT START AT AAA

Carlos Correa was recently promoted to AAA Fresno after shredding AA pitching and has landed on his feet at the new level as if nothing has changed. Tonight, in his ninth game at AAA, Correa went 2-for-5 and launched his … Continue reading

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2015 DRAFT ORDER SET

With the James Shields signing, the order for the 2015 First Year Player Draft is finalized. The entire draft order plus projected pool allotments is posted at BASEBALL AMERICA. Here are the first two rounds, plus compensation and competitive balance … Continue reading

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MARLINS BEAT LATOS, OWNERS WIN FIRST 2015 ARB CASE

RHP Mat Latos lost his arbitration case against the Marlins on Thursday, giving the owners a win in the first case of 2015. Latos made $7.25MM last year and asked for a raise to $10.4MM. But the arbiter sided with … Continue reading

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ARBITRATION HEARINGS

There is a group of players who have not avoided arbitration with their clubs, according to MLBTradeRumors.com’s Arbitration Tracker. Hearings may be held from today to the 21st, as scheduled, and agreements can still be made without going to hearing. If an … Continue reading

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MANFRED IS 10TH MLB COMMISSIONER

Bud Selig retired from his position as MLB commissioner at 12:01AM ET Sunday and Rob Manfred took the reins, becoming the 10th commissioner in the game’s history. Selig was in office for 23 years and now yields the position to … Continue reading

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