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Flaherty looks forward to staying consistent for Cardinals

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty plans to continue following the advice Hall of Fame pitcher Bob Gibson gave him." data-reactid="22">ST. LOUIS (AP) -- St. Louis Cardinals...

Astros, Red Sox look ahead in wake of sign-stealing scandal

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Players from two teams at the center of baseball’s sign-stealing scandal faced their fans on Saturday for the first time since the Houston Astros and Boston Red Sox ousted their managers...

Setting sights on spring training, Jose Altuve confident embattled Astros will ‘be in World...

HOUSTON -- A week filled with fines, suspensions, firings and impromptu news conferences as a result of their sign-stealing scandal ended awkwardly in Houston on Saturday, with the Astros meeting and greeting fans and media at their annual...

FastCast: MLB remembers Glass

Theo Epstein provides an update on the Cubs&apos; trade rumors, plus the MLB pays tribute to former Royals owner David Glass after his passing Source link

Yu Darvish left with more questions in aftermath of Astros scandal

CHICAGO -- In the aftermath of the Astros' cheating scandal, Yu Darvish has been left wondering: Was he tipping pitches during the 2017 World Series, or were Houston players stealing signs?In the two-plus years that Series, the right-hander...

Rockies to retire Larry Walker’s jersey on April 19

The Colorado Rockies will retire the jersey of outfielder Larry Walker on April 19, the team announced Friday.Walker, the National League MVP in 1997, played 10 seasons with the Rockies, batting .334 with 258 home runs and 848...

Cubs convention will feel different this year

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Jeff Nelson, Tim Stebbins, and Tony Andracki fill in for host David Kaplan as they discuss how different this year's Cubs convention will be compared to previous years and how awkward...

No evidence Astros used wearable devices to aid sign stealing

The Astros' illegal use of technology fueled further speculation Thursday that Houston players took their methods a step further by wearing concealed devices that notified them of certain pitches, including this past season.In response, Major League Baseball said...

New Mets manager Beltrán out amid sign-stealing scandal

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="NEW YORK (AP) -- Carlos Beltrán is out as manager of the New York Mets before a single game, the latest fallout from the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal that has rocked...

Everything you need to know about MLB’s sign-stealing scandal

Major League Baseball announced punishment for the Houston Astros, including one-year suspensions for GM Jeff Luhnow and manager AJ Hinch, loss of draft picks in 2020 and 2021, and a $5 million fine, after an MLB investigation found...

Alex Wood returns to Dodgers with incentive-laden new deal

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Left-hander Alex Wood has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract to return to the Los Angeles Dodgers." data-reactid="11">LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Left-hander Alex Wood has agreed...

To stop sign stealing, MLB could fight tech with tech

PHOENIX (AP) -- If Major League Baseball really wants to stop its teams from electronically stealing signs, it might consider fighting technology with more technology.In a sport that's increasingly driven by analytics and advancements, the majority of signs...

An AL Central repeat? 300 home runs again? What adding Josh Donaldson brings to...

Former 2015 AL MVP Josh Donaldson cashed in as a free agent on a big bounce-back season with the Braves to reportedly get a four-year contract with the Minnesota Twins for at least four years and $92 million...

Yankees overhaul training staff after setting injury record

NEW YORK -- Eric Cressey has been hired by the Yankees as director of player health and performance, a move made after New York had a record 30 players make 39 trips to the injured list last year.New...

The Dodgers offer a pointed “no comment” in the wake of the Astros’ punishment

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="Ever since the sign-stealing stuff first came up, people have talked about those who were victimized by it. The opposing pitchers who unwittingly threw pitches that the hitters knew were coming....

Tigers agree to deal with right-hander Ivan Nova

The Detroit Tigers announced Monday that they've agreed to a deal with right-handed pitcher Ivan Nova.To make room for Nova on the 40-man roster, the Tigers designated left-hander Matt Hall for assignment.Nova, 34, made a major-league-leading 34...

Hinch, Luhnow fired for Astros’ sign stealing

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)--sm Mt(0.8em)--sm" type="text" content="HOUSTON (AP) -- Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's sign-stealing during Houston's run...

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