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  1. MLB winter meetings rumors, updates: Red Sox ...Read the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | CBS Sports

    The 2018 winter meetings have arrived. The four busiest days of the offseason begin Monday at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas.

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  2. White Sox: Harold Baines Elected to Baseball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | Southside Showdown

    ... 1989, Baines was selected to the All-Star game four times and finished as high as ninth in MVP voting in the American League in 1985. He never finished a season from 1981-1989 with a batting average lower than .271 and amassed a career WAR of 38.7. ...

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  3. MLB Hall of Fame: New members selected, but not Lou WhitakerRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Call to the Pen

    AUGUST 26: 2018 Baseball Hall-of-Fame inductee and former Detroit Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell poses for a photo with former Tigers teammate Lou Whitaker during the ceremony to retire Trammell's number 3 jersey prior to the game against the Chicago White Sox at Comerica Park on August 26, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. The White Sox defeated the Tigers 7-2.

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  4. Baseball history unpacked, December 10Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    ... current spitballers presently throwing the pitch to use it under a "grandfather" clause. A year later the American League will adopt the same rule. (1) 1972 - The American League votes unanimously to adopt the designated hitter rule on a trial basis ...

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  5. Baseball Legend Larry Doby Tapped for Congressional Gold MedalRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Roll Call

    ... the award, the next step is a signature from President Donald Trump. Doby broke the color barrier in the American League when he began to play for the Indians in July 1947, excelling as an outfielder and becoming a seven-time All-Star. His time in ...

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  6. Astrosa Carlos Correa sends help for the holidaysRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Robesonian

    ... good, it shows us somebody cares about us," said Taylor as he held a brand new Adidas sweatsuit. The former American League Rookie of the Year was expected to be in the area for the sole purpose of holding free baseball clinics on Saturday and ...

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  7. Relief market likely to pick up steam in VegasRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Major League Baseball

    ... The Red Sox would seem to be a natural fit for Robertson, who pitched the majority of his career in the American League East with the Yankees. Robertson lives in Rhode Island, so geographically, Boston makes perfect sense. With Kimbrel expected to ...

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  8. George Steinbrenner again fails to be voted into Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Steinbrenner's on-field resume certainly appears worthy. The Yankees won seven World Series titles and 11 American League pennants under his stewardship, and he revived the sport's Tiffany franchise after purchasing the depressed organization in ...

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  9. White Sox great Baines elected to Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chicago White Sox

    ... right field. He finished with 2,866 hits, 384 home runs and 1,628 RBIs. The six-time All-Star also won the American League top designated hitter award, now called the Edgar Martinez Award, in 1987 and 1988. He hit .324 with four doubles, five home ...

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  10. Lee Smith, Harold Baines Make Baseball Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Will Clark, Albert Belle, and Joe Carter. Steinbrenner, whose Yankees won seven world championships and 11 American League pennants during his often-controversial 37-year as owner, has now been rejected by Veterans Committee four times. The late New ...

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  11. Red Sox at the Winter Meetings: 6 things to watch forRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Boston Herald

    ... they can spend some money in free agency, according to the Tampa Bay Times, and wouldn't that shake up the American League East? They had a strong team last year and could look even better this year, particularly with a few additions. With so many ...

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  12. Late Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | NJ.com

    ... 's free agency era of the 1970s, Steinbrenner's Yankees compiled a winning percentage of .565 and totaled 11 American League pennants in his 37 full years as the team's owner.

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  13. Carrasco gets $47 million, 4-year deal from IndiansRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo.

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  14. Sox's former closer Smith elected to HallRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Boston Red Sox

    ... 1977. The six-time All-Star amassed 2,866 hits, 384 home runs and 1,628 RBIs and finished in the top 10 of American League MVP voting twice. Lou Piniella (11 votes, 68.8 percent) was the next closest candidate; Albert Belle, Joe Carter, Will Clark, ...

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  15. Lee Smith, Harold Baines Elected to Baseball HallRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... Orioles and Indians, amassing 2,866 hits, 384 home runs and 1,628 RBI. A six-time All-Star, Baines won the American League top designated hitter award, now called the Edgar Martinez Award, in both 1987 and 1988. He played 1,643 of his 2,830 games as ...

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  16. Cubs' Lee Smith, White Sox's Harold Baines elected to the Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... collected 2,866 hits with a smooth left-handed swing during a 22-year career. He earned four of his six American League All-Star selections with the White Sox, with whom he played 14 of his 22 seasons and collected 1,773 hits. Baines, 59, was the ...

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  17. Players Who Could Be Dodgers After Winter MeetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Las Vegas empty-handed can be OK. The target is Opening Day. Corey Kluber . AF will try to bring one of the American League's best starters to the Chavez Ravine, where Kluber will be an absolute stud. He might settle for Trevor Bauer, which would be ...

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  18. MLB rumors, free agency and trade updates:...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    We're hours away from the official beginning of the 2018 winter meetings and the rumor mill is churning. While you wait for everything to get underway, check out And if you need a refresher on what teams are looking to shop for this week, we've got you covered with our division by division previews.

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  19. The Indians' Mike Napoli breaks his bat in the third inning for a...Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Norwalk Reflector

    ... in his first at-bat against Justin Verlander. His solo homer against Verlander in Game 3 of the 2013 American League Championship series proved to be the only run in a 1-0 Red Sox win. Napoli thanked his family and his agent and mentioned the clubs ...

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  20. Making The Contracts Of Cabrera, Heyward Disappear Like Cano'sRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... that he surely would not exercise. At 35, Cabrera is one year younger than Cano. Cabrera is a two-time American League Most Valuable Player, an 11-time All-Star and a seven-time Silver Slugger winner. However, he was limited to 38 games last season ...

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