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MLB announces new pace of play rules

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Joe Girardi is currently in the middle of a Yankees press-conference (there will be more on that later in the afternoon), but Major League Baseball just released a press release on the new pace of play rules as well as a few other tidbits going into the 2015 season: Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., Major ...

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Report: Yoan Moncada can officially sign with MLB teams

After weeks of Yoan Moncada's status being in limbo, Moncada is officially a Major League free agent and is available to sign with any team. The Yankees had been linked to Moncada and are considered the "favorites" for him according to those that follow the international market. Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports added Major League Baseball and ...

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MLB shouldn’t try to change the pace of play

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When the regular season rolls around, many fans anticipate going to the ballpark and taking in America's past time for the next three hours. Many of us enjoy the battle on the field extending for as long as possible. In fact, many fans tend to rejoice when the game has "free baseball" or extra innings. ...

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Hot Stove Rumor: Yankees show “strong” interest in 2B Hector Olivera


More than 200 scouts reportedly went to see second basemen Hector Olivera in the Dominican Republic for a two-day showcase on January 21st and one of the teams that were in attendance were the Yankees. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com said the San Francisco Giants, the Yankees, the San Diego Padres, the Texas Rangers and the Atlanta ...

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Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez elected into 2015 Hall of Fame


Major League Baseball announced their inductees into the 2015 Hall of Fame and four players--three pitchers and a hitter--were elected. Randy Johnson, Craig Biggio, John Smoltz and Pedro Martinez were all elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, Johnson, Smoltz and Martinez being the first trio inducted by the BBWAA in the same election. Biggio was ...

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Report: Cuban INF Yoan Moncada impresses during workouts

Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada worked out in front of 60-70 scouts on Wednesday in Guatemala and according to Jonathan Mayo of MLB.com, Moncada left all of the scouts incredibly impressed Moncada ran a 60-yard dash, took batting practice and played infield at three positions. Because Moncada is under 23, he'll fall under the international signing guidelines, which ...

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Price of qualifying offers rises to $15.3 Million from $14.1 Million

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Major League Baseball has announced they have risen the price of the qualifying offers to $15.3 Million from $14.1 Million. The increase was finalized in a deal on Tuesday by the MLB and the MLBPA. All 30 teams have until 5 p.m. the fifth day after the World Series to make a qualifying offer and all ...

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MLB names new successor to Bud Selig

This happened earlier this afternoon but I wasn't near a computer and my iPad died, which meant I couldn't update the blog while I was out. While in my absence, Major League Baseball has named a new commissioner, who will succeed Selig next season. Here's the story. Major League Baseball will have a new commissioner in 2015, ...

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