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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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Tony Bosch, A-Rod’s cousin arrested

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Tony Bosch, the former Biogenesis clinic owner linked to the famous Biogenesis scandal, was arrested early Tuesday morning and was charged with conspiracy to distribute steroids, according to T.J Quinn of ESPN. Among those arrested were Alex Rodriguez's cousin Yuri Sucrat, although the Drug Enforcement Administration haven't disclosed what Sucrat was charged with it. Sucrat was banned from ...

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Report: Masahiro Tanaka will likely be posted

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Well, it looks like there's going to be one more free agent in the 2013 market. According to Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times, it seems likely that Masahiro Tanaka will be posted by the Rakuten Golden Eagles. The Tanaka saga had been going on since the beginning of the offseason with a "will he ...

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Tanaka might be unavailable afterall

One of the biggest "free agents" on the market is Masahiro Tanaka, a pitcher the Yankees have had their eye on. However, now that MLB is withdrawing their proposal for a new bidding system in Japan, it's very uncertain whether Tanaka would be available this offseason. Here is the Associated Press with the story: ORLANDO, Fla. ...

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