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What to watch for in today’s HOF announcement

The Hot Stove has dominated conversation this winter, but believe it or not, it’s almost Hall of Fame time.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America ballot today, live on MLB Network and simulcast on MLB.com (coverage begins at 3 ...

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Yanks-Reds Gray talks reportedly progressing

NEW YORK — The Yankees entered the offseason with a candid assessment of Sonny Gray‘s performance, voicing belief that the hurler should project as a prime bounce-back candidate with a change of scenery, but that continuing to pitch his home games at Yankee Stadium would produce little benefit.

Th...

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Here are the perfect landing spots for 7 free agents

We love Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. We even love this offseason’s long-running intrigue around where they might land and how they might impact postseason berths and all the rest...

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Why Kyler Murray is set to forfeit a $4.6m MLB bonus and join the NFL

So this is what a college athlete with real leverage looks like. Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray has done a masterful job pitting two sporting giants, Major League Baseball and the National Football League, against each other.

Let’s rewind for a moment to explain what’s happened...

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A’s meet Murray to sell career in baseball

Kyler Murray and the A’s were scheduled to meet on Sunday to discuss the dual-athlete’s prospect of entering the NFL Draft, according to multiple reports. Executive vice president Billy Beane will be leading the front office’s representation.

Murray, the club’s ninth overall pick in the 2018 MLB D...

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Source: Nats closing on 1-year deal with Dozier

WASHINGTON — The Nationals found their upgrade at second base on Thursday, reaching an agreement with free-agent second baseman Brian Dozier on a one-year, $9 million contract, a source confirmed to MLB.com.

The club has not confirmed the deal, which is still pending a physical and was first repor...

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Giants, Crew have talked Bumgarner trade

It’s far from certain that the Giants will trade Madison Bumgarner before Spring Training. But if they do, Milwaukee is his most likely destination.

The Brewers and Giants have had substantive communication about a Bumgarner trade this winter, sources say, and the Brewers are continuing their inte...

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Nats’ new offer to Harper? ‘Much more’ than before

After a seven-season tenure with the Nationals that included a National League Rookie of the Year Award in 2012, an NL MVP Award in 2015 and six All-Star nods, Bryce Harper is now a free agent for the first time.

Below you will find a list of the latest news and rumors surrounding the outfielder.

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How Kikuchi’s deal impacts Keuchel’s market

After a seven-season tenure with the Astros that included a trio of 200-inning seasons, an American League Cy Young Award in 2015 and an overall 3.66 ERA, Dallas Keuchel is now a free agent.

Below, you will find a list of the latest news and rumors surrounding the left-hander.

How Kikuchi’s deal im...

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10 pitchers who made impressive debuts in ’18

Yesterday, MLB.com looked at position players who impressed in their debut seasons in 2018. Now it’s time to turn attention to those who stepped on a big league mound for the first time this year.

While there were numerous pitchers who tasted success in their initial MLB opportunities, here are 10...

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