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Angels star Shohei Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year award

Baseball / MLB Nov 13, 2018

Angels star Shohei Ohtani wins AL Rookie of the Year award

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani has been voted American League Rookie of the Year after becoming the first player since Babe Ruth with 10 homers and four wins in the same season. Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuna Jr. was an overwhelming pick for the ...

Twins icon Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

Baseball / MLB Nov 10, 2018

Twins icon Joe Mauer retiring after 15 seasons

Joe Mauer is retiring after 15 major league seasons, six All-Star games, three Gold Glove awards, three batting titles and 2,123 career hits, all with his hometown Minnesota Twins. "Thank you, Minnesota Twins, and thank you, fans, for making my career as special and memorable ...

No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

Baseball / MLB Nov 9, 2018

No MLB rule changes likely until eve of spring training

Major League Baseball and its players' union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year. Deputy commissioner Dan Halem said Thursday as the annual general managers' meetings ended ...

Baseball / MLB Nov 9, 2018

Kang Jung-ho stays with Pirates

Kang Jung-ho is staying with the Pittsburgh Pirates after the two parties agreed Thursday to a $3 million, one-year contract that includes $2.5 million in performance bonuses based on plate appearances. The deal was announced a week after Pittsburgh declined a $5.5 million club option ...

CC Sabathia agrees to deal to stay with Yankees

Baseball / MLB Nov 7, 2018

CC Sabathia agrees to deal to stay with Yankees

A person familiar with the negotiations says CC Sabathia is staying with the New York Yankees for an 11th season, agreeing to an $8 million, one-year contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the agreement is subject to a successful physical. The ...

Baseball / MLB Nov 6, 2018

George Steinbrenner, Lou Piniella named to Hall of Fame ballot

Late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner, former managers Lou Piniella, Davey Johnson and Charlie Manuel, and six players headed by Lee Smith are on the 10-man ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame's Today's Game Era committee to consider next month. Harold Baines, ...

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