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Gerrit Cole’s Debut with the Yankees

December 2019, Gerrit Cole signed a nine-year contract with the New York Yankees. The pitcher will make his spring debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight, February 24 at 6:35. Aaron Judge — outfielder for the Yankees — says that the news of Cole’s signing was exciting. Cole’s History The 29-year-old …

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Angels are retooled and hopeful heading into 2020 season

Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout, left, and Shohei Ohtani watch batting practice during spring training baseball practice, Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Mike Trout. Anthony Rendon. Shohei Ohtani. The Los Angeles Angels are not lacking star power. They have perhaps the best player ever leading their team, along with one of the best third basemen in the MLB and a new-age Babe Ruth. Yes. pic.twitter.com/ZJI2yqprot — Los Angeles Angels (@Angels) February 19, …

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MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred apologizes amid Astros scandal

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is under fire after an interview with ESPN where he described the World Series trophy as, “a piece of metal.” On Tuesday, Manfred apologized for his comments. These comments come in the wake of the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal. In the incident, the MLB investigated and …

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Dusty Baker hopeful about Astros

Astros Manager Dusty Baker

Former Nationals manager Dusty Baker signed with the Houston Astros in late January in the midst of the Astros scandal. Less than a month later, Baker is feeling optimistic about his new team. Ready to focus on baseball Dusty Baker addressed the media and said he is ready to focus …

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Boston Red Sox Looking Ahead, Hopeful Heading Into Spring Training

The Boston Red Sox hope to turn the page with a fresh start in the new year with Spring training beginning for the 2020 season. The Red Sox were one of many teams affected by the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal coming forward. With the roster and manager changing as a …

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Cole is Happy to be a Yankee

Yankees newly acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole participated in his first formal workout with the team yesterday. Cole joined the team this offseason after signing a nine-year contract worth $324 million dollars (a record for a pitcher). Welcome to Cole World. @GerritCole45 pic.twitter.com/UlzBnYMjYf — New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 12, 2020 …

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Astros Express Regret, Apologize for Sign-Stealing

The Houston Astros’ sign-stealing saga continues. The baseball world heard from some of those involved after the scandal headed down the rabbit hole. Members of the organization apologized for the roles played in the scandal at a press conference on Thursday. Astros owner and chairman Jim Crane, newly hired manager …

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Former Astro Marwin Gonzalez regrets team’s 2017 actions

Marwin Gonzalez was a member of the Houston Astros during the sign-stealing scandal that shocked the baseball world. After addressing the media yesterday, he became the first position player from the 2017 Astros to express regret for the team’s actions. Two other former Astro pitchers, Dallas Keuchel and Charlie Morton, …

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Alex Cora out from Boston: what does this mean for the Mets?

In wake of the Astros’ sign-stealing scandal, the baseball world was shocked once again on Tuesday when Red Sox Manager Alex Cora and executives decided to part ways. With news on Cora, many are awaiting a decision from the Mets regarding manager Carlos Beltran. Beltran’s role with the Astros Carlos …

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Astros Manager AJ Hinch, GM Jeff Lunhow Pay A Steep Price for Sign Stealing

In a press conference before Game 4 of the 2019 American League Championship Series, Houston Astros manager AJ Hinch was asked about sign stealing. The New York Yankees had heard whistling coming from the Astros dugout and were concerned. Hinch dismissed it, saying in part “in reality, it’s a joke… …

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