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Bryce Harper Signs 13-year deal with Philadelphia Phillies

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Phillies signed Bryce Harper to the largest deal in Major League Baseball history. Harper’s $330 million, 13-year deal with the Phillies comes after a rumor-filled four-month free agency. The former National League Rookie of the Year and National League Most Valuable Player spent seven seasons with the …

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Tim Tebow Begins NY Mets Spring Training

Gator great and former Heisman trophy winner Tim Tebow is back for another season of minor league baseball. Slowly but surely, Tebow is moving up the ranks. Tebow Invited to Mets Spring Training We’ve invited 13 additional players to Major League #SpringTraining. #Mets pic.twitter.com/p2jAYXTY7N — New York Mets (@Mets) January …

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MLB and Players in Discussions for New Rules

The players are in talks with league officials over several proposed rule changes that cover pace of play, rosters, lineups and even the draft. Here’s a list of the potential modifications to the league: Pitchers required to face a minimum of three batters Universal designated hitter One singular trade deadline …

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Future of Colorado Rockies Star Nolan Arenado Unclear After NLDS Sweep

The Colorado Rockies are a team on the rise. While they are coming off of a three-game sweep in the NL Division Series by the Milwaukee Brewers, the Rockies have a reason to be excited about the future, despite some uncertainties. 2018 Summary The Rockies finished second in the NL …

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Justin Shafer: Another Gator Alum debuts in the Major Leagues

Many athletes can pick out a specific instance that changed their careers forever. Twenty-five-year-old right-handed pitcher Justin Shafer may have just had this moment for his career. Road to the Big Leagues Shafer played at the University of Florida for three years before he was picked in the eighth round …

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Taking the A’s Train

The Oakland Athletics are hot. Red hot. After a shutout win Monday night against the Texas Rangers, the A’s now sit atop the AL West standings tied for first place with the defending champion Houston Astros. Since losing four straight from June 12 to June 15 that pushed them to …

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Red Sox First Team in MLB to 80 Wins

Since the All-Star break, the Boston Red Sox have pulled away as the best and hottest team in baseball. Boston became the first team to 80 wins Tuesday night, coming from behind to win 10-7 in 10 innings in Toronto. https://twitter.com/MLB/status/1027028972301963264 “It’s really good,” Boston first baseman Mitch Moreland, who …

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Red Sox Throttle Yankees Behind Sale and Betts

The Boston Red Sox improved their record to an MLB-best 9-1 as they defeated the New York Yankees 14-1. The Red Sox were led by dominant performances from their top two stars, Chris Sale and Mookie Betts. Sale led the Sox on the mound by going 6.0 innings and striking …

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